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General Assembly 2015, World Printers Forum

General Assembly 2015, World Printers Forum

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Proposed agenda of the General Assembly on 8 October 2015

No.

Topic

 

Time

 

Arrival of participants, coffee / tea

 

09.00

1

Welcome

K Balaji, R. Stunt

09.30

2

Introduction

Roundtable

09:35

3

Report about the work of the World Printers Forum

World Printers Forum Organisation

World Printers Forum Conference

Website and Online Forum

Newsletter

K Balaji, M. Werfel 

09:50

 

Teabreak

 

10:30

4

Report about the work of the World Printers Forum

Projects

Optimized Paper Handling and Logistics

Procedure of Color Quality Club evaluation

Update of Report on print standardization, ISO 12647-3

New newspaper color profile (WAN-IFRAnewspaper26v5)

New business models for newspaper printers

Manfred Werfel, Anand Srinivasan

11:00

5

New projects – discussion on World Printers Forum work in future

all

11:30

6

Other business

all

12:00

7

Next meeting

all

12:15

8

Wrap-up

K Balaji, R. Stunt

12:25

 

Lunch

 

12:30

 

End

 

13:00

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Possible research topics for the coming period

The World Printers Forum Board met on 1 September 2015 and discussed possible topics for the coming working period. We present these ideas here. 

Please comment on the different topic proposals, create your own proposals, and discuss the topics with your colleagues here in the Online Forum.

No.

Possible Research Topics, World Printers Forum, 2015-09-16

1

Newsprint

  • Recommended standards: colour of newsprint (according ISO 12647-3), general paper properties (according DIN 19306)

  • Trend toward lower grammage: How to print on 40 g/m2 newsprint? Interviews with practitioners

  • Improved (whiter) newsprint: What is most common? Can we specify one or two colour sets of improved newsprint?

2

Inkjet

  • Inkjet newspaper case studies based on interviews: Belgium, France (La Réunion), Italy, Malta, Switzerland, UK (Jersey), USA (Chicago)

  • What is the colour gamut of web inkjet newspaper presses? Print and measure standard colour charts on different inkjet presses

3

Adding Value

Different methods oh value added printing: heatset, UV, waterless, varnishing/coating, LC and LWC paper grades; pros and cons of different solutions

4

Business Models
“New & emerging business models of newspaper printing companies”, an update report based on the survey of 4c trade magazine

5

Drupa 2016
Newspaper production trends at Drupa 2016, a Drupa guide for visitors from news publishing companies and newspaper printing companies

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Minutes & Presentation Slides, General Assembly, 8 Oct. 2015

The General Assembly of the WPF met for the first time on 8 October 2015 in Hamburg.
Discussion topics were: Report on the work of the WPF from January to October 2015, WPE 2015 and 2016, and posible new projects for the coming period.

Attached please find the minutes of the meeting in PDF format. The presented slides can be downloaded as well as a PDF files (see 2 attchments). Photos from WPE 2015 and the connectd conferences can be found HERE.

Manfred Werfel
WAN-IFRA Deputy CEO

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