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IPEX 2017, 31 Oct - 3 Nov 2017, NEC Birmingham UK

IPEX Education Programme

IPEX Education Programme

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    • Print In Action Conference
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    Exploring the role that the evolving nature of digital production plays in the increasingly fast-paced worlds of fashion and textile, this session with provide insight into the trends, technology and applications that are shaping them.
    • Print In Action Conference
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    This session shines a light on print’s touchpoints outside the industry, including direct mail and its perception with the general public. Attendees will discover what print innovations are leading the way in the public forum – and what the wider world wants from our industry.
    • Print In Action Conference
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    Day 1: Lunchtime edition of the Print in Performance feature, in collaboration with The London College of Fashion to follow by a panel discussion on how Print in Performance came to fruition, with input from the organisers, printers, creative directors and the London College of Fashion students themselves.
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    • Print In Action Conference
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    Digitisation has disrupted both print and its role in serving other industries – and the journey is by no means finished.
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    • Print In Action Conference
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    Our unique Geek Out sessions will be led by our hosts James Matthews-Paul and Karis Copp, with the expertise of a guest editor. Mixing social and video content from around the print world and chatter from the show floor, Geek Out will give interactive insight into the kit, community and creativity that make up our industry.
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    • Print In Action Conference
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    Print’s role in the broader manufacturing sector is thriving. This session will offer the a glimpse of what the print industry looks like in an industrial future and what the key trends will be as we move into it.
    • Print In Action Conference
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    Day 1: Closing edition of the Print in Performance feature, in collaboration with The London College of Fashion.
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The Future Skills Theatre
    • Smart Directions Conference
    The Future Skills Theatre
    Smart Directions Conference Session hosted by Digital Printer magazine
    • Smart Directions Conference
    The Future Skills Theatre
    Smart Directions Conference Session hosted by Digital Printer magazine
    • Future Skills Seminars
    The Future Skills Theatre

    In a World where the demand for more and more content across a growing number of channels is locked in a tight upward spiral, your workflows need to change.

    • Future Skills Seminars
    The Future Skills Theatre
    Get advice on succession planning and long term business survival for family-run or family-owned businesses of all sizes
    • Future Skills Seminars
    The Future Skills Theatre
    How do we meet the needs of 3 billion new consumers by 2030, against a backdrop of degraded ecosystems, climate disruption and over-exploited finite resources? Our world is changing at an ever-faster pace. Disruptive technologies, new start-ups and pressure from consumers and investors mean business leaders need to be up-to-speed on the risks and opportunities: how do you ensure your business is fit for the future?
    • Future Skills Seminars
    The Future Skills Theatre

    What electronics can be printed? How are electronic systems integrated with packaging? Join Simon as he introduces the technology of printable electronics and shows how this can be integrated into printed products often using conventional printing techniques.

Dscoop Theatre
    • Dscoop Workshops
    Dscoop Theatre
    Connect and network with other professionals in the Dscoop Theatre. Dscoop members only.
    • Dscoop Workshops
    Dscoop Theatre
    Connect and network with other professionals in the Dscoop Theatre. Dscoop members only.
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    • Print In Action Conference
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    A printed product starts with design, so this session looks at the components of the design process and asks – what makes a designer in the modern print industry? Practical elements, such as type and colour, will be explored, as will the gaps in knowledge between printers and designers.
    • Print In Action Conference
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    Print plays an integral part in branding – our experts will offer insights into print’s place in brand identity both outside and within the industry.
    • Print In Action Conference
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    Day 2: Lunchtime Print in Performance feature, in collaboration with The London College of Fashion to follow by a panel discussion on how Print in Performance came to fruition, with input from the organisers, printers, creative directors and the London College of Fashion students themselves.
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    • Print In Action Conference
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    In our second keynote session, one of global print’s most powerful advocates Deborah Corn will explore current issues in print buying and client management, referencing her extensive knowledge of communications with brand and agency clients, and identifying which print applications appeal to the broader world.
    • Print In Action Conference
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    Mixing social and video content from around the print world and chatter from the show floor, Geek Out will give interactive insight into the kit, community and creativity that make up our industry.
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    • Print In Action Conference
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    Visitors will receive an insight into print’s place in publishing as it becomes an increasingly multi-channel environment, and find out how printed publications remain relevant and continue to innovate as circulations fall.
    • Print In Action Conference
    Centre Stage
    Day 2: Closing edition of the Print in Performance feature, in collaboration with The London College of Fashion.
    Moderator:
The Future Skills Theatre
    • Smart Directions Conference
    The Future Skills Theatre
    Smart Directions Conference Session hosted by Digital Printer magazine
    • Smart Directions Conference
    The Future Skills Theatre
    Smart Directions Conference Session hosted by Digital Printer magazine
    • Future Skills Seminars
    The Future Skills Theatre

