Information Management Institute NASPO

NASPO Security Technology Training Course
ISO 12931-2012 Performance Criteria
for Authenticating
Material Goods Anti-Counterfeiting Solutions

November 19-20, 2013

the Saugaro Scottsdale
Scottsdale (Phoenix), Arizona

sponsored by

Information Management Institute, Inc.

Course Focus

IMI and NASPO (North American Security Products Organization) are please to present the NASPO Security Technology Training Course: ISO 12931-2012 Performance Criteria for Authenticating Material Goods Anti-Counterfeiting Solutions.

ISO 12931-2012 is intended for all types and sizes of organizations that require the ability to validate the authenticity of material goods. Training covers ISO 12931-2012 performance criteria and elements needed to combat risks along with evaluation methodology used to establish authenticity of material good(s) following a counterfeiting risk analysis. The elements and criteria can apply to the material good and/or its packaging. This training does not specify how technical solutions achieve these performance criteria.

This course will include practical application training and should be considered a must for implementation of product protection and anti-counterfeiting programs.

NASPO Security Technology Training Course: ISO 12931-2012 is being held in conjunction with IMI's 10th Annual Security Printing Conference being held on November 20-22, 2013 at the same location

Who Should Attend?

Brand owners, brand protection managers, food and pharmaceutical safety managers, packaging professionals, security labeling producers and providers of related security products as well as other professionals involved in brand protection and anti-counterfeiting solutions.

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Security Technology Training Course
ISO 12931-2012 Performance Criteria
for Authenticating Material Goods Anti-Counterfeiting Solutions.

Course Schedule

  Tuesday, November 19, 2013

  11:00 a.m.Registration

  1:30 p.m.Session 1 - Specifying a Security Feature

Course Leader: Mike O'Neil, Executive Director, NASPO, Washington, D.C.

  • Advantages of Developing & Specifying Criteria for Anti-Counterfeiting

  • Understanding Specification Development Process without Prejudice to Specific Technologies

  • Difference between Choosing Technologies & Specifying Results

  • Understanding Standard's Focus

  • Comparison to NASPO SA 2013

  • Combining with NASPO for Global Compliance

  • Applicability to Print & Electronic Solutions

  • Evaluation Methodologies for Authenticity Elements

  5:00 p.m. Session Adjournment

  6:00 p.m. Networking Reception

  Wednesday, November 20, 2013

  8:30 a.m. Session 2 - Writing Security Specifications

  • Process of Writing Specifications to Implement Security Technologies in Product Protection Programs

  • Working Session: Development of Security Specification

    - Product Protection from Counterfeiting

    - Supporting Authentication

  • Developing a Security Specification Roadmap

 12:00 Noon Course Adjournment

Course Leader

Mike O'Neil, Executive Director, NASPO, Washington, D.C.

IMI Completed Conferences on this Subject

9th Annual Security Printing Conference
November 14-16, 2012

8th Annual Security Printing Conference
November 16-18, 2011

7th Annual Security Printing Conference
November 15-17, 2010

A Complete Listing of IMI Completed Programs

Information Management Institute

Information Management Institute, Inc. is a leading worldwide sponsor of conferences designed to assist the digital printing industry in understanding technology developments, markets and applications requirements. IMI conferences offer a unique opportunity for leading hardware, consumables, software and user companies representatives to network and develop a more comprehensive understanding of current as well as future developments in the digital printing industry. Since 1990, IMI has held over 400 programs and each year over 2,000 technical, marketing and management personnel from over 600 companies worldwide attend IMI programs.

IMI conference programs are designed to enable attendees to obtain the latest technical, market and application information while allowing time to network with other attendees in a time and cost efficient manner. Attendance at an IMI conference enables attendees to meet with the digital printing industry's leading experts in a single location over a short period of time thus maximizing information transfer efficiency and minimizing travel and time expenses.

For further details, contact Information Management Institute:

Information Management Institute, Inc.
1106 Valley Crossing
Carrabassett Valley, ME 04947
Phone: +1-207-235-2225
Fax: +1-207-235-2226
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Information Management Institute

NASPO (North American Security Products Organization

NASPO's mission is to: develop national and international fraud countermeasure and control standards and to support those standards through education, auditing, certification and accreditation of certification bodies.

NASPO is an ANSI-accredited standards development organization based in Washington, D.C. Its members include Fortune 500 companies, commercial, industrial, government and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

For additional information:

204 E Street N.E.
Washington, D.C. 20002
Phone: +1-202-608-1322
Fax: +1-202-547-6348
Administrative Contact: Sheila Crowley
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