Date:
March 15-18, 2020

Location:
Oklahoma City, OK

Call for Papers Deadline:
September 9, 2019

EXPLORE

The latest technical research projects and engage in robust discussions about their potential impact with the top minds in the industry

DISCOVER

Technologies at the leading edge of the graphic communications industry through the multitude of presentations and demonstrations

INTERACT

With dozens of bright, tech-savvy university students from TAGA student chapters anxious to get their start in our industry

NETWORK

With technologists, researchers, scientists, developers, and those evaluating graphic innovations for their businesses

Keynotes

Dr. Juanita Parris

Dr. Juanita Parris

Global Director of Materials, Applications and Analytical Science, Sun Chemical Corporation

An Ink Supplier Perspective on Industry 4.0

Dr. Parris manages a diversified group of laboratories in the U.S. and Europe for the global leader in inks, coatings, pigments, and advanced materials. The digitization of manufacturing is bringing about astounding changes in printing and related industries. She’ll explore a future in which the print manufacturing process will increasingly be directed by interconnected computers that can make decisions without human involvement.

David Crawley

Professor of Practice, College of Technology, University of Houston

Technology Innovation and the Success of Failure

Crawley will explain how to create an environment that breeds meaningfully unique solutions while leveraging the disciplines of systems-thinking processes and tools. He is a certified innovation professional and serves on the faculty of University of Houston where he lectures on technology leadership and innovation management. His lengthy career incudes leadership positions at Young & Rubicam, Frito Lay, and a variety of technology firms.

Oklahoma City, OK

Oklahoma City, OK

Sheraton Oklahoma City Downtown Hotel

1 North Broadway Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
(P) 405-235-2780
hotel website
reservation link

“Hit your stride at Sheraton Oklahoma City Downtown Hotel, a contemporary destination situated in the heart of OKC’s most dynamic neighborhood. Steps from Bricktown’s wealth of dining and entertainment opportunities, our hotel taps into the pulse of Oklahoma City, placing guests in the center of it all.”

Attire

We recommend business casual attire for the technical sessions. The average temperature in Oklahoma City in March is 60 degrees F for the high and 40 degrees F for the low, so please pack accordingly. Business dress (semi-formal) is recommended for the Awards Banquet.

Airport

Will Rogers Airport will be the airport all attendees flying will be arriving. It is 30 minutes from downtown by car.

The airport services Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines.

Travel

Travel is not included in your conference registration. Technical Association of the Graphic Arts is not responsible for non-refundable airfare or issues related to travel, weather conditions, or current events.

Sponsors

TAGA recognizes the following organizations for supporting its mission to disseminate scientific research and technical innovation in graphic communications, printing, and related fields.

If you or your company are interested in becoming a sponsor, contact Karen Keller (kkeller@printing.org, 412-527-2403) or Mike Packard (mpackard@printing.org, 412-259-1704) .

Premier Partners

Konica Minolta Business Solutions
Xerox

Principal Partners

IPW
Eastman Kodak

Supporting Partner

Koenig & Bauer

Sponsors

Canon
Dow Jones
FUJIFILM
GMG Color
Heidelberg
PIA Southern California
Sappi
Sun Chemical Corporation

Media Partner

Partners

SGIA
ISCC
IS&T
RadTech UV+EB