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Sessions by Day

Your Daily Dose of Knowledge & Know How

Take a seat and take in some learning. SGIA brings you industry-leading experts to present more than 70 sessions on need-to-know topics including technology, business management and production issues. Register for one, you've registered for them all. Your Expo + Education Pass gives you access to every conference session. 

It's the best deal in town. The Expo + Education Pass* is free for SGIA members with registration. Non-members pay just $99 ($115 starting September 20).

*Expo + Education Pass does not include Wide Format 101, Essential Small Business Strategies, World's Fastest Wrap Team Championship, Women In Print Breakfast, FP3 Luncheon, Brands Talking Sustainability Luncheon, or Garment Decorators Luncheon.

Sessions By Date

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018
9:00am to 10:00am S01: What are the Benefits and Risks of Using OEM Alternative Inkjet Inks?
Room: N115
9:00am to 10:00am S02: Product Customization/Personalization for Garment Decoration
Room: N116
9:00am to 10:00am S03: Human2Human: Bringing the Personal Touch Back to an Impersonal World
Room: N114
9:00am to 10:00am S04: Discovering the Unlimited Possibilities of Digital Print: Thermoforming and Beyond
Room: N117
9:00am to 10:00am S05: Inkjet Direct-To-Object Technology
Room: N119
9:00am to 10:00am S06: SGIA's State of the Industry Report
Room: N120
10:30am to 11:30am S07: How and When to Set Up Your Automated Workflow
Room: N115
10:30am to 11:30am S08: Preparing Artwork for Digital/Hybrid Printing.
Room: N116
10:30am to 11:30am S09: Price It Right – How to Maximize Margins and Make Money
Room: N117
10:30am to 11:30am S10: 10 Most Common Mistakes when Printing Fleet Graphics and How to Avoid Them
Room: N119

Kim Magraw

Kim Magraw
Supergraphics division of GMN
10:30am to 11:30am S11: Brand Color Production — Standards, Management and Consistency
Room: N114

Don Schroeder

Don Schroeder
FUJIFILM North America Corporation Graphic Systems Division
10:30am to 11:30am S12: Digital Printing for Packaging Applications, Part One
Room: N120
12:00pm to 1:00pm S13: Demystifying Named Spot Color Replacement Within RIP Software
Room: N115
12:00pm to 1:00pm S14: How to Adapt DTG to Your Business
Room: N114
12:00pm to 1:00pm S15: Over-Communicate to Avoid Misunderstandings: Providing Value in an Overwhelmed and No Attention Span World
Room: N116
12:00pm to 1:00pm S16: Color for Graphics Production 101
Room: N117
12:00pm to 1:00pm S17: Multi-Process Graphic Printing
Room: N119
12:00pm to 1:00pm S18: Exploring Inkjet Adoption for High-Production Printing
Room: N120
1:30pm to 2:30pm S19: Soft Signage is Everywhere! Grasp the Possibilities!
Room: N115
1:30pm to 2:30pm S20: Introduction to Embroidery Digitizing
Room: N116
1:30pm to 2:30pm S21: Time is Not on My Side – How to Effectively Manage the Sales Opportunity Pipeline
Room: N114
1:30pm to 2:30pm S22: Accelerate Your Pipeline — New Ways to Sell More, Faster
Room: N117
1:30pm to 2:30pm S23: B2B Customization and Personalization with UV in the Retail Market
Room: N119
1:30pm to 2:30pm S24: Digital Adoption in Printed Packaging Markets, Part One
Room: N120
3:00pm to 4:00pm S25: Emerging New Field of Surface Imaging
Room: N115
3:00pm to 4:00pm S26: The Multiple Print/Cut Technologies Available in Today's Garment Decoration
Room: N116
3:00pm to 4:00pm S27: Building a Service-Driven Culture
Room: N114
3:00pm to 4:00pm S28: Trends & Conditions in Printed Electronics: A Panel Discussion
Room: N117
3:00pm to 4:00pm S29: Assess Your Output Device’s Color Range and Consistency — Before You Buy
Room: N119
3:00pm to 4:00pm S30: Digital Technologies in Industrial Printing Markets, Part One
Room: N120
Friday, Oct 19, 2018
9:00am to 10:00am S31: Innovations in Finishing Create New Market Opportunities
Room: N115
9:00am to 10:00am S32: Understanding the Reclaim Process and Products
Room: N116
9:00am to 10:00am S33: Want To Grow Your Business? Offer Solutions
Room: N117
9:00am to 10:00am S34: Adhesives for Retail Graphics
Room: N119
9:00am to 10:00am S35: Inkjet Maintenance: The High Cost of Inaction
Room: N114
9:00am to 10:00am S36: Digital Adoption in Printed Packaging Markets, Part Two
Room: N120
10:30am to 11:30am S37: Increase Efficiency and Profitability with Production Analytics
Room: N115
10:30am to 11:30am S38: Digital Marketing: Growing Your Business with Social Media and Email Marketing
Room: N116
10:30am to 11:30am S39: Turn Your Team Into A Championship Team: Hiring, Training, Management, Motivation and Retention
Room: N114
10:30am to 11:30am S40: A Guide to Cutting Heat Transfer Vinyl: Top Opportunities and Best Practices
Room: N117
10:30am to 11:30am S41: Process for Matching Spots and or Customer-Supplied Color
Room: N119
10:30am to 11:30am S42: Charting Industry Convergence: A Panel Discussion
Room: N120
12:00pm to 1:00pm S43: Inkjet UV Printing: Your Entry Ticket to New Applications and Markets
Room: N114
12:00pm to 1:00pm S44: Mixed Media: Print and Embroidery
Room: N115
12:00pm to 1:00pm S45: 2018 Tax Reform: Assuring the Successful Continuation of Your Family Business
Room: N116
12:00pm to 1:00pm S46: How Good is "Good Enough?" Tolerances for Color Matching
Room: N117
12:00pm to 1:00pm S47: Giving Brands a Boost to Survive
Room: N119

