Pre-Conference Day – Wednesday, May 3

Start Time End Time Function
9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Technology and Business Leadership Workshops  (4)
9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.

1. Workflow Automation: Production Process Improvements

9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.

2. Sales Engineering: Training Effective Sales Professionals

1:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.

3. Data Management: Effective Cross-Media Delivery

1:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.

4. Tomorrow’s Leadership: Finding & Training Creative Talent

1:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. Golf  Tournament 
5:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m. Opening Reception/Community Service 
9:00 p.m. 11:00 p.m. Chairman Hospitality Suite Reception 

Day 1 – Learn and Do – Thursday, May 4

7:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. Exhibit Hall Breakfast
8:00 a.m. 8:45 a.m. Welcome and Keynote
8:45 a.m. 9:15 a.m. The State of the Industry: A Look Ahead
9:15 a.m. 9:30 a.m. Break
9:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m. BREAKOUT SESSIONS: Learn and Do – Innovating Tomorrow’s Media Supply Chain (4)
9:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

1. Mail Supply and Fulfillment 

9:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

2. Color and Print Workflows

9:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

3. Data Management for Cross Media

9:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

4. Content Creation and Brand Management

11:15 a.m. 11:45 a.m. Breakout Reports: Findings of Trends and Analysis From the Morning Breakouts
11:45 a.m. 12:15 p.m. Change Management Part I: Bringing Innovative Leadership to Legacy Organizations
12:15 p.m. 1:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Luncheon: Technologies to Watch
1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Disruptive Technologies in Inkjet & Digital Print
2:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m. Expo Break
3:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Sales Strategies for Business Growth 
4:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 3D Theater-in-the-Round: Inside an Integrated Marketing Campaign
5:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Expo Hall Happy Hour
9:00 p.m. 11:00 p.m. Chairman Hospitality Suite Reception 

Day 2 – Urgency and Discipline – Friday, May 5

7:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. Pre-Day Workshop – Fulfillment Trends
7:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. Pre-Day Workshop –  Small Business Management (Idealliance 25)
7:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. Pre-Day Workshop – Expanded Gamut
7:30 a.m. 8:30 a.m. Exhibit Hall Breakfast
8:30 a.m. 9:00 a.m. Keynote: Urgency & Discipline, An NFL Story
9:00 a.m. 9:15 a.m. What’s New at Idealliance
9:15 a.m. 9:30 a.m. Break
Idealliance Working Groups: Key Initiatives and Why They Matter (4)
9:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

1. Mail Supply – Postal Operations & Technologies Council

9:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

2. Data Management & Cross Media Publishing – Emedia 21 Working Group

9:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

3. Color and Print Workflow – Print Properties and Colorimetric Council

9:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

4. Business Leadership – Idealliance 25

11:00 a.m. 11:15 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Working Group Report Back: Findings of Working Group Discussions
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Luncheon:  Brand Owners and Media Buyers Panel
1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Change Management Part 2: (ROI focused)
2:30 p.m. 3:00 p.m. Must Do’s: Action Steps and Takeaways
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