Submit your abstract for Smithers Pira’s Digital Print for Packaging 2013

Smithers Pira has announced the 2nd annual US version of Digital Print for Packaging 2013 which takes place 5-6 June in Atlanta, GA.

“The word that we heard from 2012 attendees was ‘finally’ – finally there is a US event for the digital print community to come together to focus on the packaging industry and discuss market trends and how organisations can capitalise on this technology,” says Barbara Fowler, conference director at Smithers Pira.

“There will be many opportunities for brand owners, printing equipment suppliers and printing technologies developers to seize upon in coming years. Digital Print for Packaging 2013 will provide the necessary introduction and technical information plus valuable networking with both the print and packaging industries.”

The 2013 program will be shaped by an advisory board comprised of key industry players Tom Cooper, Process Development Group/R&D Manager Digital Printing, RockTenn Merchandising Displays; Andy Dwivedi, director of marketing North America, Xeikon; Kevin Karstedt, CEO, Karstedt Partners, LLC; and Eli Israeli, strategic marketing, HP Scitex Industrial Presses.

The advisory board will be reviewing abstracts for Digital Print for Packaging 2013 and are searching for industry experts who can provide an engaging, knowledgeable and exciting presentation on one of the following topics:

– Market trends and technology
– How to work with customers to integrate digital
– Perspectives from brand owners using digital print for packaging
– Standards for digital technology
– Dynamics of color with digital print
– Colour challenges and integration
– Global workflow
– Opportunities and hurdles: transitioning from traditional to new.

To submit an abstract please send your name, title, organisation, presentation summary and biography to Barbara Fowler at no later than Friday 18 January 2013. Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are available.