All 2012 Conferences

 


 

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2012 GAA Premedia Conference

Date: January 16-18, 2012

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

 


 

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GAA Basic Gravure Seminar

Date: March 5-9, 2012

Location:
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, Michigan

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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: March 6-9, 2012

Location:
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, Michigan

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 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 19 - 21, 2012

Location:
L'Enfant Plaza Hotel
Washington, DC

Information:
Along with GAA, our conference co-Chairs Hans Wegner, VP Production Services at National Geographic Society and Dennis Aler, Director of Sustainability at RR Donnelley want to invite you to attend our 8th annual workshop. The workshop will cover topics such as Advances in Sustainable Forest Management, Procurement and Sourcing, Progress and New Programs in Paper Recovery & Recycling, Environmental Success Stories from Printers and End Users Updates on “The Good Story About Paper/Print” including the AF&PA Paper Check-off Program and Two Sides Update, Environmental Footprint of Paper and Digital featuring Don Carli, Institute for Sustainable Communication ...plus many more!


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GAA Basic Gravure Seminar

Date: September 17-21, 2012

Location:
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, Michigan

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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 Packaging & Products Technology Conference

Date: October 9-11, 2012

Location:
McCormick Place
Chicago, Illinois

Events being held during this conference:

  • Golden Cylinder Awards Luncheon for the Packaging and Product Categories
  • Cylinder Society Induction Ceremony for the Packaging and Product Sectors

 


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2012 GPC Conference

Date: Novemeber 11-14, 2012

Location:
The Waldorf Astoria Naples
Naples, Florida

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