Colour Management For Formulators

Date: 23 October 2013 9:00am - 5:00pm

Location: Thistle Hotel, East Midlands Airport


Need to know more about using and managing colour in your products?

  • Want to understand better how colour works and how colour can work for you?
  • Looking to improve product quality by measuring and standardising colour more effectively and
    consistently in your products?

If so then “Colour Management for Formulators” is just for you.

Why Attend?

  • Better understand what colour is, how it works and how it is perceived.
  • Be better equipped to measure, manage and control colour in your formulated product.
  • Recognise how colour management can best be integrated into product development, manufacturing and quality control.
  • Develop practical skills and knowledge.
  • Practical demonstrations of the most significant colour management and measurement techniques.
  • Learn from industry case studies demonstrating how colour management is used in practice.
  • Benefit from informal networking with presenters and participants.
  • Small group interactive sessions.

Course Programme

  • 9:00   Registration and Coffee
  • 9.30   What is Colour? Andrew Filarowski, SDC
  • 10.00 Colour and Human Sensory Perception.  Thibault Delafontaine, Leatherhead Food
  • 10.30 Measuring Colour in Transmission with practical demonstrations.  Matthew Russell, Tintometer
  • 11.20  Coffee
  • 11.50  Colour Management Case Study: Pharmaceutical Products.  Marcel Cimpan, Colorcon.
  • 12.20  Measuring Colour in Reflectance with practical demonstrations.  Richard Gray, X-Rite
  • 13.10  Lunch
  • 14.00 Visual and Camera Measurement of Colour  with practical demonstrations.  Mick Butterworth, Verivide.
  • 14.40 Colour Management Case Study:  Challenges with Effect Pigments with practical demonstrations.  Richard Gray, X-Rite and iFormulate
  • 15.10  Tea
  • 15.30  Key Learning and Discussion Points. iFormulate
  • 16.00 Future for Colour. Graham Clayton, SDC
  • 16.30 Close

Course Details

  • Colour Management For Formulators

    Wednesday 23rd October, Thistle Hotel, East Midlands Airport

    Places are strictly limited so early booking is advisable.

    Fees: £295 (+VAT) per person.

    A discount of 10% is applied for SDC Members
  • For multiple bookings larger than 3 delegates please contact

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Course Tutors and Organisers

The tutors are experienced scientists and technologists, chosen to provide an excellent balance of practical expertise and underpinning knowledge.

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