HP invites drupa visitors to be part of the sustainability debate at the Eco Leadership Forum
BARCELONA, Spain, 16 April2012 - HP has announced details of the forthcoming Eco LeadershipForum at the drupa exhibition in Düsseldorf (3rd - 16th May),intended to address the key sustainability questions that mattermost to today's printing industry.
To help address thesequestions and the issues related to them, HP has assembled a panelof experts, each of whom are at the forefront of printing industrysustainability.
Visitors to drupa will havethe chance to attend each hour-long panel discussion andparticipate in the debate, which will take place at the HP tent,located outside of hall #4.
The Eco Leadership Forumschedule comprises two sessions examining how the printing industrycan develop a common understanding of what sustainability means, aswell as considering how environmental performance can be improvedacross the industry:
Sharing knowledge across the supply chain
Saturday 5th May, 15.45h
Improving environmental performance
Tuesday 8th May, 15.45h
The sessions will bemoderated by Stephen Goddard, Environmental Leadership ProgramManager HP GSB, and will welcome a cross-section of print serviceprovider, consultancy and industry association panellists,including:
Laurel Brunner, Verdigris
Frazer Chesterman, EcoPrint
Marci Kinter, SGIA and Sustainable Green PrintingPartnership
Matthias Hausmann, CEWE Color (5th May only)
Richard Owers, Pureprint (8th May only)
"Sustainability is becomingincreasingly critical to the future success of printing businessesaround the world, and even to the future of the printing industryitself," comments Goddard.
"An important aspect of theEco Leadership Forum events will be to look at how knowledge can bebest shared across the supply chain to help align the industrybehind common objectives," he adds.
"The need to build a moresustainable future for the printing industry remains a significantchallenge and print service providers are at the sharp end of thischallenge. As such, we encourage anyone wishing to hear what theexperts have to say -as well as have their own voice heard - tosign up for what we anticipate to be a thoroughly lively andinformative event," he continues.
Those wishing to attend theEco Leadership Forum and participate in the discussion are invitedto register at: www.hp.com/go/ecoleadershipforum
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