    Your smartphone or tablet is many times more powerful than the computers we used to send men to The Moon, so why restrict it to Snapchat and cat videos? Put it to work and free yourself from the shackles of the desktop.

    • Future Skills Seminars
    The Future Skills Theatre
    Get social and learn how social media and print marketing can be combined to produce campaigns that are both memorable and highly effective.
    • Future Skills Seminars
    The Future Skills Theatre
    With brain scanning and eye tracking, discover the fascinating emotional component to print
    • Future Skills Seminars
    The Future Skills Theatre
    What happens when you combine print and electronics? Join Novalia for this session on how technology and touch software can transform the possibilities of print
    • Future Skills Seminars
    The Future Skills Theatre
    Woodrow Mercer are recruitment experts across seven diverse sectors and we specialise in candidate driven markets.  Right now, and more than ever before, talent within the print industry is hard to find.
Dscoop Theatre
    • Dscoop Workshops
    Dscoop Theatre
    Attend this informative Dscoop Education Session to see how Amberley Labels Ltd identify solutions for their clients, presented alongside exclusive case studies.
    • Dscoop Workshops
    Dscoop Theatre
    Matthew Parker, Champion of Print, combines his industry expertise with his experience as a buyer to reveal what makes him buy on price.
    • Dscoop Workshops
    Dscoop Theatre
    An interactive session, highlighting the latest innovations, applications and products in commercial print.
    • Dscoop Workshops
    Dscoop Theatre
    Join Matthew Parker, Champion of Print, to learn how to use 13-week sales plans to create focused sales projects and stay on track to carry out the activity to win the business you need.
    • Dscoop Workshops
    Dscoop Theatre
    Attend this session to learn more about mass personalisation by the effective collection and management of data. As this data becomes a vital tool to enable mass personalisation, this session will deliver insight into achieving the one-to-one relationship with clients, customers and users.
    • Dscoop Workshops
    Dscoop Theatre
    Why do brands love digital print? Find out by attending this topical session in the Dscoop Theatre and have your questions answered by experts in the concluding Q&A.
    • Dscoop Workshops
    Dscoop Theatre
    Finish the Dscoop Education Programme each day with an hour for chatting, networking, and discussing the day's events.
Centre Stage
    • Print In Action Conference
    Centre Stage
    This session looks at some of the practical elements of print, from the changing impact of mail in a digital world, to improving profitability through finishing.
    • Print In Action Conference
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    Print plays an increasingly vital role in the vast retail sector worldwide. Our session will cast a spotlight on both important technological developments, including the role of digital signage, and exciting innovations.
    • Print In Action Conference
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    Day 3: Lunchtime Print in Performance feature, in collaboration with The London College of Fashion to follow by a panel discussion on how Print in Performance came to fruition, with input from the organisers, printers, creative directors and the London College of Fashion students themselves.
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    • Print In Action Conference
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    In our final keynote session, see Kevin Goeminne deliver an inspiring account of how he took CHILI Publish from a start-up to a scale-up company, and offer insights into maintaining its success.
    • Print In Action Conference
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    Mixing social and video content from around the print world and chatter from the show floor, Geek Out will give interactive insight into the kit, community and creativity that make up our industry.
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    • Print In Action Conference
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    e explore the business that is print, we fill you in on what you and your partners need to know about Brexit’s effect on the industry, and analyse key growth areas with the experts, including the role of automation.
    • Print In Action Conference
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    The final edition of Print in Performance of IPEX 2017, in collaboration with The London College of Fashion.
    Moderator:
The Future Skills Theatre
    • Smart Directions Conference
    The Future Skills Theatre
    Smart Directions Conference Session hosted by Digital Printer magazine
    • Smart Directions Conference
    The Future Skills Theatre
    Smart Directions Conference Session hosted by Digital Printer magazine
    • Future Skills Seminars
    The Future Skills Theatre

