RFID technology and tracking: opportunities for SME

Technical workshop on applications and market trends

This workshop will give an up-to-date scenario on tracking applications that use RFID technology (Radio Frequency Identification). Technological and normative aspects will be explained, as well as applications with actual cases presentation.

The event is focused on opportunities, particularly for SME, to develope RFID-based services and applications with high added value. The workshop is addressed to enterpreneurs, IT managers, researchers and consultants which like to keep themselves up-to-date on this technology, and take advantage from its great potential.

The workshop was organized by Torino Wireless Foundation and the Turin Chamber of Commerce as action to support small and medium enterprises. The event is also part of the activities managed by the ALPS Innovation Relay Centre of the Turin Chamber of commerce.


  • 08:45


  • 09:00

    Opening’s greeting

    Alessandro Barberis, President of Chamber of Commerce of Turin

    Claudio Giuliano, Chief Operating Officer Torino Wireless

  • 09:15

    RFID technology: application opportunities

    Claudio Demartini, Polytechinc of Turin

  • 10:15

    RFID: standards and business expectations

    Tiziana Tambosso, Telecom Italia Lab

  • 10:45

    Application cases and problems of RFID middleware

    Andrea Borsic, Mario Boella Institute

  • 11:10

    Coffee break

  • 11:30

    Case history: Autotrade & Logistics (Gruppo Koelliker). Logistic of car fleet with integrated RFID technology

    Cesare Tambussi, Autotrade & Logistics

    Diego Cartella, Kelyan SMC

  • 12:00

    How RFID technology was introduced to grant transfusion security

    Silvano Rossini, Ospedale San Raffaele Milano

    Giuseppe Brambillaschi, Ospedale San Raffaele Milano

  • 12.30

    RFID tecnologies: experiences and best practices in business processes

    Sergio Crippa, Hewlett Packard

  • 13:00

    Discussion and end of work


20 June


Patecipation is free. Interested people have to subscribe themselves before 16th of June filling the application form: fax +39.011.571.6324; e-mail (alps@to.camcom.it).