Print Workflow Summit Adds Erik Cullins of Time Inc. as Speaker
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October 14, 2004 Nashua NH – Electronic Publishing magazine and WhatTheyThink.com are pleased to announce the addition of Erik Cullins Associate Director, Digital Development for Time Inc. as a speaker for the NYC area 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.
Mr. Cullins works on the integration of technology into production. Responsible for production workflow at Time Inc., he has been on the front lines of their PDF/X-1a migration. A frequent speaker at industry events, Mr. Cullins has been a vocal proponent of the PDF migration. Prior to joining Time Inc., he helped lead the prepress team at one of Quebecor World's printing plants. Erik also participates in the DDAP, CGATS and CIP4 organizations.
“Representing one of the largest print buying organizations in the world, Erik is a terrific addition to our “Automating Job Ticketing Exchanges: JDF and Beyond” session,” says Hans Hartman, Print Workflow Summit chair. “Print automation technologies like JDF will touch not only printers, but also their customers and how the two connect."
Moderators for the Summit are: Keith Hevenor, Editor of Electronic Publishing; Cary Sherburne, Sr. Contributing Editor of WhatTheyThink.com; and Hans Hartman, President of Suite 48.
Other speakers include: Jim Harvey, Executive Director CIP4; David Zwang, Vice-Chair Ghent Workgroup; Dov Isaacs, Principal Scientist in Adobe Systems' Print WorkflowProducts Group; Chris Wells, LaVigne Inc.; Chris Petro, Globalsoft Digital; Peter Read, President of Minuteman Press of Cambridge; John Lyons, CEO 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.
The Print Workflow Summit Platinum Sponsor is Kodak. Gold Sponsors are Enfocus, NEC/Mitsubishi, Screen and Unisource. Silver Sponsors are Quite Software and CGS Publishing Technologies. Media and Association Sponsors for the two events include the Printing Industries of New England, CIP4, Ghent PDF Workgroup, Creativepro.com, Planet PDF, PrintPlanet.com, and Dealer Communicator.
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. Detailed session descriptions and online registration are available at www.printsummit.com. To encourage attendee interaction and participation, seating is limited at each event.
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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.
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