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Optional Pre-Conference Tutorials, 20 March
30th Global Ink Jet Printing Conference, 21 March
30th Global Ink Jet Printing Conference, 22 March

30th Global Ink Jet Printing Conference, 22 March

Thursday, 22 March

08.00 - 16.00 Registration and Information
  Track 1: Office and Supplies Track 2: Wide Format Printing Track 3: Narrow Format and Specialty Printing
09.00 - 09.45 Are MFPs Unstoppable?
Brian Bissett, Publisher & Editor, The MFP Report
  • Is there an ongoing role for the single-function ink jet printers? If so, what is it?
  • What is the consumer and SOHO dynamic between ink jet, mono laser and colour sales for MFPs
  • What are the initial prospects for the new ink jet push by vendors into the heavy-duty MFP arena
  • What's left for vendors to differentiate themselves in a crowded MFP world?
How RIPs are driving the Printing Industry
Thomas Degenfeld, Director of Sales and New Business Development, EMEA, Onyx
  • Market overview - industry & channel trends
  • Why a RIP?
  • Software RIP key features – How to drive our customer's business
  • Future predictions - Take LFP to new markets
Ink Jet Applications in the Label Industry: Past, Present and Future
Jules Farkas, President, MNF Consultants
  • Reasons for ink jet to move slowly into the marketplace
  • What are the market drivers for the changes
  • How technology advancements are driving the future of the industry
  Track 1: Office and Supplies Track 2: Wide Format Printing Track 3: Narrow Format and Specialty Printing
09.45 - 10.30 XPS Printing – The New Printing Paradigm?
Jon Williams, Group Product Marketing Manager, Software Imaging
  • How does it provide a solution?
  • How does it contrast with alternate solutions?
  • What will the market take-up be?
  • Will it succeed at beating the established print solutions?
  • How and who should take advantage of XPS
State of the Grand Format Market, New Challenges and Opportunities
Mike Wozny, Strategic Product Marketing Manager, EFI VUTEK
  • What's on the horizon for the market?
  • What are the new emerging imaging technologies?
  • What are the new ink technologies?
  • What is the impact if any from printer manufactures in Asia?
A Unified Approach to Product Serialization, Product Security and Brand Awareness
Don Korn, Senior Vice President, Hyperlabel Technologies, Inc
  • Item level identification using infrared printed tags
  • Product security provided by digital signature authentication
  • Brand awareness enhanced by hyperlinks from the packaging
  • Consistent with RFID tagging, but at the cost of printing

10.30 -11.00

Refreshment Break
11.00 - 11.45 The Influence Of Pricing And Printing Pathways Solutions On Consumer Behaviour
Benoit Raimbault, Marketing Centre Director, Consumer Digital Imaging Group Eastman Kodak Company (Europe)
  • Photo pricing elasticity for home consumers
  • Inkjets - total cost of ownership revisited
  • Where are the heavy users?
Canon: The New Catalyst for Aqueous Large Format Print Growth
Paul Hinkins, European LFP Marketing Manager, Canon
  • The status of current opinion and the market
  • Canon technology and vision
  • The new market
  • Business strategy and activity
The Digital Revolution for Pressure Sensitive Label Converting and Application
Dennis Shannon, COO, LaserSoft International
  • Thin film impact to cost and decoration
  • Digital printing in line
  • Laser die cutting
  • Print – cut – apply advantages
11.45 - 12.30 Next Generation Applications in the Office – Driving Print Requirements
John Ingraham, Managing Director and Co-Founder, BlickTek
  • New ”killer applications” in development
  • How new applications will drive print requirements
  • Printing beyond digital photography
  • A look to the future
Industrial Ink Jet Applications
Hewlett Packard
  • Review and characterisation of industrial applications from the technology perspective
  • HP's approach to matching technologies and printing platforms for industrial applications
Ink Jet Package Coding and Mail Addressing Applications
Bruno Trouve, Hewlett Packard
  • Ink jet technology landscape
  • Package coding and mail addressing market and applications overview
  • Main market and ink jet technology trends

13.00 - 14.30

14.30 - 15.15 Managing Printers Across the Enterprise
Ulrike Weida-Wadenpohl, Director Enterprise Marketing, IPG EMEA Enterprise GMTU, Hewlett Packard
  • The importance of the network
  • How to manage a fleet across the enterprise
  • How variable service offerings can benefit the enterprise
  • How an optimised and well managed fleet can help improve productivity and cost
Introducing Colour to High-Speed Document Production
Tim Taylor, Marketing Manager, EMEA, Screen Europe
  • Screen technology and its connection with ink jet
  • Overview of Truepress Jet 520 and the Technical Features that make the product unique
  • What are the benefits of Colour
  • Future Directions
Emerging Market Opportunities for Jetting Technology
John Cook, Director, Jetting Technology Opportunities Service, InfoTrends
  • Key market drivers
  • Needs and desired benefits
  • Applications analysis
  • Operating environments
  • Channels and partners
  • Product and go-to-market recommendations
15.15 - 16.00 The Necessity of Security Printing for the Forensic Scientist
Gerry LaPorte, Forensic Scientist, United States, Secret Service
  • Counterfeiting of currency and identity documents is becoming global
  • There is a need for advanced security features and forensic traceability of documents
  • Counterfeiting should provide opportunities for the inkjet and thermal printing industries
  • The importance of forensic analysis during an investigation and in the court system
New Media Opportunities for Solvent Ink Jet
Stan Verheijan, Director, Digital Imaging EMEA, Intelicoat
  • Market Trends
  • Solvent printer capabilities and advantages
  • New applications and opportunities
Moving Ink Jets from Lab to Manufacturing
Linda Creagh, Business Development Director, FUJIFILM Dimatix
  • Jetting functional fluids in the lab
  • Potential for ink jets in manufacturing
  • Status of ink jets in manufacturing
  • New technology for development and manufacturing

16.00 Conference Adjourns