Eastman Kodak Plays a Major Role in Upcoming RT Media Imaging Summit & Expo

(Las Vegas NV, 27 April 2015)—Eastman Kodak has taken a major role in the upcoming RT Media’s Imaging Summit & Expo at the South Point Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, on May 14 – 15, 2015.

David Gibbons, Director and Executive Publisher & Producer of Recycling Times Media Corporation, said, “Kodak’s participation as a presenter, sponsor, and exhibitor highlights Kodak’s role and visibility as a key player in the inkjet, toner, and digital printing markets.”

Kodak’s Daniel Burmeister, Director of Sales for the Extended Materials Business and former Washington Redskins Super Bowl player will deliver the Summit’s keynote address.

Other sponsors to date include Konica Minolta, Ultrex Business Systems, and Diamond Research Corporation.

Support in developing the Summit has been provided by the Graphic Communication Institute at Cal Poly (State University). Lyndee Sing, Director of Cal Poly’s graphic communication institute, said, “Together, RT Media and Cal Poly put together an international contingent of speakers that will present on the latest issues facing the inkjet, toner, cartridge, and commercial printing industry geared to the interests of service providers and OEMs.”

Topics covered will include material science development; legal issues related to recent court cases, patent trolls and intellectual property; OPM drum and dongle gear issues; waste and environmental issues; aftermarket concerns; trends impacting consumables; facing the decline of printed pages; the “new information age”; inkjet vs. traditional print technologies; mergers and acquisitions; and remanufacturing.

Among the Summit expo exhibitors are Chinamate Technology Co., Ltd., Graphic Communication Institute at Cal Poly, Eastman Kodak, Locator Magazine, Nature Toner Co., Ltd., Retech Technology International Limited, Ultrex Business Systems, Zhuhai Altman Digital Technology Co., Ltd., Zhuhai Jialianxin Imaging Products Co. Ltd., Zhuhai Polytoner Image Co.,  Ltd., Zixingshi Heshun Technology Printing Materials Co., Ltd. , Zhono, LMI,  Telatemp, Konica Minolta, Huiatech, MSE.

The Summit will feature two tutorials, one on Patent Issues Facing the Imaging Industry, and the other on Displacement of Offset Lithography by Inkjet and Toner-based Digital presses in the Commercial Printing Market. There will be four “Open Mikes” for discussions and attendee input on topics such as legal issues faced by manufactures; investments in aftermarket technologies and related issues; emerging market opportunities for print consumables; and threats facing the imaging industry.

For details on registration, sponsorships and exhibiting, see: http://www.irecyclingtimes.com/Conference-Info?conference_id=17

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