Delta Air Lines, U.S. Air Force, Northrop Grumman and Others to Share Best Practices for Using RFID Technologies

By RFID Journal

RFID in Aerospace and Defense will help attendees determine how to deploy RFID in their operations.

RFID Journal announced today that Delta Air Lines, the U.S. Air Force, Northrop Grumman and other leading aerospace and defense companies will share how they are benefiting from employing radio frequency identification technologies in their operations. RFID in Aerospace and Defense 2016 will be held on Oct. 20 at California's Long Beach Convention Center, and will also feature fast-track RFID training on Oct. 19, provided by RFID4U.

The conference and exhibition are designed to help attendees learn how to comply with customer requirements, determine the best RFID technology for their needs and learn best practices from early adopters. Session topics will include:

How Delta Improves Maintenance Efficiencies With RFID
Speaker: Rick Lewis, Business Analyst, Aircraft Maintenance, Delta Air Lines

How DARPA SHIELD Improves Traceability and Deters Counterfeiting
Speaker: Dr. Jamin McCue, Senior RF Engineer, Northrop Grumman

How the U.S. Air Force Improves Aircraft Maintenance With AIT
Speaker: Matt Joseph, Serco, AIT Program Tech Lead, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, U.S. Air Force

Understanding Equipment Value Stream Management and RFID at BAE Systems
Speaker: Joshua Landry, PMP, Program Engineering Manager, BAE Systems

The event will feature an advanced, one-day fast-track training course on Oct. 19 that will combine lectures and hands-on lab exercises. The course, presented by RFID4U, will prepare participants for the RFID Professional Institute Certified Associate exam. An exam voucher to take one test online will be included with the training.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet with leading RFID companies exhibiting at the event, so that they can find the right technology to move forward with deployment. The full conference agenda and exhibitor list are available at the event's website,