Digital Printing in Government and Higher Ed
INTERQUEST has announced an impressive lineup of presenters for its 2010 Digital Printing in Government and Higher Education Forum, to take place in Washington D.C. on Wednesday, November 17 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel.
Michael L. Wash, chief information officer at the U.S. Government Printing Office will keynote the fifth edition of this annual event. He will provide an update on the developments that are enabling the GPO to accelerate its transformation into a 21st century information organization.
Gilles Biscos, president of INTERQUEST, will present an analysis of key trends in the publishing, print-on-demand, transactional and graphic arts markets. He will explore recent technological and market developments, discuss the impact of the latest vendor announcements, and examine future changes along with the synergy between paper and electronic communication.
Then Douglas Maxwell, director of Brigham Young University’s Print & Mail Production Center, and Jane Bloodworth, manager of the World Bank’s Printing, Graphics and Map Design Unit, will discuss how they are leveraging new digital printing technology to improve productivity, reduce cost, and enhance documents. Speakers will include
A “Leading Vendors Strategies Panel” will kick off the afternoon portion of the program. Speakers will include Blake McMahan, of Hewlett-Packard; Steve Anderson, of InfoPrint Solutions; Eric Kempton, of Océ North America; and Lynn McGunnigle, from Xerox. Speakers will provide updates on their strategies in the government and higher-ed markets.
Toby Cobrin, director at INTERQUEST, will present key results from the firm’s recent research in the government and higher education environments. The presentation will be followed by a panel of publishing and printing executives who will discuss digital printing opportunities they have uncovered. Speakers will include Leslie Rutledge, director of Graphic Services at Brown University; Michael Munshaw, head of the Library of Congress Print Shop; and Ray Chambers, CEO of Chambers Management Group.