4th International Symposium on Technologies (IS&T) for Digital Photo Fulfillment Conference Summary

4th International Symposium on Technologies (IS&T) for Digital Photo Fulfillment Conference Summary


DIMA 2013 programming, held at Bally’s Las Vegas, will feature tracks in Retail Strategy, Trends & Technology, Social Media, Photo Publishing, Business Management and Marketing. In conjunction with DIMA 2013 programming, the 4th International Symposium on Technologies (IS&T) for Digital Photo Fulfillment Conference will be held at Bally's Las Vegas.

     Sunday, January 6, 2013
1:30 pm – 2:45 pm: Advancing Publishing in the Photo Fulfillment Industry
Learn about cloud storage and the ability to direct-publish anytime, anywhere. Udi Chatow (Hewlett-Packard) will speak about HP’s MagCloud print and digital content publishing and Doug Bugner (Eastman Kodak) will cover the breadth of technology offerings for hard copy output.

3:15 pm – 4:30 pm: From Clicks to Pics: Advances in Image Capture and Processing
Hear from Ron Kubara (Noritsu) about color rendering index, lighting color temperature and how they interact with the auto-white balance of today’s digital cameras. This is especially important with the changing landscape of lighting technology, including LEDs. Also learn about the technology behind the new and recently shown products from the people who bring them to market. This session covers advances in capture devices, such as DSCs, cameraphones and HD video devices, as well as 3D and improvements in image-processing systems.
     Monday January 7, 2013
9:00 am – 10:15 am: Update on Substrates for Hard Copy Photo Fulfillment

Highlighting the latest in the design of output media and recent information on the permanence and durability of the various substrates, this session includes a presentation from Pat Webber (Eastman Kodak) on the latest advancements and improvements in traditional silver halide color papers.

10:45 am – 12:00 pm: Here Today and Gone Tomorrow? Not with the Latest in Hard Copy Photo Fulfillment
This session covers the latest in image permanence and durability testing that is enabling the fulfillment industry to generate memories that will last a lifetime, without concern for digital obsolescence. It will include an update on the latest published ISO standards on permanence from Peter Adelstein (Image Permanence Institute) and Joe LaBarca (JEL Imaging Services, LLC).

1:30 pm – 2:45 pm: Panel Discussion on Advancing Hard Copy Output for Preservation
This is an interactive discussion with industry leaders on how to advance hard copy output as a means of protection against the always-advancing technology transformations in digital photography.

3:15 pm – 5:15 pm: Industry Snapshot: Company Overviews and All-DIMA Networking Event
A select group of leading digital photo fulfillment-related companies will share overviews of their organizations and products.