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4/23/18: Using GS1 Standards for U.S. FDA Unique Device Identification (UDI) Workshop

  • Date:Monday, April 23, 2018, from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET
  • Location:Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel 202 East Pratt Street Baltimore, MD
    (Co-Located at the UDI Conference 2018)

This 4-hour workshop focuses on GS1 Standards within the context of the U.S. FDA Unique Device Identification (UDI) Rule*

Attendees will be introduced to the basics of the U.S. FDA UDI Rule and to the GS1 Standards that can be used to address each aspect of the requirements for product identification, product labeling and submission of information to the Global Unique Device Identification Database (GUDID).  In addition, workshop presenters will discuss the importance of data quality and attendees will be introduced to the concepts of the GS1 US National Data Quality program and how it pertains to healthcare. 

Audience Takeaways: 

  • Participants will enjoy an open and interactive training environment that includes classroom-style instructions, hands-on learning and experience sharing experiences with their peers.
  • Attendees will also receive a bound set of workshop presentation materials, for easy reference when they return to their organizations, as well as 2 key supplemental resources:
    • UDI Frequently Asked Questions and Common Mistakes Explained
    • Implementation Guideline for FDA Unique Device Identification (UDI)
  • Upon completion of this workshop, participants should have an understanding of how the GS1 System of Standards can be used to implement requirements of the U.S FDA UDI Rule.

Co-located the UDI Conference
The UDI Conference 2018 is the annual industry gathering for medical device manufacturers, distributors, and hospitals to convene to learn about, and understand, the UDI Regulation and the Global UDI Database (GUDID). If you are planning on attending this year’s conference please remember to register separately for the event at

GS1 US members save $100 off the conference registration rate with discount code of “GS1US”. Simply enter this code into the “promotional code” field during online registration.  

*GS1 is an FDA-Accredited Issuing Agency for UDI, and GS1 Standards are authorized for use in implementing the requirements of the FDA UDI Rule.

GS1 US is the local GS1 Member Organization that supports implementation of the GS1 System in the United States. GS1 US employees are not representatives or agents of the U.S. FDA, and the content herein has not been reviewed, approved or authorized by the FDA.

Renaissance Baltimore

Harborplace Hotel

202 East Pratt Street

Baltimore, MD 21202

A block of rooms have been reserved at the discounted rate of $161.00 per night plus applicable state and local taxes (currently 15.5%). Call 1-877-212-5752 (must mention “2018 UDI Conference” to receive discounted room rate) or Click Here to reserve your room. The cut-off date for reservations is April 2, 2018.

From: Hotel and Travel Information- FDA UDI Conference Website


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