Programme

This year’s event includes 20 sessions focused on standards development, education and implementation success sharing.

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Networking coffee breaks are daily: 10:45-11:15 and 15:30-16:00

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08:00 - 09:30

GS1 Standards Development Certification Programme Part 1 of 2 - Presentation Skills & Cultural Diversity training

  • Description

    Track: Standards
    Description: For the first 20 minutes you will be introduced to the new GSMP Professional Certification Programme! This new certification programme will take you through a three tier programme from GSMP Professional designation to GSMP Ambassador. This programme will certify you to professionally facilitate; attain GS1 system certificate; build compelling business cases and quality work requests; better manage intellectual property; more effectively participate in the GSMP process and better serve your industries! For the remainder of the session, we will begin part 1 with Presentation Skills and Cultural Diversity training. Part II will be held on Friday to complete your facilitation skills for a working group.
    You may register for one or both of these sessions, however, please keep in mind that if you are interested in receiving your programme certificate, you must register and attend both
    Who should attend: MO only
    Leaders: Mark Holmes, GS1 | Greg Rowe, GS1
    Location: Liberty 1-3, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

09:45 - 12:30

Parallel Workshops

Standards track

  • GSMP ID SMG

    Time: 09:45 - 12:30
    Description: ​The objective of this session is to engage in active dialogue to address business challenges by applying the GS1 core standard AIDC. We will make progress on Work Requests by sharing best practices and implementation learnings.
    Who should attend: Work group members and those looking to learn and share AIDC technology.
    Restricted attendance: Opted-in members only
    Leader: John Ryu, GS1 | Andrew Hearn, GS1
    Co-chairs: Nadine Radomski, Dean Foods | Xavier Barras, GS1 France
    Industries impacted: All
    Location: Harborside 1-2, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

  • EPCIS Certification: Current & Future, Value & Construct

    Time: 10:00 - 11:45
    Description: EPC Solution Providers and other organizations that have certified on the EPC Information Services standard or are considering certification are encouraged to attend this session to provide GS1 with your thoughts on the value of the current EPCIS Certification Programme and how it might be improved/modified in the future to better meet the needs of the community. GS1 would also like input from the Supply Chain Companies that seek to purchase Event Based Visibility solution products as to why certified products are important or not to their buying decision.
    Who should attend: All industries
    Leader: Kerry Angelo, GS1
    Co-chairs: Craig Alan Repec, GS1
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Liberty 1-, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

Solutions track

  • GDSN User Group & OTAG

    Time: 09:45 - 12:30
    Description: ​​To give GDSN users visibility to the related GS1 activities at the Industry and Standards Event. The GDSN Users Group Meeting is open to all attendees. Some topics may require additional requirements to attend.
    Who should attend: GDSN Users and interested parties
    Restricted attendance: Some topics may require additional criteria to attend
    Leader: Alan Hyler, GS1 | Justin Childs, GS1 | Ewa Iwicka, GS1
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Hudson 4-5, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

12:30 - 13:45

Lunches

  • Networking Lunch
  • Lunch & Learn: Innovation Programme Update

    Track: Education/News
    Description: Getting an update on the GS1 Global Office Innovation Network programme.​
    Who should attend: Anyone interested in learning how Innovation is evolving within GS1
    Moderator: Kevin Stark, GS1
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Manhattan 1, 9th Floor

 

 

13:45 - 17:00

Parallel Workshops

Standards track

  • GSMP Identification Standards Maintenance Group (SMG)*, continued

    Time: 13:45 - 17:00
    Description: The objective of this session is to engage in active dialogue to address business challenges by applying the GS1 core standard AIDC. We will make progress on Work Requests by sharing best practices and implementation learnings.
    Who should attend: Work group members and those looking to learn and share AIDC technology.
    Restricted attendance: Opted-in members only
    Leader: John Ryu, GS1 | Andrew Hearn, GS1
    Co-chairs: Nadine Radomski, Dean Foods | Xavier Barras, GS1 France
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Harborside 1-2, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

Solutions track

  • GDSN User Group & OTAG, continued

    Time: 13:45 - 17:30
    Description: ​​To give GDSN users visibility to the related GS1 activities at the Industry and Standards Event. The GDSN Users Group Meeting is open to all attendees. Some topics may require additional requirements to attend.
    Who should attend: GDSN Users and interested parties
    Restricted attendance: Some topics may require additional criteria to attend
    Leader: Alan Hyler, GS1 | Justin Childs, GS1 | Ewa Iwicka, GS1
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Hudson 4-5, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

