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WhatTheyThink.com and Electronic Publishing Announce the 2004 Print Workflow Summit

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August 24, 2004 Nashua NH – Electronic Publishing magazine and WhatTheyThink.com are pleased to announce the creation of a unique seminar, Print Workflow Summit: where design, print and profit meet. This one-day seminar, presented in the greater Boston and NYC areas, brings together the latest in printing and publishing technology and adds the business strategy needed to thrive in a competitive economy. Detailed session descriptions and registration are available at www.printsummit.com. Moderators for the Summit are: Keith Hevenor, Editor in Chief of Electronic Publishing; Cary Sherburne, Sr. Contributing Editor of WhatTheyThink.com; and Hans Hartman, President of Suite 48. Speakers include: Dr. Joe Webb, Jim Harvey, Executive Director CIP4; David Zwang, Vice Chair Ghent Workgroup; Dov Isaacs, Principal Scientist in Adobe Systems' Print Workflow Products Group; as well as product managers from InDesign and Quark. Additional speakers are being added daily and will be announced on the website: www.printsummit.com. Topics range from JDF, page-layout software, and the latest with PDF to customer partnering and a roundtable discussion on the graphics arts provider of the future. The Keynote address is by Frank Romano, founding editor of Electronic Publishing and professor emeritus of the Rochester Institute of Technology, School of Print Media. Organizing the Summit is conference chair Hans Hartman, President of Suite 48. “This Summit is created and powered by two of the best-known and respected names in the print and publishing industry,” says Electronic Publishing Associate Publisher Steve Taneman. “Working together, we have identified topics that are important to our audience and engaged industry leaders to share their knowledge on these topics. The result is a unique, intimate presentation that is timely and offers a valuable return on investment.” WhatTheyThink.com President Randy Davidson agrees the partnership is a good match. “Between the issues covered by Electronic Publishing in print and the topics we see surfacing every day on our website, we know what is facing the printer in today’s marketplace. This Summit explores these crucial topics like no other conference can.” In addition to the key speakers, the Print Workflow Summit is pleased to welcome aboard Unisource as a Gold Sponsor. Media and Association Sponsors for the two events include the Printing Industries of New England, CIP4, Ghent PDF Workgroup, Creativepro.com, and Planet PDF. The Print Workflow Summit is Monday, November 8, 2004 in Wakefield MA, at the Sheraton Colonial, just outside Boston. A second Summit is available in Teaneck NJ at the Glenpointe Marriott on Wednesday, November 10, 2004. Registration is $199 for the day with complimentary meals. An early bird rate of $149 is available until October 1. Detailed session descriptions and registration are available at www.printsummit.com. To encourage attendee interaction and participation, seating is limited at each event.