• RFID Boot Camp Wednesday, November 03, 2004 - 08:00AM to 05:00PM
    SDForum Center
    111 West St. John, Suite 200
    San Jose, CA 95113
    Main Event Series

RFID Boot Camp



  • Pre-registration is now unavailable.
    Please register at the door.

    RFID Boot camp is a one-day program that helps answer basic questions about Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology, standards, hardware, software and the various applications available in the market today. It will help you understand the latest technology trend, the business cases, and the standard development.

    Who Should Attend: Anyone with a desire to learn the basics about RFID
    Attendees typically include:
    Systems Architects, Application Architect, Systems Engineers , Applications Engineers , Hardware Engineers ,Software Engineers, Solution providers , Packaging Engineers ,Distributors, Supply Chain Consultants, RFID evangelists, Project Managers, Managers, Group Managers, Vice Presidents, Executives and anyone else interested in what the experts are predicting for this exciting technology and how RFID will affect their enterprise.


    7:30am - 8:00am Registration/Continental Breakfast
    8:00am - 9:15am RFID 101
    9:15am - 9:30am Refreshment Break
    9:30am - 10:45am Realizing ROI with RFID: Why Middleware software is Critical
    10:45am - 12:00pm Panel discussion – RFID hardware challenges
    12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch
    1:00pm - 2:15pm RFID Standards and EPCglobal
    2:15pm - 2:30pm Refreshment Break
    2:30pm - 3:45pm Managing Data in RFID Enterprise Systems
    3:45pm - 5:00pm Anti-counterfeiting, Authentication and Anti-diversion – the killer application



    Dr. Dan Dobkin (Bio), A Researcher, Consultant, and Manager for 25 years
    Salil Godika (Bio), Vice President / General Manager at GenuOne
    Sam Patadia (Bio), Vice President of Engineering at eSmart Source,Inc
    Dr. Ajit Patankar(Bio)

    Speaker Bios


    Dr. Daniel Dobkin

    Dr. Daniel M. Dobkin has been a researcher, consultant, and manager for 25 years, active in the fields of high-speed devices, semiconductor processing, and wireless communications. He holds a masters and doctorate from Stanford University, and a bachelor's degree from the California Institute of Technology, all in Applied Physics. Dr. Dobkin has taught for UC Berkeley Extension, and is the author of two books* and twenty-five technical publications, and inventor or co-inventor of six US patents. He lives with his wife, two children, and altogether too many video game and movie disks, in Sunnyvale, California.*The second, RF Engineering for Wireless Networks, should be published in October of 2004.


    Salil Godika

    Salil Godika is Vice President / General Manager at GenuOne. Salil has extensive experience in the area of application software development and commercialization. At GenuOne, Salil is responsible for the sales, marketing and product management of the TraceGaurd Business Unit. Prior to joining GenuOne, Salil held positions at Documentum, i2 and Parametric Technologies. Salil holds a Master of Science in Manufacturing Engineering from Boston University and a Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial Engineering.


    Sam Patadia

    Sam Patadia is Senior Information Technology Professional with over 25 years experience as project manager, software architect, systems engineer, instructor, and trainer in application integration, software design and development, middleware, and data acquisition and control systems. He holds a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of North Carolina and a Master's degree in Computer Aided Engineering from the same. He lives with his family in San Jose, California. He enjoys visiting and photographing places with rocks, water, and trees.


    Dr. Ajit Patankar

    Dr. Ajit Patankar has over 12 years of project management, product development, technology architecture development in enterprise software area. His experience includes founder/CTO of Atwealth, Inc. a pioneer in online wealth management software company acquired by Diginome. Prior to Atwealth, Ajit led advanced technology teams at the Center for Strategic Technology of Accenture. He was also a senior architect in the supply-chain group of Oracle Applications. He has a BS from the Indian Institute of Technology, at Bombay, and a doctorate in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of California, Berkeley.


    Event Logistics


    SDForum Center
    111 West St. John, Suite 200
    San Jose, CA 95113

    $75.00 SDForum Members
    $125.00 Non- Members

    Pre-registration is now unavailable.
    Please register at the door.