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2013 Past Events

Date Location Event Cost Contact

Nov
21

Washington, DC GPO Central Office and
nationwide via teleconference
ICPPS General Meeting
This meeting of the Interagency Council of Printing and Publications Services is open to Federal employees involved in agency publishing or print production operations.
FREE
Bruce Seger
202-512-2213
bseger@gpo.gov
Registration

Oct.
30

Washington, DC
GPO Central Office - 732 N. Capitol St. NW
FREE GPO regional training event
Events include a comprehensive overview of the latest Federal publishing best practices, products, and services available from GPO; how to work with GPO; and a variety of special topic featured presentations.
FREE
DC National Account Managers 
202-512-1904
gpoontheroad@gpo.gov
Registration

Sept.
19

Washington, DC GPO Central Office and
nationwide via teleconference
ICPPS General Meeting
This meeting of the Interagency Council of Printing and Publications Services is open to Federal employees involved in agency publishing or print production operations.
FREE
Bruce Seger
202-512-2213
bseger@gpo.gov
Registration
Aug. 21 Washington, DC
GPO Central
Office - 732 N.
Capitol St. NW
Online Live!
Advanced Navigation in FDsys 1pm – 2:30pm

In this advanced course, students will learn advanced searching and browsing techniques for FDsys, specialized tips and tricks for using the site, and receive focused instruction on tracking legislation and regulations. Students wishing to take the Advanced Navigation course must first complete the Introduction to FDsys course More details...
FREE
Terri Cooks
202-512-1283
theinstitute@gpo.gov
Registration
Aug. 21 Washington, DC
GPO Central
Office - 732 N.
Capitol St. NW
Online Live!
Introduction to GPO’s Federal Digital System
(FDsys) 11am – 12pm

In this introductory course, students will learn the basics and background of FDsys, including information on how to navigate the site, what resources are available to users, and instruction on important features such as basic searching, browsing, the Help function, and more. More details...
FREE
Terri Cooks
202-512-1283
theinstitute@gpo.gov
Registration
Aug. 7 William J. Green,
Jr. Federal
Building
600 Arch Street
Room 2C
Philadelphia, PA
19106
FREE GPO regional training event
Events include a comprehensive overview of the latest Federal publishing best practices, products, and services available from GPO; how to work with GPO; and a variety of special topic featured presentations. Click Here for More Information
FREE
DC National Account
Managers
202-512-1904
gpoontheroad@gpo.gov
Registration
Aug. 6 Washington, DC
GPO Central
Office - 732 N.
Capitol St. NW
Creating ePubs Using InDesign 6.0
This new full-day, hands-on, how-to lab course is ideal for those looking to become proficient in creating ePubs. Students must possess intermediate level skills in InDesign 4.0. More details...
$475
Terri Cooks
202-512-1283
theinstitute@gpo.gov
Registration
Aug.
6 - 7
Washington, DC
& the East
Coast Customers
Online Live!!
Intermediate Indesign (Long Documents) for Federal Publishers
This course focuses on critical advanced features for long documents, including multi-chapter books, pagination, tables, indexes, tables of contents, and templates More details...
$775
Terri Cooks
202-512-1283
theinstitute@gpo.gov
Registration
July 30 Online Webinar
Dayton VA
Medical Center
100 W. Third St.
Dayton, OH 45428
FREE GPO regional training event
Events include a comprehensive overview of the latest Federal publishing best practices, products, and services available from GPO; how to work with GPO; and a variety of special topic featured presentations. Click Here for More Information
FREE
Donna Cyrwus
312-353-3916 ext 33562
dcyrwus@gpo.gov
Registration
July 24 Online Webinar
2:30pm –
3:00pm EDT
*GPOExpress
Card Holders
Only
GPOExpress eView and Online Ordering Training Webinar
GPO is offering a 30-minute informational webinar designed to provide a step-by-step overview of the online ordering process and the eView job history archive. These functions make placing and tracking your orders easy, quick, and always accessible. Click Here for More Information
FREE
Joseph Harrington
202-512-2031
jharrington@gpo.gov
Registration
July 24 Online Webinar
10:30am –
11:00am EDT
*GPOExpress
Card Holders
Only
GPOExpress eView and Online Ordering Training Webinar
GPO is offering a 30-minute informational webinar designed to provide a step-by-step overview of the online ordering process and the eView job history archive. These functions make placing and tracking your orders easy, quick, and always accessible. Click Here for More Information
FREE
Joseph Harrington
202-512-2031
jharrington@gpo.gov
Registration
July 23 Online Webinar
2:30pm –
3:00pm EDT
*GPOExpress
Card Holders
Only
GPOExpress eView and Online Ordering Training Webinar
GPO is offering a 30-minute informational webinar designed to provide a step-by-step overview of the online ordering process and the eView job history archive. These functions make placing and tracking your orders easy, quick, and always accessible. Click Here for More Information
FREE
Joseph Harrington
202-512-2031
jharrington@gpo.gov
Registration
July 23 Online Webinar
10:30am –
11:00am EDT
*GPOExpress
Card Holders
Only
GPOExpress eView and Online Ordering Training Webinar
GPO is offering a 30-minute informational webinar designed to provide a step-by-step overview of the online ordering process and the eView job history archive. These functions make placing and tracking your orders easy, quick, and always accessible. Click Here for More Information
FREE
Joseph Harrington
202-512-2031
jharrington@gpo.gov
Registration
July 17 Phillip Burton
Federal Building
450 Golden Gate
Avenue
San Francisco,
CA 94102
FREE GPO regional training event
Events include a comprehensive overview of the latest Federal publishing best practices, products, and services available from GPO; how to work with GPO; and a variety of special topic featured presentations. Click Here for More Information
FREE
Jose Zelaya
214-403-4999
jzelaya@gpo.gov
Registration
July
11 - 12
Washington, DC
& the East
Coast Customers
Online Live!!
508-Compliant Fillable Forms

