FP3 features breakout sessions and captivating keynotes, FP3 Functional Printing Process & Products Conference has something for everyone! See our agenda below. 
Monday, June 4, 2018
Welcome Reception/Exhibits Open6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Breakfast/Exhibits Open7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Welcome to FP38:30 AM - 8:40 AM
Psychology & Design: Better UX, Better Products8:40 AM - 9:40 AM
Assuring the Successful Continuation of Your Family Business9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Industrial Digital Printing Markets: North America10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Ever-Increasing Performance Requirements for Printable Electronic Materials10:20 AM - 10:40 AM
Exhibits Open10:40 AM - 11:10 AM
Collaboration Leads to Innovation – The Story of the Ralph Lauren Heated Olympic Jacket11:10 AM - 12:00 PM
Lunch/Exhibits Open12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Get a Grip on Your Business: Six Keys to Getting What You Want1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
Critically Controlling and Managing Ink Deposit Techniques Crucial to Demanding Industrial Applications 1:50 PM - 2:10 PM
Additive Manufacturing - Driving a New Wave of Design Freedom for Electronics2:10 PM - 2:30 PM
Mixing Colors - Recruiting Exceptional Talent for a Creative & Technical Workforce2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
Exhibits Open2:50 PM - 3:20 PM
The Future of 3D Bioprinting3:20 PM - 3:40 PM
Intelligent Touch Signatures: Unlocking Innovation in HMI 3:40 PM - 4:00 PM
Exhibits Open4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Dinner and Comedy Night with Second City6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Breakfast/Exhibits Open7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Welcome8:30 AM - 8:40 AM
The Path to Market: Direct Sales Force or Manufacturers Reps; a Balanced View 8:40 AM - 9:00 AM
Flexible / Printed Electronics in Next Generation HMI Devices9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
Printed Electronics for Function and Fashion9:20 AM - 9:40 AM
Exhibits Open9:40 AM - 10:40 AM
Facing the Future: Creating a Culture of Innovation10:40 AM - 11:40 AM
Closing Comments11:40 AM - 11:50 PM
M&R Tour12:00 PM


Dave Hogue
UX Lead Designer
Keynote Speaker

Mark Hanley
IT Strategies
Featured Speaker

Edward Cook
ECI Screen Print, Inc.
President/ CEO
Featured Speaker

Tim Fahey
Nexus Consulting LLC
Featured Speaker

John McMahon
TractionLeadership, LLC
Certified EOS Implementer
Featured Speaker

Meg Grant
Principal Creative Technologist
Featured Speaker

Terrance Resnick
Resnick Associates
Featured Speaker

Erika Rebrosova
Sun Chemical
Electronic Materials Technology Manager

Leon Resnick
Resnick Associates
Featured Speaker

Ron Hayden
RH Solutions LLC
Featured Speaker

Mike Wagner
Butler Technologies Inc
Chief Technology Officer
Featured Speaker

Justin Teitt
Featured Speaker

Karen Dubbin
Science Director
Featured Speaker

Bobby Bedi
Design HMI LLC
Founder & President
Featured Speaker

Cesare Giammarco
Cesare Giammarco Sales Management Consulting LLC
Sales Management Consultant
Featured Speaker

Shawn Kent Hayashi
The Professional Development Group LLC
Keynote Speaker

Michael Burrows
Segment Manager
Featured Speaker


What is FP3? 
A new conference from SGIA that is all about innovation and exploring technologies and concepts. We’ll be highlighting innovations for tomorrow’s products that can be applied to your processes today. The conference, designed by SGIA’s Industrial Applications and Printed Electronics Committee, will consist of three tracks — printed electronics, business topics and industrial topics — and will include a trade show component.
When is FP3?
June 4–6, 2018
Where is FP3 being held?
Westin Chicago Northwest, Itasca, Illinois
What does FP3 cost?
Early Bird Registration: March 31st, 2018 – June 6th, 2018 (onsite)
Member Price: $674
Non-Member Price: $899
What is the capacity?
FP3 is going to be capped at 250 attendees to ensure a focused experience for all attendees. (Register now to reserve your space before it is sold out.)
What is the Cancellation Policy?
All conference registration cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing to by May 7, 2018. A refund of all fees, minus a $150 administrative fee, will be given for cancellations received by that date.

No refunds will be granted for requests made after May 7, 2018

Submit all requests to SGIA Conference Registration via email at SGIA regrets that refunds will not be given for no-shows.

A transfer of your full registration to another individual is permitted prior to the conference by submitting written request to Onsite transfers must be accompanied by proof of the original confirmation email from SGIA. The individual submitting the transfer request is responsible for all financial obligations (any balance due) associated with that substitution. Funds from this program cannot be transferred to another program. Badge sharing, splitting and reprints are strictly prohibited.
SGIA’s Registration Eligibility Policy
SGIA’s FP3 Conference is designed for printers in the industrial applications and printed electronics print industry. In an effort to provide the most value for both our attendees and our sponsors, suppliers to the industrial applications and printed electronics market must sponsor FP3 to attend the conference. Suppliers should contact Sondra Fry Benoudiz at for sponsorship packages and options.
Ineligible Registrations
All registrations are reviewed to ensure they meet SGIA’s eligibility policies. SGIA reserves the right to refuse or cancel all ineligible registrations at any time and shall not be held accountable for any outside fees associated with this cancellation. Please refer to the specific Eligibility Policy above.
Consent Clause
Registration and attendance at, or participation in, SGIA meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to the use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities by SGIA.
Who can I contact with questions?
Joyia Marshall or (703) 359-1368
How can I get more information?
You can sign up to be on our email list, follow us on twitter or reach out to Joyia Marshall or (703) 359-1368 
Are there sponsorship opportunities available?
Yes, additional information is available on our sponsorship page.


Westin Chicago Northwest in Itasca, Illinois

FP3 will be held at the beautiful Westin Northwest in Itasca, Illinois.  Use the link below to book your room at a special FP3 room rate. A limited amount of rooms have been extended until Sunday, June 3rd. Enjoy your stay at the newly renovated Westin Chicago Northwest, located just 12 miles from O'Hare International Airport in Itasca, Illinois. Westins four-star, four-diamond hotel is situated in the Chancellory Business Park and three miles from the Schaumburg/Woodfield business district.
We offer special amenities designed to exceed all of your expectations – from the Heavenly® Bed with an oasis of plush comfort to the Heavenly® Shower with dual showerheads, complimentary wired/wireless internet access in guestrooms (a $9.95 value per room per 24 hours) free in-room internet. Indoor heated pool, WestinWORKOUT®Fitness Studio, Grounds are kept immaculate with a beautiful paved trail surrounding a fountain. Enjoy complimentary self covered parking. 
To reserve your room, click the link below or call central reservations at 1-630-773-4000. If calling, please make sure to indicate the group name (Specialty Graphic Imaging Association) and the meeting name (FP3).