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Pfizer Among GS1 Connect 2017 Presenters

Healthcare sessions to address supply chain data in clinical systems, efficiency in contracts and chargeback processes, requirements of UDI, DSCSA and RFID.

GS1 Connect®2017 will feature presenters from more than 50 leading corporations, including Pfizer, during a three-day conference and exhibitJune 20-22, 2017at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, NV. This year's theme "Collaborating for Business Excellence," reflects the role of GS1 Standards in bringing industry communities together for business process innovation.

“Entire industries are being challenged to evolve their organizations and meet new business, regulatory and consumer demands. GS1 Connect provides attendees with the opportunity to learn best practices for implementing GS1 Standards to support this shift and drive positive business outcomes," saysBob Carpenter, President and CEO of GS1 US®.

GS1 Connect 2017 will again offer "How to Do Business With…" sessions and Trading Partner Roundtables hosted by major brands and retailers, providing suppliers an opportunity to learn about business process requirements.

Highlights from the Healthcare portion conference include sessions addressing supply chain data in clinical systems, efficiency in contracts and chargeback processes, requirements of the U.S. FDA Unique Device Identification (UDI) rule and the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA), and RFID in healthcare. This track will include speakers from Centrastate, Johnson & Johnson, Mercy and Pfizer.

Each year, GS1 Connect is attended by more than 1,300 industry professionals seeking to learn about the application of GS1 Standards to address today's most pressing business challenges. The conference and exhibit is geared toward executives, directors, and managers in customer service/relations, electronic data interchange (EDI), finance, information technology (IT), e-commerce, marketing, materials handling, operations, packaging, quality/safety/compliance, supply chain management, and transportation/logistics.

GS1 US®, a member of GS1®global, is a not-for-profit information standards organization that facilitates industry collaboration to help improve supply chain visibility and efficiency through the use of GS1 Standards, the most widely-used supply chain standards system in the world. Nearly 300,000 businesses in 25 industries rely on GS1 US for trading partner collaboration that optimizes their supply chains, drives cost performance and revenue growth while also enabling regulatory compliance. They achieve these benefits through solutions based on GS1 global unique numbering and identification systems, barcodes, Electronic Product Code-based RFID, data synchronization, and electronic information exchange. GS1 US also manages the United Nations Standard Products and Services Code®(UNSPSC®).

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