FRY01001 TUES 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Profit from Fiery at Connect!
Start with this session for a successful launch of your Fiery experience at Connect! Learn how using specific Fiery make-ready, workflow, and automation tools to increase your profit potential by saving time and reducing waste. Walk through cost and profit calculations using real-world jobs, and take ideas back that you can implement right away to increase your throughput and competitiveness. We’ll provide a guide to the rest of the Fiery experience by taking you on a virtual tour of the Fiery Solutions Center and introducing you to Fiery subject-matter experts for more in-depth discussions.
FRY01002 TUES 3:15 PM - 4:45 AM
Fiery XF: Produce Stunning Color with your Wide to Superwide Printing Equipment
A discussion on different color management strategies--from following industry standards to focusing on matching up production equipment. Learn hands on how to produce stunning color results on your EFI Wide Format or VUTEk superwide production inkjet printer. This session will include:
• Best practice linearization for optimal gamut and minimum ink usage
• Custom media profiling
• Spot color matching with real life examples
FRY02001 WEDS 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Master the Production of High Value Jobs
Master the production of high-value documents such as manuals, booklets, brochures and postcards with fully visual tools for job preparation and make-ready. Use Fiery imposition, composition and job preparation tools as part of an efficient pre-press process. Gain hands-on experience in preparing complex jobs that include elements such as mixed media, tabs and imported or scanned input.
FRY02002 WED 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
This session builds on the knowledge gained in Achieve Accurate and Consistent Color Quality with Fiery Tools. To achieve exacting color quality, you will learn how to use spot colors to achieve the desired output: create jobs with spot colors, check client files for proper configuration, ensure spot colors are defined on the Fiery digital front end, and optimize spot-color matching. We will also cover the basics of G7 methodology, how it applies to digital printing, and what digital press certifications provide to confirm print system quality and, by extension, print business profitability
FRY03001 WEDS 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Power Up with Fiery Command WorkStation®
Learn the basics of Command WorkStation, the intuitive Fiery job-management interface, and how to best use this powerful tool to save time, increase automation and produce better color output. We will review all the ways to submit jobs, how to use the capabilities of Job Center and Device Center, and explain color default settings. You’ll get an introduction to the award-winning Fiery software options that extend the power of Fiery digital front ends including imposition; job preflighting; use of paper catalog and media management; image enhancement; color management; and complex document assembly with mixed media, tabs and more. For even more, you can explore more advanced uses of Command WorkStation in Be the Expert—Tips and Tricks for Fiery Command WorkStation.
FRY03002 WEDS 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Preparing Files for Digital Print
Learn tips and tricks to prevent and troubleshoot production problems with the most common input job formats including PDF, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office files. Get expert advice on how to talk to designers to create a better print file, remove unexpected delays and improve customer satisfaction.
FRY04001 WEDS 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Let’s Get Personal—Getting Started with Selling VDP Services
Join us to learn about today’s market demand for Variable Data Printing (VDP) and how to sell it to your customers. See examples of the value of personalized communications, and get an overview of the essential elements of a VDP workflow. Learn about Fiery FreeForm®, a free VDP tool on your Fiery digital front end, and how to use it to start promoting your services. For a more in-depth discussion of VDP authoring tools, database requirements and document design, attend the advanced VDP session: Variable Data Printing on a Fiery Digital Front End.
FRY04002 WEDS 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Fiery XF: Light, the 5th Color: How to handle lighting conditions and Backlit Applications
Get insight on how to profile and print on translucent material. Discuss state-of-the-art measurement metrics and see real life examples on how it’s done. You also will learn how light sources will affect printed results (non backlit) and how the Fiery XF Ambient Light feature enables superior matching under any lighting conditions.
FRY05001 WEDS 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Achieve Accurate and Consistent Color Quality with Fiery Tools
The top issues for print buyers are color accuracy and consistency, and almost half of digital printers call color matching their most difficult challenge. This session will show you the best practices that even novice users can take advantage of to meet the color output requirements of their most demanding customers. This session includes color management for digital workflows, color matching across different print technologies and tracking for color consistency. We outline how to implement a practical calibration process to ensure consistency and show you how to best use built-in Fiery color tools and profiles. We present more advanced color topics in the Fiery Color—Advanced session.
