IDEAlliance, NPES and GASC Announce Speakers for Printing Standards Forum

The Printing Standards Forum being held October 8 in the IDEAlliance booth #4456 at Graph Expo, addresses the latest graphic communications 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:

  • Metrics vs data set conformance
  • Process control
  • Printing tolerances & conformance standards
  • Lighting, viewing and instrument standards
  • PDF/X and other file and image formats

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 line-up of speakers includes:

  • Martin Bailey, Global Graphics
  • Roy Bohnen, Epson America
  • Laurel Brunner, Digital Dots Limited
  • Ray Cheydleur, Xrite
  • Bob Chung, RIT
  • Eric Dalton, JUST Normlicht
  • Russell Doucette, Konica Minolta
  • Bob Hallam, Quad Graphics
  • Elie Khoury, Alwan Color
  • Lewis Lam, Advanced Printing
  • Technology Centre Ltd.
  • Leanne Lowry, ANSI
  • Heath Luetkens, CGS Publishing       Bob McCurdy, GTI
  • David Niles, sappi
  • Brenda Pang, APTEC
  • Craig Revie, FFEI Limited
  • Danny Rich, SunChemical
  • Mike Rodriquez
  • Juergen Seitz, GMG GmbH & Co. KG
  • John Seymour, QuadTech
  • Steve Smiley, SmileyColor
  • Kip Smythe, NPES
  • Roy Tang, Leo Paper Group
  • Larry Warter, Warter Color

Attendees of the 2012 Printing Standards Forum will discover how standards can significantly improve their company’s return on their technology investments. Review the full conference program or a conference pass is available for $39.

For questions, contact Steve Bonoff at (952) 896-1908 or email