Ryerson to host three-day G7 training starting May 14

Toronto’s Ryerson University School of Graphic Communications Management will host three days of G7 Training May 14-16, 2019. Led by G7 Expert Don Hutcheson, the course will provide extensive hands-on experience, collaboration with other leading colour experts, discussion, and demonstrations of leading practices in G7 implementation, optimization and management of production print workflows. Instruction will cover digital, offset, wide-format, as well as a multitude of other print and proofing technologies through colour management, alignment, and process control. Along with extensive training and practical experience, attendees will gain certification to serve the print and packaging supply chains as G7 Experts or G7 Professionals. G7 is Idealliance’s global, industry-leading set of specifications for achieving visual similarity across all print processes, currently being revised into ISO 12647-2. Training is open to everyone but attendees must register in advance.

Don Hutcheson.

The course will focus on:

  • G7 Theory & Implementation
  • Live, practical on-press demonstrations, including G7 calibration, profiling, and verification
  • Process control and workflow management through G7 to best support your real-world print applications
  • Collaboration with other industry experts
  • Everything needed to help your print supply chain partners achieve G7 Master Qualification

Who should enroll?

  • Colour management and process control experts
  • Content and media creators
  • Press operators and pressroom supervisors
  • Prepress supervisors and technicians
  • Quality assurance managers
  • Printing hardware and software technology providers
  • Brands and brand owners
  • Anyone who manages colour quality
  • Print and packaging consultants

Registration Options

  • G7 Expert
  • G7 Professional


Registration also includes complimentary access to Idealliance’s Color Managment Professional (CMP) Fundamentals Online Training & Certification (course access for one year) as an optional pre-requisite,


Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.