Read About Our Past Workshops
IDEAlliance G7 Training at GrCI
March 18 – 20, 2015
The GrCI is hosting a G7 training workshop.— The G7 Expert / Professional Training Program includes a blend of lecture and demonstration on how to apply G7 calibration and process control on any type of printing process, including offset, digital EP, or inkjet devices.
May 22, August 19, & November 5, 2014
Join us for three intensive one-day seminars delivered on a quarterly basis in 2014 by industry thought leaders working in conjunction with the PPI Association. These were created to provide regional firms with a competitive edge in commercial, packaging, digital printing while developing new business strategy.
June 18 & 19, 2013
Over a two-day period, participants learned both theory and modern practice of flexographic workflow and printing using a narrow-web press. Participants built an Illustrator file, use EskoArtwork's Suite 7 to produce carbon mask digital plates, and then printed on a Mark Andy 2200 press, all using the Cal Poly “learn by doing” model of education.
june 11 & 12, 2012
Over a two-day period, participants will learn both theory and practice of modern file preparation, workflows, plate production and printing using a narrow-web flexographic press. Participants will build an Illustrator file, use Esko's AE12 to produce carbon mask digital plates, and then print on a Mark Andy 2200 press. We will use the Cal Poly Learn by Doing model of education.
sept 25, 2010
This workshop focused on teaching the concepts and methods that turn static two-dimensional print projects into living, breathing e-publications. Attendees learned how to export e-books in EPUB, PDF, RTF and text formats using Adobe’s latest versions of InDesign and Acrobat, the advantages and disadvantages of various e-book formats, which formats have the greatest compatibility across e-readers, if you should avoid – or employ – Adobe’s Flash technology, simple techniques for generating PDF and EPUB e-books from InDesign, options for creating a more compelling user experience. All of these key concepts helped participants to understand the future of publishing.
sept 18 & 11, 2010
This short course gave participants the skills to prepare images for print and electronic delivery, concentrating on making images the right size for every purpose and making every image as good as it can be. Simple cropping, resizing and retouching was the focus, followed by practical retouching and enhancement techniques that can improve every image