The International Association of Diecutting and Diemaking (IADD) to host its 48th Annual Meeting Xchange online. Informative programming will be live every Tuesday beginning September 29 through October 27.
“The annual meeting offers technical programming focused on folding carton and business management topics designed to stimulate creativity and innovation.” says IADD Vice President of Education, Robert McCann, Bobst North America, Inc. “The online format breaks down travel barriers, allowing worldwide access and participation, ensuring a richer experience for all,” adds IADD Vice President of Technical Services, Rick Ruckh, Carton Craft Supply Inc.
Leadership Development and Technical Programming
Dr. Chris Kuehl, Managing Director of Armada Corporate Intelligence, is the keynote speaker and will kick off programming on Tuesday, September 29. Dr. Kuehl provides forecasts and strategic guidance for a wide variety of corporate clients around the world and will provide the Economic Outlook for the industry. During his program, attendees will learn the five things that will most likely change and five things to help them make better business decisions during uncertain times.
In addition, the IADD will bring you experts each week to cover all aspects of the Folding Carton industry. These fifty-minute online programs can be watched live or on-demand. Each session will take a deep dive into the subject and provide the opportunity for attendees to ask their questions. Topics include:
Carton Board Characteristics
Cutting Load Balancing, Zero-Point Makereadies and Cutting Speed
Foil, Embossing & Diecutting
Attendees will get the answers they need to their toughest questions, during the Layout Challenges panel discussion. Our experts represent each discipline from software to diemaking to converting and can provide advice to help improve the efficiency of your jobs. Submit your layout challenge design PDFs and questions in advance by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Any submission used in the live session will be stripped of any identifiable company information to protect the privacy of our attendees and their customers.
New this year, attendees will have the chance to view the latest technology, equipment and products during five-minute Supplier Spotlights that will be integrated throughout the programming.
The IADD Annual Meeting Xchange is a one-stop shop for learning, “xchanging” ideas and gaining knowledge to advance your business.
Celebrate and Recognize
To conclude the meeting, IADD President, Gino Gualtieri of Central Die Supplies, Inc., will announce the Pillar Award and Presidential Award recipients during the annual business meeting on October 27.
Early registration discounts are available through September 22. To see the full schedule, program descriptions and to register, visit www.iadd.org/?current.
For further information, call IADD Meetings Coordinator Leanne Schimming at 1-815-455-7519 or email at email@example.com.