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Zebra Enterprise Solutions World 2010 Conference to Discuss the Future of Marine Terminal and Supply Chain Operations
<p class=' bwtextaligncenter'> <i>Renowned Futurist, Dr. James Canton, to Give Keynote Address</i> </p>
Tuesday, June 08, 2010
Zebra Enterprise Solutions World 2010 Conference to Discuss the Future of Marine Terminal and Supply Chain Operations08:01 EDT Tuesday, June 08, 2010 OAKLAND, Calif. (Business Wire) -- Zebra Enterprise Solutions (ZES), a division of Zebra Technologies (NASDAQ:ZBRA), today announced details for Solutions World 2010, the eighth biennial conference focused on the latest technology advancements in marine terminal operations and supply chain logistics. Formerly known as Navis World, the user-conference is renamed Zebra Enterprise Solutions World and will be held September 26-29, 2010, at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. More than 300 customers, partners and industry experts from around the world are expected to attend the conference. Solutions World will offer more than 60 sessions on the latest advancements in marine terminal and supply chain technologies, such as developments in automation technologies, asset visibility and security, and best practices for managing logistics, assets, inventory and cargo. In addition, ZES will unveil several new marine terminal operations technologies including, Navis General Cargo and ZES Maritime Telematics. “We are thrilled to build off Navis World's 16 years of success and re-launch the event under the Zebra umbrella as Zebra Enterprise Solutions World,” said Richard Harrison, Managing Director of Maritime at Zebra Enterprise Solutions. “Since the formation of ZES based on the acquisitions of Navis, WhereNet, proveo and Multispectral Solutions, we can now bring an even greater depth of insight, integrated products and tools to conference attendees.” Global futurist, social scientist and business advisor Dr. James Canton, Chief Executive Office of the Institute for Global Finance in San Francisco, will give the conference's keynote address on innovation trends that will shape the 21st century. Attendees can then attend a variety of sessions including panel discussions, customer case studies, and presentations from industry and business analysts. Event supporters Motorola and APS Technology will be present at the conference as gold-level sponsors. ZES partners and vendors including ABB Crane Technology, AECOM, DRS Technologies, Konecranes, LXE, Sattel, TBA and TMEIC-GE will be exhibitors at the event. “This conference brings together executives from around the globe at a critical time as the industry is recovering from the economic recession and is rapidly changing,” Harrison said. “Marine terminal professionals will have the opportunity to network and discuss pressing operations and logistics issues affecting them today and how to better prepare for the future through technological innovations.” For more information or to register as an attendee or sponsor for Zebra Enterprise Solutions World 2010, please visit http://zes.zebra.com/zes_world_2010/index.jsp. The deadline to avoid registration fees is July 15, 2010. About Zebra Enterprise Solutions Zebra Enterprise Solutions, a division of Zebra Technologies Corporation, extends Zebra's reach beyond passive RFID by employing state-of-the-art software and hardware solutions to locate, track, manage, and optimize high-value assets, equipment and people across the world's largest supply chains. Whether tracking containers through a port, optimizing parts for manufacturing, or managing ground support equipment at an airport, the real-time asset management solutions from the combination of Navis, WhereNet, proveo, and Multispectral Solutions provide improved visibility and velocity to gain measurable business improvements. Utilizing products that are based on ISO/IEC 24730-2, Cisco CCX Wi-Fi, precision GPS, and UWB technologies, Zebra Enterprise Solutions offers a wide range of location solutions that are "application matched," enabling its customers to put the right asset in the right place at the right time. For more information about Zebra Enterprise Solutions visit http://www.zebra.com/zes. About Zebra Technologies Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) provides the broadest range of innovative technology solutions to identify, track, and manage the deployment of critical assets for improved business efficiency. Zebra's products include reliable on-demand printer and state-of-the-art software and hardware solutions utilizing a wide array of automatic identification technologies. By enabling improvements in sourcing, visibility, security and accuracy, Zebra helps its customers to put the right asset in the right place at the right time. Zebra serves more than 90 percent of Fortune 500 companies worldwide. For more information about Zebra's solutions, visit http://www.zebra.com.