Matt Buckley

Matt Buckley
GPA, Specialty Substrate Solutions
12:00pm to 1:00pm S48: Digital Technologies in Industrial Printing Markets, Part Two
Room: N120
1:30pm to 2:30pm S49: Digital Textile Committee Panel: Where are We with Digital Textile Today?
Room: N115
1:30pm to 2:30pm S50: The Road to Desktop Sublimation Success
Room: N116
1:30pm to 2:30pm S51: Driving The Sales Cycle
Room: N117
1:30pm to 2:30pm S52: Women in Print Award Winners Panel Discussion
Room: N114
1:30pm to 2:30pm S53: Changing Landscape For Foil and UV Coating Decorating Options
Room: N119

Jeff Peterson

Jeff Peterson
Foil & Specialty Effects Association
1:30pm to 2:30pm S54: Markets and Motivators: Digital Textile Printing and the Smart Factory
Room: N120
3:00pm to 4:00pm S55: Why Consider UV Printer In Your Shop? Simple — Profit!
Room: N115
3:00pm to 4:00pm S56: Digital Appliqué & Multi-Media — Where Embroidery Meets Digital
Room: N116
3:00pm to 4:00pm S57: Planning to Start or Upgrade A Customer Experience Program? A Cost-effective Methodology will Yield Results
Room: N114
3:00pm to 4:00pm S58: Got UV LEDs? What Do You Do Now?
Room: N117
3:00pm to 4:00pm S59: Take the Risk Out of Hiring Print Salespeople
Room: N119
3:00pm to 4:00pm S60: Digital Printing for Packaging Applications, Part Two
Room: N120
Saturday, Oct 20, 2018
9:00am to 10:00am S63: 60 Minute Print Sales Boot Camp
Room: N116
9:00am to 10:00am S61: Spectrophotometers in the 21st Century
Room: N115
9:00am to 10:00am S62: Screen Printing Special Effects
Room: N120
9:00am to 10:00am S64: Abracadabra! How to Incorporate 3D Printing Technology and Campaigns into your Wide Format Print Business
Room: N117

Kim Haimovic

Kim Haimovic
Massivit 3D Printing Technologies LTD
9:00am to 10:00am S65: Surviving in the Age of Amazon
Room: N114
9:00am to 10:00am S66: Digital Opportunities to Add Profits to Your Pockets
Room: N119

Matt Buckley

Matt Buckley
GPA, Specialty Substrate Solutions
10:30am to 11:30am S67: The Need for Automated Finishing for Digitally-Printed Textiles
Room: N115
10:30am to 11:30am S68: Adding Embroidery to Your Print Shop
Room: N116
10:30am to 11:30am S69: Hiring the Next Generation
Room: N117
10:30am to 11:30am S70: Everything You Need to Know About Large-Format Installations
Room: N114
10:30am to 11:10am S71: The Future of On-Demand Packaging will Require Dynamic Printing Options to Stay Ahead of Consumer Demand
Room: N120
10:30am to 11:30am S72: Reduce Waste with Shop Floor Management
Room: N119