The WhatTheyThink.com Speaker Series, designed as a "show within a show," featured engaging discussions with industry experts, end-users and seasoned professionals moderated by the editors of WhatTheyThink.com. Sessions were livecast for those who not attending the show.
The following sessions are available to view on-demand:
Digital Packaging Trends
Industry experts, including Canon customer In Room Plus, discussed new digital technologies that are simplifying packaging output.
Canon customers, including Skymall International, described how they invest in effective sustainability practices while keeping an eye on the bottom line by implementing environmentally-responsible technologies and processes.
Flatbed UV Printing: New Applications and Profits for Commercial Printers
Provided an overview of new digital technologies that are simplifying packaging output.
Joe Truncale, President & CEO, NAPL on Industry Leaders
NAPL recently wrote a white paper, sponsored by Canon, which identifies the trends that industry leaders exhibit, and what they do differently and that makes them more successful than the rest of the market. This session will be presented by Joe Truncale, President & CEO, NAPL.
The Ideal Color Supply Chain
Today's global world is about managing your customers brand and expectations. This panel discussion had a slew of representatives from across the supply chain to include all relevant perspectives on the role color plays in brand management. During this session the panel of experts discussed today's challenges and what the ideal color supply chain would look like.
Changing Face of Publishing
Changes in reading behavior and disruptive technologies are causing the book market to become more volatile and unpredictable. Book publishers are looking for ways to streamline their value chain, and book manufactures must adapt to these evolving demands. Hear what a publisher, a book printer and an author had to say about this dynamic business.
What to Look for in a Business Partner
Printing companies need a business partner that understands their unique needs and can architect an end-to-end solution. The value must extend beyond the products and services and include professional support and consultancy that enables faster on-ramping of jobs and expansion into new opportunities and markets.
Media Flexibility and New Revenue Streams
Molly Rosenthal of Mohawk discussed how new substrates for continuous feed and sheet fed digital printers are opening up possibilities for new applications and revenue streams.
John Foley, President and CEO of interlinkONE, shared how changes in technology are impacting print and how gaining a better understanding of QR Codes, variable data printing, web-to-print, mobile, and video is imperative to future survival.
“WhatTheyThink extends a special thank you to Canon/Océ, X-Rite, and all of our speakers and panelists for their cooperation in helping to create a platform to discuss critical industry trends at Graph Expo,” said Eric Vessels of WhatTheyThink. “We were glad to see so many participate in the booth as well as watch the sessions live streaming on WhatTheyThink.”