Organized in 1948, TAGA is the only global professional technical association for the graphic arts industries. TAGA provides to individual members worldwide, also maintains the industry's best permanent set of technical papers and abstracts. TAGA serves the CTO, CIO, and R&D management personnel of printers, publishers, and premedia companies, as well as engineers and scientists employed by graphic arts systems and equipment providers, ink manufacturers, and paper manufacturers. TAGA focuses on graphic arts systems, software, and computer technology developments, as well as areas of press, ink, and paper engineering applications. The association also provides guidance and support to student chapters around the world. TAGA's Annual Technical Conference provides students opportunities to participate in several competitions as well as an opportunity to meet prospective employers.
Mission: To provide a worldwide forum for sharing and disseminating theoretical, functional and practical information on current and emerging technologies for Graphic Arts print production and related processes.
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TAGA members can access presenation files and full papers from previous conferences, archives from the Journal of Graphic Technology and more by visiting the TAGA Member Area.
TAGA's Annual Technical Conference is the only international conference for the graphic arts that features technical papers on research straight from the laboratory, studies from the pressroom, and software and systems engineering papers. If your responsibilities include staying on top of graphic arts technology in order to help direct your company's future, strategically or tactically, then TAGA 's Annual Technical Conference should be your top educational priority each and every year!
TAGA 's agenda delivers value to pressroom management, paper and ink specialists, prepress, micro technology, graphic arts educators, and research and development. If you are a CTO, CIO, or R&D manager of a printing company, pressroom equipment manufacturer, front-end systems, publisher, as well as manufacturers of ink, paper, and other consumables, this is a conference you do not want to miss.
Established in 1985, the TAGA Student Chapters are an integral part of the TAGA organization. TAGA believes strongly in supporting and encouraging students and giving them recognition for their achievements. TAGA believes that partnering with schools is as important in today's world as partnering with suppliers and customers.