ACUP+ Conference Approaching Fast
The 57th Association of College and University Printers (ACUP+) conference is just six weeks away. From April 2-6, college, university, and K-12 in-plant managers will meet in Lincoln, Nebraska, home of the University of Nebraska - Lincoln’s award-winning Printing Services operation. The conference will take place at the Embassy Suites Lincoln located in the heart of downtown.
ACUP+ 2023 will feature educational sessions led by industry experts, interactive roundtable discussions, networking/collaboration events, and an extensive vendor trade exhibit. Topics will include in-plant marketing, production inkjet, garment printing, promotional item partnerships, variable data printing, bulk mailing, sustainability, and more.
IPI Editor Bob Neubauer will be one of the keynote speakers and will unveil new research data on higher-ed in-plant trends. He will discuss equipment purchasing plans, popular printed applications, employment vacancies, business expansion opportunities, and the acceleration of wide-format printing. He will also cover in-plant best practices and offer ideas to help managers improve their operations.
Preceding him on Monday April 3 will be opening keynote speaker Desi Payne. Known as “The Attitude Adjuster,” she helps employees reduce negativity and stress in the workplace by helping them adjust their attitudes to create a positive work environment.
Attendees will get to tour UNL Printing Services, a large offset operation that is awaiting delivery of a new inkjet press. The winners of the ACUP+ Awards will also be honored at a special ceremony.
New this year, multiple registrations from the same institution will receive a $75 discount per registrant. Learn more about the conference here.
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Bob has served as editor of In-plant Impressions since October of 1994. Prior to that he served for three years as managing editor of Printing Impressions, a commercial printing publication. Mr. Neubauer is very active in the U.S. in-plant industry. He attends all the major in-plant conferences and has visited nearly 170 in-plant operations around the world. He has given presentations to numerous in-plant groups in the U.S., Canada and Australia, including the Association of College and University Printers and the In-plant Printing and Mailing Association. He also coordinates the annual In-Print contest, co-sponsored by IPMA and In-plant Impressions.