Shaping the future of print

Shaping the Future of Print

Intergraf, with the support of Smithers and NOPA (The Nordic Offset Printing Association) is pleased to announce its first speakers for the Shaping the Future of Print Conference.

The event will look at Commercial Print defined as the production of brochures, leaflets and catalogues. Topics covered will include market trends, online-print, environmental aspects and European legislation affecting the sector.  Speakers will come from academia, the European Commission and industry. The conference takes place in cooperation with Smithers, a renowned market research institute for the printing industry who will deliver the market and statistical figures. The conference report including the Smithers market data will be made available to all participants.

Participants attending the conference will hear from printing industry experts, including from industry, academics and the European Commission. A panel discussion will focus on unaddressed advertising and the future of this advertising medium in many European cities. Throughout the day, real-life case studies will be presented to demonstrate the topics discussed, including sustainability.

The first set of speakers announced for shaping the future of print event are:

  • Jannick Schmidt, University of Aalborg (Denmark)
  • Mark Davies, European Letterbox Association (UK)
  • Markus Hofmann, Leonard Kurz Stiftung (Germany)
  • Philippe van Ongevalle, Febelgra (Belgium)
  • Miguel Delcour, KVGO (The Netherlands)
  • Paul Verspoor, Intergraf Environmental Consultant
  • Name TBC, European Commission
  • Name TBC, Smithers

The conference will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Rue Ginestre, in Brussels. To attend this event on on 19-21 February 2020, kindly return your completed Registration Form to Annie Scanlan at Intergraf: ascanlan@intergraf.eu. Intergraf has reserved a limited number of rooms at the Crowne Plaza which can be booked through the link provided on the registration form.

Further speakers and organisations will be communicated over the coming weeks. Up-to-date information on the agenda can be found on the event website here.

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