17:15 - 18:15
  • Welcome Reception

Track: Networking
Description: Join us to reconnect with colleagues from around the world, meet new ones, and toast to an exciting week!
Who should attend: Everyone
Industries impacted: All industries
Location: Manhattan Ballroom, 9th Floor

09:00 - 11:00

General Session

  • Plenary

    Track: Education/News
    Description: This year, our Plenary session features an update on how GSMP is "moving at the speed of business", along with key updates from our CEO, Miguel Lopera. Also featured, is our Keynote Speaker, Doug Conant, former CEO and President of Campbell Soup Company. He will deliver a spirited keynote speech to show why embracing an abundant approach to leadership is essential to making tough decisions and creating high performance organisations.
    Who should attend: Everyone
    Leader: Mark Holmes, GS1
    Industries Impacted: All industries
    Location: Hudson 1-3, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

11:15 - 12:30

Parallel Workshops

Standards track

  • GSMP ID SMG

    Time: 11:15 - 12:30
    Description: ​The objective of this session is to engage in active dialogue to address business challenges by applying the GS1 core standard AIDC. We will make progress on Work Requests by sharing best practices and implementation learnings.
    Who should attend: Work group members and those looking to learn and share AIDC technology.
    Restricted attendance: Opted-in members only
    Leader: John Ryu, GS1 | Andrew Hearn, GS1
    Co-chairs: Nadine Radomski, Dean Foods | Xavier Barras, GS1 France
    Industries impacted: All
    Location: Liberty 1-3, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

  • GSMP EDI Standards Maintenance Group (SMG)*

    Time: 11:15 - 12:30
    Description: This group develops and maintains the business processes and associated data requirements used in transactional processes within the supply and demand chain. Attendees will present success stories in their country as well as actively participate in the development of the future of GS1 EDI, being EANCOM or XML.
    Who should attend: All industries
    Restricted attendance: Opted-in members only
    Leader: Jean-Luc Champion, GS1
    Co-chairs: Jan Westerkamp, GS1 Netherlands | Tom Eric Schmidt, Storck KG
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Palisades 1-3, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

  • Selected GS1 MO Data Services (GLN Service, GEPIR, MemberCheck)

    Time: 11:15 - 12:30
    Description: Please join us for continued discussions around the functionality of all of the GS1 MO Data Services. In this session we will progress discussion on:

    • GLN Service Use Case review for adoption, promotion and growth; review existing Use Cases and determine need for additional Use Cases
    • GLN Service next release functionality review
    • GLN Service ‘Peer-to-Peer’ messaging adoption in GLN Service
    • Attribute Value Pairs in GLN Service
    • GEPIR Modernisation and Consolidation with MemberCheck
      • GEPIR SLA terms for all nodes
      • GEPIR Diagnostics and Network Monitoring Features
      • Sunrise/Sunset for MO deployment and compliance
      • ICC Compliance as a result of the SLA
      • Known good and bad test data supply to GO
      • MemberCheck capabilities incorporated into GEPIR
      • Branding - staying with GEPIR or MemberCheck as the service name

    Who should attend: All industries
    Restricted attendance: MO only
    Leader: Kerry Angelo, GS1

     

    Co-chairs: Sean Lockhead, GS1 | Owen Strouse, GS1 | Mark Van Eeghem, GS1
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Liberty 1-3, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

  • New Community Room Information Session

    Time: 11:15 - 12:30
    Description: This is an all-day open session where attendees can stop in and view the new Community Room platform. This informative session allows attendees to ask questions regarding functionality to our on-site technology team.
    Who should attend: Everyone
    Leader: Nicholas Fergusson, GS1
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Holland 1, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

Solutions track

  • GDSN User Group & OTAG, continued

    Time: 11:15 - 12:30
    Description: To give GDSN users visibility to the related GS1 activities at the Industry and Standards Event. The GDSN Users Group Meeting is open to all attendees. Some topics may require additional requirements to attend.
    Who should attend: GDSN Users and interested parties
    Restricted attendance: Some topics may require additional criteria to attend
    Leader: Alan Hyler, GS1 | Justin Childs, GS1 | Ewa Iwicka, GS1
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Hudson 4-5, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch

  • Networking Lunch

    Track: Networking

  • Lunch & Learn: New Community Room

    Track: Education/News
    Description: See how the new community room will make your life easier and simplier.  We will share the benefits and give you a tour of the new Community Room.
    Who should attend: Users of community room
    Moderator: John Ryu, GS1
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Manhattan 1, 9th Floor

