Digital Textile Printing Conference Agenda Preview

Digital Textile Printing US 2019, taking place June 5-6, at the Disney Coronado Springs Hotel, will feature experts from across the digital print and textile industries, addressing the latest trends, issues, challenges and more across the supply chain. 

Session I | The Digital Age of Textiles: How Digital Print is Changing the Textiles Landscape

Keynote Power Hour

Stay tuned for 2 keynote announcements!

Track 1 | Workflow Developments in Digital Textile Printing: Apparel & Home Decor

Track speakers will include experts from across the supply chain covering color management, inks, fabrics, solution providers and more. 

Track 2 | Workflow Developments in Digital Textile Printing: Soft Signage

This track will feature presentations from finishing equipment, inks manufacturers, solution providers and more.

Additional Session Topics Include:

  • Innovations in Digital Print for Textiles
  • Technical Advances in Digital Textile Printing
  • The Future of Digital Print for Textiles
  • Chris Bernat

    Chief Revenue Officer & Co-Founder Vapor Apparel

    Christopher Bernat is Chief Revenue Officer and Co-Founder of Vapor Apparel. For over 15 years, Vapor has developed mass customized performance and UPF50+ apparel for the digital print industry, brands and organizations. Vapor Apparel began its B-to-C business with Amazon and dedicated web sites five years ago.  Today Chris continues to focus on new markets and products to grow both sides of the business. Prior to starting Vapor with his business partner, Chris was Direct of Sales at Sawgrass Technologies. He previously held management positions at ITC Holding Group, Pearson International, The Royal Ontario Museum, and the New York Symphony. He currently is Second Vice Chair of the Board of SGIA. He is a graduate of Clemson University and a veteran of the US Army.

  • David Brewer

    Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Image Options

    Dave has over 34 years of experience in the graphic communications industry. Currently he is the Chief Technology Officer at Image Options as well as a partner in the business .

    Prior to joining Image Options in 2011 Dave held multiple operations and technology positions at Vertis Communications. In 1990 he was a founding partner of a premedia company called Pacific Color Connection.

    From 1983 -1990 Dave was the corporate systems coordinator for American Color. Mr. Brewer attended the University of the Pacific where he was a scholar athlete graduating with a B.A.  

  • Ron Ciccone

    Director of Digital Service, Dreamscape Division Roysons Corporation

    Planning a career in organic chemistry, Ron took a summer job in a photo lab, ultimately changing his path to a rewarding and challenging career in imaging technology. As technical manager at Agfa Photo he often used chemical formulations to adjust tone reproduction curves to achieve customized color specifications. In the mid 80s Ron founded Image Masters, a commercial photo lab focusing service on the imaging specifications of demanding corporate clients. With the advent of digital imaging, Ron founded Integrated Imaging Systems, helping analog imaging shops transition to digital processes. He is now director of digital service at Roysons corporation where he is instrumental, among other responsibilities, in assuring digital wallcoverings meet customer's demanding color specifications.