GS1 HK Monthly eNews_Issue 17 (February, 2014)
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中文 Issue 17 February, 2014
Cover Stories
EU Highlights Global Best Practices for Product Traceability
As the industry prepares for the upcoming consumer safety regulations, EU Expert Group cites the adoption of GS1 Global Supply Chain Standards as a best practice for enhanced traceability, faster recalls and improved consumer safety. Want to know the benefits you can reap via global traceability standards adoption?
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Solutions to Potential Security Risks in IoT Technologies
A major media has recently published a news article related to the security of deploying IoT technologies. As the development of IoT technologies is at a preliminary stage, most of the intelligent appliances and mobile devices are still lacking security protection and can be easily invaded. The upcoming Hong Kong Internet of Things Conference 2014 is a premier industry forum to share and discuss the pragmatic steps required and the best practices of applying IoT enabling technologies. Join us to learn more about how to deploy highly secured IoT technologies.
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First Infringement of the Trade Descriptions Ordinance in Hong Kong

Recent local news reported that a major retailer was fined by the Government for violating the Trade Descriptions Ordinance. GS1 Hong Kong is providing standardized barcodes to accurately define your individual products and bundled products. In order to aid consumers with a means to verify authentic products and avoid buying counterfeit products, GS1 Hong Kong has developed the Consumer Connect mobile application for consumers to retrieve trusted product information. GS1Hong Kong is also offering the Product Authentication solution to enable brand owners and manufacturers against unsafe parallel imports and counterfeit products.

Read more about GS1 BarcodesConsumer Connect and Product Authentication solution

Annual Members Dinner 2013 Video is Now on YouTube
A new video capturing the joyous moments of over 500 participants and members of GS1 Hong Kong celebrating the 24th anniversary and kick-starting its 25th Silver Jubilee anniversary at its Annual Members Dinner held on January 9, 2014 is now available on YouTube. Look forward to your participation at our Annual Members Dinner 2014!
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Industry Watch
Paving the Way for a Safer Food Supply Chain
A series of workshops and seminars as well as a regional forum on food safety and supply chain management, which are part of the “Knowledge Sharing of Hong Kong Food Supply Chain Best Practices” project, will be held in the following months to provide food suppliers the most up-to-date knowledge and best practices. Come join our upcoming industry events!
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Innovative IoT Applications Bring Better Living
Two groups of gold award winners of the Hong Kong U-21 RFID Awards 2013 from Hong Kong Polytechnic University successfully rode on RFID technology to bring better life for the disabled and the cross-border students. This year’s Hong Kong Internet of Things Awards (formerly known as “Hong Kong RFID Awards”) will continue to foster innovative ideas in leveraging RFID/IoT technologies and to facilitate a more advanced development in the IoT era.
(Source: HKET – January 24, 2014)
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FHKI’s Analysis Reaffirms the Role of High-tech in Supply Chain
The “Opportunities and Strategic Responses of Logistics SMEs under the National 12th Five-Year Plan” research project conducted by the Federation of Hong Kong Industries provides in-depth analysis on numerous challenges posed by both the local and global markets. Read how GS1 technologies help SMEs streamline the logistics processes and adapt the dynamic changes in the report. (p.39-43)
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The Value of Product Track-and-Trace Capabilities
Food companies face consumer pressure to deliver food that is safe for consumption. Building up brand integrity and consumer confidence is directly related to food safety and the ability to track products up and down the supply chain. Read the article about how GS1 Standards improve product traceability for retailers and manufacturers. (p.49)
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Technology Corner
Factoring – Effective Way to Raise Liquidity and Minimize Bad Debt Risks
Upcoming Events
Basic Barcode Workshop
Date: March 20, 2014 (Thursday)
Time: 10:00am - 6:00 pm
Venue: Room 1003, The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups, 21 Pak Fuk Rd, North Point
BUD Fund Seminar
Date: 19th Mar, 2014 (Wednesday)
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Venue: The Hong Kong Federations of Youth Groups Building
GS1 Global Standards Event
Global GS1 Healthcare Conference 2014 (Spring)
Hong Kong Internet of Things Conference 2014
Date: 11th April, 2014
Time: 9:00am – 4:30pm
Venue: Ball room, The Mira Hong Kong, 118 Nathan Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui
Asia Food Safety and Product Quality Forum 2014
Date: 16th May 2014 (Friday)
Time: 9:15am – 5:00pm
Venue: HKTDC SME Centre
Ground Level, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Admission Fee: Free Of Charge
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