Conference Program

Day 1: September 2, 2021

09:00

Opening remarks

Kurt Fischer, Technical Conference Management



09:05

Market overview

Philipp Sauter, Afry



10:00

Digital color assessment of decorative surfaces part II:  Still waters run deep...

Royce Dodds, Egger and Martin Ramprecht, IPAC



11:00

Networking coffee break

11:30

IKEA in a post pandemic world. What has changed, what will change?

Peter Lantz, IKEA



12:00

Closer to nature

Joerg Dietz, Surteco 



12:30

Lunch Break

14:00

How to reduce cost and increase profit with inkjet

Thomas Kirschner, ColorGate, Richard Darling, Ricoh and Carsten Brinkmeyer, Hymmen

14:30

Efficient drying solutions in a variety of applications in decoration

Frank de Jonge, Adphos

15:00

Networking coffee break

15:30

Innovate, Automate & Integrate - the role of specialised CAD/CAM in Decorative Printing 

Duncan Ross, AvaCadCam 

16:00

Texture and material trends 2021 

Nadia Oukid, SAPPI 

16:30

Next generation of coatings and surface properties for thermoplastic films 

Frank Herberg, Klöckner Pentaplast 

17:00

End of day 1

Day 2: September 3, 2021

09:00

Creating added value along the digital production process 

Thorsten Beinke, Tarkett



09:30

Color and quality management in digital surface decoration

Oliver Guth, ColorGate



10:00

Applications of Cruse Scanners in the decor industry 

Heinrich Kannen, Cruse Spezialmaschinen

10:30

Networking coffee break



11:00

Predictive Quality – Digitalization in Automation 

Stefan Bickert, Baumer Inspection



11:30

Scanner technology update

Massimo Colombo, Metis 



12:00

Functionality of pigment dispersions and inks for decorative paper applications

Walter Bachleitner, Lucia Gonzalez and Jaime Blanco, Impress Decor

12:30

Lunch break

14:00

Cost effective and high volume digital printing solution to print on décor paper for laminate production

Jasmine Geerinckx, Unilin, and Marc Graindourze, Agfa 

15:00

Digital proofing solutions for decorative surfaces using inkjet

Stefan Höfs, Roland DG

15:30

Networking coffee break

16:00

Thermoplastic edge band

Naci Güngör, Alin Group 

16:30

LIFE-Biopaint, a European project for advanced biobased UV-cured coatings 

Marcello Vitale, IVM Chemicals 

17:00

End of conference