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Critical Trends Breakfast Provides Insights Into What is Hot At Graph Expo

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Paramus, N.J., June 25, 2003 — The Critical Trends in Printing Technology Breakfast will provide participants with food for the body and the mind, as they gain the valuable perspectives of leading industry experts into the latest technological innovations featured at Graph Expo ’03. Sponsored by the Research and Engineering Council of NAPL, and held on Monday, Sept. 29, 2003, at 7:30 a.m., at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, adjacent to the Graph Expo exhibition hall, the Critical Trends in Printing Technology Breakfast will help guide participants to the most significant and exciting things to see at this important trade event. “The Critical Trends Breakfast at this year’s Graph Expo will once again be one of the first items on the calendars of busy attendees,” said Ronald L. Mihills, managing director of the R&E Council of NAPL. “Participants know that the knowledgeable R&E Council members featured at the Breakfast will make their show experience more efficient and effective by objectively summarizing the most important trends and ‘must see’ products at the exhibition.” Breakfast Chairman Robert G. Whitton, Jr. of Arellton Group LLC and a member of the R&E Council Steering Committee will present a distinguished roster of guest speakers who will explore the full gamut of operational and technological issues facing today’s printing industry. (See the following page for a list of speakers and the topics they address.) Admission fee for the breakfast is $50 per person. To help strengthen the industry and encourage young people to join its ranks, the R&E Council of NAPL will contribute 50% of the profits from the breakfast to the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation’s Campaign for the 21st Century. The PGSF manages the R&E Council/Frederick M. Rogers Endowed Scholarship Fund. Companies interested in contributing $1,000 for a Sponsor’s Table at the breakfast may contact the R&E Council at (800) 642-6275, ext. 1397. To register for the Critical Trends in Printing Technology Breakfast, call (800) 642-6275, Option 3. Following is the program for the 2003 Critical Trends in Printing Technology Breakfast: • Prepublishing and Workflow Trends—Mark Evans, vice president of Technology Application, priNexus, Inc. • Digital Color Proofing—William E. DeMarco, worldwide director, Consulting & Solutions Business, Kodak Polychrome Graphics • Digital Smart Factory—Charles R. Gehman, director of Product Marketing, Printcafe Software, Inc. • Digital Plates and Advanced Screening Technologies, Steve Musselman, senior business development manager, Graphic Systems, AGFA Corporation. • Digital Presses and Imaging—Dennis E. Mason, president, Mason Consulting, Inc. • Sheetfed Presses and Auxiliaries—Frank Cost, professor and associate dean, Rochester Institute of Technology College of Imaging Arts & Sciences • Web Presses and Auxiliaries—Richard C. Holliday, principal partner, 3P, Inc. • Bindery Integration/Automation—Arthur Crawley, director of Sales, Kolbus America, Inc. • Fulfillment and Mailing Services—C. Clint Bolte, principal, C. Clint Bolte & Associates • Converting Trends and Issues—Mark Spaulding, editor-in-chief, Converting Magazine • “Must See ‘Ems”—William C. Lamparter, president, PrintCom Consulting Group. To register for the Critical Trends in Printing Technology Breakfast, call (800) 642-6275, Option 3.