2011/11/23 Second manroland lecture in Bulgaria

 

The second meeting of the Initiative for Printers' Education and Qualification (InPEQ) of the Balkan Print Forum (BPF) took place on 10.11.2011 in the “Assen Zlatarov” hall of the University of Chemical Technology Metallurgy (UCTM), Sofia. The event has been initiated and supported by the Printing Industry Union of Bulgaria, UCTM, manroland Bulgaria and manroland AG.

135 students, teachers and professors from the University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, Sofia; the Technical University – Sofia, Plovdiv Branch; the University of Library Science and Information Technology, Sofia; and the Graphic Arts high school, Sofia, representatives of the Bulgarian printing industry, and of the trade press attended the meeting.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tatyana Bozkova, Department of Printing Arts, Pulp and Paper, UCTM opened the event. The participants were warmly welcomed by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Senia Terzieva, vice rector of UCTM, and by Stefan Valev, Managing Director, manroland Bulgaria.

Dr. Rossitza Velkova, Coordinator of the Balkan Print Forum, presented a short information about the Initiative for Printers' Education and Qualification and the programme for its future development. She informed also about the aims and the main targets of BPF and InPEQ and about the sixth Balkan Print Forum event that took place on 27-28.10.2011 in Belgrade, Serbia.

Assist. Prof. Dr. Iskren Spiridonov, Department of Printing Arts, Pulp and Paper, UCTM, shortly introduced the company manroland and presented the lecture of Michael Nitsche: „Value Added Printing in the Sheetfed-Offset Segment“.

All attending students and colleagues were highly impressed by the interesting and very informative lecture which has been provided by manroland AG.

In the following discussions the participants expressed their satisfaction with the received useful information which they intend to use for their educational and practical work. Many of them showed a big interest in the future development of InPEQ and in the possibilities it offers for supporting the education in the print media schools and universities in Bulgaria.

Dipl.-eng. Petar Kanev, President of the Printing Industry Union of Bulgaria, expressed his confidence that the initiative will continue successfully and will become an important periodical event for the Bulgarian students and printers.


Initiative for Printers' Education and Qualification
http://www.ipeq.org

Balkan Print Forum
http://www.balkanprintforum.org

Opening of the event (from left): Assoc. Prof. Dr. Senia Terzieva, vice rector of UCTM; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tatyana Bozkova, Department of Printing Arts, Pulp and Paper, UCTM; Stefan Valev, Managing Director, manroland Bulgaria; Assist. Prof. Dr. Iskren Spiridonov, Department of Printing Arts, Pulp and Paper, UCTM. © InPEQ

Assist. Prof. Dr. Iskren Spiridonov, Department of Printing Arts, Pulp and Paper, UCTM, presented the lecture „Value Added Printing in the Sheetfed-Offset Segment“. © InPEQ

135 participants from the print media schools and universities as well as from the printing industry were highly impressed by the manroland lecture „Value Added Printing in the Sheetfed-Offset Segment“. © InPEQ

Stefan Valev, Managing Director, manroland Bulgaria,  answered some questions about manroland machines in Bulgaria. © InPEQ