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Kodak Joins Print Workflow Summit as Platinum Sponsor

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September 16, 2004 Nashua NH – Electronic Publishing magazine and WhatTheyThink.com are pleased to announce the addition of the Kodak’s Graphic Communications Group as the Platinum Sponsor for the 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. In addition, Kodak’s Barbara Pellow, Chief Marketing Officer, Graphic Communications Group, Eastman Kodak Company will be featured in the live Perspectives interview, conducted by Keith Hevenor, Editor in Chief of Electronic Publishing magazine. "Kodak is committed to supporting open workflow solutions that meet the needs of the industry,” says Ms. Pellow. “We are proud to support educational opportunities, such as the Print Workflow Summit where industry professionals can gather and learn from industry experts such as Frank Romano and also from each other." Moderators for the Summit are: Keith Hevenor; Cary Sherburne, Sr. Contributing Editor of WhatTheyThink.com; and Hans Hartman, President of Suite 48. Speakers include: Jim Harvey, Executive Director CIP4; David Zwang, Vice-Chair Ghent Workgroup; Dov Isaacs, Principal Scientist in Adobe Systems' Print Workflow Products Group; Chris Wells, LaVigne Inc., Chris Petro, Globalsoft Digital; Peter Read, President of Minuteman Press of Cambridge, John Lyons, CEO of Mimeo, Lonn Lorenz, Adobe Systems; Shellie L. Hall, Quark; and Dr. Joe Webb, Strategies for Management Inc. A detailed description of the agenda and online registration can be found at: 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.” Print Workflow Summit Gold Sponsors are Enfocus, NEC/Mitsubishi and Unisource. Media and Association Sponsors for the two events include the Printing Industries of New England, CIP4, Ghent PDF Workgroup, Creativepro.com, Planet PDF and PrintPlanet.com. 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 registration rate of $149 is available until October 1. Detailed session descriptions and online registration are available at www.printsummit.com. To encourage attendee interaction and participation, seating is limited at each event. About WhatTheyThink.com WhatTheyThink.com is the print and publishing industry's leading online community. The company offers a mixture of free and subscription-based content for industry executives. Additionally, WhatTheyThink.com provides a robust content syndication program serving related websites. Visit: www.whattheythink.com. About Electronic Publishing: For more than 25 years, Electronic Publishing has been the leading publication for design, printing, and publishing professionals. Each month, Electronic Publishing delivers up-to-date, and authoritative information on technology, products, and trends in today’s marketplace. Combining print, a targeted e-newsletter, roadshows such as the 2004 Print Workflow Summit, online webcasts, and 24/7 website exclusives at www.electronic-publishing.com, Electronic Publishing offers integrated media solutions to the design and printing industry. Electronic Publishing is part of the PennWell family of media. PennWell Corporation is a highly diversified media company providing authoritative print and online publications, conferences and exhibitions, research, databases, internet-based services, and other information products to strategic global markets, including electronics, semiconductor manufacturing, communications, lasers, optoelectronics, computer graphics, graphic arts, oil and gas, electric power, fire services, dental, and water and wastewater.