Color Management Conference Adds Third Keynote Address

PITTSBURGH—Nov. 22, 2010—Printing Industries of America is pleased to announced the addition of a third keynote to the Color Management Conference, taking place Dec. 4𔃅, in Phoenix. Michael Rodriguez, process director at RR Donnelley, will be sharing his experience with color management in a presentation, titled “Perspectives in Managing Color—Past, Present and Future. (Or the Tinted Ramblings of a Color Geek!),” that will touch on the historical foundations, modern evolution and future dimensions of color management.

Rodriguez has been a digital technologist at Donnelley since 1986. Since 1991 he has served as chief color expert across the company’s prepress and printing platforms. He has been a strong advocate for color standards through participation in SWOP, GRACoL, ISO TC130, ICC, and IDEAlliance and was a key contributor in developing the reference print characterizations in wide use today.

“Perspectives in Managing Color—Past, Present, and Future (Or the Tinted Ramblings of a Color Geek!)” joins “The Challenges and Vision of a Winery with Color Management” and “The Standards Movement in Digital Imaging.” These keynotes will provide attendees with a thorough understanding of color management and its place in a print shop.

PIA’s Color Management Conference offers the most up-to-date information on color management and is ideal for creative professionals, digital and wide-format printers, professionals new to color management, packaging professionals, photographers, and prepress and proofing professionals. With an abundance of sessions, in-depth case studies, and cutting-edge vendors, you can be sure that this conference will enhance any printer’s color management ability. For more information and to register for the conference, please visit

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Printing Industries of America is the world’s largest graphic arts trade association, representing an industry with approximately one million employees. It serves the interests of 10,000 member companies. Together with its nationwide affiliate network, Printing Industries delivers products and services that enhance the growth, efficiency, and profitability of its members and the graphic communications industry through advocacy, education, research and technical information.

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