Schedule of Events

Sunday, June 2, 2019

3 – 6 p.m. Registration & Trade Show set up
6 – 7:30 p.m. Welcome Reception – Hotel Restaurant

DAY ONE - Monday, June 3, 2019

7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast and Supplier Trade Fair
Salons 1-5
General Session: All Attendees – Salon 6 Ballroom
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Quality Automotive Interior Coatings – How to Ensure Products’ Survival
Paul Uglum, Uglum Consulting
9:15 – 9:45 a.m. Measurement of Surface Free Energy
Art Kasson, Kruss
9:45 – 10:15 a.m. Smart Surfaces, A Harmony of Design and Function
Scott Tacosik , Kurz Transfer Products
10:15 – 10:30 a.m. Break – Salons 1-5: Supplier Trade Fair
Decorating Breakout Session – Salon 6 Ballroom
10:30 – 11 a.m. Digital Printing Technologies for Plastics – Focus on Color Inkjet and Laser Marking
Scott R. Sabreen, The Sabreen Group Inc.
11 – 11:30 a.m. Robotics in Pad Printing
Micah Swett, Diversified Printing Techniques
11:30 a.m. – Noon Digital Inkjet Coatings Open New Doors
Simon Kew, Alchemie Technology
Assembly Breakout Session – Mustang/Quarter Horse/Palomino Meeting Rooms
10:30 – 11 a.m. Methods of Polymer Weld Quality Evaluation
Miranda Marcus, EWI
11 – 11:30 a.m. Cost Saving Opportunities via Electromagnetic Joining
Steve Chookazian, Emabond Solutions
11:30 a.m. – Noon New Laser Welding Technologies for Clear-to-Clear Welds
Alex Savitski, Dukane
IML Breakout Session – Saddle/Highland/Morgan Meeting Rooms
10:30 – 11 a.m. “Speed to Market” – In-Mold Labels via Digital Printing
Jim Murphy, Xeikon
11 – 11:30 a.m. Creating Supply Chain Value Through HP Digital Printing
Aaron Sniker, HP Indigo Labels & Packaging
11:30 a.m. – Noon Packaging Trends and Opportunities in the Cannabis Industry
Bill Ludlow, CRATIV Packaging
IMD Breakout Session – Carothers Meeting Room
10:30 – 11 a.m. UV LED for IML and IMD – Competing Today While Preparing
for Tomorrow
Jennifer Heathcote, Eminence UV
11 – 11:30 a.m. Pellets to Product – Manufacturing in the Mold
John Berg, Sussex IM
11:30 a.m. – Noon In-Mold Electronics: Approaches and Challenges
Keith Davis, Tapecon
All Attendees: Lunch and Supplier Trade Fair – Salons 1-5
Noon – 1:30 p.m. Lunch and Supplier Trade Fair
General Session: All Attendees – Salon 6 Ballroom
1:30 – 2 p.m. Conversion from Analog to Digital Printing Technology
Julian Joffe, Engineered Printing Solutions
2 – 2:30 p.m. Adhesives for Bio-Plastic – Treva™
Zachary Sayah, Henkel Corporation
2:30 – 2:45 p.m. Break – Grand Marquee Pavilion

IMDA Symposium and TopCon Workshops

Please note: The workshops are concurrent open-ended sessions that discuss specific topics
related to IML packaging, IMD durable parts or plastics decorating and assembly. The workshop leaders are experts in their respective fields. Each workshop is limited to 25 attendees to allow for ease of discussion. You will have the opportunity to attend four of the workshops offered over the two days.

IML/IMD Workshops | Session 1: 2:45-3:30 p.m.
1:1 IMD vs. Heat Transfer – Mustang
Facilitator: Allan Quimby, Kurz Transfer Products
1:2 Integration Through Digital Watermarking – Quarter Horse
Facilitator: Bob Travis, InkWorks Printing
1:3 Thin-Wall Packaging IML Applications and Troubleshooting – Palomino
Facilitators: Derek Williams, CBW, and Taras Konowal, MRG
1:4 IME in Practice – Saddlebred
Facilitator: Marshall Paterson, Advanced Decorative
Decorating and Assembly Workshops | Session 1: 2:45-3:30 p.m.
1:5 Variable Data Technologies for Plastics – Digital Inkjet vs. Laser Marking
Highland
Leaders: Faycal Benayad-Cherif, FOBA Laser; Chris DeMell, ITW Industrial Decorating Solutions
1:6 Matching the Best Assembly/Joining Process for the Application – Morgan
Leaders: Ken Holt, Dukane; Chris Hartlage, Emerson-Branson; Steve Chookazian, Emabond Solutions
1:7 Choosing the Best Surface Treatment Technology for Decorating and Joining
Carothers
Leaders: Wilson Lee, Enercon; Scott R. Sabreen, The Sabreen Group Inc.
1:8 Hot Stamping/Heat Transfers – Latest on Tooling, Dies, Digital Transfers and Design – Salon 6
Leaders: Eric Steinwachs, CDigital; Bill Morey, Schwerdtle
IML/IMD Workshops | Session 2: 3:45-4:30 p.m.
2:1 IMD vs. HEAT TRANSFER
Facilitator: Allan Quimby, Kurz
2:2 Integration Through Digital Watermarking
Facilitator: Bob Travis, InkWorks Printing
2:3 Thin-Wall Packaging IML Applications and Troubleshooting
Facilitators: Derek Williams CBW; Taras Konowal MRG
2:4 IME in Practice
Facilitator: Marshall Paterson Advanced Decorative
Decorating and Assembly Workshops | Session 2: 3:45-4:30 p.m.
2:5 Adhesives for Digital Plastics (Bioplastics, Recycled Plastics and More) – Highland
Leader: Zachary Sayah, Henkel Corporation
2:6 Sponsored by RadTech North America
Best Curing Technologies for Plastics Applications: UV, UV LED and EB Curing
Morgan
Leaders: Phil Abell and Eileen Weber, Red Spot Paint & Varnish; Chris Brandl, Heraeus Noblelight
2:7 Choosing the Best Options for Difficult Appearances – Metallic, Piano Black and Clear Coatings – Carothers
Leaders: Paul Uglum, Uglum Consulting; Michael Brazil, Vergason Technologies, Inc.
2:8 Solutions for Joining with Decorated Assemblies (Eliminate Damaged Parts)
Salon 6
Leaders: Alex Savitski, Dukane; Miranda Marcus, EWI
All Attendees: Networking Reception and Supplier Trade Fair – Salons 1-5
4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Networking Reception and Supplier Trade Fair
IMDA Awards Dinner – Carothers  (Ticket required)
6:30 – 10 p.m. Networking with the experts in IML and IMD, Symposium Awards Dinner and IMDA Awards Presentation

