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EWING, NJ, April 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – GS1 US unveiled the tentative conference agenda for GS1 Connect 2021: Digital Edition, a virtual conference that is taking place 8-10 June 2021 and presentation of speakers from over 80 companies including Chick-Fil-A, Dicks Sporting Goods, eBay, Kroger, Microsoft, Nestlé, Pfizer, Subway / IPC, Target, US FDA, Walmart and many more. You can find the agenda at

This year’s conference covers four industry areas (retail, grocery, hospitality and healthcare) and three horizontal areas (technology, innovation and “How to Do Business With …”). Agenda sessions, covering a wide range of topics, are added weekly to help participants from companies of all sizes overcome business challenges and optimize performance. Industry topics include contactless fulfillment, omni-channel retail, product data and image excellence, supply chain visibility and inventory blind spots, digital showrooms, RFID use cases in food service and claims / chargebacks, food traceability and FSMA 204- Rule and standards in healthcare to patient safety support and regulatory requirements.

GS1 Connect: The Digital Edition’s horizontal track content provides the following:

  • Opportunities for collaboration through Trading Partner Roundtables and “How to Do Business With …” sessions with top retailers, distributors and brands
  • An innovation track focused on how GS1 standards support emerging technologies, including artificial intelligence, emerging disks, machine learning, IoT and more
  • A tech track highlighting offerings from solution providers to solve business challenges

In addition, GS1 Connect will showcase the Startup Lab Pitch Competition, where emerging companies showcase their technological innovations in front of a panel of experts to win cash prizes, as well as GS1 US University virtual classroom courses for those new to GS1 standards and making improvements want the knowledge of their GS1 standards. futurist Nancy Giordano and technology expert Mitch Joel will provide the conference keynotes and consumer technology experts Katie Linendoll will serve as moderator.

“Since we got together for our annual event last year, the industry has changed like never before,” he said Bob Carpenter, President and CEO of GS1 US. “Our conference agenda reflects insights from uncertain times and empowers our members to improve business performance and adapt to changing consumer needs.”

To learn more about GS1 Connect: Digital Edition and to sign up for updates, visit

About GS1 US
GS1 US®, a member of GS1 Global, is a not-for-profit information standards organization that facilitates industry collaboration to improve supply chain transparency and efficiency through the use of GS1 Standards, the world’s most widely used supply chain standards system . Nearly 300,000 companies in 25 industries rely on GS1 US to work with trading partners to optimize their supply chains, increase cost performance and sales growth, while enabling regulatory compliance. You can achieve these advantages through solutions based on global, unique numbering and identification systems from GS1, barcodes, RFID based on the electronic product code (EPC®), data synchronization and electronic information exchange. GS1 US also administers the United Nations Standard Products and Services Code® (UNSPSC®).

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