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Electrical groups to hold e-business forum

Niagara Falls, ON -- The IDEA Forum scheduled for Sept. 9-11, 2003 is now known as the Electro-Industry E-Biz Techn...


Industry

August 15, 2003
By MRO Magazine
MRO Magazine

Niagara Falls, ON — The IDEA Forum scheduled for Sept. 9-11, 2003 is now known as the Electro-Industry E-Biz Technology Forum. The change was a result of recommendations that came out of the NAED annual meeting in Atlanta May 19-21, 2003, and subsequent agreement between EFC, NAED, IDEA and NEMA to jointly host the event.

The Electro-Industry E-Biz technology Forum is jointly hosted by EFC, IDEA, NAED, NEMA and NEMRA and will be held the at Niagara Falls Marriott Falls View in Niagara Falls, Ont.

The E-Biz Technology Forum program includes:
– Technology Fair and Reception Sept 9, 5 8 PM A combination technology company trade show and reception.
– Two General Sessions featuring:
Sept 10 – Bob Moore, Supply Chain Technology Consultant and Joe Salimando, TED Magazine E-commerce Columnist
Sept 11 – Paul Osland, ECCNet and Bill Crowley, Sr. VP Research Triangle Software.

Four Educational Tracks including:
– E-Commerce 101
– Data – foundation of E-Biz
– UPC/EAN/GTIN and GLN what, why, and when!
– Barcode Basics
– EDI Basics
– The Advanced Shipment Notice
– Application Mapping and Integration
– ABCs of IDEA
– Industry Data Warehouse
– Industry Data Exchange 2
– How to get Connected
– IDEA and i2 Trade Service
Business Strategies and Methods
– EC Strategy Who are you kidding?
– E-Business Cost/Benefit Justification
– Pro Rebates
– Vendor Managed Inventory
– Net Pricing
– Point of Sale Program and Data
Software and Solutions
– ERP Software Provider Roundtable
– Is Your Data Ready?
– Other Solutions to Streamline Business Processes
ECC Net and UCC Net Registry and Retail Programs
– Distributor/Buyer Forum 10 things suppliers should do better!
– Manufacturer/Seller Forum 10 things distributors should do better!
– Joint Manufacturer and Distributor Forum agreeing on 10 things to do better together!

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For details, contact Gloria Franklin-Austin, 703-841-3247, e-mail franklin-austing@industrydataexchange.com, or visit www.idea-inc.org/news/ebiz2003.php.