This concentrated hands-on course teaches how to properly create and edit Adobe PDF documents for access by users with disabilities More details...
$775
Terri Cooks
202-512-1283
theinstitute@gpo.gov
Registration
July
9 - 10
Washington, DC
& the East
Coast/Nationwide
In Class
508-Compliant Fillable Forms

This concentrated hands-on course teaches how to properly create and edit Adobe PDF documents for access by users with disabilities. More details...
$775
Terri Cooks
202-512-1283
theinstitute@gpo.gov
Registration
June
26 - 27
Washington, DC
GPO Central Office -
732 N. Capitol St. NW
InDesign CS6 Basics for Federal Publishers
This basic hands-on introduction to InDesign teaches you how to create desktop publishing projects from start to finish with an emphasis on government publishing requirements. More details...
$775
Terri Cooks
202-512-1283
theinstitute@gpo.gov
Registration
June
26
Rapid City, SD FREE GPO Regional Training Event
Events include a comprehensive overview of the latest Federal publishing best practices, products, and services available from GPO; how to work with GPO; and a variety of special topic featured presentations.

FREE

Donna Cyrwus
312-353-3916 ext 33562 
dcyrwus@gpo.gov
Registration

June
19

Washington, DC
GPO Central Office
732 N. Capitol St. NW

Online Live! 
Advanced Navigation in FDsys 1pm – 2:30pm
In this advanced course, students will learn advanced searching and browsing techniques for FDsys, specialized tips and tricks for using the site, and receive focused instruction on tracking legislation and regulations. Students wishing to take the Advanced Navigation course must first complete the Introduction to FDsys course. More details...

FREE

Terri Cooks
202-512-1283
theinstitute@gpo.gov
Registration

June
19

Washington, DC
GPO Central Office
732 N. Capitol St. NW

Online Live! 
Introduction to GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys) 11am – 12pm
In this introductory course, students will learn the basics and background of FDsys, including information on how to navigate the site, what resources are available to users, and instruction on important features such as basic searching, browsing, the Help function, and more. More details...

FREE

Terri Cooks
202-512-1283
theinstitute@gpo.gov
Registration
June
12
Washington, DC
GPO Central Office
732 N. Capitol St. NW

FREE GPO regional training event
Events include a comprehensive overview of the latest Federal publishing best practices, products, and services available from GPO; how to work with GPO; and a variety of special topic featured presentations. Click Here for More Information

FREE

DC National Account Managers 
202-512-1904
gpoontheroad@gpo.gov
Registration

June
12
Washington, DC
GPO Central Office
732 N. Capitol St. NW

Digital Magazine and Journal Distribution
Stephanie Jackson, VP Client services of Zinio, will be presenting on how to utilize Zinio to its full advantage to distribute your content to the largest potential audience. * Space is limited so please register early.

