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Product Authentication and Brand Security forum

August 9, 2011

The forum will take place in Chicago on September 14 and 15.

The Product Authentication and Brand Security (PABS) forum, organized by AWA Conferences and Events and sponsored by AlpVision, will take place in Chicago on September 14 and 15. The conference – which aims to meet the needs of major brand owners, manufacturers of consumer and industrial goods and security solutions providers – is expected to draw speakers from a variety of disciplines, including intellectual property, counterfeiting, product diversion and security.

In the general session, there will be speakers from Cambridge Consultants; Greer, Burns & Crain; JDSU; MarkMonitor and Oakley Inc. Speakers from Bilcare Technologies; CMR Associates, LLC; Johnson & Johnson (on behalf of the International Authentication Association) and PICA will discuss strategy and implementation. Technology and solutions providers AlpVision, Prooftag, and Topflight will demonstrate some of the latest options. A session on enforcement and litigation will include contributions from Caterpillar, Sproxil, and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection authority.

Brand owners are invited to attend the conference without charge and should contact AWA Conferences & Events directly to take advantage of this offer. Full details and registration are available at