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EPC User Workshop am 25.3. 2015

International EPC User Workshop „Ecologistics“

The international EPC (Electronic Product Code) user workshop (Ecologistics 2015) will be held in the 25th of March, 2015 in Luxemburg (in English). This workshop is sponsored by Interreg IVb program, and thus free of charge.

We would like to give an overview about possible improvements in logistics with EPC added value and visualization of latest information technology for the supply chain. Demonstrators will be available to give an interactive, playful and vivid supply chain simulation. Key note speakers from EPC users, GS1 and from ICT service providers will explain how EPC works, what the benefits are for your company and how to implement it.
Voluntary lunch is available for free – please register.

Praxisdialog und EPC

Ort Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology
Kirchberg site, 29, avenue John F. Kennedy
L-1855 Luxembourg-Kirchberg




Voluntary lunch (available for free – please register for lunch per e-mail)

Introduction: Why to implement EPCIS in companies?
Global added value, Nicolas Pauvre (GS1, France)
EPCIS & RFID in Food Processing, Philippe Catthoor, (Aucxis, Belgium)

Coffee break and opportunity for networking

EPCIS skills and understanding - raise your team awareness
Presentation of EPC demonstrator, Yves de Blic (UMons, Belgium)
Presentation EPC case studies on a „tangible table“, Pierre Guernaccini (LIST, Luxembourg)

How to integrate EPCIS, Benno Berger (LogFox, Germany)
17:00 ca. End of workshop, discussions with bread, cheese and wine


The project „Ecologistics“ is a cooperation of 12 institutions and companies from Belgium, Germany, France, Great Britain, Luxembourg and the Netherlands to demonstrate the benefits of increased transparency in supply chains for the companies involved by consistent use of existing international and cross-industry standards. Co-funded by the EU (Interreg IVb) the research project specifically aims at providing concepts, methods and solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Lead partner is the University of Mons (Belgium), from Germany the Institute for production and logistics systems - Prof. Schmidt is involved as project partner. Journalists who wish to have more information about the workshop results or about the program itself can receive details from the internet page www.ecologistics-project.eu.