FRY05002 WEDS 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Fiery XF: Putting it all Together - Special Inks, Cut Paths and Requirements
Join seasoned EFI color and file experts to discuss how to handle special inks, like white and metallic. Learn best practices on file creation, how to handle these inks in the RIP and color management process and special substrates like metallic foils or clear material. Explore the possibilities and requirements for handling cut path creation and implementation in your workflow to support off and inline cutters. See and discuss actual problem files. This work shop will walk the attendees through file creation in prepress and file handling in Fiery proServer and Fiery XF without the Layout Option.
FRY06001 THURS 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Variable Data Printing on a Fiery Digital Front End
This session builds on the tools learned in Let’s Get Personal—Getting Started with Selling VDP Services. Here, we provide an overview of VDP industry standards (PDF/VT, PPML, VIPP, VPS), VDP authoring tools, database requirements and document design. We take a deep dive into PDF/VT and PPML standard languages and set up a sample VDP campaign using industry-standard authoring software and tools on your Fiery digital front end.
FRY06002 THURS 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Integrate for Maximum Efficiency
The tangible results of integrating Fiery servers with third-party workflows include using one familiar user interface for both offset litho and digital presses. See how to meet increasing demands for short runs by automating common scenarios for layout, imposition, color settings and inline finishing. Learn how to leverage the JDF information in Command WorkStation, how to work with JDF job tickets, how to setup and troubleshoot networking and how to handle media with a variety of workflows.
FRY08001 THURS 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Create Custom Apps to Solve Your Production Challenges
Business and production managers will receive an overview of how to use the Fiery API and Web services to solve specific print workflow challenges in your shop. See examples of how the Fiery API was used to make applications like Fiery Ticker and Fiery Go, an iPad application. Take back information for your developers on the functionalities they can use, and what is required to make your own application.
FRY08002 THURS 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Experts Talk about Color Standards
Hear directly from color experts at leading organizations about the latest trends in color standards and how they might affect your business. This session will include an opportunity for you to get answers to your questions from the experts.
FRY09001 THURS 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Automate Fiery Job Submission to Save Time and Money
Is your business experiencing more demand for short-run jobs? Do you want to produce more jobs with the same number of people? Learn how you can do it all by automating the job submission process. Discover how to set up and use Fiery presets with Hot Folders and Virtual Printers for one-click job submission. Automate tasks such as PDF conversion, correcting and editing PDF files, preflight checks, image enhancement, document imposition and job ticketing with Fiery JobFlow. Produce jobs faster and increase production efficiency with Fiery Central’s routing and error-handling capability.
FRY09002 THURS 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Maximize your Cutter/Router Investment with the Layout Option Powered by Esko
Guest speakers from Esko will show you how to use all of the Layout Option's advanced tools within the Fiery proServer or Fiery XF stand alone, including:
• Creating automated cut pats
• Editing cut paths quick and easy
• Creating shape depending layouts
• Optimizing for double sided printing
FRY10001 THURS 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
This session builds on the knowledge gained in Achieve Accurate and Consistent Color Quality with Fiery Tools. To achieve exacting color quality, you will learn how to use spot colors to achieve the desired output: create jobs with spot colors, check client files for proper configuration, ensure spot colors are defined on the Fiery digital front end, and optimize spot-color matching. We will also cover the basics of G7 methodology, how it applies to digital printing, and what digital press certifications provide to confirm print system quality and, by extension, print business profitability.
FRY10002 THURS 4:30 PM - 5:45 PMFRY12001 FRI 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Be the Expert - Tips and Tricks for Fiery Command WorkStation®
Learn how to master the power of Fiery servers by using Command WorkStation like a pro. Increase your efficiency with built-in workflows, and reduce repetitive actions using shortcuts and techniques designed for maximum production throughput. Additionally, we’ll show you the cool new features in the latest release. If you’re a Command WorkStation user, this class is a “must.”
Fiery XF: Automated and Integrated Workflows for Maximum Productivity
Learn in this presentation how to create optimal workflows in Fiery proServer and Fiery XF for different use cases. This presentation will be interactive and use cases from the audience will be considered. Get a better understanding of the added value of full integration between fiery proServer and VUTEk printers, and see a live demonstration of how a simple integration can be accomplished.