High-profile representatives from Lonely Planet, Australia Post and RMIT will feature among the leading industry members taking part in a series of stimulating and thought-provoking debates at The PrintEx07 Forums, taking place at PrintEx07, 24-26 May, Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre.
Organisers have confirmed an impressive line-up of industry professionals to present, debate and discuss their experiences and viewpoints on current issues facing the printing and graphics industry.
Mark Reid, Director of SEP SPrint, Australia’s only certified security printer, will join Andrew Cester, Managing Director – Manufacturing, Whirlwind Print, and Gus Balbontin, Production Manager of Lonely Planet in a confronting panel session entitled control your future - Insights and strategies for survival and success in an increasingly complex print industry environment.
Headlining the forum session on day one, 24 May, is Gordon Towell, Group Chief Executive, Geon Group who will address the impacts and challenges of globalisation.
Panel members Reid, Cester and Balbontin will then offer their perspectives before the discussion is thrown open to audience members for participation and questions.
David Holton, Chairman and Managing Director of Profile Marketing, and advocate for the revolutionary Australia Post electronic bill provider system ‘e-letterbox’, will feature alongside fellow panel members RMIT Semantic Web Researcher Gus Gollings and RMIT Professor of Law, Margaret Jackson, in the second panel session on Friday 25 May.
Unravelling the controversial issues surrounding the digital evolution, The PrintEx Forums second session, digital dilemmas - Making sense of the array of impacts, technologies and issues caused by living in, and supplying to, a digital world, will offer delegates insight into new ways of doing business and communicating in a digital world.
Allan Robinson, General Manager, Letters, Australia Post will provide the keynote presentation for this session.
“Having such high profile experts as part of our inaugural PrintEx Forums will draw attention to the importance of the issues under debate.
Drawing upon their considerable breadth of expertise, the panel speakers will offer visitors unparalleled insights into the strategies employed by Australia’s top companies and challenge delegates to consider how these will translate to their own future business objectives,” said Grant Churchill, Chairman, PrintEx07.
The PrintEx Forums sessions are free of charge and will commence at 11.00am, running for approximately 1.5 hours.
Early arrival is recommended as seats are limited and will be allocated on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. The Forums will take place on-site at PrintEx07 in the Hospitality Lounge, located upstairs in Hall 5 of the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre.