SGIA to hold first Colour Management Bootcamp in Canada May 12-14

The first-ever SGIA Colour Management Boot Camp, hosted by Alder Color Solutions and sponsored by EFI, will take place from Tuesday, May 12 to Thursday, May 14 at Spicers, located at 200 Galcat Drive in Vaughan Ontario, just north of Toronto.

Dan Gillespie.

This three-day workshop is ideal for printers and designers who are ready to become skilled experts at colour accuracy and consistency – especially those who struggle with brand and spot-colour accuracy, said the organization.

Bill Owen.

Some of our industry’s best – SGIA Certified Instructors Dan Gillespie (Director of Technical Services at Alder Technology), and Bill Owen (Alder Technology Colour, Workflow and G7 Expert) – will lead the daily sessions.

Participants will learn the intricacies of:

  • Colour theory and principles
  • Goals of colour management
  • Device calibration
  • Time-tested colour management procedures
  • The latest print standards
  • Spot-colour management and verification
  • And much, much more.

Plus, there’ll be hands-on media profiling with EFI’s Fiery XF. Please click the following link for more information and to register. You can also contact Alder Color Solutions with any questions, or to ask about group discounts:


Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.