FREE

DC National Account Managers 
202-512-1904
gpoontheroad@gpo.gov
Registration

June
10 - 13
Washington, DC
GPO Central Office
732 N. Capitol St. NW
Printing Workflow: Process, Terminology, and Ordering Printing in the Federal Sector
This course covers basic printing processes and terminology; digital and traditional prepress and printing processes. More details...
$875
Terri Cooks
202-512-1283
theinstitute@gpo.gov
Registration
June
6

Online Webinar

Enhanced Electronic Content Services
Learn how to distribute federal documents electronically in a secure and easily accessible way.
2:00PM – 3:00PM

FREE
June
6

JFK Federal Building
15 New Sudbury Street
Room 2075
Boston, MA 02203

FREE GPO regional training event
Events include a comprehensive overview of the latest Federal publishing best practices, products, and services available from GPO; how to work with GPO; and a variety of special topic featured presentations. Click Here for More Information.

FREE

DC National Account Managers 
202-512-1904
gpoontheroad@gpo.gov
Registration

May
16

Washington, DC GPO Central Office and
nationwide via teleconference
ICPPS General Meeting
This meeting of the Interagency Council of Printing and Publications Services is open to Federal employees involved in agency publishing or print production operations.
FREE
Bruce Seger
202-512-2213
bseger@gpo.gov
Registration
May
16
Online Webinar eBooks and Publishing Alternatives
This webinar educates participants on the process of converting their publication to an eBook format and publishing it electronically.
2:00PM – 3:00PM
Free
May
14
Online Webinar eBooks and Publishing Alternatives
This webinar educates participants on the process of converting their publication to an eBook format and publishing it electronically.
10:30AM – 11:30AM
Free
May
9
Online Webinar SF-1 Forms Training
Learn how to place orders via our standards form 1 (SF-1)
2:30PM – 3:00PM
Free
May
9
Online Webinar Enhanced Electronic Content Services
Learn how to distribute federal documents electronically in a secure and easily accessible way.
2:00PM – 3:00PM
Free
May
7
Washington, DC
& the East Coast/Nationwide
New!
Photoshop Web Graphics for Federal Publishers
This class shows you how to prepare photographs and drawn images for the web. More details...
$500
Terri Cooks
202-512-1283
theinstitute@gpo.gov
Registration
May
7
Online Webinar SF-1 Forms Training
Learn how to place orders via our standards form 1 (SF-1)
10:30AM – 11:30AM
Free
May
2
Online Webinar Establishing an Account with GPO
Learn how to create an account in order to place work with GPO.
2:00PM – 3:00PM
Free
May 1 Missoula, MT

FREE GPO regional training event
Events include a comprehensive overview of the latest Federal publishing best practices, products, and services available from GPO; how to work with GPO; and a variety of special topic featured presentations.
Click Here for More Information

FREE

Jose Zelaya
214-403-4999
jzelaya@gpo.gov
Registration

Apr.
30
Online Webinar Establishing an Account with GPO
Learn how to create an account in order to place work with GPO.
10:30AM – 11:30AM
Free
Apr.
25
Online Webinar Working with GPO and Products/Services Overview
Find out what GPO can provide your agency in terms of produces and the services that GPO provides to federal customers.
2:00PM – 3:00PM
Free
Apr.
23
Online Webinar Working with GPO and Products/Services Overview
Find out what GPO can provide your agency in terms of produces and the services that GPO provides to federal customers.
10:30AM – 11:30AM
Free
Apr.
23
Online Webinar Enhanced Electronic Content Services
Learn how to distribute federal documents electronically in a secure and easily accessible way.
2:00PM – 3:00PM
Free
Apr.
22 - 23 
Washington, DC
GPO Central Office - 732 N. Capitol St. NW
Superior Customer Service
This fast-paced two-day course for government printing specialists will deal with customer service as it specifically applies to providing government publication and printing services. More details...
$775
Terri Cooks
202-512-1283
theinstitute@gpo.gov
Registration
Apr.
18
Washington, DC
GPO Central Office - 732 N. Capitol St. NW
Creating Appealing ePub Pages
This class is designed to help you take your ePub files to the next level.
Prerequisite:
Knowledge of HTML and CSS. More details...
$475
Terri Cooks
202-512-1283
theinstitute@gpo.gov
Registration
Apr.
18
Online Webinar GPO's Online Paper Store (OPS) Instructional Webinar
The GPO Online Paper Store is an ideal nationwide solution across your agency as an enterprise solution or for any single office location.
2:00PM – 2:30PM
Free

