Intro to Printing Course - Apr 25 & 26

April 26 - 29, 2020 | Atlanta, GA, USA

Intro to Printing Course
 
 

We want to inform you that this event has been postponed.

We will provide updates when the event is rescheduled.

 
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 Introduction to Printing Course

TAPPI.org/Printing101

 
The TAPPI Introduction to Printing Course delivers a comprehensive, introductory overview of traditional
offset and emerging digital technologies, equipment review, color perspective, troubleshooting and more.
This two-day training event also offers an optional plant tour to help reinforce the learning concepts delivered.
 
The last time this course was offered was 2017.  Mark your calendar now for this essential training!
 
Your registration includes an optional site tour of Heidelberg USA.

 

 


 

Learning Outcomes:

 
Earn 1.3 CEUs when you complete this curriculum.

 

Tentative Course Schedule

(Subject to change)

DAY 1 - Saturday, April 25

   
Time
Section
Instructor

8:30am - 11:00am

(with break)

Welcome and Instructor Introductions
Offset Printing Technology
Current Trends
The Color Story
Integrating Color Theory, Process Ink Colors, Paper Color Properties
Densitometer and Spectrophotometer Data
Plates & Blanket Construction, Surface Quality and Potential Ink Interaction
Introduction to Offset Ink Technology; Types and Properties
Ink Testing

Nancy Plowman, President
Nancy Plowman Associates Inc.
11:00am - 12:00pm Flexo Print Technology Jim Niemiec
Jim Niemiec Consulting, LLC
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch  

1:00pm - 3:00pm

(with break)

Gravure Print Technology
Digital Laser Printing
Jim Niemiec
Jim Niemiec Consulting, LLC
3:00pm - 4:45pm

Digital InkJet Printing Technology

Jen Pennington – Manager, Dayton Substrate and Ink Operations, Enterprise Ink Jet Division, Eastman Kodak Company
4:45pm - 5:00pm Questions and Day 1 Wrap Up All Instructors

 

DAY 2 - Sunday, April 26

   
Time
Section
Instructor

8:00am - 11:00am

(with break)

Remaining Follow-up questions
Ink and Paper Interactions: Testing ink + Paper and Board
Print Mottle

Nancy Plowman, President
Nancy Plowman Associates Inc.
11:00am - 12:00pm Offset Fountain Solutions & Consumables Vic Lewis – National Technical Manager, PRISCO, Inc.
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch  
1:00pm - 2:00pm Offset Fountain Solutions & Consumables Vic Lewis – National Technical Manager, PRISCO, Inc.
2:00pm - 3:30pm UV Technology: Inks, Paper/Board requirements/ Typical issues in the pressrooms
Print Defects, Trouble-shooting press problems, examine jobs



Nancy Plowman, President
Nancy Plowman Associates Inc.
 3:30pm - 4:00pm Course Wrap Up. Preview of Heidelberg Schedule and Tour on Monday
Depart Hotel for Heidelberg USA Technology Center in Kennesaw, GA
Jim Niemiec
Jim Niemiec Consulting, LLC
     

Day 3 - Monday, April 27 - Heidelberg USA Technology Center Tour

7:30am Bus departs hotel  
11:30am Bus leaves Heidelberg to return to hotel  

 

 

 


          

 Registration Rates*

 

 
March 27, 2020
April 20, 2020
Onsite
Meeting Registration
     
      Member
$  955 $ 1,055 $ 1,055
      Join or Renew and Save
$ 1,305 $ 1,409 $ 1,409
      Young Professional - under 30
      Join or Renew and Save

$ 1,242

$ 1,345 $ 1,345
      Nonmember
 $1,745 $1,855  $ 1,855
       
Speaker Full Conference Registration
     
      Compllimentary Speaker
$ 0 $ 0 $ 0
Group Meeting Registration , per person
(3+ people from the same location)
     
      Member
$  870 $  980 $  980
      Join or Renew and Save
$ 1,225 $ 1,335 $ 1,335
      Young Professional - under 30
      Join or Renew and Save
$ 1,160 $ 1,270 $ 1,270
      Nonmember
$ 1,480 $ 1,590 $ 1,590

 

 
 
Refund Policy
100% - Cancellations received by or on March 27, 2020
50% -  Cancellations received after March 27, 2020 and no later than April 20, 2020 
NO REFUND - Cancellations received after April 20, 2020