Cal Poly to Celebrate 2012 International Printing Week

A feature of the day will be an Expressive Technologies Forum co-chaired by Carl Joachim of Ricoh and David Gillette of Cal Poly’s Liberal Arts and Engineering Studies program. Representatives and faculty from computer science, architecture, and liberal arts and engineering studies will participate in a roundtable discussion on “Expressive Technologies—Issues, Trends, Challenges.”

• Thursday, Jan. 26 — International Printing Week Banquet at the San Luis Obispo Embassy Suites Main Ballroom

Ralph Nappi, president of the Graphic Arts Show Co., the National Printing Equipment & Supply Association, and the Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation will be the featured keynote speaker.

• Friday, Jan. 27 — the Graphic Communication Career Fair

Employers will meet with prospective full-time employees and interns in the morning and conduct interviews in the afternoon.

Initial sponsors of International Print Week are EFI and RR Donnelley. For program and sponsorship information, contact Levenson at (805) 756-6151, (805) 756-1108 or

For banquet information, contact Korla McFall, at (805) 756-1108 or

For information on Career Day, contact Lyndee Sing, manager, Graphic Communication Institute at Cal Poly, at (805) 756-2645 or

Members of the community may attend the banquet. It costs $79 a person, and reservations must be made by Jan. 23. Contact Korla McFall at or 805-756-1108 if interested.

For program details, visit the event website.

About Cal Poly’s Graphic Communication Department
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, has become one of the most selective universities in the United States. The Graphic Communication Department was founded in 1946 and is one of the largest and best-known programs of its kind in the nation. The department includes concentrations in graphic communication management, web and digital media, design reproduction technology, graphics for packaging, and individualized study. The program is strongly supported with grants and endowments, as well as by industry with donations of equipment, supplies and software for the department’s more than 33,000 square feet of modern laboratories.