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Symposium about Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) to be Held at Baylor University

Aug. 18, 2008

Sept. 18-19, Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business will be conducting the fourth annual symposium "RFID Integrated Supply Chains," about the use of Radio Frequency Identification in business applications.

The symposium will feature various university scholars that will speak on RFID supply chain and logistics business application studies.

"RFID is the fastest growing technology for supply chain operations," said Dr. Pedro Reyes, professor of Operations Management, coordinator of the event. "The use of RFID is quickly becoming the standard across industries."

Keynote speakers include Dr. Daniel W. Engels, director of Texas Radio Frequency Innovation and Technology Center at The University of Texas at Arlington and George Dyche, of Avery Dennison's RFID Division. Other presenters will be discussing ways that RFID can improve operation cost, improve customer service and decrease counterfeiting.

All events will occur on the fifth floor of the Cashion Academic Center at the Hankamer School of Business on the Baylor campus in Waco, Texas.

Register online for this event at www.baylor.edu/business/RFID. The registration fee is $195 if paid on or before September 11, 2008; after this date, it is $295. The registration fee provides admission to all sessions and activities.

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