Schedule of Events

March 10, 2015

  • Registration8 AM - 3 PM
  • Continental Breakfast9 AM - 10 AM
  • Conference Sessions10 AM – 12 NOON


KEYNOTE: "Creating Iron Man, Robo Cop, and other Hollywood Special EFX Using 3D Printing"

Jason Lopes, Legacy Effects

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"The Universe of 3D Printing Technology, Where Does UV Curing Fit In?"

Mike Idacavage, PL Industries


"The Ember Printer: An Open Platform for Software, Hardware, and Materials Development"

Brian Adzima, Autodesk

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"High-resolution 3D Printing & Advanced Manufacturing with Photopolymer Resins"

Michael Joyce, B9 Creations, LLC



“An Overview of the Good & the Bad of Ink from a CPC’s Perspective”

Al Marquardt, Kimberly-Clark

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“UV LED Curing of Litho Inks – Real Data on Migration Levels”

Don Duncan, Wikoff Color Corp.

“Consumer Perception of Tactile Packaging: A Research Study on Preferences of Soft Touch and Hi Rise Coatings in Cosmetic Packaging"

Colleen Larkin Twomey, California Polytechnic State University

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"Electron Beam Technology for Package Printers: Established Applications and New Opportunities"

Stephen C. Lapin, PCT Engineered Systems LLC

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Leveraging UV/EB Sustainability in the Printing Industry: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Sponsored by the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership

Before you head to lunch, join Doreen Monteleone, director of sustainability and EHS initiatives, in a half hour discussion of the sustainability initiatives in the printing industry. She’ll be providing an update on the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership certification program and how all members of the printing supply chain can benefit by joining in the sustainability movement.

Note: Printers & Converters can attend uv.eb WEST at no cost. Please email for details.




"Printing Packaging With UV & EB Inkjet -- Barriers to Installation"

Sean Evans, Amgraph Packaging, Inc.


"Why UV/EB Inkjet Is The Best Digital Process for Packaging"

Dene Taylor, SPF-Inc

"UV Inkjet Printing on Food Packaging: State-of-Art and Outlook"

Roel De Mondt, Agfa Materials

"Regulation Friendly UV Curable Products"

Jo Ann Arceneaux, Allnex Inc.

What New Products and Processes will UV LEDs Enable in 2015? 2 PM - 4 PM

"Chip Scale Package UV LED Enables the Highest Power Density UV Application"

Yan Chai, Philips Lumileds Lighting Company


"Mitigation of Oxygen Inhibition to Improve the UV LED Cure Process"

Jo Ann Arceneaux, Allnex Inc.

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 "Critical Photoinitiators for UV LED: Enabling 3D Printing, Inks, and Coatings"

Eugene Sitzmann, BASF Corporation

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"Enhanced UV LED System Surface Curing with UVC Lamps for Inkjet Applications"

Nathan Ciara, Honle UV America

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"Using Multi-zone Irradiance Control in UV LED Systems for Uniform Curing of Non-Linear Surfaces"

Mike Kay, Excelitas

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"UV-LED Power Play"

Mike Higgins, Phoseon Technology

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"UV LED in Optical Fiber Processing"

Pratik Shah, DSM Functional Materials


  • Table Top Exhibition 10 AM – 5 PM
  • Lunch Break 12 NOON - 2 PM
  • Conference Sessions 2 PM – 4 PM
  • Reception & Exhibition 4 PM – 5 PM

March 11, 2015

  • Registration8 AM - 11 AM


Keynote Presentation: “Coatings Innovations the Markets Are Requiring in 2016”

Bob Richardson, Jabil-Green Point

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"The Future of Photoluminescence in the UV Industry"

Brian Peters, Allureglow USA, LLC

"Field Application Of UV Technology For Protection Of Surfaces"

Ben Curatolo, Light Curable Coating

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“From Novice to Application in Three Easy Steps--How UV Helps Enable Precious Metal Ownership & Investment”

Adam Trexler, Valaurum

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“Stopping Speeding Bullets With Light Cured Impact Resistant Panels”

Mark Driscoll, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry

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“Emerging/Future Applications for UV Cure Technologies”

Michael Dvorchak, Allnex USA Inc.

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"Market Update on UV LED Applications"

Jennifer Heathcote, Phoseon Technology

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  • Table Top Exhibition10 AM – 2 PM
  • Chemistry Short Course (Additional Fee)12 NOON – 2 PM

Short-Course: The Chemistry of UV/EB

Instructor: Susan Bailey, IGM Resins

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Conference Location: Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach & Marina Hotel

300 N. Harbor Drive
Redondo Beach, CA 90277

Please Note: The Crowne Plaza is close to selling out and we do not have a guaranteed rate anymore. Please visit their website or call them to make a reservation.

Other hotels close to the Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach:

The Redondo Beach Hotel

400 N Harbor Dr
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Phone: 866-678-6350


Portofino Hotel & Marina - A Noble House Hotel

260 Portofino Way
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Phone: 866-767-0278


Redondo Pier Inn

206 S Pacific Coast Hwy
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Phone: 866-925-4159


Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Hermosa Beach

125 Pacific Coast Hwy
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Phone: 866-925-8676



Travel By Air from Los Angeles Intl Airport (7 Miles Away)

Distance: 7 MI / 11.27 KM South to Redondo Beach hotel
Shuttle Charge: $15.00 USD (one-way)
Taxi Charge: $27.00 USD (one-way)
Time by Taxi: 20 minutes
Directions: Follow signs to Century Blvd; then Hwy 405 So. (signs will have you turn right on La Cienega; left onto highway). Exit at Inglewood. Turn right onto Ingelwood Drive south to 190th Street. Turn right. Cross Pacific Coast Hwy; turn left on Harbor Blvd.

Travel By Air from Long Beach Airport (18 Miles Away)

Distance: 18 MI / 28.97 KM North to Redondo Beach hotel
Taxi Charge: $45.00 USD (one-way)
Time by Taxi: 40 minutes
Directions: Highway 405 North to Crenshaw Exit. Turn left at light onto Crenshaw. Turn right onto 190th St. Follow into Redondo Beach, cross Pacific Coast Highway, and turn left at Harbor Drive. See hotel in about 1/2 mile on left. Garage is just after entrance.


uv.eb WEST 2015

March 10-11, 2015

Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach & Marina Hotel

300 N. Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277


Conference Registration Rates

  • RadTech Member: $445.00
  • Non-Member: $495.00
  • Current or Potential User of UV/EB Inks, Coatings, or Adhesives: $445.00
  • Chemistry Short Course Add-On: $195*

What is included with your registration?

  • Admission to All Conference Sessions
  • Copy of Conference Presentations via Online Link sent via email following conference
  • Admission to Exhibits
  • Continental Breakfast on March 10-11
  • Luncheon & Reception on March 10
  • Conference & Show Directory
  • Complimentary Admission to RadTech Winter Meeting – March 11-12
  • *Note: Chemistry Short Course is Additional Fee. Not included with general registration.


CANCELLATION/SUBSTITUTION POLICY: Full refund less a $25 processing fee if registration is cancelled in writing prior to January 30, 2015. Half refund less a $25 processing fee thereafter if registration is cancelled in writing prior to February 13, 2015. No refunds will be given for cancellations after February 13, 2015. Name substitutions will only be accepted for Conference Registrations with no restrictions.


Questions? Please contact us at or 240-497-1242

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