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SUNDAY, MARCH 2ND (ARRIVAL DAY)

9:00 AM

Early Arriver Golf (Clubhouse, Wynn Golf Course)

For those who love to golf and the opportunity to network in the Las Vegas sunshine, you now have the opportunity to take in the fresh greens at one of the country’s top courses right at the Wynn.
Please indicate on your conference registration if you are interested in golf. Golf is sponsored by Hostmann-Steinberg.

* Please note that green fees are not included in the Print UV conference registration fee*

6:00 PM

Networking and Welcome Reception (Margaux 1)

In a Print UV conference tradition, all printers, speakers, sponsors and their registered guests are invited to kick-off the conference at our welcome night networking reception Sunday evening at the Wynn Las Vegas Resort. Generous cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served; you can see a menu online. The conference begins with this excellent opportunity to network that you will not want to miss!

MONDAY, MARCH 3RD (MORNING)

8:30 AM

Breakfast (Margaux 1)

A full, hearty breakfast will be provided for all registered attendees at the Wynn Las Vegas. If you are a first-time attendee, prepare yourself!

9:30 AM

Welcome and Kickoff (Margaux 2)

Hans Ulland – Air Motion Systems, Inc.

As we kick off the 7th annual Print UV conference, our 2014 program will keep it fresh! We will preview key topics as well as discuss the ins and outs of Print UV so you can maximize your experience. Year seven is a big deal and people consider seven to be a lucky number. Maybe seven will change your luck at the conference, but the 7th Print UV will definitely change your success in your pressroom!

10:00 AM

Keynote: PRIMIR UV Market Report (Margaux 2)

Marco Boer – IT Strategies, Inc

Last year we announced that NPES and PRIMIR had funded a special research project on the adoption, use and growth of UV in the printing industry. This year, Print UV attendees will be the first to hear the results of this report that will dive into the size and segments of the UV printing market. The report will provide clarity and focus on the state of this market while identifying major barriers and opportunities for everyone involved in the UV Graphic Arts Industry. The results are both interesting and thought provoking to see how your company stacks up in this still growing field.

11:00 AM

Break – Sponsor Area (Margaux 1)

11:30 AM

New Offset UV Technology: “The Good, The Bad and The Profitable” (Margaux 2)
Part 1: High Wavelength Curing (H-UV)

The adoption of Hw-UV has been wide enough for Print UV to look at the results from printers who broke new ground in using this curing technology.  An early Hw-UV printer will walk us through the struggles and the triumphs, as well as the tips and tricks, of adding this UV technology to their arsenal.

12:15 PM

Lunch (Margaux 1)

Bring your appetite! An incredible lunch spread will be provided at the Wynn Las Vegas.

1:30 PM

Best Practices in Sheetfed UV Printing (Margaux 2)

A quick hit topic to get the most out of your UV printing!

2:00 PM

New Offset UV Technology: “The Good, The Bad and The Profitable” (Margaux 2)
Part 2: LED

LED UV curing comes full circle at Print UV 2014. We discussed this brand new UV curing technology at our first conference and have followed its growth, which has gained significant acceptance world-wide. Until now, we have been limited to technology updates and adoption rates reported from around the globe, but this year we will get a firsthand account of LED UV in production from a North American commercial printer. No more charts, just real life experience.

3:00 PM

Break – Sponsor Area (Margaux 1)

3:30 PM

Pressroom Chemistry Panel: Solutions for your solutions

Let’s face it; press printing issues can be the bane of our existence. A change in water conductivity, a bad interaction with a specialty ink, or sudden curing issues can all lead back to the chemistry on your press. Become the master of your chemistry domain! Our team of experienced UV printers and knowledgeable sponsors provides an in-depth look at identifying problems and step by step guidance on how to resolve them.

MONDAY, MARCH 3RD (EVENING)

5:00 PM

Print UV Networking Reception (Margaux 1)

After many requests - we listened! Print UV attendees want and deserve it all. You wanted to have time in the evening to explore Vegas or hit a show, but no one wanted to miss out on the Monday evening networking reception, not to mention the great food and drinks. Therefore, the reception will immediately follow the conclusion of the Monday sessions. Get together with your printing friends, old and new, grab a cocktail and a bite to eat, and still leave time to enjoy the night!
Hosted by our Platinum Sponsors

TUESDAY, MARCH 4TH (MORNING)

8:30 aM

Breakfast (Margaux 1)

Start your day off right! Our second-day breakfast is just as full and hearty as the first, and will be provided to registered attendees at the Wynn Las Vegas.

9:30 aM

Good Morning and Welcome Back (Margaux 2)

Hans Ulland – Air Motion Systems, Inc.

Welcome back from a night in Las Vegas and prepare for an exciting 2nd day!

9:45 aM

The Business of UV: The Story of Growth Through UV (Margaux 2)

In kicking off our day 2, you will hear a talk of both the successes and struggles from a business owner perspective on converting to UV printing.

10:15 aM

Coating Process Development: Part One - Micro Embossing (Margaux 2)

It’s time to get ahead of the competition! Part one of our in-depth coating technique presentation will focus on micro embossing. It is a brand new development and we will give you the tools as well as the step by step requirements to add this process to your offerings.

11:00 aM

Break – Sponsors Area (Margaux 1)

11:30 aM

Coatings Process Development: Part Two - Liquid 3-D (Margaux 2)

Part two of our in-depth coating technique presentation. Are you ready for a challenge? Do you want to lead in what will surely become the next big thing? Have you assessed your R and D budget for coating processes recently? Then this one is for you! Absolutely breaking new ground, we are presenting the play-by-play, tools needed and critical steps to become one of the first in North America to use this process.

12:15 PM

Lunch (Margaux 2)

Prepare yourself for yet another fabulous lunch at the Wynn, and a chance to continue networking with other conference-goers.

1:30 PM

Executive Round Table: Hopes and Fears in the UV Printing Industry (Margaux 2)

Led by John Guisto – Curtis Packaging

We are fortunate to be surrounded by some of the best and most experienced UV printers at Print UV. In this panel discussion, we are moving the talk amongst peers away from the cocktail tables during the reception and onto the main stage. UV printing is full of razzle-dazzle, but behind that veneer, dedicated printing professionals lay the foundations for a successful industry. We have the opportunity to listen to a few of these leaders candidly share their concerns, as well as their excitement for our industry.

 

2:30 PM

Break – Sponsor Area (Margaux 1)

3:00 PM

Matching Offset Coatings on Digitally Printed Material (Margaux 2)

This could be the story of “When Worlds Collide”! It seems that virtually every printer has added a form of digital capacity to subsidize his or her printing efforts. A common question that is asked of Print UV is how do you match offset coatings to the digitally printed output? We have assembled a panel of experts to tell you how it can be accomplished, if at all.

3:45 PM

“Bringing It All Together” Marketing New Processes to your Customers (Margaux 2)

Your company has spent millions of dollars investing in new equipment and even more in developing new processes, yet your sales force keeps bringing you low margin four-color opportunities on C1S. How you educate both your sales group and your customers of the fantastic offerings you have invested in is an often missed step. A printer who has gone through six plus years of investments in equipment and process development will share their successful approach in reaching out to both sales and customers.

4:30 PM

End of Conference – Closing Remarks

Special announcements are made in conclusion of the 7th Annual Print UV conference.