    You need to prepare artwork for print, and you also may want to produce a digitally-consumable version of the same publication—find out how simple that can be.

    • Future Skills Seminars
    The Future Skills Theatre
    Interested in taking on an apprentice? Join Learn2Print for an informative session about its enormous benefits and growth opportunities for your business, large or small
    • Future Skills Seminars
    The Future Skills Theatre
    Veronica Haven, Founder of Brief Cases,  discusses sustainability and the merits of a sustainable future.
    • Future Skills Seminars
    The Future Skills Theatre

    This session will focus on what is happening now to encourage young people to look at our industry seriously as a career path – from engaging students to providing the means to help them succeed. It will include an interactive session to find out what ‘you’ as potential employers need from young people.

    • Future Skills Seminars
    The Future Skills Theatre

    Join Ursula Daly from the BPIF as she demystifies apprenticeships, explaining apprenticeship standards vs frameworks, what is a trailblazer, and clarifying the status of the trailblazer for print. 

    • Future Skills Seminars
    The Future Skills Theatre
    Join us as we announce and awards the winners of the IPEX 2017 Design Challenge competition
Dscoop Theatre
    • Dscoop Workshops
    Dscoop Theatre
    Join Stuart Kellock, Managing Director of Label Apeel Ltd, as he delivers insight on to solidify a reputation and solutions portfolio to grow your business and clientele.
    • Dscoop Workshops
    Dscoop Theatre
    Come along to this informative panel discussion to discover the latest in photo products with an expert panel of specialists.
    • Dscoop Workshops
    Dscoop Theatre
    An interactive session, highlighting the latest innovations, applications and products in commercial print.
    • Dscoop Workshops
    Dscoop Theatre
    Identify key workflow solutions and improve relationships with your clients by attending this insightful session, hosted by professional operative and commercial trainers.
    • Dscoop Workshops
    Dscoop Theatre
    Come along to this informative panel discussion to discover the latest in digital finishing with an expert panel of finishing specialists.
    • Dscoop Workshops
    Dscoop Theatre
    Hear the story of a web-to-print personalised pack campaign linked to social media, a campaign backed with £1 million social media budget.
    • Dscoop Workshops
    Dscoop Theatre
    Finish the Dscoop Education Programme each day with an hour for chatting, networking, and discussing the day's events.
Centre Stage
    • Print In Action Conference
    Centre Stage
    Our experts will examine the relationship between print and online, print’s function in self-promotion and its changing role in the communication mix.
    • Print In Action Conference
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    The audience will get insights into what is in store from Print 4.0, with an exploration of experimental print applications, technologies already on the horizon and the hitherto unimagined.
The Future Skills Theatre
    • Smart Directions Conference
    The Future Skills Theatre
    Smart Directions Conference Session hosted by Digital Printer magazine
    • Smart Directions Conference
    The Future Skills Theatre
    Smart Directions Conference Session hosted by Digital Printer magazine
    • Future Skills Seminars
    The Future Skills Theatre
    Join Charles Jarrold, CEO, BPIF, as he provides an overview of how the print industry is responding to changes in technology, the market and the economic environment.

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