How to Submit | Topics | Late Breaking News | Special Topics Sessions
Submissions in the following areas are encouraged:
Printing and Fabrication Principles and Processes
- Hybrid Technologies
Laser Imaging and Patterning
Finishing and Converting
Metrology Tools for Digital Printing Processes
Performance of Print Products (quality,robustness, permanence, functionality)
3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing
Industrial Digital Printing
Large Area Electronics – organic and inorganic printed materials
- Electronic Paper and Paper-like Displays
Smart Packaging & Internet of Things
Textile Printing – graphics and wearable smart devices
Physics and Chemistry of Materials
- Pharmaceutical 3D Printing
- Computational Fabrication
- 2D Materials
- Colloids and Colloidal Suspensions (toner, particles, ink formulation, functionality)
- Substrates for Print Processes
- Ink-Substrate Interactions
- Process Materials – Machine Interactions
- Metrology for Printed Materials
- Environmental Sustainability
- Design/Build of Digital Production Machines
- Printing Services and Solutions
- RIP and Pre-Press Solutions; CAM for Digital Production
- Printing Systems Optimization
- Custom Printing and Print Ordering
Special Topic Sessions
Following on the highly successful Special Sessions on Digital Biology (2013), 3D Printing (2014), Nanoprinting (2015), and Integrating 2D (i.e., graphene) Electronic Materials into Digital Fabrication, the 2017 conference will feature special sessions on Pharmaceutical 3D Printing and Computational Fabrication. We invite papers in these areas.
Keynote presentations given by leaders in the industry and related scientific fields are a highlight of the conference. These talks provide attendees with broader context on industry-wide issues, important technical achievements, and/ or international market trends. The 2017 keynotes will focus on the special topics noted above, as well as the development of new techniques for traditional processes.
Late Breaking News & Trends Session
A favorite of attendees, this session held at the end of the week, compiles recent success stories on the implementation of digital printing applications into manufacturing lines. Every new successful implementation strengthens the standing of our community and the general perception of digital fabrication. We encourage you to present your success story. Please, con-tact NIP@imaging.org to do so.
How to Submit
New Submission Deadline: May 14, 2017
Please read the submission criteria carefully as it has changed from last year.
Option 1: Journal of Imaging Science and Technology (JIST-first) Submission
submit via jist.msubmit.com
Submission Deadline: April 17, 2017
(NOTE: All papers submitted via Option #1 will automatically also be submitted to the conference program committee for review per Option #2.)
Submit a complete JIST manuscript of original work in the related science and/or technology to the web address noted
above; under manuscript type, select: JIST-first–Printing for Fabrication 2017. Prior to submission, pay close attention to
the Author Guidelines www.imaging.org/JIST. Authors will be notified by the end of May as to status. Accepted papers
will be included in the conference oral presentation program. Rejected papers will be automatically sent to the program
committee for review and inclusion in the Printing for Fabrication program unless the author specifies otherwise.
Option 2: Conference Paper Submission
Submission Deadline: May 14, 2017
Submit a technical paper representing original work in the science and/or technology related to digital printing or fabrication,
to the conference paper web address noted above. Submissions should be based on the template provided and
must include an extended abstract of approximately 500 words, clearly stating the technical content of the paper, the methods,
and conclusions; if appropriate, emphasize what is new compared to previously presented/published results. You
will be asked to indicate your preference for giving an oral or an interactive paper. Abstracts are peer-reviewed; authors
will be notified in early June as to acceptance. Accepted papers (4-6 pages in length) are published in the conference
proceedings. Final papers are due in electronic form by July 31, 2017. Direct submission inquiries to Diana Gonzalez
at 703/642-9090, Print4Fab@imaging.org.
Submission link coming soon!