Wednesday, October 26
8:00am - 12:00pm
These sessions focus on current technical perspectives for graphic arts professionals.
(Program subject to change. Check back here often for updates.)
8:00 - 8:45am
T6 Paper! What is Trending Today, Mike Libby, SAPPI
Today we will take a leisurely stroll down paper lane. Everyone will gain insight on a number of topics and trends. We will examine current market conditions, what’s popular, forecasts, opportunities, and industry challenges.
8:45 - 9:30am
T7 Color Management, Steve Simpson, PhotoType
Color management and color measurement are essential skills for any graphic arts professional. This session will cover the basics on through the latest technology.
9:30 - 9:45am - Break
9:45 - 10:30am
T8 Measuring Brilliance of Metallic Inks, Veronika Lovell, Sun Chemical North American Inks
Simple visual assessment is routinely employed to judge mirror-like look of the prints in the graphic arts industry. In this session we will discuss methods to capture visual impression of the mirror-like effect (Brilliance) of metallic inks and approaches to quantitatively describe and correlate this appearance.
10:30 - 11:15am
T9 How the Selection of Raw Materials Can Impact Print Speeds in Digital Printing, Charlie Hsu, BASF
11:15am - 12:00pm
T10 Low Energy LED Curing, Susan E. Bailey, IGM Resins
Energy curing technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace. This session will focus on the latest developments in LED curing technology.
12:00pm - Lunch