G7 Expert Certification Live Online May 22 - 26

May. 22, 2023 - May. 26, 2023 • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST




G7® Live Virtual Training hosted by Idealliance featuring live, instructor-led, hands-on training. G7® Expert Trainer Steve Smiley will lead this live in-person training focusing on G7-based print and packaging applications and G7 integration, maintenance, and process control across all print and proofing applications. Attendees will receive an extensive practical hands-on demonstration and collaboration to earn certification as G7 Experts.

About G7 Expert Live Virtual Certification & Training

Training consists of a variety of components, including lectures & slides with open discussions, press runs and print calibration simulations, and hands-on analysis. Students are strongly encouraged to participate in hands-on activities by utilizing their color management tools and solutions alongside the trainer, but it is not required.

Training Schedule

  • Monday, May 22, 2023: 1:00pm – 5:00pm ET
  • Tuesday May 23, 2023: 1:00pm – 5:00pm ET
  • Wednesday May 24, 2023: 1:00pm – 5:00pm ET
  • Thursday May 25, 2023: 1:00pm – 5:00pm ET
  • Friday May 26, 2023: 1:00pm – 5:00pm ET

Training Info

G7 Expert Certification LIVE Virtual training is specially designed for virtual learning, including live, in-person, hands-on, experience-driven learning alongside the instructor. This interactive training takes place over five consecutive days. It allows for work and integration of your learning on your own time and additional time for questions and activities during the live sessions.

  • Training is open to all international participants
  • Language: English
  • Participants must attend online to participate in training and earn certification.

Materials to Help You Prepare

When you sign up, you will receive a library of print resources so you can participate in the instructor-led hands-on activities. Downloadable production resource materials such as G7 test forms help you learn how to implement G7 in your facility to obtain G7 Master qualification. You will also receive access to the extensive online training library, including on-demand training recordings to view to support your continued growth as a G7 Expert.

Register early for complimentary access to Idealliance's Color Management Professional® Fundamentals online training, provided before the live training.

Seats are limited. Register Now

Seats are limited to ensure direct support by Idealliance's certified G7 Expert trainer & technical staff. Register now to reserve your seat.



Schedule subject to change. Course content and order may be altered. Cancellations are not available for this event.

WHO'S THIS FOR: Printer, press, prepress/premedia operators, graphic designers, solution providers, brand managers, quality assurance personnel, process engineers or Lean professionals


SmileyColor & Associates LLC


Nov. 14 2022
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Day 1
  • Kickoff - Student, Instructor, and Course Introduction
  • Idealliance Overview - G7® Value
  • LAB Color Space Overview
  • G7® Principles - Gray Balance & Tonality
  • G7® Target Conditions ISO/PAS 15339, GRACol, SWOP
Nov. 15 2022
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Day 2
  • Live Stream G7® Print Run
  • Preparation & Inspection Procedures
  • Linearization & Calibration Procedures
  • Create & Apply 1-D Curves

    BREAKOUT:  Substrate Relative Strategies
Nov. 16 2022
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Day 3
  • Making ICC Media Profiles
  • G7® Procedures in Adobe CC and PDF/X
  • G7® Workflow – RIPs, DFE’s, and Color Servers

    BREAKOUT: G7® For Non-Traditional Print - Dye-Sublimation
Nov. 17 2022
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Day 4
  • G7® Press Run Simulation Linear to Calibrated
  • G7® Process Control & Quality Assurance
  • Fundamentals of Presses and Print Conditions
BREAKOUT:  Expanded Color Gamut (ECG) with G7®
Nov. 18 2022
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Day 5
  • G7® Master Qualification Preparation & Submission
  • Course Content Review – Q/A – Discussion
  • Test Exam
  • Test Retake and Review


Jordan Gorski Executive Director (703) 837-1096