Riding The Waves Of Technology With Emma Richards And Andrew Pindar

Press release from the issuing company

October 7, 2003 -- The speakers at this year’s Oce-sponsored Institute of Printing Annual Lecture on Monday, October 13 will be Emma Richards, the 28-year-old British yachtswoman who has taken the sailing world by storm, and Andrew Pindar, chairman of Pindar plc the principal sponsor in her epic achievements. Andrew is also chairman of Vision in Print, the national organisation set up to promote best practice to raise the productivity and competitiveness of the UK print industry. He will identify the business reasons for Pindar’s sponsorship, and address the principal intended activities of Vision in Print. He has observed the similarity between the impact of technological developments over the last ten years in the printing industry and those that have revolutionised sailing. Technology is essential for success in sailing and business. Emma will talk about her round-the-world voyage, smashing a number of records, to become the first British woman and youngest ever competitor to complete the longest individual race in any sport. Her talk will be illustrated by dramatic DVD material recorded on her voyage, which demonstrate her talent, courage and determination. There will be an opportunity to meet Emma and Andrew at dinner in the Court Room at Stationers’ Hall following the lecture. The event, sponsored by Océ UK Ltd and being held in association with the Institute of Paper and Publishing, is open to non-members of the Institutes, who are assured of an interesting and thought provoking evening. Tickets for the lecture, with sherry before and wine to follow, are priced at £25. A combined lecture and dinner ticket is £59. The evening will start at 17.30 for 18.00 on Monday, October 13 2003. Tickets are available from Angela Winter at the Institute of Printing on 01892 538118.