NPES Print Business Outlook Conference 2017

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In conjunction with the PRINTPACK INDIA 2017 show, the NPES Print Business Outlook Conference 2017, co-hosted by IPAMA and themed ‘Power up Your Printing Business… Innovate, Integrate, Motivate!‘ will be held February 05, 2017 at the India Exposition Centre, Greater Noida, India.

This conference is a must-attend event for developing invaluable cooperation, partnership and exchange with the ‘Who’s Who’ in the printing industry fraternity. Learn about the latest developments — not only in the local and national regions but, more importantly, across the globe — from the best technology companies and solution providers, enabling you to find the exact product you need for your business. This print conference will raise and debate critical issues facing our industry.

NPES PRINT BUSINESS OUTLOOK CONFERENCE 2017 is co-organized by the Indian Printing, Packaging and Allied Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (IPAMA), and Supported by: the All India Federation of Master Printers Association (AIFMP), PRIMIR, the premier market research association of the graphic communications industry and International Color Consortium (ICC).

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Preliminary Conference Program

Power up Your Printing Business…. Innovate, Integrate, Motivate!
Sunday, February 05, 2017

9:30AM – 10:00AM
Conference Opening
Lighting of the Lamp
10:00AM – 10:20AM
“Worldwide Market for Print 2.0: Global Opportunities in Packaging” featuring Market Trends in India
Co-sponsored by NPES & VDMA, produced by The Economist Intelligence Unit
Thayer Long, President, NPES
10:20AM – 10:50AM
Future of Print
Steven Schnoll, Managing Director, Schnoll Media Consulting
10:50AM – 11:10AM
Digital Printing Drives Value – Profit Through Innovation
A. Appadurai, Country Manager – India & Sri Lanka, HP Indigo & Inkjet Presses
11:10AM – 11:30PM
Digital Printing
Yoshinori Koide, Production & Industrial Marketing – India, Konica Minolta
11:30AM – 11:50PM
New Technologies that Make Your Packaging Come Alive
Rodd Harrison, Sales Director, Kodak
11:50AM – 12:10PM
The Changing Face of Cloud-based Solutions and Impact on the Indian Print Community
Jeff Protheroe, Vice President of Sales, Asia Pacific, Aleyant Systems
12:10AM – 1:00PM
Color Management Session:
Latest Developments in ISO standards
International Color Consortium (ICC)
William Li, ICC Co-Chair and Color Technology Manager, KodakQuality Standard for Newspaper Production
Ray Cheydleur, Portfolio Manager for Printing and Imaging Products at X-Rite Pantone
Cheydleur is also Chairman of the U.S. Committee for Graphic Arts Technical Standards (CGATS), Chairman of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group to ISO TC130 for Graphic Arts Standards, and Vice Chair of the International Color Consortium for Color Management (ICC).
1:00PM – 2:00PM
2:00PM – 2:20PM
Gearing Up for GST—Impact on Printing Industry
Sabeena Vasudeva, Partner, Dewan P.N. Chopra & Co.
2:20PM – 2:40PM
Newspaper Session: Future of Indian Newspapers
To Infinity and Beyond: New Business Adaptation in the Indian Newspaper Industry
Vaddadi Siva Raja, AVP (Supply Chain and Operations), Hindustan Times
2:40PM – 3:00PM
Trends for Printing: Today and Tomorrow
3:00PM – 3:20PM
Significance of Packaging Converting and Market Trends
Venugopal Menon, Business Director for Business Unit – Sheetfed, Bobst India
3:20PM – 3:40PM
Color Management for Packaging
International Color Consortium (ICC)
Chris Bai, Chief Color Expert and Product Manager, BenQ  
3:40PM – 4:00PM
New Age Printing Blankets for High Efficiency Printing
Maniraju Bora, Sales & Technical Director – SW Asia, Trelleborg – Printing Solutions  
4:00PM – 4:20PM
These Are A Few of My Favourite Print Things
Ramu Ramanathan, Editor, PrintWeek India
4:20PM – 4:40PM
New Horizons of Packaging Design
Dr. Anjan Kumar Baral, Former Chairman, Department of Printing Technology; Former Director, Placement, GJUS&T, Hisar
4:40PM – 5:30PM
Panel Discussion:
Raymond Duval, Director, Ultimate TechnoGraphics
Steven Schnoll, Managing Director, Schnoll Media Consulting
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