IMI Europe Inkjet Winter Workshop 2018

22-26 January 2018

Ayre Hotel Astoria Palace, Valencia, Spain

The IMI Europe Inkjet Winter Workshop is the ideal way to learn more about inkjet technology, with an in-depth look at key aspects of digital printing application development. A brief summary of each of the 2018 courses is shown below - go to the individual course pages to find out more. Discounts are available for attending more than one course, or if your company is sending more than one person to the event - see the registration page for details.

Two further courses will be announced shortly.


Course Summaries


Theory of inkjet technology

Mon 22 - Tue 23 January 2018

Understanding the basics is essential to any industry's development. The Inkjet Academy covers the basic theory behind the many types of inkjet technology used today and aims to give your understanding of the industry an expert start. The course is presented by Mike Willis of Pivotal Resources and Dr Alan Hudd of Alchemie Technology.

Single Pass Inkjet System Design


Mon 22 - Tue 23 January 2018

This course is led by Rob Rogers of Print3 Technologies (formerly of FUJIFILM Dimatix and EFI Jetrion). It provides an introduction to the challenges of single pass inkjet printer design and process development. It gives a proven framework for development plus practical recommendations on key design areas, testing and solutions to common development mistakes.

Inkjet Ink Characterisation

Viscosity, dispersions, jetting & surfaces

Wed 24 - Thu 25 January 2018

This course covers rheology and surface tension measurements, particle and dispersion assessment, as well as drop visualisation and print quality analysis. Course leaders include Gérald Chabanis & Dr Steve Ward-Smith of Malvern Instruments and Kyle Pucci of ImageXpert.

Inkjet Ink Manufacturing


Thu 25 - Fri 26 January, 2018

This course covers the issues of inkjet ink design, development and testing, scale-up for manufacture and manufacturing itself. It also covers ink plant design and commercial considerations. The course is led by Dr Simon Daplyn of Sensient Imaging Technologies (formerly Xennia Technology).