2012 Printing Standards Forum & G7 Summit Labs
Held on October 8, 2012
IDEAlliance, NPES and GASC held the Printing Standards Forum on October 8, 2012.
Printing Standards Forum
For media production leaders in premedia and print, this first-ever North American event brings together industry leaders who develop and publish the specifications and standards used domestically and internationally for the betterment of our industry.
The Printing Standards Forum will examine and update attendees on the latest graphic communcations standards being directed by global standards-making organizations, ISO and CGATS Graphic Arts Committees. Led by developers, experts, and practitioners of global standards and specifications, attendees will participate in discussions and debate on such issues as:
Attendees of the 2012 Printing Standards Forum will discover how standards can significantly improve their company’s return on their technology investments!
The G7 Summit is held on the show floor of the Graph EXPO trade show in Chicago, IL.
Forum, Summit and Lab Schedule
LEARNING LAB PRESENTER
|Sunday, October 7|
|12:30 PM||1:30 PM||Free Seminar||
Free Educational Session:
Introduction to G7 Process Control
|2:00 PM||2:30 PM||Learning Lab|
|2:45 PM||3:15 PM||Learning Lab|
|3:30 PM||4:00 PM||Learning Lab||
|Monday, October 8|
|10:15 AM||4:30 PM||Special Event|
|5:00 PM||6:30 PM||Reception|
|Tuesday, October 9|
|10:30 AM||11:00 AM||Learning Lab|
|11:15 AM||11:45 AM||Learning Lab|
|12:00 PM||12:30 PM||Learning Lab|
|1:00 PM||1:30 PM||Learning Lab|
|1:45 PM||2:15 PM||Learning Lab|
|2:30 PM||3:00 PM||Learning Lab|
|3:30 PM||5:00 PM||Free Seminar||Standards in Package Printing, Process Control and Printing Standards Audit for packaging|
|Wednesday, October 10|
|10:30 AM||11:00 AM||Learning Lab||TBA|
|11:15 AM||11:45 AM||Learning Lab||TBA|
|12:00 PM||12:30 PM||Learning Lab||TBA|
|1:00 PM||2:30 PM||Free Seminar||
Free Educational Session:
G7 Master & Expert Q&A
Standards Forum Program
|10:15 AM||10:30 AM||
Standards Forum Welcome:
The 10,000ft View
(The English Version)
|Kip Smythe, NPES|
|10:30 AM||10:45 AM||
Printing Industry Standards:
A Brief Overview
|Steve Smiley, SmileyColor|
|10:50 AM||11:20 AM||The ROI of Standards Adoption||Leanne Lowry, ANSI|
|11:25 AM||12:00 PM||Drivers to Adopting International Printing Standards||
Moderator: Larry Warter, Warter Color
Dr. Danny Rich, SunChemical
|12:00 PM||1:00 PM||Break for Lunch|
|1:05 PM||2:10 PM||Standard Lighting & Instruments: Subjective vs Objective Color Analysis||
Moderator: John Seymour, QuadTech
Roy Bohnen, Epson America
|2:15 PM||3:15 PM||Printing to Process Control Aims vs Characterization Data: How the Industry is Using These Metrics||
Moderator: Bob Hallam, Corporate Color Manager, Quad Graphics
Craig Revie, FFEI Limited
|3:15 PM||3:30 PM||Bio Break|
|3:35 PM||4:25 PM||
PDF is an ISO Standard:
What are the "X"pectations for its Future?
Moderator: Mike Rodriquez
|4:30 PM||4:50 PM||
An ISO Standard for Calculating the CO2 Footprint of Print
|Laurel Brunner, Digital Dots Limited|
|5:00 PM||6:30 PM||Reception & Awards Ceremony||Heath Luetkens, CGS-ORIS|
Additional Panelists to be named
Free G7 &
October 7, 9 and 10
In addition to the one-day Printing Standards Forum, Learning Labs are informative, thirty-minute educational demonstrations conducted by our industry's leading technology providers. Learning Labs will take place in the IDEAlliance Booth on the Graph Expo showfloor, October 7, 9, and 10.
Technology providers will demonstrate how their product, software, process or procedure supports the implementation of standards and share how it benefits your workflow efficiency and/or reduction in the cost of production.
LEARNING LABS ARE FREE OF CHARGE AND OPEN TO ALL GRAPH EXPO ATTENDEES.
Win a Kindle Fire!
Bingo Cards will be distributed to each registered attendee. Bingo Cards will include the booth # of each Learning Lab participant. Have your Bingo Card initialed at each booth or during their Learning Lab. Those who return completed Bingo Cards to the IDEAlliance registration desk will be entered to win a Kindle Fire!
G7 EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS
G7® is IDEAlliance’s industry-leading set of specifications for achieving gray balance and is the driving force for achieving visual similarity across all print processes. In periodic, free educational sessions, learn what's new with G7 and get your questions answered by leading G7 Experts!
LEARNING LAB PARTICIPANTS