Schedule At-A-Glance

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Pre-Conference Technology Workshop

Automating Design and Production Workflows
Instructor: David Zwang, Zwang & Co.

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Plant Tour: Spectrum Printing
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm Golf Tournament
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Welcome Reception
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm Chairman's Hospitality Suite

Thursday, May 4, 2017

7:30 am - 8:30 am Exhibit Hall Breakfast
8:30 am - 8:45 am Welcome
8:45 am - 9:45 am The State of the Industry: A Look Ahead
Speakers:
Andy Paparozzi, Chief Economist, Idealliance
David Zwang, Zwang & Co.
10:00 am-11:00 am

Breakouts: Innovating Tomorrow's Media Supply Chain

1. Inkjet and Direct Mail Innovations
Case Studies: Dave Fenske, President, Fenske Media Corporation

2. Color it Consistent: Color & Print Workflows

Moderator: Tim Baechle, Sr. Dir. of Global Print Technologies, Idealliance
Case Studies: Jim Raffel, CEO, Color Metrix

3. The Profitability of Print

Moderator: Leslie Boyd, CPA MST, Clifton Larson Allen
Case Studies: Michael Kellogg, CEO, Century Direct

4. Brand Management & Content Creation

Moderator: Ron Ellis, Ron Ellis Consulting, LLC
Case Studies: Marc Levine, Enterprise Print Quality Group Manager, SGK

11:15 am-12:00 pm

Lessons from the Front Lines-Real World Tactics to Elevate Culture and Boost Employee Engagement
Speaker: Steve Anzalone, Partner, Ideadvisors

12:00 pm-12:30 pm Culture & Change Management
Speaker: Mike Philie, Managing Director, Ideadvisors
12:30 pm-1:30 pm Lunch & Learn: Eye on New Technologies
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm USPS at the Crossroads: Industry Mail Survey & What it Means to You
Speakers:
Andy Paparozzi, Chief Economist, Idealliance
Bob Schimek, Sr. Dir. of Postal Affairs, Satori Software and Idealliance representative to PMG Mailers’ Technical Advisory Committee (MTAC) & Idealliance Chair, Mail.dat Working Group
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm USPS Mechanics & Strategy for Postal Rates
Speaker: Sharon Owens, Vice President Pricing and Costing, United States Postal Service
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Color Management & Your Bottom Line
Speaker: Don Hutcheson, HutchColor

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm EXPO Hall Break
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Integrated Marketing ‘In the Round’
Speakers:
Todd Maute, Partner, CBX
Marriott Winchester, President sgscos America
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Happy Hour
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm Chairman's Hospitality Suite

Friday, May 5, 2017

7:30 am - 8:30 am Exhibit Hall Breakfast - Table Topics
Fulfillment Trends & Strategies - Steve Anzalone, Ideadvisors
How Sales People Win - Bill Farquharson, Ideadvisors
The CEO of Tomorrow - Mike Philie, Ideadvisors
Managing Digital Print - Ron Ellis, Ron Ellis Consulting
Cutting-Edge Color - Don Hutcheson
Wide Format Workflows & Color - Jim Raffel, Color Metrix

8:30 am - 9:15 am Keynote: Impact & Opportunity of Nanotechnology
Speaker: Nachum Korman, Vice President & General Manager, Americas, Landa Digital Printing
9:15 am - 10:00 am Transforming Business: Strategies for Growth & Change
Moderator: David Steinhardt, President & CEO, Idealliance
Panelists: Nachum Korman, Vice President & General Manager, North America, Landa Digital Printing
Tim Baechle, Dir. of Global Print Technologies, Idealliance Panelists
Andy Paparozzi, Chief Economist, Idealliance
10:15 am-11:15 am Working Groups: Key Initiatives & Actions
1. Mail Supply Chain & Partnering with the USPS
Facilitator: David Steinhardt, President & CEO, Idealliance
Participants: Angelo Anagnostopoulos, Vice President of Postal Affairs, GrayHair Software
Bob Rosser, Director Postal Affairs, Products & Services, IWCO Direct
Bob Schimek, Senior Director of Postal Affairs, Satori Software and Idealliance, Representative to PMG Mailers’ Technical Advisory Committee (MTAC) & Idealliance Chair, Mail.dat® Working Group

2. Data Management & Automation
Facilitator: Steve Bonoff, Sr. VP Marketing Communications, Idealliance
Case Study: George Moretti, Managing Partner, Innovative Integrated Solutions (IIS)

3. Color and Print Workflow Standards & Practices
Facilitator: Tim Baechle, Sr. Dir. Global Print Technologies and Workflows

4. Business Leadership for Small Companies
Facilitator: Steve Ballinger, Sr. Project Manager, Idealliance

11:30am-12:15 pm Town Hall: An Industry on the Move
12:15pm-1:30 pm Lunch & Learn: Customized On-Demand: A New Era for Packaging
Speaker: George A. Moretti, President, Managing Partner, Innovative Integrated Solutions (IIS)
1:30pm-2:30pm Don't Lower Your Price: Raise Your Sales Pitch
Speaker: Bill Farquharson, Partner, Ideadvisors
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Adios—Action Steps, Takeaways & Must-Dos
Speaker: Andrew Paparozzi, Chief Economist, Idealliance