Map Your Show Kiosk Show News Feature Sunday, October 3, 2010


 Special FREE Market Segment Session Especially For…


Quick and Instant Printers

Location: Room S504


“Keeping It Real—Essential Steps to Success for Quick and Small Commercial Printers”

8:30 – 10:00 am

Sponsored by: Quick Printing Magazine and NAQP 


Back by popular demand, the Quick Printing magazine success panel will zero-in on the vital technology and business issues that affect today’s quick and small commercial printers. Join this group of hands-on experts as they outline the critical elements needed to succeed in today’s uncertain environment. This is not just another collection of consulting gurus. Each panelist has owned or managed a successful quick or small commercial printing operation. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from real-world industry veterans as they share their insights on the essential steps to success.



Special FREE Market Segment Session Especially For…


Package & Specialty Printers

Location: Room S504


Digital Package Printing

11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Sponsored by: Package Printing Magazine

Moderator: Kevin Karstedt, Karstedt and Associates 

Adoption of digital printing in the Label Sector has been gaining momentum and some say it is main stream in that sector. The Folding Carton and Flexible Packaging Sectors are the next packaging dominos digital technologies are leaning on. How well do the capabilities match the needs of these sectors? How are they being developed to better address the needs of those specifying and converting Folding Cartons and Flexible Packaging? What are some of the “lessons learned” in Label Sector adoption that can be applied in these other sectors? Four of the key players in this sector of digital printing will be asked some of these questions and more by industry expert and digital printing pundit Kevin Karstedt as they lay out their vision of the future of Digital Printing in Packaging. This will be your chance to get the inside scoop on where the industry is headed and arm yourself with questions to take onto the show floor.




GREENspace FREE Presentations:

Location: GREEN Theater, Booth #2641


Roadmaps to Sustainability 

2:00 – 2:30 pm

Gary Jones, Printing Industries of America

Learn how other printers have successfully maintained or increased sales while reducing costs by protecting the environment—and review key factors influencing the success of your sustainability efforts. This session will present the value of sustainability across your entire operation through this wide-ranging discussion.




News Print FREE Presentations:


Location: News Print Theater, Booth #1478


Newspaper Packaging for the Future, Mailroom Control Technology

1:30 – 2:00 pm

Dave Carlos, FASTechnology Group


This informative presentation will focus on the future trends in the newspaper packaging industry, including bringing TMC programs back in-house. It will also address household specific inserting and variable data printing to drive revenue growth, as well as QR codes and personalization.




PackPrint / Future Print FREE Presentations:


Location: PackPrint / Future Print Theater, Booth #4627


What Printers Need To Know About Printed Electronics

10:30 – 11:00 am

Malcolm Keif, Professor Cal Poly State University

Printed Electronics is an emerging field projected to become a $300 billion market in the next 10-15 years. How can the commercial printer play a role in this market? What can commercial printers do today to position themselves as manufacturers in this emerging field? Learn the common types of electronic and functional products that can be created using common printing technologies. Understand why you’ll need to learn a variety of printing processes, and discover how to educate yourself to know what the next steps are. Don’t miss Malcolm’s expanded paid session at 2:00 p.m., Printed Electronics: Today’s Questions & Solutions . . . Tomorrow’s Challenges in room S404bc.


Package Design for Maximum Folder-Gluer Production Efficiency

11:30 – 12:00 noon

Yvan Magni, Product Support Manager, Bobst Group North America

Over designed, under designed? In packaging, one wastes money the other causes problems. Find the middle ground by understanding how the design affects set-up, production speeds, waste and the quality of the finished piece. Learn how to select package style, material, finish and grain direction to satisfy your customer’s needs while minimizing your costs.


Printed Electronics—Market Forecast and Applications

1:30 – 2:00 pm

Raghu Das, CEO, IDTechEx

Photovoltaics, flexible displays, batteries and other products can be produced using either organic or inorganic materials—which to choose for what? While inorganic technologies lead in terms of investment and commercialization, organic electronics are attracting worldwide attention with their promise of low cost manufacturing at ambient temperatures capable of producing desirable properties such as flexibility. Compare the successes, challenges and barriers affecting the market growth for both technologies and discover how the choice of printing process and material formulation affect the path to commercialization. Dr. Das’ 10-year market forecast and discussion of main drivers by sector is a MUST for anyone considering producing printed electronics.


Color Matched Package Prototypes and Proofs Using Standard Materials

2:30 – 3:00 pm

Andrew Oransky, Director of Product Management, Roland DGA

Overcome the limitations of traditional processes to provide color accurate package prototypes that duplicate the look and feel of production items by using the same materials that will be used on press while dramatically reducing cost of samples and proofs. Discover the applications of LED UV print/cut, and how to integrate the technology into a color managed workflow. Add value and shorten design cycles by putting better prototypes into brand owners’ hands fast.




FREE Exhibitor Presentations


Location: S403ab, South Hall, Level 4

PrinterPresence by Firespring Presents: “Social Media, Search Engines, Printing and You”

12:30 – 1:30 pm

Speaker: Tawnya Starr, President, PrinterPresence

Join PrinterPresence President, Tawnya Starr, to learn where social media belongs in the printing and graphic communications industry and how to make sense of it all.


Attendees will learn:

• The 2 most common mistakes printers make with their Facebook page.

• 3 of the most impactful things you can do with your LinkedIn profile.

• The role social media plays with search engine optimization.

• When does it make sense for you to use Twitter?

• The essential role your website plays in tying it all together.


You will leave this presentation understanding how to make your company a social marketing maven.




Preview of Tomorrow's Sessions:


Monday, October 4, 2010


DESIGNing the Americas Trends, ‘Best Practices’ and the Future of Design from Impressive Publishers Converting Print, Online, Mobile and Packaging 

8:30 – 10:00 am

Sponsored by: Graphic Design USA, REDiseno Mexico, and DesignEdge Canada

Drop-on-Demand High Performance Inkjet and New Applications 

10:30 – 11:00 am

John Lapp, Director, Strategic Accounts, FUJIFILM Dimatix, Inc.

Greenpucky! Taking the Bull Out of Environmental Marketing Claims 

11:00 – 11:30 am

Peter Nowack, – Going-Green

mPowering Production Personnel with Software and Systems 

11:00 – 11:30 am

Bill Harley, Miracom Computer Corp.

Retooling and Efficiencies in Printing Operations

11:30 – 1:30 pm

Sponsored by: News & Tech and Inland Press Association

New Inks and Processing Tools for Printed Electronics Production Applications 

11:30 – 12:00 noon

Stan Farnsworth, Vice President of Marketing, NovaCentrix

Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Presents: Chain of Custody Certification: Good for Your Business and Good for Our Forests 

12:30 – 1:30 pm

Jason Metnick, Senior Director, Market Access and Label Use, SFI

Putting Old News to Bed – UV Drying Myths Explored 

1:30 – 2:00 pm

Elinor Midlik, Prime UV

Automated Quality Vision Inspection for Printed Electronics and RFID 

1:30 – 2:00 pm

Roger B. Mattila, North American Account Manager for Print, ISRA Surface Vision Inc.

Shredding/Briquetting for Higher Waste Stream Revenues 

2:00 – 2:30 pm

Mark Kunz, WEIMA America, Inc.

Roadmap for Organic and Printed Electronics 

2:30 – 3:00 pm

Barbara Fisher, Regional Manager, OE-A North America

Transforming “Commercial Products” to Re-shape Newspapers 

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Don Gustafson, Baldwin Technology

Finding Commercial Success for Newspapers 

3:30 – 4:30 pm

Sponsored by: News & Tech and Inland Press Association