The FuturePrint Virtual Summits will cover the complete spectrum of print from commercial through to industrial, with wide-format taking centre stage on Wednesday 14th October.
Kicking off proceedings, Steve Lister, Global Retail Innovation Expert will provide some excellent insight into the transformation of retail printing and is joined by Nick Widdowson who is a consultant to Unilever and has 30 years brand experience with point of sale printing.
Leading Norwegian designer and trend expert Jorunn Tharaldsen joins Canon’s Kris Walewijns to present an innovative partnership that has resulted in a modern twist to classic Scandinavian wall covering design with ‘When Creativity meets Technology’
Georgia Parker from Fashion for Good provides a really interesting look into the world of fashion with textile printing with Accelerating Sustainable Innovation in the Fashion Industry. Fashion for Good is a platform for sustainable fashion innovation working to bring together the entire ecosystem to make fashion a force for good.
Sustainability gets another focus with Nova Abbott who heads up the marketing for Content Partner, Kavalan and is joined by Robin East’s CMYUK. Kavalan’s attributes as a PVC FREE material for point of sale textile printing are exciting and Richard Askam asks them to divulge more in this illuminating session Sustainability: Vital for Success in the Next Normal.
Phil McMullin from Epson UK reveals some exciting new technology to Karis Copp in this session ‘Cracking the wide format ink conundrum’ while IDC’s Tim Greene and Keypoint Intelligence’s Colin McMahon provide some up to date trend insight with ‘What do the analysts think’? And Women in Signs and Graphics led by Sarah Winterbottom and Izabella Ivanovici discuss the issues for women in this sector and the vision behind their new group and New Horizon’s is a talk by Stephan Heintjens who will explain the opportunities that Mutoh’s wide format digital printers off packaging printing and protoyping onto uncoated substrares.
To break up this jam packed content programme at 1pm delegates are invited to join some virtual networking.
Capping off the end of the day Vpress’s Crown pub offers some lively discussion.
We hope to see you there.
Full Programme is here