13:45 - 17:30

Parallel Workshops

Standards track

  • GSMP EDI Standards Maintenance Group (SMG)*, continued

    Time: 13:45 - 17:30
    Description: This group develops and maintains the business processes and associated data requirements used in transactional processes within the supply and demand chain. Attendees will present success stories in their country as well as actively participate in the development of the future of GS1 EDI, being EANCOM or XML.
    Who should attend: All industries
    Restricted attendance: Opted-in members only
    Leader: Jean-Luc Champion, GS1
    Co-chairs: Jan Westerkamp, GS1 Netherlands | Tom Eric Schmidt, Storck KG
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Palisades 1-3, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

  • Selected GS1 MO Data Services (GLN Service, GEPIR, MemberCheck), continued

    Time: 13:30 - 17:30
    Description: Please join us for continued discussions around the functionality of all of the GS1 MO Data Services. In this session we will progress discussion on:

    • GLN Service Use Case review for adoption, promotion and growth; review existing Use Cases and determine need for additional Use Cases
    • GLN Service next release functionality review
    • GLN Service ‘Peer-to-Peer’ messaging adoption in GLN Service
    • Attribute Value Pairs in GLN Service
    • GEPIR Modernisation and Consolidation with MemberCheck
      • GEPIR SLA terms for all nodes
      • GEPIR Diagnostics and Network Monitoring Features
      • Sunrise/Sunset for MO deployment and compliance
      • ICC compliance as a result of the SLA
      • Known good and bad test data supply to GO
      • MemberCheck capabilities incorporated into GEPIR
      • Branding - staying with GEPIR or MemberCheck as the service name

    Who should attend: All industries
    Restricted attendance: MO only
    Leader: Kerry Angelo, GS1

     

    Co-chairs: Sean Lockhead, GS1 | Owen Strouse, GS1 | Mark Van Eeghem, GS1
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Hudson 1-3, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

  • Industry Engagement Steering Committee (IESC) Meeting*

    Time: 13:45 - 16:00
    Description: The purpose of the IESC is to assess required entrance criteria of all work requests submitted to GSMP other than simple maintenance. The IESC acts as an advisory body to the Board Committee for Standards and hears appeals.
    Who should attend: IESC Committee members only
    Restricted attendance: IESC members only
    Leader: Marianne Timmons, GS1 | Mark Holmes, GS1
    Co-chairs: Loek Boortman, GS1 Netherlands | Jeffrey Denton, Amerisource Bergen Corporation
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Harborside 1-2, 3rd Floor, Lobby Level

  • GSMP Global Traceability Standard (GTS2) Mission-Specific Work Group (MSWG)

    Time: 13:30 - 17:30
    Description: Join us to continue to develop the Global Traceability Standard.
    Who should attend: All industries
    Restricted attendance: Opt-in only
    Leader: John Ryu, GS1
    Co-chairs: Diane Talliard, GS1
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Liberty 1-3, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

  • New Community Room Information Session

    Time: 13:30 - 17:00
    Description: This is an all-day open session where attendees can stop in and view the new Community Room platform. This informative session allows attendees to ask questions regarding functionality to our on-site technology team.
    Who should attend: Everyone
    Leader: Nicholas Fergusson, GS1
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Holland 1, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

Solutions track

  • GDSN User Group & OTAG, continued

    Time: 13:45 - 17:30
    Description: To give GDSN users visibility to the related GS1 activities at the Industry and Standards Event. The GDSN Users Group Meeting is open to all attendees. Some topics may require additional requirements to attend.
    Who should attend: GDSN Users and interested parties
    Restricted attendance: Some topics may require additional criteria to attend
    Leader: Alan Hyler, GS1 | Justin Childs, GS1 | Ewa Iwicka, GS1
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Hudson 4-5, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

18:00 - 23:00
  • Networking Dinner

Track: Networking
Description: Dress to your favorite Dance Movie (dress optional)! Join us for an evening of networking, great food and entertainment from some of the most popular dance movies to date. Show off your dancing shoes to the tunes of Footloose, Grease, Saturday Night Fever, Blues Brothers, Dirty Dancing and West Side Story! Get to know new peers, connect with existing ones and have fun!
Location: Manhattan Ballroom, 9th Floor

