Robert C. Cresanti, Under Secretary of Commerce for Technology and Privacy, will keynote CMP Technology’s RFID World, taking place in Boston Sept. 19-20, 2007.
For a full list of conference details, visit http://www.shorecliffcommunications.com/BOSTON/program.asp.
CMP Technology Announces RFID World Boston September 19-20, 2007
RFID Security, Privacy and Authentication to Take Center Stage
Robert C. Cresanti, Under Secretary of Commerce for Technology and Privacy to Keynote
MANHASSET, N.Y., June 21 /PRNewswire/ – CMP Technology today announced the launch of RFID World Boston, a new conference and tradeshow that will bring together industry leaders, end-users and technologists who are using, building, leveraging, and driving radio frequency identification (RFID) technology (http://www.rfid-world.com/boston). Scheduled for September 19-20, 2007, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA, the event will have three major components: an educational conference, including both traditional seminar formats and elements of peer-to-peer learning; a tradeshow featuring the sellers of RFID tools, technologies, services, and infrastructure; as well as networking events designed to bring the global RFID community together. The conference program will focus on the issues of security, privacy and authentication of RFID and advanced track and trace technologies.
Robert C. Cresanti, Under Secretary of Commerce for Technology and Chief Privacy Officer of The Department of Commerce will kick-off the conference with a keynote on Wednesday September 19. Other confirmed speakers to date include Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies at The Cato Institute; Elliot Maxwell, Fellow, Communications Program, Johns Hopkins University; Lauren Scott, Founder and CEO, Lauren Scott California; In K. Mun, Ph.D., VP, Research & Technology, Eastern Group, HCA, Aventura Hospital and Medical Center; Dr. John D. Halamka, Chief Information Officer, Harvard Medical School.
The event will be co-located with the Embedded Systems Conference, the industry’s largest international embedded technical conference and exhibition. The Software Development Best Practices Conference, a strategic forum for senior software developers and NFC Boston, focused on the Next Wave in Connectivity and Commerce also produced by CMP Technology. The combined events billed at TechMash Boston 2007 are expected to host a grand total of more than 200 exhibiting companies and over 5,000 attendees.
“We are very excited about the RFID Boston show because we’re using this event as a stage to look at the critical issues surrounding RFID security, privacy and authentication,” said Robert Keenan, Group Director, RFID for CMP Technology. “RFID has become an essential tool in anti-counterfeiting and product authentication, brand protection, securing the enterprise, and protecting consumer privacy in both the public and private sectors. At RFID Boston, we will examine the issues surrounding RFID security, privacy, and authentication and deliver an event that provides end users with real-life solutions to their RFID challenges.”
Attendees will include C-level executives, directors, managers and engineers involved in the use of RFID to secure the enterprise, authenticate products flowing through the supply chain (e-pedigree), and protecting consumer privacy. Topics covered in the educational tracks include:
– Pharmaceutical E-Pedigree and Anti-counterfeiting
– Hospital and Healthcare Patient Safety
– Transportation and Logistics
– Brand Protection for Consumer Products and Electronics
– The Expanding Role of RFID in Securing the Enterprise
– Using RFID in Personal Identification and Privacy Protection
For a full list of conference details, please visit: http://www.shorecliffcommunications.com/BOSTON/program.asp