The new digital platform drupa preview will open on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 10 am CET (Central European time). Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 6 hours behind CET, so when it’s 10 am CET, it will be 4 am EST. A panel discussion with Sabine Geldermann, Project Director Print Technologies at Messe Düsseldorf, Dr. Markus Heering, Managing Director of the German Printing and Paper Technology Association (VDMA), and Dr. Christian Plenge, Head of Digital Strategy and Communication at Messe Düsseldorf, will present the new platform and address the current COVID-19 situation in the industry. Afterwards, companies and speakers will present important topics in live webinar sessions.
The digital format “drupa preview” will also provide a detailed review of the next live drupa event April 20 – 28, 2021 in Düsseldorf, Germany, and will delve into its three major areas – Exhibition Space, Conference Area and Networking Plaza. Exhibitors will present their companies and products, speakers will give insights into the drupa agenda setting, and visitors and exhibitors will be able to interact and network. With this new online preview, drupa “will provide the industry with continuous exchange and knowledge transfer.” For more details about the online drupa preview, please visit the drupa website.