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IPA Announces Details for 2007 Technical Conference

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Edina, MN—February 26, 2007 -- IPA, The Association of Graphic Solutions Providers, announced details of its 2007 Technical Conference, June 5 – 7, 2007 at the Westin O’Hare Hotel, in Rosemount, Illinois. As the industry’s leading premedia workflow conference, attendees will gain the skills and knowledge to integrate their physical and digital workflow into a seamless, Total Workflow. This year’s conference will offer two tracks—Management and Technical—as well as a hands-on Learning Lab. In the Technical Track, color reproduction and digital workflow technologies are analyzed, evaluated and debated by technology managers. In the Management Track, business managers evaluate new technologies and their impact on the effective operation of a graphic solutions enterprise or department. New this year, the IPA Learning Lab will allow attendees to get hands-on training on critical workflow processes and software applications. Using state-of-the-art workstations, participants can learn more about: G7: Creating Calibration Curves; Creative Suite; PDF/X 3 and ICC Profiles; Preflight and File troubleshooting; New Media Publishing: Podcasts, Video, Blogs; and Quark Workflows. In addition, the IPA EXPO allows attendees to share experiences and information on an informal, one-on-one basis with the leading suppliers of today’s most important technologies. Since its inception, the IPA Proofing RoundUP has led to substantial improvement in the quality of proofing technologies and techniques worldwide. In 2007 we aim to test the efficiency of our community of proofing equipment suppliers and the proofing capabilities of our user community: trade shops, printers, graphic solutions providers. IPA President, Steve Bonoff said, "we're incredibly excited about this year's event. The 2007 IPA Technical Conference will offer an unprecedented opportunity to gain a comprehensive understanding of the production capabilities and efficiencies required to successfully operate a Total Workflow and build a profitable, global provider of graphics solutions." This year’s conference chairs are: Chris Jackson, Vice President Technology, Harper House; David Zwang, Principle, Zwang & Co.; Thad McIlroy, President, Arcadia House. Full conference details and online registration are available at http://www.ipa.org/tech