Information Management Institute


THE FOLLOWING OUTLINE IS THE ACTUAL PROGRAM FROM THE

10th ANNUAL
INK JET PRINTING CONFERENCE


April 23-25, 2001

Chaparral Suites Hotel
Scottsdale, Arizona

sponsored by

Information Management Institute, Inc.



Conference Focus

This unique annual Ink Jet Printing Conference is the only U.S. ink jet printing industry event devoted entirely to ink jet printing technologies, markets and applications. Ink jet printing continues to make technology advancements in product functionality, cost performance, print quality and color printing capabilities. As a result of these improvements, ink jet printing has become the leading digital printing technology with expansion into many new markets and applications. In addition to personal and office computer printing, applications such as display graphics, digital photography, digital printing presses, multifunction printers, textile printing, packaging printing and many other specialty printing applications are increasingly using ink jet technology as the printing technology of choice. Market opportunities for ink jet printing technology have never been better, albeit in a very competitive environment.

This conference program is designed to bring together the industry's leading experts to provide a comprehensive assessment of the ink jet printing industry. The program will address the most recent innovations, trends and issues critical to continued adoption, growth and expansion of ink jet printing applications and markets. As ink jet printing continues to increase market share in numerous application sectors; this 10th Annual Ink Jet Printing Conference provides an unique opportunity for representatives from all segments of the printing industry to obtain information critical to their understanding of ink jet printing technology and market dynamics that are shaping the industry's future.


BENEFITS OF CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE

  • Participate in the only 2001 U.S. conference program devoted solely to ink jet technology, applications and markets

  • Explore the key issues important to your understanding of ink jet printing with your counterparts from all sectors of the ink jet printing industry

  • Establish personal contacts with leading technologists, managers and innovators in the ink jet printing industry

  • Gain knowledge on the latest ink and media developments and consumables market opportunities

  • Learn from interactive sessions and informal discussions of technology trends, applications developments and other aspects of ink jet printing

  • Obtain critical insights into technological, application and market developments critical to your company's decisionmaking process relative to ink jet printing and its role in the overall printer marketplace

  • Hear industry expert's projections for ink jet printing's opportunities in traditional and growth markets


Conference CO-Chairmen

Dr. Ross N. Mills, iTi
Mike Willis, Pivotal Resources

CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

C. Thomas Ashley, CAP Ventures
Donald R. Allred, Accent Color Sciences
Dr. James Caruso, Superior MicroPowders
Dr. Jules P. Farkas, Wavefront Technologies
Kenneth C. Freund, CK Associates
Mark Hanley, I. T. Strategies
Georgios Karles, Philip Morris
Mike Londo, Engelhard Corporation
Lee Newsom, Newsoms.com
Dr. Yeong-Yan Perng, Fluent Inc.
Stewart Partridge, Web Consulting
Ann Reitnauer, Markem Corporation
Erez Shakar, NUR Macroprinters
Dave Wolin, ImageXpert



10th ANNUAL INK JET PRINTING CONFERENCE

April 23-25, 2001
Chaparral Suites Hotel
Scottsdale, Arizona

Agenda and Schedule

Monday, April 23, 2001

  11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Conference Registration

  1:00 p.m. Opening Session - The Expanding Ink Jet Printing Industry

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS

Alvin G. Keene, President, Information Management Institute, Inc., Kingfield, Maine
Dr. Ross N. Mills, President, imaging Technology international, Boulder, Colorado
Mike Willis, Managing Director, Pivotal Resources, Cambridge, England


ROLE OF INK JET PRINTING IN COMPETITIVE MARKET PLACE
Dr. Ross N. Mills, President, imaging Technology international, Boulder, Colorado, USA

DIRECTIONS IN INK JET TECHNOLOGY
Mike Willis, Managing Director, Pivotal Resources, Cambridge, England

2000 U.S. PRINTER MARKET
C. Thomas Ashley, Group Director, CAP Ventures, Norwell, Massachusetts

WHAT'S HAPPENING IN LARGE FORMAT PRINTING
Kenneth C. Freund, Managing Partner, C K Associates, Irvine, California

INK JET TECHNOLOGY TAKES MORE STEPS FORWARD
Mark Hanley, Managing Partner I. T. Strategies, Hanover, Massachusetts

5:30 p.m.Reception

Tuesday, April 24, 2001

 7:00 a.m.Continental Breakfast

 8:00 a.m.Session 2

INDUSTRIAL DIGITAL PRINTING ALTERNATIVES
Ann Reitnauer, Sr. Chemist, Product Development, Markem Corporation, Keene, New Hampshire

WIDE AND SUPERWIDE FORMAT PRINTING REQUIREMENTS: TODAY AND IN THE FUTURE
Alon Avon, Vice President Business Development, NUR Macroprinters Ltd., London, England

DIGITAL TEXTILE PRINTING
Lee Newsom, President, Newsoms.com, Plymouth, Minnesota

INNOVATIONS IN OUTPUT: FLATBED PRESSES AND UV-CURABLE INKS
Stewart Partridge, Director, Web Consulting, Wantage, Oxon, England

12:00 p.m. Luncheon


  1:30 p.m.

