If you would like to have a personalised masterclass for your organisation, please contact Raghu Das, r.das@idtechex.com to discuss your requirements.


Monday 24 January 2005

Attend a choice of pre-conference masterclasses

Venue for all masterclasses: Azalea Room (entrance level to the hotel), The Wyndham Resort, 8001 International Drive, Orlando, Florida

RFID Masterclass - morning session, 24 January

Smart Packaging Masterclass - lunch session, 24 January

New Addition! - Printed Electronic Masterclass, afternoon session, 24 January    


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  • Do you understand all the technology choices and their benefits?

  • Have you drawn lessons from the success and failures of other companies?

  • Do you know how your company could specifically apply the technology for cost reduction and competitive advantage?

  • Have you got the whole picture?

Learn from case studies how the latest smart technologies enable packaging to become part of the product, add value for consumers, provide diagnostics, reduce costs and increase sales.  The masterclasses combine interactive education forums with case studies and demonstrations to answer your specific questions and arm you with the latest knowledge so you get the most out of the main conference days.


RFID Masterclass

Registration: 7.45am - 8.30am

Masterclass starts: 8.30am - 11.30am, 24 January 2005

Venue: Azalea Room, The Wyndham Resort

Led by: Raghu Das, Managing Director, IDTechEx, UK

  • Chip and chipless tag technology evaluations and their applications
  • Market forecasts and trends
  • Examples of RFID being used, how many have been sold and into which markets
  • New applications and advice on entry to market
  • EPC: building blocks, challenges, product design and opportunities
  • Ubiquitous ID



Smart Packaging Masterclass

Registration: 11.30am - 11.45am

Masterclass starts: 11.45am - 3.15pm, 24 January 2005 (buffet lunch included)

Venue: Azalea Room, The Wyndham Resort

Led by: Dr Peter Harrop, Chairman, IDTechEx, UK

  • Mechanical, chemical, electrical and electronic smarts
  • Organic and printed electronics: technologies and their impact
  • Non-electronic and electronic laminates for brand enhancement and diagnostics
  • The exploding market for smart medicine and food condition monitoring
  • Opportunities for packaging: combining electronics with packaging
  • Packaging becoming part of the product/combining technologies


New Addition!

Printed Electronics Masterclass

Registration: 3.00pm - 3.30pm

Masterclass starts: 3.30pm - 6.30pm, 24 January 2005

Venue: Azalea Room, The Wyndham Resort

Led by: Dr Peter Harrop, Chairman, and Raghu Das, Managing Director, IDTechEx, UK

  • Applications of printed electronics now and near future
  • Lessons to be learnt from early successes and failures
  • The need for printed electronics
  • Assessment of technologies, companies, strategies and progress so far, including
  • Batteries and actuators
  • A discussion of printing techniques, their relevancy and challenges
  • Challenges and the roadmap to the full printed electronics toolkit


These briefings combine world class lectures and demonstrations with participative sessions.  Our panel of experts not only aim to teach you about the subject, but also focus on the topics you wish to discuss by tailoring the sessions to your individual needs.  All attendees will have the opportunty to brief us beforehand on their questions.

You get to see a large number of samples not available elsewhere and take away the slides, literature, some samples and receive access to experts from IDTechEx and Pira International.


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