Ghent Workgroup to Provide an Exclusive and Free Workshop on PDF2.0, PDF/X Plus & PDF for Packaging

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Helping printers and designers face today’s challenges in a competitive marketplace

Ghent, Belgium – The Ghent Workgroup is providing a unique opportunity of an exclusive workshop on PDF2.0 PDF/X Plus and PDF for Packaging. Taking place in Washington DC on Tuesday, 9th October 2018 the day will be filled with a comprehensive set of training sessions covering all aspects of file creation and discussing the importance of PDF standards, particularly in the evolution and transition to digital printing. Since 2002, GWG has been creating best practice specifications to make the global design and publishing processes more reliable and efficient. Using GWG specifications means companies can have the confidence that their PDF files are validated.

Speakers already confirmed for the workshop are the Senior Vice President and Chief Economist for Print Economics and Management, Printing Industries of America, Ronnie H. Davis PhD; Chair of the Ghent Workgroup, David Zwang; Executive Director of the Ghent Workgroup and CTO of Four Pees, David van Driessche. More speakers are to be announced and the final agenda for the day will be published in due course.

Following shortly after Print 2018 in Chicago, September 30 – October 2, attendees to the workshop are invited to join the Ghent Workgroup for 3 days in Washington DC and stay on for the Ghent Workgroup Technical meeting.

David L. Zwang, Chairman says, “We recognize an increased interest in the latest developments regarding PDF. We are staging this exclusive workshop to bring printers, designers and all stakeholders up to speed with what is happening right now in the Graphic Arts industry. Our ambition continues to help build understanding of what is possible today using the latest compliant specifications. Designers in particular can truly benefit from utilizing the capabilities of Ghent PDF Output Suite, which helps to check output and ensures a perfect reproduction of the design they have created. By attending these exclusive workshops, attendees will find answers to the challenges and opportunities that their businesses face on a day to day basis.


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