RFID master class to be held during NMW

Wednesday, 10 May, 2006

A one-day master class on RFID principles, challenges and practices for manufacturing will be held during National Manufacturing Week 2006, at Sydney's Darling Harbour from May 30 to June 2.

The Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology master class is being held by the International RFID Business Association, in association with the RFID Technical Institute.

It is designed to provide a solid foundation for those interested in learning the key elements of RFID technology and its practical application to manufacturing challenges.

The master class will take attendees through a series of learning modules designed to build technical competency and business awareness in understanding how RFID can be leveraged for manufacturing performance improvement " from shop floor production to inventory management to supply chain logistics.

Topics to be covered in the RFID Principles and Practices master class include:

  • RFID key concepts and components for manufacturing
  • The science behind RFID
  • Technology challenges and constraints for applying RFID in the factory
  • RFID enabled work-in-process tracking
  • Managing parts inventory with RFID
  • The use of RFID to reduce parts defects
  • Improving worker productivity and factory floor throughput with RFID
  • Integrating RFID with Six Sigma
  • Best practices for getting started with RFID
  • Key lessons and insights from manufacturing RFID projects.

At the end of the session, there will be a question and answer session with members of the RFID Technical Institute faculty and the guest speaker panel.

Industry guest speakers will provide profiles of successful manufacturing RFID projects, across a variety of industries and applications, producing beneficial, cost-effective results today.

At the conclusion of the class participants will also receive Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from DeVry University and a course certificate from the RFID Technical Institute.

The RFID focus during NMW includes a dedicated pavilion within the exhibition, where a number of the leading RFID hardware, software and systems integrators will be exhibiting and conducting educational seminars.

For further information or to book a place at the training class, please visit RFID International Business Association

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