Technical

Geared toward members who work on installation and ongoing maintenance of HP equipment, this track will focus on HP equipment best practices, printing unique jobs and making sure HP presses remain running to the best of their capabilities. There will also be opportunities to talk directly with HP equipment experts.

Breaking the Mold - Around the World in 80 Days
Alon Bar-Shany, HP
Date: Saturday, March 8
Time:  3:45pm - 4:45pm
Room:  Sun Ballroom A&B
Business Focus: All  

Don’t miss Alon’s closing session that will take you around the world with insights on the printing industry, Indigo news and  inspiring customers’ stories from all continents. 

Dscoop Nerd Herd
Jennifer Matt, Web2Print Experts
Date:  Saturday, March 8
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room: Tallahassee
Business Focus:  All 

A peer group for the software professionals working in the Dscoop community. Informally started at Dscoop8, formally launched at Dscoop9. One of the key requests of the initial attendees of the Nerd Herd was that this group was especially for software but software projects such as: Print MIS, web-to-print, integrated workflows, and customer integrations. 

HP Indigo Digital Printing is Coming to Folding Carton with the HP Indigo 30000
Yuval Golan, HP 
Date: Saturday, March 8
Time: 9:00am - 10:00am
Room: HP Booth #911
Business Focus:  Commercial Print, Label and Packaging

With HP Indigo 30000 Digital Press already working in sites around the world, great new opportunities in Digital Printing for folding carton are opened. Come to learn about the break-through solution for folding carton and the innovation brought by Indigo and partners. Learn about opporunities for digital technology early adopters. The session will include deep-dive demonstrations of the press and the dedicated inline coating solution from TRESU group.  

Is Your Maintenance in Jeopardy
Barry Mahoney, Standard Group
Date: Friday, March 7
Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Room: Sun Ballroom D
Business Focus:  All 

Test your skills and knowledge in a round of jeopardy on what to do when your machine is in jeopardy! Walk away from this session with best practices, examples of what happens when you don’t keep up with your maintenance, learn and share with others in the industry how they increase up-time by staying on top of their routine.

 

Print MIS Technology (Your System of Record)
Chris Reisz-Hanson, Web2Print Experts, Inc. and Jennifer Matt, Web2Print Experts, Inc. 
Date: Friday, March 7
Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Room: Naples
Business Focus: Direct Mail/Inkjet Printing/Publishing

Print MIS: the data collector, the system of record, the system you rely on to both run your daily operations and peer into for insights on where you should focus your efforts for improvement. Print MIS touches every corner of your business. Learn from an expert how to drive more value out of the Print MIS you have and/or prepare to transition to a new Print MIS technology.

The Hidden Gems of the HP SmartStream Production Pro: Pro Secrets You Didn't Know You Have
Asaf Hartuv, HP and Bob Raus, HP
Date: Friday, March 7
Time: 3:45pm - 4:45pm 
Room: Tallahassee
Business Focus: Commercial Print

Learn about the revolutionary version five of SmartStream Production Pro Print Server. Be exposed to new opportunities, improve knowledge and usage of Production Pro Product Roadmap & Feedbacks.

Tips and Tricks with Latex Printers
Timothy Mitchell, HP
Date: Saturday, March 8
Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
Room: HP Booth #923
Business Focus:  Grand Format, Workflow Automation

If you want to get on the fast track to running your printer like the pros or you’re already a pro but need to find a specific solution for a vexing problem, let us show you how to get the best results at this interactive session in our booth.  This presentaion will discuss all facets of color workflow and calibration, ideal printer speeds for different media types, and how to get the most out of the HP Media Locator.  Stop in, tune in, and tune up your latex printer to its highest potential.   

 

Web-to-Print Technology (Your Online Platform)
Jennifer Matt, Web2Print Experts, Inc. and Chris Reisz-Hanson, Web2Print Experts, Inc. 
Date: Saturday, March 8
Time: 9:00am - 10:30am
Room: Osceola Ballroom A
Business Focus: Commercial Print, Social Media/e-Commerce/Website, Workflow Automation

Web technology has to enable you to create an online presence that is equal to or better than your offline presence (the story you tell, the customer service you deliver, etc.). The online channel will become the primary channel for your business. This session will teach you how to make better web technology decisions by anchoring them to the business objectives you desire in sales, marketing, and operations.

Zen and the Art of Indigo Maintenance
Udi Vaks, HP
Date: Friday, March 7
Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
Room: Miami
Business Focus: Commercial Print

Intended for business owners, this session will discuss ideas to increase operational efficiencies and operator motivation. You will learn tips on how to get the most out of your Indigo presses and gain access to new tools to achieve operational excellence.