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Event Schedule

Dates, times and locations for everything happening during Fall Technical Conference.

Monday, October 9

All events take place at the Louisville Marriott Downtown.

8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Marriott Ballroom Foyer

Conference Registration

Noon – 12:30 p.m.

Marriott Ballroom VI-X

Welcome to Fall Technical Conference

Join FTA leadership as we celebrate our 65th Anniversary and announce this year’s Legacy Hall of Fame inductee.

Session

12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Marriott Ballroom VI-X

Beyond Skills: Cultivating Your Workforce

Take a look at the essential components of developing your workforce at all levels to increase productivity and quality.

1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Marriott Ballroom Foyer

Networking & Refreshment Break

Sponsored by Corbus LLC

Session

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Marriott Ballroom VI-X

Doing More with Less

The pioneers of expanded gamut (EG) printing, and current users, describe how EG has enhanced their workflows.

INFOFLEX

3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Marriott Ballroom I-V

INFOFLEX at Fall Technical Conference

Decision makers, end users and brand owners connect with 60+ exhibitors in an intimate, one-on-one networking environment.

Tuesday, October 10

All events take place at the Louisville Marriott Downtown.

7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Marriott Ballroom Foyer

Conference Registration

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Marriott Ballroom Foyer

Continental Breakfast

Session

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Marriott Ballroom VI-X

When Less Becomes More!

Meet the team behind the conference print project as they discuss its components and the tools used for proofing and production.

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Marriott Ballroom Foyer

Networking & Refreshment Break

Sponsored by Corbus LLC

Session

9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Marriott Ballroom VI-X

Where Do We Begin?

The print project team examines the starting points, such as creating an EG target profile, process control parameters and overall press consistency.

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Marriott Ballroom Foyer

Complimentary Lunch

Sponsored by Corbus LLC

Session

12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Marriott Ballroom VI-X

The Proof Is in the Results

The print project team discusses the conversion tools used for EG, the conversion process and the overall converted results.

INFOFLEX

1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Marriott Ballroom I-V

INFOFLEX at Fall Technical Conference

Decision makers, end users and brand owners connect with 60+ exhibitors in an intimate, one-on-one networking environment.

Session

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Marriott Ballroom VI-X

The Real Reel

A deep look into the profiles that were used, the data that was generated and the pitfalls the print project team experienced along the way.

INFOFLEX

3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Marriott Ballroom I-V

INFOFLEX at Fall Technical Conference

Decision makers, end users and brand owners connect with 60+ exhibitors in an intimate, one-on-one networking environment.

Wednesday, October 11

All events take place at the Louisville Marriott Downtown.

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Marriott Ballroom Foyer

Continental Breakfast

Session

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Marriott Ballroom VI-X

2023 FTA Technical Innovation Awards in Action

The recipients of the 2023 FTA Technical Innovation Award reveal how they are continuing to pave the future for the flexographic industry.

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Marriott Ballroom Foyer

Networking & Refreshment Break

Sponsored by Corbus LLC

Session

10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Marriott Ballroom VI-X

3 Cs Before You Go: Calibration, Communication and Control

High-level calibration techniques, color communication resources and tools, and the methods to control your print production.

11:45 a.m.

Marriott Ballroom VI-X

Raffle Drawing

Printer/converters at this session are automatically entered in a raffle valued at nearly $6,000.

11:45 a.m. – Noon

Marriott Ballroom VI-X

Closing Remarks

Final comments from Program Chair Catherine Haynes, and a preview of upcoming FTA conferences and events.

Exhibitor Schedule

All exhibits take place in Marriott Ballroom I-V.

Move-In

Monday, October 9: 10:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.

All exhibits must be set up by 1:30 p.m. on Monday.

Exhibit Hours

Monday, October 9: 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 10: 1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. & 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday Lunch

Sponsored by Corbus LLC

Tuesday, October 10: 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Tuesday lunch is complimentary and takes place in the Marriott Ballroom Foyer.

Move-Out

Tuesday, October 10: 6:15 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.