RFID in Energy, Mining & Construction Agenda to Feature Case Studies from Leading End Users

  RFID in Energy, Mining & Construction Agenda to Feature Case Studies from
                              Leading End Users

The event, to be held on Aug. 12-13, will be co-located with the Lean
Construction Conference, and will focus on helping companies in these sectors
employ RFID to improve their business operations.

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, June 19, 2014

NEW YORK, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --RFID Journal unveiled today the agenda
for the RFID in Energy, Mining & Construction conference and exhibition
(www.rfidjournalevents.com/energy), which will be co-located with the 4^th
Australian Lean Construction Conference. The event will focus on educating end
users about how radio frequency identification (RFID) technology is delivering
real business benefits to companies in the energy, mining and construction
industries. The event will be held on Aug. 12-13, 2014, at the Perth
Convention and Exhibition Centre, located in Perth, Australia, and will
feature the following case studies:

  oWoodside Energy will discuss how to reduce project costs through smarter
  oBechtel will share how deploying RFID to island construction projects has
    brought both visibility and cost savings.
  oIndustrial Automation Group will explain how a global energy company is
    using an RFID system from the Australian firm to track the locations of
    hundreds of thousands of assets at a major construction project in a
    remote region on the west coast of Australia.
  oWeatherford will share how RFID enhances downhole drilling operations.

"This event represents a unique opportunity for companies in the energy,
mining and construction sectors to hear from businesses like theirs about how
RFID can help improve efficiencies, cut costs and enhance safety," said Mark
Roberti, RFID Journal's founder and editor. "Plus, attendees can meet solution
providers that have developed RFID transponders, readers and software
solutions specifically for their needs."

"This event is a good example of how the Lean Construction Institute (LCI) in
Western Australia promotes technologies that improve productivity in our
industry, " said Martijn Truijens, chair of the Lean Construction Institute,
"providing the opportunity to build projects more efficient and economically
more sustainable."

The co-located event will feature such speakers as:

  oDr. Glenn Ballard, LCI USA's co-founder
  oDale Beard, Intelliwave Technologies' president and co-founder
  oJeroen Buren, Woodside Energy's senior VP of production
  oRoman Crookes, Eskom's project manager
  oDr. Roberto Cruz, Petrobras' CENPES coordinator for the Technological
    Program of Offshore Logistics
  oRobert Edwardes, Woodside Energy's executive VP of development
  oGavin Kleinhans, INPEX Corp.'s senior legal counsel
  oOlivier Legrand, the director of McKinsey & Co.'s Operations and
    Infrastructure Practices
  oKerry London, RMIT University's acting deputy pro vice chancellor for
    teaching and learning, and a professor of construction management at the
    School of Property, Construction and Project Management
  oMike Miketon, JV Driver Projects Inc.'s corporate controls project manager
  oMartin Swaine, Shell's 4D program manager for project excellence, projects
    and technology

Following the event, the Global RFID Committee for Oil & Gas, established in
May 2013, will host the RFID in Oil & Gas Standards Workshop on Aug. 14. The
workshop's purpose is to establish committees and a framework for achieving
these goals.

RFID in Energy, Mining & Construction is the only event where attendees can
learn how to put RFID to work in those industries to cut costs, improve safety
and track assets. For more information, please visit the event's website,
www.rfidjournalevents.com/energy, or contact attendee registration at
energyreg@rfidjournal.com or +1 (631) 249-4960.

About RFID Journal
RFID Journal is the leading source of news and information regarding radio
frequency identification (RFID) and its many business applications. Business
executives and implementers depend on RFID Journal for up-to-the-minute RFID
news, in-depth case studies, best practices, strategic insights and
information about vendor solutions. This has made RFID Journal the most
relied-upon and respected RFID information resource, serving the largest
audience of RFID decision makers worldwide—online and at face-to-face events.
For more information, visit www.rfidjournal.com.

For more information, contact:
Sonja Valenta
Vice President, Marketing
RFID Journal
(212) 584-9400


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