Session 3

DIGITAL PRINTING AND CONVERTING IN LABEL AND PACKAGING INDUSTRY
Dr. Jules P. Farkas, Managing Director, Wavefront Technologies, Irvine, California

INK JET INTEGRATION IN HIGH SPEED PRINTING AND PACKAGING APPLICATIONS
Donald R. Allred, Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Accent Color Sciences, East Hartford, Connecticut

COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS IN INK JET PRINTHEAD DESIGN
Dr. Yeong-Yan Perng, Applications Engineer, Fluent Inc., Lebanon, New Hampshire

AUTOMATED INK JET PRINTHEAD INSPECTION
Dave Wolin, Vice President of Business Development, ImageXpert, Nashua, New Hampshire

SUPPLIERS' FORUM
5 Minute Presentations Related To Available Ink Jet Printing Products Or Services - This forum is open to all conference attendees as an opportunity to present their products and capabilities.

5:30 p.m.Reception

Wednesday, April 25, 2001

  7:00 a.m.Continental Breakfast

  8:00 a.m.Session 4

INK JET SUPPLIES MARKETS
C. Thomas Ashley, Group Director, CAP Ventures, Norwell, Massachusetts

SUBSTRATE REQUIREMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Mike Londo, Research Scientist, Engelhard Corporation, Iselin, New Jersey

  • Properties For Ink Jet Paper
  • What To Consider When Designing An Ink Jet Paper
  • Chemical Raw Materials & Their Role In Ink Jet Paper Design
  • Opportunities For Innovation

    INK JETTABLE MATERIALS FOR NEXT GENERATION DEVICE MANUFACTURE
    Dr. James Caruso, Manager, Sales & Marketing, Superior MicroPowders, Albuquerque, New Mexico

    DROPLET DYNAMICS IN DROP ON DEMAND PRINTHEADS: AN EXPERIMENTAL AND NUMERICAL STUDY
    Georgios Karles, Senior Research Engineer, Philip Morris, Richmond, Virginia

    12:00 p.m. Luncheon & Adjournment



    What do these companies all have in common?

    They each have one or more of the over 150 total current registrants (as of April 6, 2001) to IMI's 10th Annual Ink Jet Printing Conference and/or IMI's 1st Ink Jet Printing Technology Developers' Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona.

    Why don't you join them?

    Accent Color Sciences Accu-Automation Agfa Gevaert
    American Ink Jet Amsoft Private Angus Chemical
    Avecia BMP America C K Associates
    Canon CAP Ventures Clariant
    CreoScitex Degussa DuPont
    Eastman Kodak Encad Epson
    Exxon Mobil Chemical Flint Ink Fluent
    Foamex International Fuji Graphic Systems Fusion UV
    Gunther International Hallmark Cards Hansol Patech
    Heidelberger Hercules Hewlett Packard
    Hitachi Koki H M I I. T. Strategies
    ImageXpert imaging Technology intl Industrial Dispersions
    IMI, Inc. Intertape Polymer Kimberly Clark
    Kurabo Industries Lexmark Marconi
    Markem MOR, Inc. Miami Wabash Paper
    Millennium Chemicals Mutoh America Newsoms.com
    Nissan Chemical Nodes Designer NUR
    Olivetti Tecnost Pall Process Filtration PDG Hightower
    Philip Morris PicoJet Pivotal Resources
    Sasol Scitex Digital Printing Sericol Imaging
    Software 2K Specialty Ink Jet Products Specialty Minerals
    Spectra Superior MicroPowders SunJet
    Thiele Kaolin Trident T S I
    UCI / ITRI UPM-Kymmene United Container
    United Outdoor Advertising VisonJet Wavefront Tech
    Web Consulting Westvaco Winchester Printing
    Xaar Xennia Technology Xerox
    XESystems



    The following links are to IMI Completed Conferences on this Topic

    8th Annual European Ink Jet Printing Conference
    November 6-8, 2000

    9th Annual Ink Jet Printing Conference
    April 10-12, 2000

    IMI Completed Programs



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