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FTA Prepares For Forum 2018

Forum 2018 will also have a session dedicated to Ex- panded Gamut titled Expanded Gamut:Where AreWe Now? on Monday, May 7 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Overseeing this session are Co-Chairs Julian Fernan- dez, Esko and John Rastetter, Pamarco. Session presen- ters will pinpoint challenges and offer solutions to commonplace issues found with this style of printing. Attendees will hear how EG influences design and the print run, and where it will lead in the next decade. The session will include a presentation by Kevin Bourquin, Cyber Graphics, and John Hite, Bryce Corp., titled Mission Expanded Gamut: Better Together! Consumer Behavior Another session, Taming Consumer Behavior Through Packaging Design, Monday, May 7 at 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., hopes to shed light on the mind of a consumer. Session co-chairs Kevin Bourquin, Cyber Graphics, and Dawn Connell, Snyder’s-Lance, will lead a group of professionals who will walk through the various steps a package design goes through, from initial con- cept all the way to the pressroom floor. Engaging in the discussion will be: Jason Edelen,We Are Alexander; Michael John, 3M Co.; Jerry Thomas, Decision Analyst; and Jason Troutman, 3M Co.

The Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) will be hosting its annual Forum, May 6-9 at the Indi- anapolis Marriott Downtown in Indianapolis, Indiana. It will be collocated with INFOFLEX 2018, set for May 7-8 at the Indiana Convention Center. Proof Positive The Forum will feature an entire session to reestab- lishing the importance of using a proof as the agreed- upon contract between brand owner and printer. Session co-chairs Jessica Harrell, Anderson & Vree- land, Inc. and Ellen Farrell, DuPont Advanced Print- ing, have brought together experts to review how to effectively communicate print process capabilities and brand owner expectations at Forum 2018’s Press Approval Match Game , slated for Tuesday, May 8 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Speakers and presentations include: • Byron Pendleton, The ALC Group, Does Your Printed Package MatchYOUR Brand Expectations? • Scott McLeod,Transcontinental Robbie, Common Pitfalls and Solutions to the Press Approval Process • Dan Uress, Colorware USA, Inc., Color Measure- ment During On-Press Approvals

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