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Announcing the 63rd annual TAGA Conference

Jan 21, 2011 12:00 AM


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The Technical Assn. of the Graphic Arts (TAGA) announces details on the 63rd Annual TAGA conference. The annual, international TAGA conference features technical papers on research straight from the laboratory, studies from the pressroom, and software and systems engineering studies. The conference will take place March 6–9, 2011, at the Omni William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh, PA.

The TAGA conference agenda delivers value to pressroom management, paper and ink specialists, prepress, microtechnology, graphic arts educators, and research and development. A few of the sessions:

  • An Investigation into Inner-Image Process Control for Newspapers
  • Print Quality of Laser-Engraved Clich├ęs for Pad Printing
  • Deinkability of paper
  • Micro-Reflectance Measurements of Multiple Colorants in Halftone Prints
  • Key Factors Affecting Color Reproduction on Polyester Fabrics Using Heat Transfer Printing
  • Cloud Printing: An Inventory

This year's conference features speakers from a wide variety of industry backgrounds and international perspectives. Some of the speakers:

  • Professor Robert Chung, Franz Sigg, and Dr. J. A. Stephen Viggiano, Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Quanhui Tian, Shanghai Publishing and Printing College
  • John Seymour and Steve Tiltman, QuadTech
  • Dr. Anthony Stanton, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Dr. Martin Habekost, Ryerson University
  • Chuck Gehman, Mimeo.com

For more information, visit www.taga.org or contact Gwen Martin, conference manager, at gmartin@printing.org.