26 - 27 October 2022
Klassikstadt, Frankfurt am Main,
Germany

European Printers Summit

An exclusive, invitation only gathering

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Programme

October 26 Wednesday

09:00

Registration and Meet & Greet

Opening Keynote: Print and Circulation Strategies at Axel Springer

Dr. Bertram Stausberg will talk about Axel Springer’s print and circulation strategies. As one of the largest news publishers in Europe, Axel Springer’s strategies will undoubtedly offer valuable insights for EPS attendees.

10:30

Roundtable on new print strategies and circulation

Experts will share insights and learnings in an interactive format with participants. These sessions will be moderated by a topic expert.

Roundtable 1: New Print Strategies

  • Adapting to new realities
  • Finding better solutions
  • New technologies
  • Retrofitting print equipment
  • More profitable and leaner companies
  • How is the newsprint demand and capacity shaping up?

Roundtable 2: Circulation Challenges

  • Workforce challenges
  • Deadlines
  • Distances for copies
  • Infrastructure to build on
  • Optimising distribution
  • New IT solutions
11:15

Meetings and one-to-one discussions with leading suppliers

13:00

Networking Lunch

14:00

Meetings and one-to-one discussion with leading suppliers

15:30

Inspirations from the Best – winners tell their story

Winners tell their stories. Get inspired by these innovators who will share the why and how of their award-winning initiatives. If you can take home one idea for implementation, it will make your participation in EPS worthwhile.

16:00

Print Innovations Awards Ceremony and Happy Hour

October 27 Thursday

08:00

Meet and Greet

09:00

Keynote: Sustainable Procurement for Print Production

For every company, sustainability is an enormous task and now is the time to take action. A huge share of responsibility in making the external value chain both climate- and future-proof, lies within procurement. FUNKE has embarked on this journey. Gundula Ullah will share some insights from her learnings along the road.

Speakers
Chief Procurement & Sustainability Officer, Funke Mediengruppe, Germany
09:30

Roundtable on sustainability and retrofits

Experts will share insights and learnings in an interactive format with participants. These sessions will be moderated by a topic expert.

Roundtable 3: Sustainable Procurement

  • Sourcing
  • Vendors certification
  • Sustainability within a company
  • Workforce and sourcing
  • New lifestyle

Roundtable 4: Retrofits

  • Using an existing hardware
  • What needs to be updated
  • Smart sensors
  • Environmental benefits of retrofit
10:00

Meetings and one-to-one discussion with leading suppliers

11:30

Networking Brunch

12:30

Meetings and one to one discussion with leading suppliers

13:30

Closing Session: Trends Shaping the Future of Printed Newspaper

WAN-IFRA will present the findings of the World Printers Forum’s global survey of print and procurement professionals on the trends to watch out for in 2023. The survey will cover priorities, investment plans and sustainability initiatives

14:00

End of program

Exhibitors

Contact us

Ingi Olafsson

Director of World Printers Forum

ingi.olafsson@wan-ifra.org

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