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Protecting and Perpetuating The Prosperity of Print and Paper!
3PM CT Sunday September 13

Hear from the industry advocates on what is being done to educate consumers, and fight corporate greenwashing. Discussion will include information from Joan Sahlgren about the “How Life Unfolds” Campaign by The Paper and Packaging Board, an update from Phil Riebel, President of Two Sides North America, news about the SEC “go paperless” proposal from Martin J. Maloney of Printing Industries Alliance, and Bob Lindgren from Choose PrintCoffee/tea and afternoon treats will be served!

1/1 Interviews LIVE from Graph Expo with Deborah Corn
10:15-11AM CT Monday September 14
Trish Witkowski from Fold Factory and Rock The Mailbox
Robert Hunt creator of the Print Apply mobile app for Print and Design Pros
John Palazzolo from adphos

Discover The Possibilities of Digital Print with HP Indigo!
Lunch & Learn/Show & Tell
12PM CT Monday September 14
Meet Doris Brown-McNally, Worldwide Business Development Manager for Brands and Boris Hughes, Americas Business Development Manager in the Printerverse for a lunch and learn session about the amazing things you can do with HP Indigo technology. You will see some incredible examples of how HP Indigo technology has been used to develop extraordinary applications. Boris will talk about executing campaigns and bringing digital technology to your business. Doris will share with you how some big name brands are using digital print to engage one-on-one with their customers and bringing print past the page.

Evolution/Revolution: The New Age of Industry Orgs & Associations.
2PM CT Monday September 14

This panel will focus on how the industry orgs and associations are helping the print community adapt to the electronic world, and provide insight into their visions for the future of print, and their members. Panelists: Ralph Nappi, President, The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies (NPES); Michael Makin, CEO, Printing Industries of America (PIA); Skip Henk, President & CEO, Xplor International; Joseph E. Lyman, President, Great Lakes Graphic Association (GLGA); and Carma Goin, Executive Director, In-Plant Printing and Mailing Association (IPMA).

Case Study Cafe’ with HP High Speed Production InkJet! Telling THEIR Story: Best Practices from HP High-speed Inkjet Web Press Customers!
3PM CT Monday September 14

Meet the innovators in Production Inkjet! These are the customers who have adopted the HP InkJet Web Press and made it a part of their growing businesses. They have added new products, expanded relationships with existing customers, and proven that HP Inkjet Web Presses and their innovative approaches to the business are an unbeatable combination. Pull up a chair, grab a snack and prepare for a great education in the best practices for growing your business with an HP High-speed Inkjet Web Press. Coffee/tea and afternoon treats will be served!

Wine, Books & Beers! Cocktail Party
4PM CT Monday September 14

Learn how to enter the short-run bookmaking arena at this cocktail party! Get your drink tickets in the HP, Fastbind USA and GPA Specialty Substrate booths! No ticky, no drinky!

1/1 Interviews LIVE from Graph Expo with Deborah Corn
10:15-11AM CT Tuesday September 15
Matthew Parker from Profitable Print Relationships
Moll Brothers

National Girls Who Print Day Lunch and Girlie Award Presentation!
12 – 12:30 Tuesday September 15!
Grab a sandwich, pull up a chair, and join us for the 4th Annual National Girls Who Print Day Luncheon! Who will win the Girle Award this year? You’ll find out here – just like she will! Hosted by Girls Who Print Day Founder Mary Beth Smith, and Girl #2 Deborah Corn from Print Media Centr. First come, first served, so be on time. EVERYONE IS WELCOME!

Annual Girls Who Print Day Mentor Panel!
12:30-1:30  Tuesday September 15! 
This yearly panel on everyone’s must see list! This year we’ll talk about the work/life balance, industry diversity, navigating career paths and take lots of questions from attendees and the home audience watching on Livestream. Our 2015 panel features: Mary Beth Smith, Founder of Girls Who Print; Pat McGrew, M-EDP, CMP, InkJet Evangelist at HP – and the 2014 Girlie Award Recipient!; Cary Sherburne, Senior Editor, What They Think, Dr. Twyla Cummings, Senior Associate Dean at Rochester Institute of Technology; Julie Shaffer, Vice President, Digital Strategies at Printing Industries of America, and Kelley Holmes, Group Publisher, Cygnus Business Media. Moderated by Deborah Corn.

Reinventing World Class.
Afternoon Coffee and Conversation with Pitney Bowes
3PM CT Tuesday September 15
What does world class look like? Whether you’re a family-owned small business, a growing global enterprise, or somewhere in between, learn what it takes to make it to—and stay at—the top. This session, presented by Pitney Bowes, will help you and your business harness technology, innovation and the convergence of physical and digital communications to stay ahead of market changes, unlock new value for your customers, and develop new competitive advantages and “world class” capabilities. What does “world class” mean to you? Join the conversation. Coffee/tea and afternoon treats will be served!

Behind the Social Curtain: Introducing the Wizards of WOW!
10:15-11AM CT Wednesday September 16
This panel will discuss what it takes to develop and maintain a successful social media presence for your business, and how to measure results. Panelists: Marifer Rodriguez from Pitney Bowes, Vanecia Carr from Domtar, Joanne Gore from Avanti and William Michael from Xerox. Hosted by Deborah Corn of Print Media Centr.

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