09:00 - 12:30

Parallel Workshops

Standards track

  • GS1 EDI Advisory Team*

    Time: 09:00 - 12:30
    Description: The group will provide advice on strategic topics and operational issues for GS1 EDI. Any recommendation from the group requiring operational development will follow due process and will be carried out by the group or department designated.​
    Who should attend: EDI experts from GS1 MOs and member companies only
    Restricted attendance: Group members or by invitation only
    Leader: Anders Grangard, GS1
    Co-chairs: Tom Eric Schmidt, August Storck KG | Roman Strand, GS1 Germany
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Palisades 1-3, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

  • GSMP Global Traceability Standard (GTS2) Mission-Specific Work Group (MSWG)

    Time: 09:00 - 12:30
    Description: Join us to continue to develop the Global Traceability Standard.
    Who should attend: All industries
    Restricted attendance: Opt-in only
    Leader: John Ryu, GS1
    Co-chairs: Diane Talliard, GS1
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Liberty 1-3, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

Solutions track

  • Master Data Services Certification and Brand Owner Certification

    Time: 09:00 - 12:30
    Description: ​Meeting for MOs only to present and discuss the Master Data Services Certification and Brand Owner certification​
    Who should attend: All industries, MO only
    Leader: Pete Alvarez, GS1 | Carolyn Lee, GS1
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Harborside 1-2, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

12:30 - 13:45

Lunch

  • Networking Lunch

Track: Networking

  • Governance Groups & Co-chairs Luncheon with GS1 CEO*

    Track: Standards
    Description: GS1's CEO, Miguel Lopera will update governance groups and co-chairs on GS1.
    Leader: Mark Holmes, GS1
    Location: Riverside, 1st Floor

13:30 -17:30

Parallel Workshops

Standards track

  • GS1 EDI Advisory Team*, continued

    Time: 13:30 - 17:30
    Description: The group will provide advice on strategic topics and operational issues for GS1 EDI. Any recommendation from the group requiring operational development will follow due process and will be carried out by the group or department designated.​
    Who should attend: EDI experts from GS1 MOs and member companies only
    Restricted attendance: Group members or by invitation only
    Leader: Anders Grangard, GS1
    Co-chairs: Tom Eric Schmidt, August Storck KG | Roman Strand, GS1 Germany
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Palisades 1-3, 3rd Floor Lobbel Level

  • GSMP Global Traceability Standard (GTS2) Mission-Specific Work Group (MSWG)

    Time: 13:30 - 17:30
    Description: Join us to continue to develop the Global Traceability Standard.
    Who should attend: All industries
    Restricted attendance: Opt-in only
    Leader: John Ryu, GS1
    Co-chairs: Diane Talliard, GS1
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Liberty 1-3, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

  • GSMP Global Product Classification Standards Maintenance Group (SMG)*

    Time: 13:45 - 17:30
    Description: The GPC SMG develops and maintains the GS1 global product classification system.​
    Who should attend: GPC SMG Members
    Restricted attendance: Opted-in members only
    Leader: Mike Mowad, GS1
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Hudson 1-3, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

18:00 - 20:30

Dinner

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  • Solution Provider Dinner

    Time: 18:00 - 20:30
    Description: Mark Holmes, Vice President, Standards Development, invites you to a dinner followed by a workshop to understand your biggest opportunities that you as a Solution Providers would like to see from GS1.
    Restricted attendance: Solution Providers Only
    Leader: Mark Holmes, GS1
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Riverside, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

09:00 - 12:30

Parallel Workshops

Standards track

  • GDSN Validation Rules subteam

    Time: 09:00 - 12:30
    Description: ​​This GMD-SMG subteam focuses on the detailed development and maintaince of the GDSN Validation Rules​
    Who should attend: Opted-in work group members
    Restricted attendance: IP Required
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Harborside 1-2, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

GS1 US Track

  • GS1 US RFID Peer to Peer

    Time: 09:00 - 12:30
    Description: This session will be an interactive forum for peer-to-peer outreach and implementation lesson sharing. Leading retailers and brands deploying and/or investigating RFID technology today should come prepared to share where they are headed and discuss the questions they have about RFID deployment.
    Key takeaways will include an understanding of the current state of the U.S. retail sector and its adoption of RFID technology and the supporting standards, guidelines and best practices available to help retail trading partners successfully deploy and better leverage the technology. This knowledge will help ensure sustainability of RFID investments, demonstrate the technology's ongoing benefits across business processes and reinforce the responsible use of the technology. Please forward all questions to Patrick Javick pjavick@gs1us.org.
    Who should attend: TBD
    Restricted attendance: TBD
    Leader: Patrick Javick, GS1 US
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Liberty 1-3, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

