Innovations Theatre

 

Please check back in January 2015 for the updated program

Free Sessions in the Innovations Theatre on the show floor, hall 3

Thursday Nov. 21, 2013

11:15 AM “It all starts with structure…let’s see what 3D can do for your business”

There is a significant relationship between structural and graphical design. Merge graphics and structure together to build eye-catching virtual 3D products. For increased ROI opportunities, learn how to optimize your workflow between the CAD and Graphics department.

Presented by Bob Biskner, Esko Senior Applications Specialist

12:15 PM Digital Inkjet printing market development – a Fujifilm perspective

Fujifilm will provide an overview of the technology and challenges associated with developing a Digital Inkjet printing press, discussing printhead, ink and integration efforts facing all developers of this technology. They will provide overviews of their 1st and 2nd generation digital inkjet press technologies. Fujifilm demonstrated the world’s first digital inkjet printing technology at drupa 2008, a product that commercialized in 2011 at the J Press 720. At drupa 2012, Fujifilm premiered two additional press technologies for the roll fed web and folding carton packaging printing segments. Presented by Fujifilm

1:15 PM Simplifying Color Management Within a Wide-Format Fleet

Using a single spectrophotometer-enabled LFP, production managers can now calibrate a fleet of compatible networked printers. Learn how this innovative technology from Canon will benefit enterprises where colour consistent output is required among multiple locations. Presented by Canon

2:15 PM Innovate, Partner, Succeed

By any metrics, the innovative Canada Post Partner Program is a success. Now we are taking that industry partnership to a significantly higher level of reward. The program provides companies within the print and mail industry with the tools and knowledge they need to best support their customers. Whether you are an existing Partner or are interested in joining the program, this session will help you discover ways to profitably enhance your business model and gain new partnership rewards. Presented by Eleanor Rafter, Director, Partnership Relationship Management, Canada Post. Hosted by NAMMU

3:15 PM Get Connected with PPPC

Opportunities and benefits of selling promo products  and joining PPPC to grow the promotional products side of your business. Presented by Ed Ahad, PPPC

4:00 PM The Benefits of Latex Printing

The Latex Revolution continues with the Latex 3000. Discover what most Canadian graphics specialists already know! Growing your business made simple! Presented by Francisco DeBrito

 

Friday, Nov. 22

11:15 AM “Workflow in the large format world”

Automation is a key enabler for increased production capacity. Feeding large format devices and new high-speed digital presses can be a huge challenge. As run speeds increase and run lengths vary, using automation in your prepress workflow maximizes your bottom line.

Presented by Julie Bauer Esko – Senior Applications Specialist

12:15 PM Digital inkjet printing in flexo and speciality printing

Fujifilm will provide an overview of the flexo and specialty printing marketplace highlighting the specific printing applications suitable using technology like the new Graphium UV Inkjet Press. Presented by Fujifilm

1:15 PM Simplifying Color Management Within a Wide-Format Fleet

Using a single spectrophotometer-enabled LFP, production managers can now calibrate a fleet of compatible networked printers. Learn how this innovative technology from Canon will benefit enterprises where colour consistent output is required among multiple locations. Presented by Canon

2:15 PM Social Media: Promoting Your Business with Social Media

In a world where consumers are always on, Social Media is one of the many channels customers are using to communicate with your business.

In this hands-on seminar, you’ll get a much greater understanding of how large a role social media plays in connecting with consumers. You’ll also gain insight into all of the major platforms that are being utilized today, and how they work specifically in the business environment. But most importantly, you’ll discover how you can use each platform to drive success in your operation. Find out about best practices, key communication tools and advice on how to quickly and effectively reach your targeted audience.

Walk away with resources to get you up and running immediately… whether you’re a novice or an expert in the exciting world of Social Media! Presented by Ricoh

3:00 PM School of Print: the Ryerson University Seminar Series

1. Conductive inks ideas

An introduction to conductive inks, how they work, and their possibilities in the printing industry.

https://www.facebook.com/ConductiveIdeas530

2. U-commerce (ubiquitous commerce) Out with the Old, In with the U

An exploratory presentation on the anywhere, anytime business of ubiquitous commerce.

https://www.facebook.com/InWithTheU

3. Accessible Packaging: Outside the Box.

How accessible packaging design for the visually impaired is being recognised globally as a new trend in consumer packaging.

4. MAX Print Academy – creativity in wide-format printing

Demonstrating the benefits of wide format printing: how it can aid advertisers and marketers and create prints that are beyond billboards.

https://www.facebook.com/maxprintacademy

4:15 PM How to make ePub from InDesign CS6?

What is ePub, the ePub format, the ePub Standard, what’s insde and much more…

Rich Adams, Assistant Professor and Reem El Asaleh, Assistant Professor, Ryerson University

 

Saturday, Nov. 23

12:15 PM Digital inkjet in folding carton packaging

Fujifilm will provide an overview of the folding carton packaging marketplace highlighting the specific printing applications suitable using technology like the drupa 2012 announced Fujifilm J Press F. Presented by Fujifilm

1:15 PM Simplifying Color Management Within a Wide-Format Fleet

Using a single spectrophotometer-enabled LFP, production managers can now calibrate a fleet of compatible networked printers. Learn how this innovative technology from Canon will benefit enterprises where colour consistent output is required among multiple locations. Presented by Canon

More sessions coming soon, visit this page again for an updated schedule