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PRINT UV Reveals 2018 Conference Agenda

Press release from the issuing company

River Falls, Wisc. – Print UV Productions has announced the agenda for Print UV 2018, which will take place February 26-28, 2018 at the Encore by Wynn resort in Las Vegas. The event brings hundreds of printers from around the globe together to collaborate and discuss the world of UV printing, from new developments through tried-and-true techniques. 

On the evening of Monday, February 26, events kick off at 6:00 PM with the Welcome Reception, hosted by the event’s Platinum Sponsors. Attendees will meet and greet, enjoy hearty fair and drinks, and have the chance to mingle with Print UV sponsors over the course of the evening.

Tuesday, February 27th begins with a gourmet breakfast at 8:30 AM. At 9:30 AM, the official “Welcome and Kickoff” session commences, followed by the keynote speech, “Riding the Wave of UV Technology In Print.” After a break at 11:00 AM, a panel on getting the longest life from UV systems will be held, followed by lunch at 12:15 PM. 

At 1:30 PM, a seminar highlighting cold foil titled “Distracted By Something Shiny, Again!” will help printers learn the nuances of using cold foil for value-added decorative printing and packaging. At 2:15 PM, an update on the latest developments in LED-UV curing technology will be presented by leading industry experts, after which a short coffee break will be held.

At 3:30 PM, the highly anticipated Plastics Panel will take place – this session is a conference favorite, and one of the most-requested educational opportunities at Print UV. “Don’t Drink The Ink: A Food Packaging and Low-Migration Update” will start at 4:30 PM; activities wrap up Tuesday with the Networking Reception at 5:00 PM.

On Wednesday, February 20, breakfast starts at 8:30 AM, and will be followed by some brief announcements. Sessions kick off at 9:45 AM with a seminar highlighting LED-UV curing on new, high-speed presses, and then a presentation titled “Adding LED and UV To Our Packaging Arsenal” at 10:15 AM.

At 11:15 AM, the official UV Coating Effects session will be held, proceeded by a session on LED Coating Effects. Lunch is set for 12:15 PM.

Wednesday afternoon commences with a session on printing and coating 100% with LED at 1:30 PM; this is followed by a seminar on implementing LED-UV curing from management’s perspective at 2:15 PM.

After a short break, the session “Everything is finally working great! Let’s switch UV technologies!” will give insight on new technologies disrupting traditional thinking and practices. The conference ends with closing remarks at 4:15 PM on Wednesday.

Because of its intimate format, PRINT UV limits the number of attendees it allows; the event has sold out every year since its inception. Those wishing to register or learn more about the annual conference can visit printuv.com; companies interested in sponsorship opportunities can call (715) 425-5600.


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