Seminar on Global RFID Systems

Date: 28 Apr 2006 - 28 Apr 2006

Venue: Auditorium, Level 3, SIMTech Tower Block


The strategic deployment of RFID technologies is to deliver timely information that requires critical decision making. Global organisations, such as General Electric (GE), recognise the potential and have been leveraging the RFID technologies to further enhance the performance of their global supply chain as well as other enterprise systems. Dr Salvo from GE Global Research Center will share some of GE's experience in RFID implementations involving the Global Supply Chain with RFID, RFID Material Management for GE Power Systems, Smart Asset Management for GE NBC Universal, Veriwise GPS Trailer Tracking for GE Equipment Services and others.

About the Speaker

Dr Joseph Salvo joined the GE Global Research Center in 1988. His early work focused on the development of genetically modified bacteria and fungus, for the production of novel high performance polymers via large-scale fermentation with renewable biological feed stocks. In the mid 1990's he turned his groups' efforts towards developing large-scale internet-based sensing arrays to manage and oversee environmental and manufacturing systems. More recently, Dr Salvo and his team have developed a number of complex decision engines for GE businesses and their customers that deliver near real-time customer value through system transparency and knowledge-based computational algorithms. Pervasive networked sensors deliver time-critical, high fidelity data to enable information analysis across traditional business process boundaries. Total supply chain, energy management and financial services can be integrated to create a virtual enterprise environment that encourages discovery and process improvement on a global basis. Electronic RFID tagging and distributed knowledge networks extend the reach of these systems with anywhere/anytime access to mission critical information. Dr Salvo is a graduate of Phillips Academy Andover (1976), Harvard University, A.B. Biochemical Sciences (1980). He obtained his M.Phil. and PhD in 1982 and 1986 respectively from Yale University in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry. He is a board member of the M.I.T. Forum for Supply Chain Innovation and is an adjunct faculty member at Union College. He has been awarded over 30 patents worldwide.

For Whom

Industry professionals, managers, engineers who are interested in RFID technology as well as researchers, university & polytechnic staff members and students.


Admission is free. Pre-registration for the seminar is necessary. Seats are available on a first come first served basis.

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