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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 18, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
Greensboro, NC
USA
Courtyard Marriott Greensboro
4400 West Wendover Avenue
Greensboro, NC 27402
USA
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September 24, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT
Louisville, KY
USA
Courtyard Marriott Louisville East
9608 Blairwood Road
Louisville, KY 40222
USA
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October 9, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
Valley Forge, PA
USA
Courtyard Philadelphia Valley Forge - King of Prussia
1100 Drummers Lane
Wayne, PA 19087
USA
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October 16, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT
Bentonville, AR
USA
Four Points by Sheraton Bentonville
211 SE Walton Boulevard
Bentonville, AR 72712
USA
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October 29, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT
Schaumburg, IL
USA
Towneplace Suites Schaumburg
750 National Parkway
Schaumburg, IL 60173
USA
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November 6, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST
Saint Louis-MO
USA
Courtyard Marriott Saint Louis Downtown West
2340 Market Street at Jefferson
Saint Louis, MO 63103
USA
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November 19, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST
Irving-TX
USA
Courtyard Dallas Las Colinas
1151 W Walnut Hill Lane
Irving, TX 75038
USA
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December 4, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM PST
San Jose, CA
USA
Courtyard San Jose Campbell
655 Creekside Way
Campbell, CA 95008
USA
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Who Should Attend? 

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.

This seminar is designed for:

  • Quality Control & Assurance Professionals
  • Lab Technicians
  • Parts Suppliers
  • Manufacturing Specifiers
  • Anyone who evaluates or approves color

If you’re involved in any of these industries, you can’t miss this seminar.

Print, Packaging, and Industrial: ink, dyes, paper, plastics, textiles

  • Apparel
  • Appliances
  • Automotive
  • Building Products
  • Food & Food Packaging
  • Furniture
  • Health & Beauty
  • Manufacturing
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Printing
  • Retail

Why Attend?

Our Fundamentals of Color and Appearance seminar is the leading one-day educational course in the country. Suppliers and manufacturers nationwide have utilized the information presented to establish color quality standards… and so can you!

  • 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.

  • Exclusive Fundamentals of Color and Appearance Book
    All seminar attendees will also receive X-Rite’s exclusive Fundamentals of Color and Appearance book. This industry acknowledged publication provides a logical and practical approach to solving color and appearance issues related to industrial applications.

  • 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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