RFID Journal, the world’s leading media and events company covering radio frequency identification (RFID) and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, announced today that Stora Enso Intelligent Packaging, a global provider of RFID-based product and packaging connectivity solutions for the retail, consumer packaged goods (CPG), industrial manufacturing and medical technology segments, has signed on to be the cornerstone sponsor of RFID Journal LIVE! Europe 2018. This event—RFID Journal’s 14th annual European conference and exhibition—is the continent’s premier event focused on RFID and its many business applications.

LIVE! Europe will take place on Nov. 7, following a day of training on Nov. 6. The conference, to be held at London’s etc. venues County Hall, is designed to help companies that are considering using RFID to address real business challenges, determine the best RFID technology for their needs, learn best practices from early adopters, find the right technology partners and move forward with deployment.

The conference will open with three general sessions and then divide into two tracks. The Retail Track will include case studies presented by retailers currently benefiting from employing RFID, while the Main Track will cover a wide variety of applications relevant to companies in manufacturing, logistics, and other industries. Attendees will also have the opportunity to take part in fast-track RFID Professional Institute Certified Associate training, to be presented on Nov. 6 by RFID4U. A Bluetooth Beacon Workshop will be offered on Nov. 6 as well.

“We are extremely pleased that Stora Enso Intelligent Packaging will be the cornerstone sponsor for this year’s event,” said Mark Roberti, RFID Journal’s founder, and editor. “The company’s offerings range from tags and integration solutions to connectivity platforms. Besides end-to-end solutions, Stora Enso also manufactures components for its partners, so it has solutions for end users, systems integrators, and converters.”