Fundamentals of Color and Appearance

$495

During this one-day event, industry-recognized color trainers will spend time reviewing the fundamentals of color. 

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A Practical Approach To Understanding & Managing Color Quality

This one-day seminar is built for quality control & assurance professionals, lab technicians, parts suppliers, manufacturing specifiers, or anyone who evaluates or approves color.

You’ll walk away with a solid foundation in color and appearance science. From the physics of color to lighting, spectrophotometers and color data, we will teach you how to measure, view and understand color data.

Taught by X-Rite color experts, the seminar is fun, easy to understand and applicable to nearly every industry and business. Through engaging presentations and live demonstrations, you will learn how to control color more effectively within your own organization and throughout your supply chain.

The course requires no prior color training and will address color control for a variety of industries, including retail and apparel brands, business and consumer electronics, automotive, packaging and their related industries in plastics, coatings and textile manufacturing.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

If you are not completely satisfied with an X-Rite seminar, we will provide you with a training voucher to attend another future seminar.

Cancellation Policy:  21 days prior to event date 100% refund, 14 days prior to event date 50% refund, less than 14 days no refund will be given.
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Upcoming Events

Date/Time Location Venue
September 15, 2021
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
Grand Rapids, MI
USA
X-Rite World Headquarters
4300 44th Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
USA
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September 28, 2021
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
Clemson, SC
USA
Clemson University - Sonoco Institute
315 Harris A Smith Building
3rd Floor Auditorium
Clemson, SC, 29634
USA
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October 6, 2021
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
Baltimore, MD
USA
Sheraton Baltimore Washington Airport
1100 Old Elkridge Landing Road
Linthicum Heights, Maryland 21090
USA
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October 20, 2021
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
Valley Forge, PA
USA
Philadelphia Marriott West
111 Crawford Avenue
West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania 19428
USA
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October 27, 2021
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
Columbus, OH
USA
Columbus Airport Marriott
1375 North Cassady Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43219
USA
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November 3, 2021
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT
Rosemont, IL
United States
Sheraton Chicago O'Hare
6501 Mannheim Road
Rosemont, Illinois 60018
USA
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November 16, 2021
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST
Green Bay, WI
USA
Delta Marriott Hotel Green Bay
2750 Ramada Way
Green Bay, WI 54304
USA
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November 30, 2021
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM PST
San Jose, CA
USA
Hilton Garden Inn Cupertino
10741 Wolfe Road
Cupertino CA 95014
USA
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Who Should Attend? 

  • Press operators, quality assurance or quality control managers, production supervisors, and prepress professionals looking to better understand how to improve efficiencies in the pressroom. Additionally, if you're working with an X-Rite eXact and/or Color iQC Print, this is the course for you.

Why Attend?

  • Our Fundamentals of Color seminar is the leading one-day educational course in the country. Benefiting from the following course tools, suppliers and manufacturers, nationwide, have utilized the information presented to establish color quality standards.
    • Knowledgeable Instructors
      • Our team of speakers and instructors are considered to be industry leaders and have accumulated years of hands-on practical experience and expertise in their respective fields. You’ll learn from experts in areas such as color management, printing, textiles, plastics and more.
    • After the Seminar
      • After you’ve attended a seminar, you are encouraged to continue contacting us through your My X-Rite account for additional information or answers to technical questions. Our team will promptly respond to all requests.
    • Free Materials
      • As part of the seminar tour, all attendees will receive the Munsell Interactive Learning Kit and a Pantone gift free of charge.
    • Product Discounts
      • Participants will receive a 10% discount voucher that is valid until December 31, 2018. The voucher cannot exceed $500.00 off a purchase.

Introduction to Color and Appearance:

  • The science of color and appearance  
  • The color models – additive, subtractive, and mixed
  • How the eye works; including testing color vision and deficiencies
  • Communicating color information

Quantifying Color:

  • Understanding the CIE system of color
  • Interpreting spectral reflectance
  • Quantifying light sources, color temperatures and illuminants  

Instrumentation:

  • The difference between colorimeters and spectrophotometers
  • Light sources and UV in instruments
  • Viewing angles, sphere, and diffraction grating  
  • Instrument repeatability and reproducibility

Visual Quality Control:

  • Visual and instrumental color assessment
  • Getting the right viewing conditions and light source
  • Understanding metamerism

Instrumental Quality Control:

  • Deploying enterprise-wide color management and color policies
  • Physical and numerical standards
  • Pass/fail analysis
  • Limitations of color measurement systems 

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