Dr. Mark Bohan is Director, Prinect & CtP with Heidelberg USA. He is the business driver for Prinect, a fully featured Business Intelligence Platform designed specifically and exclusively for printing. Its workflow architecture can be the backbone of all production and operational management—a transformative tool for fully integrated and consistently profitable print manufacturing.

He is an acknowledged expert and evangelist on workflows and new technologies impacting the industry. He also serves on the board of directors for CIP4 and TAGA. He has been involved with the development of graphic arts ISO standards for over 20 years and is a U.S. expert on ISO TC130. He participates in PPC, GWG, CGATS, and USTAG.

Dr. Bohan is active in an extensive range of printing, paper, and coating activities looking at the latest trends in the industry. He has also been involved in many projects evaluating new technologies, their implementation, and in the application of functional materials using different processes. Many of these have been published in the press and in publications.

Dr. Bohan has spoken extensively on many topics including new technologies, research, press optimization, systems integration, CIM technologies, and the opportunities they present. He maintains close ties with many practitioners, researchers and manufacturers in the field. He has written in a wide array of fields culminating in over 100 publications including journal publications, PIA publications, AERE peer reviewed publications and peer reviewed conference papers. He has also written over 80 press articles.

Dr. Bohan obtained his Green Card in July 2010, category “alien of extraordinary ability”.


Monday, 2:20 – 3:20 p.m.
High Speed Inkjet: Get Great Color with Less Ink

High-speed inkjet is one of the fastest growing segments in the printing industry. Maintaining, or even improving color appearance, while reducing the amount of costly ink hitting the paper is the “holy grail” when it comes to maximizing profitability. Can you really reduce ink consumption and still get the right color? Mark Bohan will discuss what’s really possible and what’s really not, and the techniques and options available for using less ink and getting great color.