The IMI Inkjet Printing Conference 2018gives you the opportunity to meet senior executives from within the inkjet industry as well as from companies using the technology or developing it for their use. With two networking receptions, a lunch and additional refreshment breaks, there is ample opportunity to meet with key people.
INKJET PRINTING CONFERENCE 2018
February 7-9, 2018
Hilton San Diego Mission Valley, San Diego, California, USA
Tentative Topic Coverage and Schedule
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
11:00 a.m. Registration
1:30 p.m. Opening Session
WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS
Alvin G. Keene, President, IMI, Carrabassett Valley, Maine
Conference Chair; Mike Willis, Managing Director, Pivotal Resources, Cambridge, UK
THE EXPANDING INKJET INDUSTRY
Inkjet printing industry structure and dynamics
Inkjet printing’s role in the market place
Market size & structure
Technology & product trends: piezoelectric, thermal, & continuous
Applications development trends
Inkjet as a manufacturing process
Suppliers Forum Session 1: 5-Minute presentations related to technology, capabilities, services, new product introductions, etc. The Suppliers Forum is open to all conference registrants (1st 12 Sign-ups in session 1 – Additional in session 2 on Thursday). For additional information or to sign up, contact Al Keene firstname.lastname@example.org or check off box on registration form.
6:00 p.m. Networking reception in display area
Thursday, February 8, 2018
8:30 a.m. Session 2
TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENTS: MARKET DRIVERS & ENABLERS
Technology challenges, hurdles & breakthroughs
New & developing print engine concepts
Lowering life cycle costs
Print & deposition quality enhancements
Design & integration scenarios
Future development needs & opportunities
12:00 p.m. Networking Luncheon
1:30 p.m. Session 3
MATERIALS DEVELOPMENTS KEY TO SUCCESS
Drying & curing innovations
Innovative inks & media
Metallic, electronic, & functional fluids
Exotic materials deposition challenges
Materials for 3D printing
Changing application needs
Suppliers Forum Session 2
6:00 p.m. Networking Reception
Friday, February 9, 2018
8:30 a.m. Session 4
INTEGRATION FOR SUCCESSFUL APPLICATIONS
Printed electronics & displays
Medical, biomedical, & dispensing
3D printing & additive manufacturing
& the list goes on!
12:00 Noon Adjournment
CONFERENCE SPONSORSHIPS - NEW
IMI is excited to announce a sponsorship opportunity to enable inkjet industry participants to position themselves “front and center” before a key group of inkjet printing business leaders including executives, product developers, technologists, major users, etc. PLUS distributing their message to IMI’s global database of over 20,000 relevant contacts.
Our goal is to develop a “community” focused on the conference program and the Sponsors to generate excitement about inkjet technology, market, and application developments - benefiting all industry participants and end users.
For additional information on this sponsorship opportunity contact Al Keene email@example.com or go to the Sponsorship page
STRATEGIC ADVISORY BOARD
The Strategic Advisory Board of industry luminaries, whose expertise covers a wide range of technology and applications in digital printing, will determine the conference program of topics and presentations. The Strategic Advisory Board members are as follows:
February 7-9, 2018
FREE DISPLAYS & SUPPLIERS FORUM
Printer and other product demonstrations/displays by both conference speakers and registrants are encouraged. IMI will cooperate with all interested parties to provide appropriate space so products can be displayed and demonstrated during the conference breaks & receptions. There is no charge in addition to the conference registration fee to have a display table and/or give a 5-minute Suppliers Forum presentation. Interested companies should contact IMI President Al Keene firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure that proper arrangements are made for product displays and demonstrations.
You can also reserve your display space and Suppliers’ Forum presentation slot by registering online and checking off the appropriate boxes indicating your participation.
Inkjet Printing Conference 2018
With the rapid technology developments, applications expansion, and increasing market potential - it is all the more important for you to keep up to date to maximize your participation, success, and profitability in the inkjet industry.