Apr.
17

Washington, DC
GPO Central Office -
732 N. Capitol St. NW

Online Live! 
Introduction to GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys) 11am – 12pm
In this introductory course, students will learn the basics and background of FDsys, including information on how to navigate the site, what resources are available to users, and instruction on important features such as basic searching, browsing, the Help function, and more. More details...

FREE

Terri Cooks
202-512-1283
theinstitute@gpo.gov
Registration

Apr.
17

Washington, DC
GPO Central Office -
732 N. Capitol St. NW

Online Live! 
Advanced Navigation in FDsys 1pm – 2:30pm
In this advanced course, students will learn advanced searching and browsing techniques for FDsys, specialized tips and tricks for using the site, and receive focused instruction on tracking legislation and regulations. Students wishing to take the Advanced Navigation course must first complete the Introduction to FDsys course. More details...

FREE

Terri Cooks
202-512-1283
theinstitute@gpo.gov
Registration
Apr.
17
Washington, DC 
GPO Central Office
732 N. Capitol St. NW

FREE GPO regional training event
Events include a comprehensive overview of the latest Federal publishing best practices, products, and services available from GPO; how to work with GPO; and a variety of special topic featured presentations.

FREE

DC National Account Managers 
202-512-1904
gpoontheroad@gpo.gov
Registration

Apr.
10 - 11
Washington, DC
& East Coast Customers
508 Compliant Fillable Forms
This concentrated hands-on course teaches how to properly create and edit Adobe PDF documents for access by users with disabilities. More details...
$775
Terri Cooks
202-512-1283
theinstitute@gpo.gov
Registration

Apr.
10

Minneapolis, MN

FREE GPO regional training event
Events include a comprehensive overview of the latest Federal publishing best practices, products, and services available from GPO; how to work with GPO; and a variety of special topic featured presentations. Click Here for More Information

FREE

Donna Cyrwus
312-353-3916 ext 33562
dcyrwus@gpo.gov
Registration

Apr.
8 - 9
Washington, DC
& East Coast Customers
In Class
508 Compliance Using Adobe Acrobat & MS Word
Learn the federal guidelines for Section 508 compliant documents in this basic foundation course for accessible documents. More details...
$775
Terri Cooks
202-512-1283
theinstitute@gpo.gov
Registration
Mar.
27
Los Angeles, CA

FREE GPO regional training event
Events include a comprehensive overview of the latest Federal publishing best practices, products, and services available from GPO; how to work with GPO; and a variety of special topic featured presentations.
Click Here for More Information

FREE

Jose Zelaya
214-403-4999
jzelaya@gpo.gov
Registration

Mar.
21
Washington, DC
GPO Central Office - 732 N. Capitol St. NW
In Class Training Session
SF1 and GPO Forms and Billing
This two hour free session will prepare you to accurately complete and submit GPO’s most used and versatile forms. Course materials will also address GPO billing procedures. More details...

FREE
Terri Cooks
202-512-1283
theinstitute@gpo.gov
Registration

Mar.
21

Washington, DC GPO Central Office and
nationwide via teleconference
ICPPS General Meeting
This meeting of the Interagency Council of Printing and Publications Services is open to Federal employees involved in agency publishing or print production operations.
FREE
Bruce Seger
202-512-2213
bseger@gpo.gov
Registration
Mar.
19 - 20
Washington, DC
GPO Central Office
732 North Capitol St. NW
New!
Color correction in Photoshop for Federal Publishers
In this two-day concentrated Photoshop course, you'll learn many ways to correct and improve photos. This is an intermediate-level class that focuses ONLY on color correction and editing techniques. More details...
$775
Terri Cooks
202-512-1283
theinstitute@gpo.gov
Registration
Mar.
18 - 21
Washington, DC
GPO Central Office -
732 N. Capitol St. NW
Printing Workflow: Process, Terminology, and Ordering Printing in the Federal Sector
This course covers basic printing processes and terminology; digital and traditional prepress and printing processes. More details...

