World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers

Printing Summit 2012


Printing Summit 2012


Printing Summit 2012

Date and Location

  • 21 Mar 2012 - 22 Mar 2012

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  • Alexis Lozano Medina
    Managing Director, Artes Gráficas del Atlántico

    Alexis Lozano Medina is an Industrial Engineer, Managing Director of Artes Gráficas del...


  • Sanat Hazra
    Technical Director, Bennett, Coleman & Co, India

    Sanat Hazra studied at the Rochester Institute of Technology, earning BS in Photographic Science...

  • Alexis Lozano Medina
    Managing Director, Artes Gráficas del Atlántico

    Alexis Lozano Medina is an Industrial Engineer, Managing Director of Artes Gráficas del...

  • Gary Hughes
    Senior Director, Manufacturing Operation, Newspaper Group & General Manager, Vaughan Plant – Transcontinental Printing

    Gary Hughes is Transcontinental Printing's Senior Director, Manufacturing Operation, Newspaper...

  • Hansjürg Stihl
    Department Manager Newspaper Production, St Galler Tagblatt

    Hansjürg Stihl, Department Manager Newspaper Production

    For over 30 years working for the...

  • Kasturi Balaji
    Director, Kasturi & Sons Ltd., India

    Kasturi Balaji was appointed Director of Kasturi & Sons Ltd., publishers of The Hindu, in...

  • Knud Kraft
    Senior Production Manager, Druckhaus Spandau I Axel Springer AG, Germany

    Electrical engineer, since 1997 Manager on the Printing sector of Axel Springer AG in Berlin. He...

  • Luiz Alberto Albuquerque
    Executive Director, Rede Bahia, Brazil


    A Business Administrator, he has been working for 25 years in the Newspaper...

  • Maria Moroni
    Maria Moroni, Communications and Press Manager, Assocarta, Italy

    She is a journalist who received an award as “Press Officer of the Year 2009 – Economy and...

  • Rainer Esser
    CEO, DIE ZEIT, Germany

    1975–77 Trainee with Deutsche Bank AG in Hanover. 1977–82 Law Studies in Munich and Geneva....

  • Sally Pirri
    Director, Production, The Globe and Mail

    Sally Pirri is The Globe and Mail's Director, Production, and has just launched the printing of...

  • Wim Maes
    Technical Director, Eco Print Center N.V., Belgium

    Starts in 1990 at Roularta Media Group, were I did several jobs:

    Roularta Media Group (...

  • Dr. Assaf Avrahami
    CEO, Technology & Operation at Yedioth group, Yedioth IT

    Assaf Avrahami holds BSc in mechanical and electrical engineering and an MBA in technological...

  • Eric Elyn
    Director of Operations, Coldset Printing Partners, Belgium

    Eric Elyn started his career in September 1979 working as an account executive for sheetfed and...

  • Caroline H. Little
    President and CEO, Newspaper Association of America, USA

    Caroline Little is president and CEO of the Newspaper Association of America, the industry’s...

Printing Summit 2012

Following on the success of its previous editions the Printing Summit will have, in 2012, the German capital as a venue. During two days an array of international speakers will bring participants up-to-date on a variety of important topics including:

  • Innovations in printing
  • The power of printed advertising
  • Green production
  • Quality in printing
  • Lean production


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