The GS1 U.S. data quality program has scheduled one-day workshops on the GS1 certification process and related technology.

Workshops dates and locations are:

  • Aug. 28, Lawrenceville, N.J.;
  • Sept. 16, Chicago;
  • Sept. 24, Bentonville, Ark.; and
  • Oct. 1, San Diego.

All workshops are scheduled 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mary Wilson, GS1 U.S. vice president of advisory services, and Jeff Cowan, industry development director, are scheduled to speak.

Topics include an overview of an effective data quality framework, the GS1 U.S. National Data Quality Program, the five-point best practice guidance for new item setup and a review of the GS1 GTIN allocation rules and GDSN package measurement fundamentals, according to the workshop website.

The $625 workshop fee includes continental breakfast and lunch. For more information and to register, visit