$875
Terri Cooks
202-512-1283
theinstitute@gpo.gov
Registration
Mar.
12 - 14
Washington, DC
GPO Central Office - 732 N. Capitol St. NW
Best Practices for Government Desktop Federal Publishers: Preparing and Preflighting Files for Trouble-free Printing
This hands-on foundation course covers common technical problems with desktop publishing files and how to prevent them. More details...
$875
Terri Cooks
202-512-1283
theinstitute@gpo.gov
Registration

Mar.
13

St. Louis, MO

FREE GPO regional training event
Events include a comprehensive overview of the latest Federal publishing best practices, products, and services available from GPO; how to work with GPO; and a variety of special topic featured presentations.
Click Here for More Information

FREE

Donna Cyrwus
312-353-3916 ext 33562
dcyrwus@gpo.gov
Registration

Mar.
13
Washington, DC 
GPO Central Office
732 N. Capitol St. NW

FREE GPO regional training event
Events include a comprehensive overview of the latest Federal publishing best practices, products, and services available from GPO; how to work with GPO; and a variety of special topic featured presentations.
Click Here for More Information

FREE

DC National Account Managers 
202-512-1904
gpoontheroad@gpo.gov
Registration Closed

Mar.
12
Washington, DC
GPO Central Office - 732 N. Capitol St. NW
Proofs and Press Sheet Inspections
This course, taught by staff from the GPO Quality Control for Procured Printing section, includes a discussion of proofs and proofing systems and the relationship between proofs and press sheet inspections (PSIs). More details...
$400
Terri Cooks
202-512-1283
theinstitute@gpo.gov
Registration
Mar.
7-8
Washington, DC
& the East Coast/Nationwide
New!
Tablet Publishing with InDesign
Federal Publishers will learn to create books, long documents, magazines, newsletters or catalogs for use with iPad, Android, and other tablet devices. Create both print and digital editions using a single cross-media tool. More details...
$975
Terri Cooks
202-512-1283
theinstitute@gpo.gov
Registration
Mar.
6
Phoenix, AZ

FREE GPO regional training event
Events include a comprehensive overview of the latest Federal publishing best practices, products, and services available from GPO; how to work with GPO; and a variety of special topic featured presentations.
Click Here for More Information

FREE

Jose Zelaya
214-403-4999
jzelaya@gpo.gov
Registration

Feb.
20

Washington, DC
GPO Central Office - 732 N. Capitol St. NW

Online Live! 
Advanced Navigation in FDsys 1pm – 2:30pm
In this advanced course, students will learn advanced searching and browsing techniques for FDsys, specialized tips and tricks for using the site, and receive focused instruction on tracking legislation and regulations. Students wishing to take the Advanced Navigation course must first complete the Introduction to FDsys course. More details...

FREE

Terri Cooks
202-512-1283
theinstitute@gpo.gov
Registration

Feb.
20

Washington, DC
GPO Central Office - 732 N. Capitol St. NW

Online Live! 
Introduction to GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys) 11am – 12pm
In this introductory course, students will learn the basics and background of FDsys, including information on how to navigate the site, what resources are available to users, and instruction on important features such as basic searching, browsing, the Help function, and more. More details...

FREE

Terri Cooks
202-512-1283
theinstitute@gpo.gov
Registration
Feb.
12-13
Washington, DC
& East Coast Customers
Online Live!
508 Compliance Using Adobe Acrobat & MS Word
Learn the federal guidelines for Section 508 compliant documents in this basic foundation course for accessible documents. More details...
$775
Terri Cooks
202-512-1283
theinstitute@gpo.gov
Registration
Feb.
12
Washington, DC
GPO Central Office - 732 N. Capitol St. NW
New!
Creating ePubs Using InDesign 6.0
This new full-day, hands-on, how-to lab course is ideal for those looking to become proficient in creating ePubs. Students must possess intermediate level skills in InDesign 4.0. More details...
$475
Terri Cooks
202-512-1283
theinstitute@gpo.gov
Registration

Jan.
17

Washington, DC
GPO Central Office and nationwide via teleconference

ICPPS General Meeting
This meeting of the Interagency Council of Printing and Publications Services is open to Federal employees involved in agency publishing or print production operations.

FREE

Bruce Seger
202-512-2213
bseger@gpo.gov
Registration



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