Print Matters for the Future

 

Join Intergraf and the WPCF in London on 24 May for the next installment of our annual ‘Print Matters for the Future’ conference series. This event has rapidly grown into a highly-anticipated fixture in the calendars of national printing associations worldwide and with the agenda almost full, this year promises to deliver. We hope to see you in London! The event will take place at the Hilton London Syon Park Hotel (Park Rd, Isleworth, Brentford TW8 8JF).

 

About the organisers

Intergraf is the European federation for print and digital communication, with 21 members from 20 countries. We are also a member of and secretariat for the WPCF (World Print & Communication Forum). The WPCF is a collaborative platform for the world’s major transnational and national printing associations.

 

Agenda

08:30-09:00    Welcome coffee

09:00-09:15    Conference Opening: Cees Verweij, President of Intergraf and Michael Makin, President of the World Print & Communication Forum (WPCF)

09:15-09:45    The UK Printing Industry: Charles Jarrold, CEO of the British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF) (UK)

09:45-10:30    The Power of Print in Multi-Platform Content Strategies: Katherine Punch (UK)

10:30-11:00    Networking coffee break

11:00-11:30    Evolution of Reading in the Age of Digitisation: Prof. Adriaan van der Weel, Vice-Chair of E-READ, University of Leiden (NL)

11:30-12:00    The Influences on and Development of Paper and Pulp Prices: Alejandro Mata Lopez, Senior Economist at RISI

12:00-12:30    Paper Electronics: Prof. R. Martins, University of Lisbon (PT)

12:30-14:00    Networking lunch

14:00-14:30    Research in Print Media: Speaker tbc, Intergraf Student Award Winner

14:30-15:00    Advertising, E-Commerce and how Direct Mail Affects Consumers: Luke Lloyd, International Postal Corporation (IPC)

15:00-15:30    Networking coffee break

15:30-16:00    Online Print Markets and their Development: Bernd Zipper, zipcon consulting (DE)

16:00-16:30    Presentation tbc: Speaker tbc

16:30-16:45    Conference Closing: Cees Verweij, President of Intergraf and Michael Makin, President of the World Print & Communication Forum (WPCF)

 

Programme

Thursday 23 May
Welcome Cocktail
19:30-21:00
Conference Foyer, Hilton London Syon Park Hotel

Friday 24 May
Print Matters for the Future conference
08:30-17:00
Dukes Room, Hilton London Syon Park Hotel

Conference Dinner
19:30-23:00
Coach & Horses Isleworth

 

Fees

Three representatives from Intergraf’s national member associations can attend this conference for free. For additional participants and other Intergraf member companies the cost is €150. For non-members the cost is €395.

 

Registration

REGISTRATION FORM: for Intergraf General Assembly AND Print Matters for the Future conference (Intergraf members only)

REGISTRATION FORM: for Print Matters for the Future conference

Send your completed registration forms to Reka Sipos at Intergraf: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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