12:30 - 13:45

Lunch

  • Networking Lunch

    Track: Networking

  • Lunch & Learn: The New GS1 US 1D Judge™ and Calibrated Conformance Standard Test Cards

    Track: GS1 US
    Description: Ray Delnicki will be talking about the development and launch of the new GS1 US 1D Judge™ and redesigned Calibrated Conformance Standard Test Cards.
    Who should attend: All industries
    Location: Manhattan 1, 9th Floor

13:30 - 17:30

Parallel Workshops

Standards track

  • Architecture Group*

    Time: 13:30- 17:30
    Description: The purpose of the Architecture Group is to develop the GS1 System Architecture and ensure the technical integrity of the GS1 System and the consistent, efficient interoperation of the various parts of the system.​
    Who should attend: AG members only
    Restricted attendance: For AG members and invited guests only
    Leader: Henri Barthel, GS1
    Co-chairs: Vera Feuerstein, Nestle | Sue Schmid, GS1 Australias
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Harborside 1-2, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

Education Track

  • MO-to-MO Sharing

    Time: 13:30 - 14:30
    Description: In this session, colleagues from GS1 Brasil and UK will share with you some exciting initiatives taking place in their country. GS1 Brasil will discuss how they are working with small to medium companies and GS1 UK will review their approach to GTIN Management deployment. (Luiz Costa, GS1 Brasil and Paul Reid, GS1 UK)
    Restricted attendance: MO Staff Only
    Leader: Mark Holmes, GS1 | Greg Rowe, GS1
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Palisades 1-3, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

GS1 US Track

  • GS1 US Apparel and General Merchandise Initiative Omni-Channel Ready Merchandise Workgroup Meeting

    Time: 13:30 - 17:30
    Description: The GS1 US Omni-Channel Ready Merchandise Workgroup identifies the key merchandising challenges in preparing, packaging and shipping product for both in-store and e-commerce fulfillment. The workgroup prioritizes the areas of opportunity to establish industry best practices for successfully delivering an integrated omni-channel customer experience. In this on-site meeting, workgroup members will be focusing on topics such as: sharing of product dimension information across channels of sale, optimizing SKU packaging configurations for e-commerce, category-specific needs such as cutlery, tabletop, home fashion, etc., and developing best practices for folding merchandise for e-commerce distribution. This meeting is open to workgroup members who have signed the GS1 US IP Policy and workgroup opt-in, as well as guests and those who have attended less than three prior workgroup meetings.​​
    Who should attend: Opt-in members, IP only
    Leader: Georgann Bodnar, GS1 US
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Liberty 1-3, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

08:30 - 12:30

Parallel Workshops

Standards track

  • Architecture Group*, continued

    Time: 08:30 - 12:30
    Description: The purpose of the Architecture Group is to develop the GS1 System Architecture and ensure the technical integrity of the GS1 System and the consistent, efficient interoperation of the various parts of the system.​
    Who should attend: AG members only
    Restricted attendance: For AG members and invited guests only
    Leader: Henri Barthel, GS1
    Co-chairs: Vera Feuerstein, Nestle | Sue Schmid, GS1 Australias
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Harborside 1-2, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

  • GS1 Standards Development Certification Programme Part 2 of 2 - Effective Meeting Facilitation

    Time: 08:30 - 12:30
    Description: Please join this 1/2 day session after completing the Part I presentation skills training session, earlier this week. In this session, we will have an interactive working group to teach you best practices in “meeting facilitation” training. Once you have completed the trainings from both sessions, you will be certified in the facilitation competency and on your way to level 2 for GSMP Master certification!​
    Restricted attendance: MO only
    Leader: Patrick Maetens,GS1
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Liberty 1-3, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch

Track: Networking

13:30 - 17:30

Parallel Workshops

Standards track

  • Architecture Group*, continued

    Time: 13:30 - 16:00
    Description: The purpose of the Architecture Group is to develop the GS1 System Architecture and ensure the technical integrity of the GS1 System and the consistent, efficient interoperation of the various parts of the system.​
    Who should attend: AG members only
    Restricted attendance: For AG members and invited guests only
    Leader: Henri Barthel, GS1
    Co-chairs: Vera Feuerstein, Nestle | Sue Schmid, GS1 Australias
    Industries impacted: All industries
    Location: Harborside 1-2, 3rd Floor Lobby Level

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