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Heidelberg User Conference Announces Time and Place

Press release from the issuing company

February 15, 2001Clifton Park, N.Y. DIRECTIONS 2001, the largest meeting of Heidelberg users in the world, takes place June 6-9, 2001, just minutes from Washington, DC's Reagan National Airport, in Arlington, Virginia. The conference (June 6-9, 2001) and exposition (June 6-8, 2001) are taking place at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Arlington, VA. HDIA is also launching its www.directions2001.com site on Monday, February 19, 2001. Updated information regarding conference and exposition details will be available at that time. The 13th Annual Conference of HDIA, the Heidelberg Digital Imaging Association, gives users of Heidelberg digital prepress and printing systems easy access to more than 100 executives, engineers, and product specialists from Heidelberg and dozens of other graphic arts vendors. Hundreds of Heidelberg users are expected to attend from all over the world. HDIA alone represents Heidelberg users from 9 countries in North America, Europe, and Australia, though the conference is open to members and non-members alike. Conference sessions address numerous products and specialties, with primary emphasis on Heidelberg prepress and CTP workflows; Digimaster 9110; Quickmaster-DI and other direct imaging solutions; and color digital printing with NexPress 2100. HDIA's Platinum Sponsors Adobe Systems and Kodak Polychrome Graphics lead a prestigious list of industry vendors also including BASF, DuPont Color Proofing, Enfocus Software, GretagMacbeth, Lucid Dreams Software, Inc., Presstek, Inc., Scenicsoft, Inc. and X-Rite, Inc. Executive Director Joel Friedman promises the usual prestigious line-up [1] of keynote and session speakers, thus far including: Frank Romano, Dr. Joe Webb, Terry Nagi, Chuck Weger and Bill Farquharson. Heidelberg keynotes include Bernhard Schreier, Chairman, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, and Wolfgang Pfizenmaier, CEO, Heidelberg Digital, and Chairman, NexPress.