It’s all in the money – chemistry that is! Are you curious about the new dollar? Why the design change? Why now? And how was chemistry used to produce a paper and watermark strong enough to last a lifetime? Steve Carlo of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing will discuss why constant research and redesign is needed to protect the dollar and keep counterfeiting low.
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What You Will Learn
- How money is printed
- Chemical aspects behind our cash
- How money is designed
- Overt counterfeit deterrents
- And much more…
Date: Thursday, October 27, 2011
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm ET
Meet Your Expert
Dr. Steve Carlo is a PhD physical chemist, who works for the Department of Treasury in the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, where he manages the technical Service Division and gets to print his own pay check.
Ross Morres is the Program Manager of the Engraving and Prepress Division at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. This includes digital workflow for currency prepress operations for offset plate production, the integration of the Computer to Intaglio Plate machine. He is the administrator for the BEP’s Computer Security Document Design System which includes banknote design, digital engraving, and electronic prepress for other security documents. Ross’ background is in Geography and he has experience in application support, digital workflow analysis, system configuration, and training applied to Geographic Information Systems.
Meet the Moderator
Dr. Thomas E. Amidon Professor SUNY ESF and Director of the Empire State Paper Research Institute (ESPRI) and the Biorefinery Research Institute (BRI). Tom has been Professor and Chair of the State University of New York’s department of Paper and Bioprocessing, College of Environmental Science and Forestry since 2000. Prior to that, he worked at International Paper for over twenty five years and during this time participated in developing and patenting numerous novel approaches to papermaking as well as achieving significant corporate cost savings. Tom facilitates at least twenty teams each year on multi-group, multi-business and multi-company problems and is consistently rated an outstanding speaker and leader in technology and strategy.
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