WHO WE ARE?
WHAT IS TAGA?
TAGA stands for the Technical Association of theGraphic Arts. Established in 1948, TAGA is theonly global professional technical association forthe graphic arts industries. TAGA has the industry’s best collection of technicalpapers and abstracts, written by some of the 300 world-renowned industryprofessionals members of TAGA. TAGA focuses on traditional areas of press,ink and paper engineering applications but also cutting edge graphic artssystems, software, and computer technology developments.Every year, TAGA hosts the TAGA Annual Technical Conference. The TAGA conference is the main destination for the student chapters and individualindustry members as this conference provides industry and student membersthe opportunity to learn about the latest technology and research in thegraphic arts industry, through seminars and networking. Over the four daysof this conference will be the judging of the TAGA Student Chapter studentpublications as we compete to win the Grand Prize, the Helmut Kipphan Cupfor best overall student technical journal. Visit: taga.org
What is RYETAGA?
RYETAGA stands for the Ryerson Technical Association of
the Graphic Arts. RYETAGA is an ofcial Student Chapter
of TAGA. Our chapter consist of over 100 students from
the rst to the fourth year of our Ryerson University Graphic
Communications Management (GCM) Program. TAGA Student Chapters, consists of students and a faulty advisor, butdistinctively remains entirely student-run. TAGA Student Chapters are groupsof students studying the graphic arts discipline throughout universities world-wide. The objectives for our student group is to stimulate scholarly researchin cutting edge graphic arts systems, software, and computer technologydevelopments as well as traditional areas of press, ink and paper engineeringapplications. Most notably, Ryerson has been awarded the Harvey Levenson
Undergraduate Student Paper Award three years in a row. The main
objective for TAGA Student Chapters is to provide students with publishingopportunities through our student journal publication. With over 100 studentmembers of RYETAGA, we are all dedicated to focusing our efforts on thedesign, planning and production of our technical journal for the competitionheld during the TAGA Annual Technical Conference.