This was the ​​​45th International iarigai Conference

The 45th iarigai Conference took place in Warsaw, Poland, from October 3rd to 7th 2018 at Warsaw University of Technology, Department of Printing Technologies, hosted by Prof. Georgij Petriaszwili as conference director and Prof. Zuzanna Żołek-Tryznowska as co-director. The conference was co-located with the 50th annual conference of the International Circle (IC); both conferences were to contribute to the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Department of Printing Technologies.

Thank you for joining and we look forward to see you in Stuttgart in 2019!

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Joined plenary session of iarigai and IC on Saturday

Discover new deveopments in packaging

50th Jubilee Gala of the Department of Printing Technology of the Warsaw University of Technology

Registration & submission info

Authors from iarigai member organizations, as well as from other research institutes, universities and industrial R&D are invited to submit results of their research for presentation at the conference.

For this conference, special attention will be given to:
Graphic Design

Work Flow and Colour Management

Innovative substrates, coatings and other materials for printing

Printed functionality

Printing processes and products − industrial processes and product development

3D Printing

Green printing

Security printing

Packaging engineering

Prints quality

Extended Abstract

To send Extended Abstract, click HERE.

Key dates

14th February 2018 Deadline for abstract submission
15th July 2018 Early birds registration deadline
3rd-7th October 2018 Conference days

iarigai 2018 templates and guides

Guidelines for authors
Conference template

Conference fee

Members Non-members
Early bird* Regular fee Early bird* Regular fee
Speaker 450 € 550 € 700 € 780 €
Non-speaker 550 € 650 € 780 € 900 €
Student 150 € 200 € 150 € 200 €
Accompanying person 180 € 180 € 180 € 180 €

* Early birds are available until July 15, 2018
All prices include:

  • Attendance to all conference presentations including keynotes
  • An evening reception upon arrival (dinner at restaurant together with IC conference participants)
  • Lunches and refreshments on all conference days
  • 50th Jubilee Gala
  • Warsaw sightseeing
  • Partner program includes access to the evening welcome reception, conferences dinners, sightseeing


Helmut Wittenzellner

Professor Hochschule der Medien

Marketa Drzkova

JMPTR Associate Editor
Pardubice, Czech Republic

Michael Abildgaard Pedersen

Copenhagen, Denmark

Julian Schäfer

Darmstadt, Germany

Malgorzata Zakrzewska

Warszawa, Poland

Elena Yakovleva

St. Petersburg, Russia

Linlin Liu

Xi’an, China

Conference Venue


The Republic of Poland is a country in Central Europe, a member of European Union since 2004. The current population of the country is 38.5 million. Poland has borders with Russia, Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Germany. The official language in Poland is Polish, and the currency is Polish Złoty (PLN), which is approximately 4.4 EUR. Poland has a climate characterized by relatively cold winters and warm summers. Poland is in the Central European time zone and is thus one hour ahead of standard GMT in the winter months (CET) and two hours ahead from April to October (CEST).

More information about traveling is available here.


Warsaw is the capital of Poland for more than 400 years. It is the largest city in the country, a metropolis with many green places, cultural centres and historical monuments.

traveling to warsaw

By plane – airports Warsaw Chopin Airport or Warsaw Modlin Airport
By train – Warsaw Central Station
By bus – Warsaw Bus Station

More information about Warsaw is available here.

Department of Printing Technology

Department of Printing Technology has its historical seat in Warsaw at Konwiktorska 2 Street, in a building constructed in 1928 for the School of Graphic Industry. It will be the main venue of the iarigai and IC conference.


Mamaison Hotel Le Regina Warsaw (*****)

150 € + 8% VAT (single Classic room with breakfast)

166 € + 8% VAT (double Classic room with breakfast)

5-minutes walk

deadline for reservation: August 31, 2018

booking by conference participants using the website

IBIS hotel (***)

Week 300 PLN, approx. 71 € (single room with breakfest) / 330 PLN, approx. 78 € (double room with breakfast)

Weekend 180 PLN, approx. 43 € (single room with breakfest) / 210 PLN, approx. 50 € (double room with breakfast)

6-minutes walk

deadline for reservation: August 31, 2018

booking by conference participants using the booking form



Wednesday 3th October
18:00 Registration starts
Thursday, 4th October
09:00 Opening of the conference
Plenary sessions
General Assembly of the iarigai members
Welcome reception (together with IC conference)
Friday, 5th October
09:00 Joined plenary session – iarigai and IC
Saturday, 6th October
10:00 Official Jubilee Session
Panel discussion. Wrap up session
Jubilee session
Gala of the 50th anniversary
Sunday, 7th October
10:00 Sightseeing tours