AIM North America to Host Event
“Budget Cuts, Counterfeiting, and Barcodes” on Capitol Hill
Cranberry Township, Pa. – May 22, 2012 – The UID Supplier Alliance, a committee directed by AIM North America (NA), is sponsoring an event titled Budget Cuts, Counterfeiting, and Barcodes on June 19 in Washington, DC. The event will feature former and current senior Department of Defense (DoD) officials and business leaders. They will discuss barcodes – Item Unique Identification – and how the technology is being used to reduce costs, improve management, increase readiness, and combat counterfeiting. They will also discuss how the use of the technology can be further expanded.
DoD’s Item Unique Identification (IUID) policy was designed to provide individual identification of assets in a way that is globally unique and ensures data integrity and quality throughout an item’s life. The event will touch on recent reports and investigations by DoD and GAO.
The event will be led by Peter Collins, President, A2B Tracking Solutions, and moderated by Lt. Col. (Ret) Greg Redick, President, Potomac Redan Associates. Members of Congress, Congressional staff, Department of Defense officials, and industry leaders will be in attendance. The event will include a panel discussion and technology demonstrations.
WHO: Honorable Michael Wynne, Former Secretary of the Air Force and former
Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics
Mr. Paul Peters, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Supply Chain Integration, OUSD(AT&L)/L&MR,
Col Jack Wayman, Director, Integration Improvement Initiatives Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff G-8, Programs Headquarters, Department of the Army
Mr. Lou Kratz, Vice President, Logistics and Sustainment, Lockheed Martin Corp.
Mr. Chuck Evanhoe, Board, AIM North America
Guest Speaker: US Senator Sheldon Whitehouse
WHAT: Panel Discussion and Use Case Scenarios (Light refreshments will be served)
WHEN: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 from 11 am – 1 pm
WHERE: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room: G50, Washington, DC
RSVP: Visit http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/QFXGNVZ.