FTA Issues Call for Abstracts for 2014 Forum

Proposals Accepted Online through Sept. 20

Aug. 28, 2013 – Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) has issued a call for abstracts inviting experts, innovators, thought leaders, and other flexographic professionals to submit proposals to present at its 2014 Annual Forum. Next year’s event, chaired by Pepper Stokes, Robbie Fantastic Flexibles and Jessica Harkins, Anderson & Vreeland, Inc., will be held April 27-30 at the Hilton Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. Ideas can be submitted online at www.flexography.org/abstracts. The deadline for submission is Sept. 20.

“As the premier, knowledge-centered annual event for the flexographic packaging, printing and converting industry, FTA’s Annual Forum draws elite thought-leaders from every segment of the supply chain,” said FTA President Mark Cisternino. “Presentation of technical papers is a critical part of the conference and an ideal setting for showcasing new theories, research, innovation, applications, processes and practices specific to the industry.”

The program will explore 11 educational tracks:

To submit an abstract point your browser to www.flexography.org/abstracts. Questions concerning the submission process should be directed to Shelley Rubin, FTA Educational Services Manager, at 631-737-6020 ext. 36.


About FTA: Flexographic Technical Association (FTA), chartered in 1958, is a professional society dedicated to bringing all members of the flexographic printing community—printers, suppliers, consumer product companies, institutions, prepress houses and others--together by providing opportunities for the free exchange of technical ideas and discussion of mutual concerns. It is a proponent of maintaining and advancing quality standards and includes 1,650 member sites that represent more than 1,400 companies and 60,000 individuals. Foundation of FTA, founded in 1974, is the educational arm of FTA and is dedicated to supporting and advancing the flexographic printing industry.