All 2010 Conferences

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GPC Conference

Date:
November 17-19, 2010

Location:
The Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club
Naples, FL

Information:
The Gravure Publishing Council has crafted another outstanding program titled Re-defining Print. Please take the time to peruse the brochure and learn more.

Support the Gravure Education Foundation by participating in the Auction during the conference.  Click here to see the GREAT LIST OF AUCTION ITEMS!

The GAA Publication Paper Committee will hold a meeting during the GPC conference. Download the Committee Brochure for information on how you can participate.

Become a GPC Conference Sponsor. Download the Form to sign up and learn more.

Conference Sponsors
AbitibiBowater Graphic Communications
Horizon Paper Company, Inc. Myllykoski North America
NewPage Norske Skog (USA) Inc.
Quad/Graphics, Inc. RR Donnelley
UPM Verso
Event Sponsors  
Bulkley Dunton Domtar Distribution Group
Strategic Paper Group Scout Sourcing


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GAA Packaging & Products Technology Conference

Date:
October 25-27, 2010

Location:
Sonoco Institute, Clemson University
Clemson, SC

Information:
The Packaging & Products Technology Committee has developed a conference that has three keynotes:  Mike Ferrari (Sustaining Success Through Personal Leadership Using the 3 P Model), Wendell Smith (New Applications for Packaging Security), and Ron Malloy (Enterprise Marketing Automation).  In addition, the conference will cover current and future technologies, trends, and new events that impact costs and improve productivity.  Please click on the brochure cover image above to learn more details.

Become a Packaging & Products Technology Conference Exhibitor/Sponsor.  Download the Form to sign up and learn more.

Conference Exhibitor/Sponsor
Sonoco

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GAA Basic Gravure Seminar/WMU

Date:
October 4-8, 2010

Location:
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI

Information:
The Basic Gravure Seminar teaches state of the art technologies and the latest industry challenges on 26 topics covering the entire gravure printing process. So, if you are relatively new to the industry this seminar gives you a solid foundation in all areas of the gravure process. Also, the seminar fills knowledge gaps for experienced practitioners who have not been formally trained in the practice of gravure. The course includes a significant amount of press-side time for demonstration of best practices and familiarization with equipment and process essentials. This includes plenty of time for questions and actual hands-on experience with the equipment. The seminar also includes a tour of the Southern Graphics Systems facility as part of the engraving portion of the seminar.


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GAA Advanced Pressroom Technology Seminar

Date:
October 5-8, 2010

Location:
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, Michigan

Information:
The GAA Advanced Pressroom Seminar takes the gravure process to the next level in gravure pressroom training. Utilizing the framework built during the GAA Basic Gravure Seminar, this course will provide in-depth discussion and hands-on training in areas pertinent to today’s gravure pressroom. Focusing on the gravure press fingerprinting process, you will learn to identify and isolate variables that feed the press including substrate, ink, press, pre-press and cylinder parameters. Determining how to develop optimum press settings resulting in predictable print results will be taught. At the conclusion of the course, you will have the knowledge to successfully complete the long process of fingerprinting a gravure press.


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GAA Environmental Workshop

Date:
June 17-19, 2010

Location:
Hilton Milwaukee Center
Milwaukee, WI

Information:
Calling all gravure publishers, catalogers, retailers and printers!  If you're seeking a deeper understanding of climate change in relation to the paper industry and how it affects you, you are not going to want to miss the Gravure Association of America's 2010 Environmental Workshop.

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Workshop Sponsors Sponsor Type
AbitibiBowater Carbon Neutral Event
Catalyst Paper (USA), Inc. Workshop Sponsor
Forest Products Assoc. of Canada Exhibitor/Sponsor
NewPage Corporation Workshop Sponsor
Sustainable Forestry Initiative, Inc. Exhibitor/Sponsor
UPM-Kymmene, Inc.  Workshop Sponsor


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GAA Leadership Summit

Date:
April 27-29, 2010

Location:
Sheraton Parsippany Hotel
Parsippany, NJ

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Quick...Name one opportunity in 2010 to bring all your Gravure and Print/Conversion Management acuities up to date. Suggest one place where thought leaders in gravure Product, Packaging and Publishing cross paths with thought leaders in the global exchange of cutting edge Technology, of Commerce, of Sustainability, Marketing, and Industry Service. Where you can renew old acquaintances and relationships; identify and form news ones; and support graphic communications students as they make critical choices about the processes and companies where they’ll make the kind of signal contribution to advancement that you yourself have.


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GAA Basic Gravure Seminar/WMU

Date:
March 4-8, 2010

Location:
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, Michigan

Information:
The Basic Gravure Seminar teaches state of the art technologies and the latest industry challenges on 26 topics covering the entire gravure printing process. So, if you are relatively new to the industry this seminar gives you a solid foundation in all areas of the gravure process. Also, the seminar fills knowledge gaps for experienced practitioners who have not been formally trained in the practice of gravure. The course includes a significant amount of press-side time for demonstration of best practices and familiarization with equipment and process essentials. This includes plenty of time for questions and actual hands-on experience with the equipment. The seminar also includes a tour of the Southern Graphics Systems facility as part of the engraving portion of the seminar.


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Premedia Spectrum 2.0 Conference

Date:
January 18-20, 2010

Location:
The Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club
Naples, FL

Information:
Premedia Spectrum 2.0 creates synergies across the diverse group of media professionals serving ad agencies, brand owners, retail operations, catalog and magazine publishers, packaging and label firms, prepress shops, and commercial, gravure, and specialty printing companies. Key participants will be industry suppliers and manufacturers working with premedia, information technology, and production professionals in a broad range of departments, from design, marketing, and advertising to publishing and editorial, customer service, and product branding. The conference will provide important industry overviews on market and technology trends as well as drill-down breakout sessions addressing focused market segments.

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