DAY TWO - Tuesday, June 4, 2019

7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Supplier Trade Fair – Salons 1-5
Decorating and Assembly Breakout Sessions – Mustang/Quarter/Palomino Meeting Rooms
8:30 – 9 a.m. Advances in Innovative Coatings for Plastics
Diane Marret, Red Spot Paint and Varnish Co.
9 – 9:30 a.m. Applications for Clean Joining Techniques
Sean Spellman, Emerson Automation Solutions
9:30 – 10 a.m. Fixtureless Laser Marking Cuts Tooling Costs
Faycal Benayad-Cherif, FOBA Laser
IML and IMD Breakout Sessions – Saddle/Highland/Morgan Meeting Rooms
8:30 – 9 a.m. Simulforming: A Unique Hybrid IMD Process
Gary Hallam, Eimo Technologies
9 – 9:30 a.m. Objects of Desire
Marshall Paterson, Advanced Decorative
9:30 – 10 a.m. Novel Nano-Engraving for Secure and Sustainable Branding
Veronica Savu, Morphotonix
10 – 10:15 a.m. Break – Salons 1-5

IMDA Symposium and TopCon Workshops

IML/IMD Workshops | Session 3: 10:15-11 a.m.
3:1 IMD vs. Heat Transfer – Mustang
Facilitator: Allan Quimby, Kurz Transfer Products
3:2 Integration Through Digital Watermarking – Quarter Horse
Facilitator: Bob Travis, InkWorks Printing
3:3 Thin-Wall Packaging IML Applications and Troubleshooting – Palomino
Facilitators: Derek Williams, CBW, and Taras Konowal, MRG
3:4 IME in Practice – Saddlebred
Facilitator: Marshall Paterson, Advanced Decorative
Decorating and Assembly Workshops | Session 3: 10:15-11 a.m.
3:5 Variable Data Technologies for Plastics – Digital Inkjet vs. Laser Marking – Highland
Leaders: Faycal Benayad-Cherif, FOBA Laser; Chris DeMell, ITW Industrial Decorating Solutions
3:6 Matching the Best Assembly/Joining Process for the Application – Morgan
Leaders: Ken Holt, Dukane; Chris Hartlage, Emerson-Branson; Steve Chookazian, Emabond Solutions
3:7 Choosing the Best Surface Treatment Technology for Decorating and Joining
Clydesdale
Leaders: Wilson Lee, Enercon; Scott R. Sabreen, The Sabreen Group Inc.
3:8 Hot Stamping/Heat Transfers – Latest on Tooling, Dies, Digital Transfer and Design – Arabian
Leaders: Eric Steinwachs, CDigital; Bill Morey, Schwerdtle
IML/IMD Workshops | Session 4: 11:15 a.m.-Noon
4:1 IMD vs. Heat Transfer – Mustang
Facilitator: Allan Quimby, Kurz Transfer Products
4:2 Integration Through Digital Watermarking – Quarter Horse
Facilitator: Bob Travis, InkWorks Printing
4:3 Thin-Wall Packaging IML Applications and Troubleshooting – Palomino
Facilitators: Derek Williams, CBW, and Taras Konowal, MRG
4:4 IME in Practice – Saddlebred
Facilitator: Marshall Paterson, Advanced Decorative
Decorating and Assembly Workshops | Session 4: 11:15 a.m.-Noon
4:5 Adhesives for Difficult Plastics (Bioplastics, Recycled Plastics and More) – Highland
Leader: Zachary Sayah, Henkel Corporation
4:6 Sponsored by RadTech North America
Best Curing Technologies for Plastics Applications: UV, UV LED and EB Curing
Morgan
Leaders: Phil Abell and Eileen Weber, Red Spot Paint & Varnish; Chris Brandl, Heraeus Noblelight
4:7 Choosing the Best Options for Difficult Appearances – Metallic, Piano Black and Clear Coatings – Clydesdale
Leaders: Paul Uglum, Uglum Consulting; Michael Brazil; Vergason Technologies, Inc.
4:8 Solutions for Joining with Decorated Assemblies (Eliminate Damaged Parts)
Arabian
Leaders: Alex Savitski, Dukane; Miranda Marcus, EWI

Event concluded – thank you for joining us!

Clean-up of Supplier Trade Fair and all other areas must be completed by 1 p.m.

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