IMI’s Inkjet Printing Conference 2018 is the flagship strategic conference for the inkjet industry, trusted as a primary source of high value information by senior executives and commercial managers for more than 25 years. The program addresses the most recent innovations, trend, and issues critical to continued adoption, growth, and expansion of Inkjet printing applications and markets.
This two-day event includes the following elements:
IMI sponsors conferences and courses world-wide to assist in understanding technology developments, markets and applications requirements. IMI conferences and courses offer unique opportunities for leading hardware, technology development, consumables, software and user companies to learn, network, and develop a comprehensive understanding of current as well as future developments impacting successful product implementations, market entry/expansion, and technology utilization.
Since 1990, IMI has held over 600 programs attended by well over 25,000 technical, marketing and management personnel from companies around the world.
IMI programs are designed to enable attendees to obtain the latest technical, market and application information while allowing time to network with other attendees in a time and cost efficient manner. Attendance at an IMI program enables attendees to meet with an industry’s leading experts in a single location over a short period of time thus maximizing information transfer efficiency and minimizing travel and time expenses.
Details on all of IMI’s activities can be found on our web site www.imiconf.com or by contacting us:
1106 Valley Crossing
Carrabassett Valley, ME 04947
Email: email@example.com Web Site: www.imiconf.com
If you have a potential topic for presentation at this or another IMI conference, please submit your proposed presentation topic and a brief outline to Al Keene at IMI (Email firstname.lastname@example.org).
IMI is always looking for potential speakers for upcoming conference programs and will be pleased to discuss your ideas for potential presentation topics.
IMI is pleased to announce the following confirmed speakers (as of November 21, 2017)
Mike Willis, Managing Director, Pivotal Resources
The Pace of Change: What Digital Print Innovations Mean for Commercial Printers
Marco Boer, Vice President, I.T. Strategies
Breaking boundaries in production inkjet printing to revolutionize high-end, high-value commercial print market
Guy Broadhurst, Vice President of New Technology and Solutions, Canon Solutions America
Printed electronics: When will it be ready for primetime? What needs to happen?
Karl Dueland, VP/GM Digital Manufacturing, Xerox
“Flywheel Effect” as it relates to inkjet industry growth
Lawrence Gamblin, President, Kao Collins Inc
Starlight 3000FHE - advanced digital manufacturing systems for flexible hybrid electronics
Peter Hessney, President, Sensor Films
“New” buyers & mass personalization drives further automation
Nachum Korman, VP & GM North America, Landa Digital Printing
Media handling trends for a print on demand world
Dr. John L. Kuta, President & CEO, BDT Print Media North America
Printed Flexible Electronics
Jason Marsh, Director of Technology, Nextflex
Continuing expansion of thermal inkjet performance to drive new high-value applications
David J. Murphy, WW Director of Marketing & Bus Dev, HP PageWide Industrial, Hewlett Packard
2018-2020: Time to go ahead with digital packaging production
Montserrat Peidró, Senior Vice President - Head of Digital Print Business Unit, Heidelberg
A systems approach to integrating digital inkjet: Memjet’s DuraLink system
Tom Roetker, VP Engineering, Memjet, San Diego, California
MEMS printhead technology & how it addresses print industry needs
Martin Schoeppler, President & CEO, FUJIFILM Dimatix, Inc.
Software – the key to unlocking image quality and accessing new applications?
Debbie Thorp, Business Development Director, Global Inkjet Systems
Displays Suppliers Forum
Inkjet products and technology will be on display in the break/reception area and the Suppliers Forum enables you to hear short presentations on participating companies and their latest news.
IT STRATEGIES MARKET REPORT
All delegates will receive a free copy of the latest "The Numbers" Market Report by IT Strategies. Generated from their worldwide digital printing industry model, it provides an ongoing source of market information based on a consistent methodology and reporting structure.
IT Strategies Market Report
All delegates will receive a free copy of the latest "The Numbers" Market Report by IT Strategies. Generated from their worldwide digital printing industry model, it provides an ongoing source of market information based on primary research.
Hilton San Diego Mission Valley, San Diego, California, USA