G7 Expert/Professional Training - Korea
Date: April 8-11, 2014
Host: Graphics World / IDEAlliance-Korea
Training Type: Sheetfed Offset/Gravure
This G7 Training will include a blend of lab instruction and lecture where you will learn how to apply the G7 method to achieve the highest quality color output on both offset and digital presses. The G7 Training is a theory based program and can be applied to any print process.
A G7 Expert is an expert in the field of color management, process and quality control for proofing and printing equipment. A G7 Expert is able to analyze color and print related issues and take corrective action to bring systems and processes in control to a set method, standard or specification with repeatable predictable results. Certification is valid for 2 years. G7 Experts must remain employed with an IDEAlliance Member Company to maintain their G7 Expert status.
A G7 Professional is generally an in-house quality/technical professional. Certification is valid for 2 years. A G7 Professional must be employed by an IDEAlliance Network Company or an IDEAlliance Member Company to maintain their G7 Professional status.
G7 Certified Systems will be demonstrated during the training course, a list of these systems can be found HERE. IDEAlliance does not endorse any one system. A method of calibrating G7 by hand (The Fan Graph Method) is reviewed during the training course and all materials related to this calibration are available free of charge and are part of the course handouts.
More information on G7 Certification can be found at: http://www.idealliance.org/certifications/g7-expert-certification/g7-expert-certification.
Specialty: Sheetfed Offset & Digital Print
Ron Ellis is a Boston-based consultant specializing in color management, workflow integration, and press calibration. He has provided installation and training services to dealers, manufacturers, and content creators since 1986. An IDEAlliance G7 Expert, G7 Process Control Expert, G7 Expert Trainer and chair of the GRACoL Committee, Ron has performed hundreds of G7 calibrations. In addition to calibrating pressrooms for brands and printers, Ron also specializes in creating internal working spaces for brands and agencies that allow them to work more efficiently with vendors, saving both time and money. Ron is published frequently in industry magazines, and has produced training materials for numerous printing industry vendors and publishers. He holds a Master of Education from the University of Massachusetts.
G7 Expert Certification (good for two years)
- 4-Day Training: US$2,000
- G7 Expert Certification: US$500
- IDEAlliance Membership Dues: annual Corporate rate US$1,400 and up or annual Consultant rate US$550 for independent certified Experts.
- Recertification Review & Exam: US$300/every two years
G7 Professional Certification (good for two years)
- 4-Day Training: US$2,000
- G7 Professional Certification: $0 (n/a)
- IDEAlliance Membership Dues: Network rate US$900/two years (US$450/annual) or annual Corporate rate US$1,400 and up.
- Recertification Review & Exam: US$150/every two years
Training Only (no certification)
- 4-Day Training: Corporate or Network Members US$2,000
- 4-Day Training: Non-Members US$3,000
Fees above do NOT include travel and expenses.
More Infromation on G7 Certification can be found at: http://www.idealliance.org/certifications/g7-expert-certification/g7-expert-certification.