Digital Printing Conference 2017
IMI Europe’s flagship strategic industry conference event is intended for those wishing to understand the direction of the industry over the coming years, with a theme of ‘Vision 2020’. The conference will include the following elements:
• Market updates from leading analysts
• Updates and views from industry pacesetters
• Perspectives from key end users
• New technology introductions from inkjet innovators
As well as formal presentations, the conference programme will include panel sessions covering key topics, with the panels comprising and chaired by industry leaders.
Mergers & Acquisitions Forum
A new event module for 2017 covers mergers and acquisitions from both the buy side and sell side. Leading analysts and experts will give an overview of the industry M&A scene, review key transactions as case studies, and give advice and experiences from both sides of the transaction. The event will be chaired by Kenneth D. Stack, President of Proximus LLC.
Inkjet Academy for Business
This year’s event premieres a new version of the Inkjet Academy, aimed at people wishing to understand the essential aspects of the technology. The event is delivered by Dr Alan Hudd of Alchemie Technology and Mike Willis of Pivotal Resources, the founders of the Inkjet Academy, who have been presenting versions of the course since 1998.
Market Reports Live
Leading analysts and experts will present modules covering important strategic aspects including digital textile printing from World Textile Information Network (WTiN).
“Digital Print Europe returns for 2017 with a new date, a high quality Barcelona venue and a renewed focus on the strategic direction of the industry,” said Tim Phillips, Managing Director IMI Europe. “IMI and IMI Europe conferences have traditionally been the forum where the industry discusses the future, and this event is no exception. We will announce more about the event in the coming months, and look forward to hosting a lively and informative debate."