New York (PRWEB) November 3, 2008
RFID Journal, the world’s leading media and events company covering radio frequency identification (RFID), has announced that Carlo Nizam, head of value chain visibility and RFID at Airbus, will deliver the opening keynote address at RFID Journal LIVE! Middle East 2009, to be held Jan. 5-7, 2009, at the Intercontinental Hotel in Dubai.
The conference program will focus on how all types of RFID technologies–active, Wi-Fi, passive ultrahigh-frequency (UHF), passive high-frequency (HF) and more–can be employed to improve operations in the construction, oil and gas, and logistics sectors. Like all RFID Journal events, LIVE! Middle East will feature leading end users objectively explaining how they utilize RFID to enhance efficiencies and streamline business processes.
“We are extremely pleased to have Carlo Nizam delivering the opening keynote address, because Airbus has emerged as a leader in using radio frequency identification as a platform to deliver benefits enterprise-wide,” said Mark Roberti, founder and editor of RFID Journal. “Every company, regardless of which industry they are in, can learn a great deal from Airbus’ approach to RFID.”
Among the other speakers confirmed for the event are:
Catina G. Aghayan, quality and development consultant, Q-Post General Postal Corp.
Maximo Tejeda, founder and president, Tejas Tubular Products
Dr. Wasim Raad, head of smart card and RFID lab, Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
Mike Meranda, president, TagStone
Dr. Ben Zoghi, director, RFID/sensor laboratory, Texas A&M University
Konrad Konarski, founder and VP, Merlin Concepts & Technology
Patton, Justin, RFID lab director, University of Arkansas
RFID Journal LIVE! Middle East is the first RFID conference in the region to feature technology exhibits and demonstrations conducted by the leading RFID companies worldwide. TagStone, a leading business services firm that creates business intelligence with radio frequency identification and other wireless technologies, will be the event’s Cornerstone Sponsor, while Motorola will be the premium and registration sponsor. In addition, other leading RFID companies will exhibit at the event. To become an exhibitor, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
“RFID Journal is known worldwide for delivering high-value content that helps end users benefit from employing RFID,” Roberti said. “I am extremely pleased that we are able to provide top-level education and bring top-level exhibitors to the Middle East. This really is a unique opportunity for companies across the Middle East to learn about how RFID can be used in their operations, and to meet the vendors that can help them deploy a successful solution.”
For additional information about this event, visit http://www.rfidjournalevents.com/middleeast.
About RFID Journal
RFID Journal is the leading source of news and in-depth information regarding radio frequency identification (RFID) and its many business applications. Business executives and implementers depend on RFID Journal for up-to-the-minute RFID news, in-depth case studies, best practices, strategic insights and information about vendor solutions. This has made RFID Journal the most relied-upon and respected RFID information resource, serving the largest audience of RFID decision-makers worldwide–in print, online and at face-to-face events. For more information, visit http://www.rfidjournal.com.
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