May 29, 2008 -- The Ghent PDF Workgroup (GWG), will continue its educational outreach at drupa 2008, the largest printing event in the world taking place May 29 to June 11 in Dusseldorf, Germany.
The presence of this international cross-section of PDF and print experts, and their work, will be felt throughout drupa in 17 vendor member exhibits. These are the people known for creating, testing, and releasing specifications and best practices that have been proven to make it easier for users to ensure PDF document quality across workflows around the world.
GWG Members Website Hall/Stand
Adobe www.adobe.com Hall 7 / 7.0 E, ENB-01
Agfa www.agfa.com Hall 8a / B63, Hall 7 / 7.0 C
callas www.callassoftware.com Hall 7 / 7.0 C and 7.0 I
CGS www.cgs.de Hall 8b / A40
Dalim Software www.dalim.com Hall 9 / C44, Hall 7 / 7.0 J
DevZeroG/Adstream www.devzerog.com Hall 7 / 7.0B
Enfocus www.enfocus.com Hall 8b / A23 & Hall 7 / 7.0C
EskoArtwork www.eskoartwork.com Hall 8b / A23
Global Graphics www.globalgraphics.com Hall 7 / 7.0D
GMG www.gmgcolor.com Hall 8b / A11
Heidelberg www.heidelberg.com Hall 1 / A01, Hall 2 / A01-02, Hall 7 / 7.0B-C-J
HP www.hp.com Hall 8a / B26, Hall 7 / 7.0B
ICS Color www.icscolor.com Hall 4 / F47
Kodak www.kodak.com Hall 5 / D01, Hall 7 / 7.0J
OneVision www.onevision.com Hall 9 / A22
Quark www.quark.com Hall 9 / A44
Screen www.screeneurope.com Hall 8b / A61
GWG Presents at Compass Sessions, May 31, 9-11 am
GWG experts will also be presenting on several important topics on Saturday, May 31 from 9 am to 11 am as part of the Compass Sessions organized by Print & Media Forum AG, located at the Congress Center Dusseldorf East.
GWG members are scheduled to speak at the following special Compass sessions:
9:00 am: Introduction, David Zwang/GWG Chair
9:05 am: Latest PDF/X development, Andy Den Tandt/Enfocus
9:30 am: Implementation of automation using GWG standards and ROI, Menno Mooij/ISI
10:00 am: Color management in the digital workflow, Peter Kleinheider/callas
10:30 am: Testing digital workflow, Stephan Jaeggi/PrePress Consulting
To register for the Compass Sessions, go to: www.compass-sessions.de.
GWG Featured at Drupa Innovation Parc (DIP) – Hall 7.0 & 7.1
In addition to the attractive showcase of “DIP” innovators, GWG will be featured in an impressive lineup of events being held on the two stages at the Drupa Innovation Parc (DIP) n Hall 7.0 and 7.1. GWG experts are taking part in daily talk show discussions where they will analyze developments, summarize show highlights and speak on industry issues.
For more information visit: http://www.messe-duesseldorf.de/drupa_ca/dip/e/index.html.
Special Theater Presentations: “Why preflight with GWG specifications?” hosted by Enfocus
GWG member Enfocus (an EskoArtwork company) hosts GWG experts in the Enfocus theater (Hall 8b / A23). GWG experts will present on the topic: “Why preflight with GWG specifications,” which is scheduled throughout the two-week long event. GWG will present a total of eight sessions in multiple languages at the theater.
Date Time GWG Expert Speaker Language
29/05 - Thursday 4 pm David Zwang, IPA English
31/05 - Friday 12 pm David Zwang, IPA English
2/06 - Monday 2 pm David Zwang, IPA English
3/06 - Tuesday 11 am Tom Johansen, NHO Grafisk English
5/06 - Thursday 5 pm Eddy Hagen, VIGC English
6/06 - Friday 2 pm Eddy Hagen, VIGC Dutch
9/06 - Monday 3 pm Pascale Ginguené, Screen Angel French
10/06 - Tuesday 4 pm Pascale Ginguené, Screen Angel French
About the GWG
The GWG, formed in June 2002, is an international assembly of industry associations and suppliers from across Europe and the United States. The GWG's objective is to establish and disseminate process specifications for best practices in graphic arts workflows.
Members are comprised of graphic arts associations including: AIDO (Spain), BPIF (UK) BVDM (Germany), Cebuco (The Netherlands), CMBO (the Netherlands), DDPFF (Denmark), Digital AdLab UK, ERA (Germany), Febelgra (Belgium), FESPA (UK), FTA (USA), IDP Group (The Netherlands), IPA (USA), Idealliance (USA), Madrid Graphic Arts Cluster (Spain), Medibel+ (Belgium), Medit Consult (Denmark), Nederlandse Uitgeversverbond (The Netherlands), PDFX-ready (Switzerland), PPA (UK), rotasjon.no (Norway), SICOGIF (France), TAGA Italia (Italy), VFG (Austria), VIGC (Belgium), and VSD (Switzerland).
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