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Public Training Programs

Packaging and Document Security Print Technology Workshop

Monday, May 8, 2017 to Wednesday, May 10, 2017


This three-day workshop brings together some of the leading experts in security printing, and others to help you learn to properly recognize security packaging features used in authentication.

The seminar provides a unique opportunity for security professionals responsible for specifying or procuring secure printed materials, to see the latest security printing technologies in action and to network with other professionals in the field from around the world.

Key Takeaways

  • Acquire a detailed understanding of Secure Print, ISO Security Standards, and NASPO Security Printing Standards Requirements.
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of various security inks, papers, OVD's and specialized images.

  • Analyze the different print processes, and learn which you should use to achieve your desired security result.

  • Get up to speed on the best practices in the security print and packaging world.

Who Should Attend

  • Check and Secure Document Printers
  • Security Label and BP Printers
  • Brand Owners
  • Federal/State Government Agencies
  • Forensic Document Examiners
  • Issuers of negotiable and identity documents, including:
    • gift certificates, event credentials, coupons, tax and postal stamps, transit tickets, pass tags, Rx’s, tamper-evident labels, etc.

Workshop Schedule

The tentative agenda is below. The agenda is subject to change.

Monday 1 pm:

  • Opening Remarks and Housekeeping
  • Government Document Solution Design and Procurement
  • Brand Protection Solution Design and Procurement
  • Print Process Review
  • Video- Illicit, the Dark Trade
  • Reception 5:30-7:30


  • Security Organizations and Their Role
  • Security Paper
  • Security Synthetic Substrates
  • Security Inks
  • Holograms and other OVD's
  • Specialized and Optically Variable Security Images
  • Authentication Tools


  • Secure Label Design Considerations
  • Packaging Session
  • Evaluation Model for Security Technologies (session ends at noon)
  • Digital Lab Tour/3D Tour (optional) Start at 1 pm, would end by 3:00 pm)


Below are the instructors for the 2017 program:

  • Keynote Speaker Dr. Scott Stole, New Product and Program Development Manager for the U.S. Government Publishing Office’s Security and Intelligent Documents division, will present his insights in evaluating and implementing security print technologies.
  • Key Note Speaker Tom Powell, Founder of Protect Genuine Technologies and security label and anti-counterfeiting technology guru formerly with Microsoft, will provide a presentation on how to sort thru and source options for the best brand protection solution sets.
  • NASPO Presenter
  • Mike Caffrey, Appvion
  • Max Astor, PPG Industries
  • Tom Jay, SICPA
  • Brian Uhlin, OpSec Security Inc.
  • David Wicker, DSA/DSS Secure
  • Michael Zontini, Foster & Freeman
  • Robert Sherwood, VeriTrack, Inc.
  • Brian Nicholas, Consultant
  • Others


Program Fee



RIT has made arrangements for seminar attendees to reserve rooms at a special rate at the following nearby hotel; however, we suggest you make your reservations as soon as possible. A shuttle will be provided to take you to and from the hotel.

  • DoubleTree by Hilton Rochester

    1111 Jefferson Rd, Rochester, NY 14623 US

    Reservations: 844-469-8701; The code to use is 'SPR' and the rate is $119 per night.

  • Booking link:

    The block of rooms will be held until 4/7/17. 


Online registration for this program is available below. For questions or additional information, please email Barbara Giordano or call her at 585-475-2687.


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Seminar Cost: $1,295.00

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