Google Java Corners
111 W Java Dr, Sunnyvale, CA 94089 USA
6-8 March, 2018
Open Day – 7 March 2018 – All welcome (must pre-register)
Details will be listed below and updated frequently.

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Who we are

RAIN RFID is a wireless technology that connects billions of everyday items to the internet, enabling businesses and consumers to identify, locate, authenticate, and engage each item.

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What we do

RAIN promotes awareness, education, and initiatives to accelerate UHF RFID growth and adoption in business and consumer applications worldwide. RAIN delivers consistent, focused messaging about the benefits of UHF RFID to end users and consumers alike.

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Our Mission

To enable businesses and consumers to identify, locate, authenticate and engage items in our everyday world.

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RAIN Americas Meeting 2018

Details for the event will be announced soon and updated regularly

Wednesday 7 March 2018 the meetings are open to everyone but you must pre-register see http://events.rainrfid.org/registration/ 

For Presentations from previous RAIN meetings including the recent Shenzhen RAIN meeting please visit https://rainrfid.org/resources/rain-meetings/



6 - 8 March, 2018
Day 1
06 Mar 2018
Day 2
07 Mar 2018
Day 3
08 Mar 2018


Steve Halliday, president of the RAIN RFID Alliance will welcome to the meetings and give an update on the logistics for the day including a brief summary of the workgroup...
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Steve Halliday

Morning Workgroup Meetings

Developers Workgroup: Retail Workgroup: Smart Products and Packaging Workgroup:
10:00 am-10:30 am

Break – 1

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch – 1

Afternoon Workgroup Meetings

Healthcare Workgroup: Smart Manufacturing Workgroup: IoT Workgroup: Technical Workgroup
3:00 pm-3:30 pm

Break – 2

Introduction to Summit

Steve Halliday, President of the RAIN Alliance, Paula Hunter, Executive Director of the NFC-Forum, and Mary Lou Bosco, COO of AIM Inc., will update everyone on the work of the...
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Steve Halliday
10:10 am-10:40 am

Break – 3

12:10 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch – 2

Summit Session

Simultaneous Sessions Sessions will be posted as the speakers are identified  
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Break – 4

State of the Alliance

Steve Halliday, president of the RAIN Alliance will update members on the progress of the Alliance
Steve Halliday

Marketing Report

Kerry Krause, Head of Marketing and Strategy for the RAIN RFID Alliance will review the marketing work of the Alliance.
Kerry Krause
9:45 am-10:15 am

Break – 5

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch – 3

3:00 pm-3:30 pm

Break – 6

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