Looking for the 2018 GUA University and Lab Experience in Chicago?
2018 Graphic Users’ Association conference
Our GUA University Training and Certification Program will document your enhanced skills—making you more valuable to your business and clients

Applications of GUA knowledge are driving business growth around the world.

Returning in 2018 – GUA University!

GUA University classes will be held October 10, 2018, one day prior to the start of our GUA Conference and will offer four different sessions to choose from. The fee for each session is €240*

Register to attend GUA University and be a part of networking and continuing education sessions that will help you explore and expand possibilities across all segments of the printing industry.

GUA Certificate

Session attendees will be awarded a formal certificate documenting their participation, new skills and knowledge.

*Prices exclusive of VAT. University fees are exclusive of GUA Conference registration fee. Attendees must be registered for GUA Conference to register for GUA University.

GUA University Class Descriptions

Expand Arrow   Automation

Course Instructors

Stefan Knie
René Mølsted

This course is designed to introduce you to the powerful KODAK PRINERGY Rules-Based Automation (RBA) tools within the KODAK PRINERGY Workflow System. The class will include presentations, application examples, group activities and hands-on exercises on a live PRINERGY system. By the end of the course you will have a clear understanding of what RBA is, and how RBA can be used to automate various aspects of your workflow. You should be able write rules as a result of your classroom exercises.

Learn More About: Rules-Based Automation

Expand Arrow   PDF Processing/PreFlight +

Course Instructor

Joris Verbouwe

Learn how PRINERGY and PREFLIGHT+ can be set up for best practises on PDF processing. This course will cover topics including: 2-step Refine, Preflight+ profiles, GWG specifications, output processes.

Learn More About: PRINERGY Workflow

Expand Arrow   Colour

Course Instructor

Joris Verbouwe

Learn how COLORFLOW can help you save time and achieve amazing colour accuracy through its innovative and integrated colour management solution. This course will cover topics including: chain up the ICC profiles throughout UWS, the 1-step finger printing for an output device, working to ISO standards and print specifications, how to get the most out of your Ink Optimizing Solution, setting up non-standardized print conditions and proof simulations, estimated print conditions, Kodak Proofing Software for inkjet.

Learn More About: ColorFlow

Expand Arrow   Smart Impositioning (Preps)

Course Instructor

Sven Smet

This class provides an overview of KODAK PREPS Software and demonstrates how it can dramatically reduce job costs and turnaround time.

Preps Users Will Learn

  • Discover how PREPS supports complex jobs for digital and conventional print using a variety of content elements and data coming from multiple sources.
  • You'll also understand how PREPS can easily streamline and deliver fully automated JDF impositioning, marks placement and much more.

Learn More About: KODAK PREPS Imposition Software

Learn More About: Download the Preps Brochure

€695 Full Rate  GUA University Course Schedule
7:30 - 9:00 Registration Open
9:00 - 12:30

Concurrent Sessions—Select One

PDF Processing/PreFlight +
12:00 - 13:30 Registration Open
12:30 - 13:30 GUA Lunch
13:30 - 17:00

Concurrent Sessions—Select One

Smart Impositioning (Preps)
19:00 Welcome Reception Cocktails and Dinner
Kodak Print Vis Creative Edge Creative Edge
Joris Verbouwe

Joris Verbouwe

Kodak ColorFlow
 |  Product Support Manager

Joris Verbouwe joined Kodak in 1996 as a specialist for colour and press services. He is currently the Product Support Manager for Kodak ColorFlow, Matchprint Virtual and the Spotless Solution. From 2001 till 2002, he was the corporate delegate at the International Colour Consortium (ICC).

Email Address  joris.verbouwe@kodak.com

Stefan Knie

Stefan Knie

Kodak Software & Solutions Division
 |  Application Project Consultant

Stefan Knie joined Kodak in 2015. With over 26 years’ experience working in the printing industry as a prepress operator and leader in various printing companies, he has a strong understanding of customer needs, and has an extensive knowledge of Kodak workflow products. As part of the Software & Solutions Division in DACH, Stefan’s role is that of Application Project Consultant where he works to identify customer needs, taking care about technical pre-sales, providing demos and proposing the correct solution. Stefan also provides consulting and delivers customised RBA projects and training.

Email Address  stefan.knie@kodak.com

Rene Molsted


 |  Pre-Sales Consultant

René is a part of the European Professional Services Team working with MIS integrations, RBA automation, optimisation and multi-site configurations. René has over 25 years of experience and expertise in the prepress and printing industry, the last 10 years working with and administrating Kodak Prinergy.

Email Address  rene.molsted@kodak.com

Sven Smet

Sven Smet

 |  Front Ends Product Specialist

As a multilingual veteran member of the EMAER Product Support team, Sven brings 20+ years of experience in the impositioning and packaging software solutions at Kodak. His focus is on integrating impositions based on the Preps Software Solution into Prinergy workflow, as well as doing the same for layouts based on the Pandora / PLA Software Solutions.

Email Address  sven.smet@kodak.com