Heidelberg and Landa Executives to Keynote TAGA Annual Conference
PITTSBURGH—Jan. 7, 2013—The speaker lineup for the 65th Annual Technical Conference of the Technical Assn. of the Graphic Arts (TAGA) has grown more impressive with the addition of keynote sessions by Martin Schmitt-Lewen, head of technologies for future business, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG; and Gilad Tzori, vice president of product strategy, Landa Digital Printing. The conference will be held on Feb. 3–6, 2013, in Portland, OR.
The high-profile keynote speakers will be joined by more than 25 industry and academic presenters addressing developments in inks, paper, workflow automation, inkjet, flexography, lithography, Web portals, color measurement, printed electronics, and more.
Schmitt-Lewen will present “New Applications for Print.” He’ll address the development of new print applications, including inline refinement for sheetfed offset presses, new combination printing processes for special effects, security features, and printed electronics. At drupa 2012, Schmitt-Lewen was responsible for Heidelberg’s “Innovation Gallery” that showcased future applications for print.
Tzori will present “Nanography—Changing the Face of the Mainstream Print Market.” He’ll describe the technology behind Nanography and how it is poised to make digital printing competitive with offset in terms of quality, speed and cost.
TAGA is ideally suited for technology officers, researchers, engineers, and other professionals who need thorough knowledge of the research and development efforts under way in many technology areas.
Organized in 1948, TAGA is the only global professional technical association for the graphic arts industries. Take full advantage of the industry’s most in-depth look at the future of technology by coming to Portland, OR, Feb 3–6, 2013. Register by Jan. 11, 2013, to take advantage of the early-bird discount.