World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers


Printing Summit 2011

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Printing Summit 2011

Date and Location

  • 06 Apr 2011 - 07 Apr 2011
    Mainz
    Germany

Price

  • WAN-IFRA Members
    1.350 EUR + VAT
  • Non-members
    1.690 EUR + VAT

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Printing Summit 2011

Daily News from the Conference

WAN-IFRA will be providing summaries (in English) of all presentations during the conference, beginning Wednesday, 6 April, 2011. Please check back for updates.

If you wish to receive the summaries by e-mail, send your request to anton.jolkovski@wan-ifra.org.

 

Programme details

 

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 Chair: Eike Bühring, Technical Manager, Presse-Druck- und Verlag, Germany

 

 


DAY ONE - Wednesday 6 April

 

Keynote Speaker
Christopher Baker, Vice President, Manufacturing, New York Daily News, USA

  • Session 1: Innovation in newspaper printing

Usage of superior paper grades on coldset machines without dryer
Jürgen Gemeinhardt, Head of department Printing techniques, Fogra Forschungsgesellschaft Druck e.V., Germany

New frontiers: Opportunities and challenges for the use of AR with print media
Herbert Bay, co-Founder and CEO, Kooaba AG, Switzerland

Printed functionalities
Prof. Dr. Reinhard Baumann, Professor for Digital Printing and Imaging Technology, Institute for Print and Media Technology, Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany

 

Visit to the Gutenberg Museum

 

  • Session 2: Printing more than the daily newspaper

A versatile and profitable mailroom
Philip Brännlund, Managing Director, Eskilstuna-Kurirens Tryckeri AB, Sweden

Producing the Berliner Woche - a 36 hours race
Frank Wagner, Manager Postpress Operations, Axel Springer AG, Germany

Maximising the print capability
Kasturi Balaji, Managing Director, Kasturi & Sons Ltd., India & Matthias Tietz, CEO, Rheinisch-Bergische Druckerei GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

  • Session 3: Digital printing and distribution

Digital Newspaper Printing - Malta, a multi title site
Malcolm Miller, CEO, Miller Newsprint Ltd., Malta

 

Visit to FSD (Frankfurter Societäts-Druckerei GmbH) printing plant


DAY TWO - Thursday 7 April


  • Session 4: The power of print

Keynote Speaker
Why the printing press is still the best new technology in the media industry

Phillip Crawley, Publisher and Chief Executive Officer, The Globe and Mail, Canada

Innovations and trends in newspaper advertising: Folha de S.Paulo's case study on innovative ad formats
Marcelo Benez, Advertising Director, Folha de São Paulo, Brazil

  • Session 5: On the road to full automation

Waterless by the sea: opportunities and challenges in implementing changes to rotary presses
Matthias Ditzen-Blanke
, CEO, Druckzentrum Nordsee, and Publisher, Nordsee Zeitung, Germany

Herolds way on the road to automation
Thomas Unterberger
, Chief operating Officer, Herold Druck und Verlag AG, Austria

  • Session 6: Printing Quality

An introduction to quality management
Christopher Baker, Vice President, Manufacturing, New York Daily News, USA

International Color Quality Club: an opportunity for the development of a daily approach to continuous improvement
Stefano Bigarelli, Quality Manager & Paolo Ciapetti, Production Assistant, Societá Athesis, Italy

WAN-IFRA ISO Conformity Certificate for Standardised Printing
and
Evaluation of Newspapers' Print Quality under a Reader's Point of view
Roland Thees, Research Manager, WAN-IFRA, Germany

  • Session 7: Lean production

Lean production in commercial printing
Roland Behringer
, CEO, OZ Druck & Medien GmbH, Germany

Lean production methods
George Donaldson, Group Continuous Improvement Manager, Newsprinters, United Kingdom

Waterless printing as part of lean production
Valentin Kneile, Quality Manager, Rheinpfalz Verlag und Druckerei, Germany

 

More information to come soon.


Venue

Hilton Mainz Hotel
Rheinstrasse 68
55116 Mainz, Germany
Tel: +49 (0) 6131 3302
Fax: +49 (0) 6131 245 3299
E-Mail: info.mainz@hilton.com

Booking information

Information about Mainz: www.mainz.de

Single room 149,00 EUR inc. breakfast
Double room 169,00 EUR inc. breakfast

A contingent of room is reserved with special conditions for conference participants. Reservations received after 22 February 2011 will be subject to room availability and cannot be guaranteed at the special rate. Please include the reference “WAN-IFRA GmbH” on your hotel reservation.

Contact information

Programme

Speakers

  • Roland Behringer
  • Matthias Tietz
    CEO, Rheinisch-Bergische Druckerei, Germany
  • Kasturi Balaji, Director, Kasturi & Sons Ltd., India
    Kasturi Balaji
    Director, Kasturi & Sons Ltd., India
  • Matthias Ditzen-Blanke
  • Marcelo Benez
    Marcelo Benez
    Marcelo Benez, Advertising Director, Grupo Folha, Brazil
  • Sanat Hazra, Technical Director, Bennett, Coleman & Co, India
    Sanat Hazra
    Technical Director, Bennett, Coleman & Co, India
  • Valentin Kneile
  • Philip Crawley, Publisher and CEO, The Globe and Mail, Canada
    Phillip Crawley
    Publisher and CEO, The Globe and Mail, Canada
  • Malcolm Miller
    Malcolm Miller
    Malcolm Miller, CEO, Miller Newsprint Ltd., Malta
  • Frank Wagner
  • Thomas Unterberger
  • Stefano Bigarelli
  • Prof. Dr. Reinhard Baumann
  • Philip Brännlund
    Philip Brännlund
    Philip Brännlund, Managing Director, Eskilstuna-Kurirens Tryckeri AB, Sweden
  • Jürgen Gemeinhardt
    Jürgen Gemeinhardt
    Jürgen Gemeinhardt, Head of department Printing techniques, Fogra Forschungsgesellschaft Druck e.V., Germany
  • Dr Herbert Bay
  • George Donaldson, Group Continuous Improvement Manager, Newsprint, United Kin
    George Donaldson
    Group Continuous Improvement Manager, Newsprinters, United Kingdom
  • Christopher Baker
  • Paolo Ciapetti

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