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SGIA unveils Graphics Canada educational track

GC2015 The Specialty Graphics Imaging Association (SGIA) has announced the three-day educational schedule for its ‘opportunity zone’ at this year’s Graphics Canada trade show and conference for the printing industry.

Returning to the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont., Graphics Canada shifts from its previous autumn timing to the spring. The schedule of seminars and other sessions in SGIA’s opportunity zone is as follows:

Thursday, April 16, 2015

11 a.m. — Introduction to Wide-format Digital Printing (Dan Marx, SGIA)

12 p.m. — Leveraging G7-based Calibration for Effective Process Control (Christopher Brown, Mutoh America)

1 p.m. — Maximizing Wide-format Possibilities with Computerized Cutting and Routing (Stephen Bennett, Esko)

2 p.m. — Best Practices of the Most Profitable Digital Printing Companies (Mike Ruff, Mike Ruff Consulting)

3 p.m. — Wide-format Business Interview (Scott Crosby, Holland & Crosby)

Friday, April 17, 2015

11 a.m. — Current Trends and Opportunities in Wide-format Digital (Dan Marx, SGIA)

12 p.m. — Understanding Changes to WHMIS and New Ontario Safety Requirements (Rick Hartwig, SGIA)

1 p.m. — Finding the Right Wide-format Machine for Your Business (Heather Roden, Fujifilm)

2 p.m. — Digital Applications: Ink Options for Fabric, Soft Signage and Interior Décor (Ken VanHorn, Mimaki)

3 p.m. — Wide-format Business Interview (Sheldon Rier, Mitographics)

Saturday, April 18, 2015

11 a.m. — Introduction to Wide-format Digital Printing (Dan Marx, SGIA)

12 p.m. — How to Profit from Wide-format (Jeff Uzbalis, 3M Canada)

1 p.m. — Getting Green: The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (Rick Hartwig, SGIA)