2021 Sessions

2021 Sessions

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Day 1

VMC 2021 Welcome – Robert McClements, President CDI, Curator VMC and Sir Roger Marsh OBE DL, Chair Leeds LEP, NP11

Sustainability Panel – Darryl Danielli, Editor and Publisher, Printweek, Stephen Knight, Founder, Pimento, Jon Bailey, Chief Operating Officer, Precision Proco, Debbie Waldron-Hoines, Co-Founder, Women in Packaging

Gatherings’, meetings of the future – now in virtual worlds – Andrew Hawken, Co-Founder, Mesmerise

How did we get here? – Frank Romano, RIT Professor Emeritus and President, Museum of Printing, Massachusetts

Sustainability in Retail – The story of the ASDA Middleton store – Rob Sindermann, Senior Director for Design, ASDA

Behaviour and Truth – Peter Grindrod CBE, Professor of Mathematics, University of Oxford
Summary and day wrap up – Robert McClements, President, CDi, Curator VMC

Day 2

Day’s Intro – Charles Jarrold, CEO, BPIF

The Power of Print Finishes in the Sustainable Age – Steve Middleton, Sales Director, Celloglas in partnership with The Retail Institute

Sustainability Drivers in Automotive Technology – Shay Moradi, VP of Innovation and Experiential Technology, Vital Auto

Creating an environmental & social impact business that is about measurable actions not words – Stephen Knight, Founder, Pimento, David Pickles, Co-Founder and Head of Marketing, DUGUUD, Mark Palmer, Founder, Maverick Planet Limited

Make It Count: Maximising ROI from Print in the Marketing Mix – Mathew Faulkner. Head of Marketing, Canon Europe Marketing Team
Communicating sustainability – engaging customers, clients and colleagues, Liza Freudmann, Director, BLA
Future of Live Events & XR – Jim Farmery, Development Director, XPLOR

Navigating the New Road of Lead Generation – Deborah Corn, Intergalactic Ambassador to the Printerverse

Innovation vs. Disruption – Morten Reitoft, Editor In Chief, INKISH TV
Intergraf International Panel – Charles Jarrold, CEO, BPIF, Sabine Geldermann, Director & Global Head Print Technologies, drupa, Beatrice Klose, Secretary General, Intergraf, Ford Bowers, CEO, PRINTING United Alliance and Summary / day wrap up – Charles Jarrold, CEO, BPIF

Day 3

Day’s Intro – Amy Hutchinson, CEO, BOSS

Panel session: Environmental Disclosure, what’s around the corner? Chaired by Martin Eames, Chair BOSS Single use Plastics Forum PANEL: Russel Hodson, CSR Director, Complete, Romy Kenyon, 3M EMEA Sustainability Manager, Jo Pybus, Essity, Sustainability and Public Affairs Manager, Julie Hadley, CSR & Social Value Manager, Banner

Transitioning from a compliance approach to an impact orientation. How do businesses embed sustainability and innovation in all they do – Romy Kenyon, EMEA Sustainability Manager, 3M

Canon Live Technology Demonstration

Lifting the Lid off Linkedin!

Telling your sustainability story. How to communicate sustainability performance to key stakeholders – Jo Pybus, Sustainability and Public Affairs Manager, Essity

Standing for a new era of opportunity – Poppy London, Environmental Sustainability and Compliance Specialist, HP

Ethical Sustainability – transforming a potential threat into serious profitability – Oliver Cock, Director of Corporate Responsibility, Communisis

PANEL: Gareth Ward, Editor, Print Business, Jonathan Tame, Managing Director, Two Sides, Rachel Aldighieri, Managing Director, DMA

Include everyone but innovate... What does that even mean? – Guy Utley, Founder and Creative Director, TALL Agency, Andrew Larking, Head of Design, Vanquis Bank

Virtual Realities: Presence, Performance and Story Worlds – David Gochfeld, Creative Director, XR Stories

Close and wrap up – Robert McClements, President CDI, Curator of VMC