Colour of Printing - May 5, 2015
The PrintAction Education Series begins with an event focusing on colour management, which continues to be one of the printing industry’s most challenging arenas. It also holds some of the greatest potential for costing savings and operational productivity. This event includes sessions for technicians in the morning and afternoon sessions designed for both technicians and managers.
8:00 - 8:45 am
Registration & Breakfast
8:45 am
Welcoming Remarks
9:00 – 10:15 am
Session 1
William Li Keynote Address
A world-leading colour management expert from Vancouver, William Li will discuss current trends and critical issues of colour management, including topics like the impact of iccMAX (new ICC profile standard), what is happening in the print certification world, and how colour impacts your printing business.
Speaker: William Li, Color Technology Manager, Kodak, and Co-chair, International Color Consortium
10:15 – 10:45 am
Coffee Break / Networking
10:45 – 11:45 am
Session 2
Implementing G7 Certification, Pitfalls and Investment
After recently overseeing the implementation of G7 Certification at a printing facility, Peter Hedgecock presents the challenges that arise when investing in what has become a common industry colour management approach. Leveraging his experience in continuous improvement and the SWOP working group, Hedgecock will focus on why achieving grey balance is far from a proper definition of quality printing in offset printing, primarily relating to the adjustment of CTP curves.
Speaker: Peter Hedgecock, Business Improvement Consultant, Leapover Consulting Inc.
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Networking and Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Session 3
Advances in Colour Management Technology
Angus Pady of, discusses the capabilities of modern products used for controlling colour in the printing process, including the benefits of G7 Certification.
Speaker: Angus Pady President,
2:00 – 2:15 pm
Coffee Break / Networking
2:15 – 3:15 pm
Session 4
Maximize Profit and Success with Colour Management
This session, designed for both technicians and managers, focuses on how colour control processes can be used to measure and eliminate waste. The session is to emphasize quality control, data recording and reporting and ROI metrics. It will also provide business insight by showing what we typically see at print manufacturing facilities today and in the past?
Speaker: Peter Aston, Business Consulting, Heidelberg Canada
3:15 pm
Closing Remarks
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