G7 Expert Certification Live Nov. 6 - 7 in Chennai, India

Nov. 06, 2023 - Nov. 07, 2023 • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM IST



d additional time for questions and activities during the live sessions. Registrants will attend G7 Training prior to the PRINTING and alth included VIP access.

  • Location: Georgia Wolrd Congress Center, 285 Andrew Young International Blvd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
  • Training is open to all  for complimentary access to Idealliance's Color Management Professional® Fundamentals online training, provided in advance of the live training.

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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


Ron Ellis G7 Expert Trainer Ron Ellis Consulting


Oct. 17 2023
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM DAY 1

12:00 pm: Registration & Refreshments

12:30 pm: Course Overview & Introductions

12:45 pm: About G7 Expert, G7 Professional, & G7 Master Programs

1:00 pm: Lecture: G7 Theory and Benefits. Includes overview of CIELab and ICC profiling

2:15 pm: Break

2:30 pm: Lecture: G7-Calibration Principles.
Step-by-step details of G7 calibration methods

4:00 pm: Lab - Live Proofer Calibration and Verification Including How to Make a Color-managed G7 Proof.
Create color-managed proof over a base soft G7 calibration.

5:00 pm: Adjourn

Oct. 18 2023
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM DAY 2

8:00 am: Arrival & Review of Day 1 - Q&A

9:00 am: Lecture: G7 and Color Management
Using G7 to enhance accuracy and efficiency of an ICC workflow.

10:00 am: LIVE DEMO: Simulating GRACoL
(or other RPC) Converting files from GRACoL (or SWOP) to a custom digital press profile in RIP or Photoshop. Deciding the appropriate rendering intent, etc.

11:00 am: LIVE DEMO: Calibrating & Profiling a Digital Press – BREAKOUT. Using various characterization targets and software. Compensating (if necessary) for paper color variations, measuring anomalies, etc.

12:00 pm: Lunch (1 Hour On-Site)

1:00 pm: LIVE DEMO: Verifying Press or Proof Accuracy – BREAKOUT
Measuring the color-managed P2P and IT8.7/5 targets during live press and proof production. Comparing and analyzing results.

2:00 pm: LIVE DEMO: Press Calibration & G7 Press Control – BREAKOUT
Live print production featuring offset, digital, wide format, and textile printing methods. Includes calculating custom target CIELab values for actual stock color by SCCA method.

3:00 pm: Lecture: G7 Compliance

4:00 pm: Lecture / Discussion: G7 Quality Control (Press & Proof)
Using G7 in daily production. Printing to numbers vs. printing to the proof.Analyzing proof / press accuracy with IT8.7/4, P2P and ISO 12647-7 targets. Tolerances and process control discussion.

5:00 pm: Adjourn

Oct. 19 2023
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM DAY 3

8:00 am: Arrival and Breakfast

8:45 am: Review of Day 2 - Q&A

9:15 am: Lecture: Implementing G7
Calculating G7 curves using workflow solutions for your print production (PowerPoint slides, not a live demonstration).

10:30 am: Break

10:45 am: Lecture / Demo: G7 in the Pre-Press Workflow
Integrating G7 and color management in a complete workflow – Photoshop settings – handling incoming files – accurate soft proofing setup, etc.

11:30 am: Discussion: Being a G7 Expert & Review
How can G7 best support your business model? Does G7 offer any potential quality or cost advantages to you and/or your clients? How would you take G7 to the field? The G7 Master application process & preparation for the web-based G7 Expert Examination

12:00 pm: Final Adjourn


Jordan Gorski Executive Director (703) 837-1096