IMI Europe held its first Inkjet Ink Development Conference in April 2016, with technical talks aimed at an audience of developers. In March 2017, the Inkjet Ink Development Conference will be held for the second time, with the addition of a new one-day Inkjet Engineering Conference.
• IMI Europe Inkjet Engineering Conference: Components and techniques for digital printing system development and production, March 14, 2017 at the Aquatis Hotel, Lausanne, Switzerland.
The new one-day event comprises 10 technical presentations by invited experts from industry and academia, aimed at inkjet system developers and integrators. The topics range from practical overviews of the challenges of inkjet integration to theoretical modeling of printhead behavior and inkjet processes, as well as overviews of key inkjet system components and introductions to new technology. The presenters are from Ebeam Technologies, Edale, Exergen, Global Graphics Software, Global Inkjet Systems, Inca Digital Printers, Meteor Inkjet, Pall Filters, Reden and University of Twente.
• IMI Europe Inkjet Ink Development Conference: Materials, equipment and techniques for digital printing ink development and manufacturing, March 15-16, 2017 at the Aquatis Hotel, Lausanne, Switzerland
The IMI Europe Inkjet Ink Development Conference returns with a fully curated program of 20 high quality invited talks from industry and academia designed for inkjet ink development chemists. Topics include a focus on inks for decorative and functional applications, as well as raw materials, analytical equipment and techniques. Presenting companies and institutions include Alchemie Technology, Amazon Filters, Armor Industrial Inks, ImageXpert, Malvern Instruments, Mexar, Promethean Particles, Ricoh Europe, SPG Prints, Technische Universität Chemnitz, Tiger Coatings, University of Cambridge, University of Leeds, University of Manchester Graphene Centre and X-rite.
“We had excellent attendance and feedback from our first technical conference event last year in Lausanne, with conference attendees enjoying the mix of technical talks from industry and academia,” commented Dr. Tim Phillips, managing director of IMI Europe. “This year we aim to build on this success with the addition of the Inkjet Engineering Conference, continuing our mission to enable collaboration and learning within the inkjet industry.”