September 28 - October 01, 2014

IDEAlliance Graph Expo 2014 Seminars

Graph Expo/McCormick Place / , Chicago, IL

IDEAlliance is hosting educational seminars at Graph Expo 2014!

FREE SESSIONS SPONSORED BY IDEALLIANCE IN BOOTH #4837

Sign-up in advance and be entered to win a free TOTAL Training pass to ALL IDEAlliance online training and certification programs!


Sunday, Sept. 28 / 3:00 – 3:30 PM
Becoming G7: Steps to Take for Companies and Individuals to Get Started
Steve Ballinger
Heard about G7 and curious what it takes for a company to become a G7 Master or for an individual to become a G7 Expert or G7 Professional? Visit this short presentation to learn more about the process and investment to take advantage of this critical specification for your company or to further your career.

Monday, Sept. 29 / 11:00 – 11:30 AM
Wide/Grand Format: Standards and Key Best Practices
Mike Ruff
Printing to standards is critical for consistent quality to meet expectations. Learn the latest ISO standards and industry best practices in printing with roll-fed and flatbed large format printing systems in this presentation.

Tuesday, Sept. 30 / 11:00 – 11:30 AM
Process Control: Standards and Key Best Practices
Ron Ellis
Being profitable means efficiency and printing to standards is a critical component. In this presentation learn the latest ISO standards and industry best practices in print production workflows. 

Tuesday, Sept. 30 / 1:00 – 1:30 PM
Conformance Challenges: My Proof and Press Don’t Match When they Should and What to Do About It!
David Hunter
Sometimes there are situations where the Proof passes G7 Proof Conformance, and the press matches G7 Press conformance and they still do not match. Learn why and what can be done about it.

Tuesday, Sept. 30 / 3:00 – 3:30 PM
What's new in Hard and Soft Proofing!
Mike Rodriguez
Learn the latest ISO standards and industry best practices in hard-copy and display-based proofing  color proofing.

Wednesday, Oct 1 / 11:00 – 11:30 AM
IDEAlliance Online Training For Your Team
Steve Ballinger
Learn about the benefits of online training, how it can be effectively employed, and a review of IDEAlliance Online Certification programming in the area of Color Management, Process Control, and Integrated Media Workflows plus the new Total Training offering where you can get full access to all training for your team at one low price!

Additional SESSION*
below IS A SEMINAR HOSTED BY IDEALLIANCE IN THE GASC SEMINAR PROGRAM. There is a Fee to attend this Seminar.
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Sunday, Sept. 28
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Wide Format Systems: An Unbiased Technical Evaluation
Abhay Sharma

IDEAlliance recently conducted an independent third party technical evaluation of commercial roll to roll and flatbed, wide and grand format inkjet printing systems for the display graphics, signage and POP industries. Learn the results of the study and discover what it means to be “state-of-the-art” as it relates to wide format signage printing.

Event Date

September 28 - October 01, 2014

Graph Expo/McCormick Place

Address: 
McCormick Place South, Chicago, IL
Phone: 
2301 S Lake Shore Dr Chicago, IL 60616

PARKING: http://www.mccormickplace.com/attendees/pdf/street-map.pdf

Directions to McCormick Parking LOT A

For parking at the South, North and West Buildings.

FROM O'HARE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (22 Miles), NORTHWEST OR THE NORTH: : Follow I-190 East to I-90 East. This turns into I-90/94 East (Dan Ryan Expressway). Keeping to the right, follow to I-55 North (Stevenson Expressway). Exit at Martin L. King Drive (Exit #293D) and follow signs to Lot A entrance ramp located immediately to your left.

FROM THE WEST: Take I-290 East (Eisenhower Expressway) to I-94 East (Dan Ryan Expressway). Keeping to the right, follow to I-55 North (Stevenson Expressway). Exit at Martin L. King Drive (Exit #293D) and follow signs to Lot A entrance ramp located immediately to your left.

FROM MIDWAY AIRPORT (10 Miles) OR SOUTHWEST:: Take I-55 North (Stevenson Expressway). Exit at Martin L. King Drive (Exit #293D) and follow signs to Lot A entrance ramp located immediately to your left.

FROM THE SOUTH OR INDIANA via I-80/94: From I-80/94, exit at I-94 West (Bishop Ford Expressway) and proceed on I-94 West (Dan Ryan Expressway). Follow to I-55 North (Stevenson Expressway). Exit at Martin L. King Drive (Exit #293D) and follow signs to Lot A entrance ramp located immediately to your left.

FROM INDIANA-SKYWAY: Take I-90 West (Indiana Tollway turns into the Chicago Skyway). Merge onto I-90/94 West (Dan Ryan Expressway). Exit at I-55 North (Stevenson Expressway). Exit at Martin L. King Drive (Exit #293D) and follow signs to Lot A entrance ramp located immediately to your left.

FROM NORTH LAKE SHORE DRIVE (US-41): From Lake Shore Drive, exit at 31st Street and turn right (West). Turn right again on Martin L. King Drive. Turn left on 24th Place. Follow signs to Lot A.

FROM SOUTH LAKE SHORE DRIVE (US-41): From Lake Shore Drive, exit at 31st Sreet. and turn left (West). Turn right on Martin L. King Drive. Turn left on 24th Place. Follow signs to Lot A.

FROM CONGRESS PARKWAY: From Congress Parkway, turn right onto Michigan Avenue Proceed south to Cermak Road. (E. 22nd Street). Turn left on Cermak Road, to Martin Luther King Drive. Follow signs to Lot A.
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