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printCafe Announces Keynote Speakers for User Conference at Walt Disney World

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Pittsburgh, PA - May 21, 2001 - printCafe, the operating system for print, today unveiled a roll of industry leaders thus far scheduled to speak at Connect 2001, printCafe’s annual user conference, June 14-16 at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort in Orlando, FL. "Printing and publishing processes continue a rapid evolution to becoming digital and integrated," said Andrew Schaer, Sr. Vice President of Marketing for printCafe. "The hundreds of breakout sessions focused on print management system operation and upgrades are complemented at Connect 2001 with an exciting group of analysts and business leaders who will share their ideas on how printing technologies and processes are evolving and how to manage the transition efficiently and profitably." printCafe looks at the state of the print market through the insights of industry leaders including Dennis Rediker, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Standard Register; David Poole, Director of E-Business Strategy for the Mead Corporation; Guy Gleysteen, Director of Printing for Time Inc. Productions; and Jim Rosenthal, Chief Operating Officer of Digital Color Graphics. Matthew Sanders, a leading analyst with Forrester Research, discusses buyer requirements of their printers with some of the world's largest print buyers including AOL Time Warner's Director of Commercial Print Management, Peter Giamanco; John Putnam, leading Global Strategic Sourcing for Bristol-Myers Squibb; and Intertec Publishing's Vice President of Production Services, Thomas Fogarty. Other sessions examine trends and technologies enabling printers to thrive in a digital world and the next generation of the printing industry. Speakers include Amos Michelson, CEO of CreoScitex; Paul Beyer, Director of Adobe; Dr. Josef Schneider, VP of Digital Printing Systems for MAN Roland; Gerd Finkbeiner, Chairman of the Board, MAN Roland Druckmaschinen AG, Offenbach; and Ron Davis, Chief Economist for the Printing Industries of America. In addition to these perspectives on the printing environment, Marc Olin and Bill Guttman, Co-CEOs of printCafe will be joined by printCafe’s Udi Arieli, Bob Bierwagen, and Jeff White in unveiling what’s new from printCafe. "Our customers want to be knowledgeable about new technologies while remaining focused on business basics like how to attract and retain satisfied customers and control costs," said Schaer. "The Connect 2001 program helps printCafe users to gain market share and enhance profits in a competitive market and a challenging economy." printCafe customers can register and coordinate travel arrangements for Connect 2001 at www.printcafe.com or by contacting Peter Brehm at [email protected].

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