Adobe MAX 2015: Connect with Creatives

maxlogoDon’t miss out on all the action that is going to be taking place at Adobe MAX2015 Conference on October 3rd-7th in Los Angeles, CA! The speaker line up is sure to “spark” interest with a long list of presenters including Actor, Writer Nick Offerman and Filmmaker Baz Luhrmann! There are literally hundreds of sessions, labs, and creativity workshops being offered which are organized into six tracks: You decide which one best fits your conference goals!

Creative Careers– Insights on Taking Control and Doing Your Best Work: In this rapidly changing career landscape, how can we maximize our potential and do work that moves the needle? The Creative Careers track focuses on the mindsets that will enable you to continually add new skills and deepen your mastery. Learn how to collaborate better in a networked world, keep work/life balance amid the cacophony of distractions and discover the difference between a job and a career. Who should attend- Creatives who want to be more productive, collaborate better and build a meaningful career. Featured topics- Best practices that will reinvent the way you work!MAX-2015-Session-2

Digital Publishing-“Mobile first” is the new mandate, and Adobe is leading the way. Learn how mobile apps and EPUB digital books can help you deeply engage customers and readers across devices. See how apps can build your brand and grow your business — and keep customers coming back again and again. You’ll find sessions to educate and inspire you, whether you work for a brand, publisher or educational institution.Who should attend-Graphic designers, user interface designers, creative directors, magazine professionals, book designers, corporate communications professionals, marketing professionals, web developers, business decision makers and digital strategists. Featured products-Adobe Digital Publishing Solution, InDesign, Experience Manager, and Analytics.

CDDzfD4UEAA3XMe.jpg largeGraphic Design and Illustration-Take advantage of the rapidly evolving world of graphic design and illustration, to work productively no matter where you are. Learn how to bring new mobile apps into your creative process so you can capture your ideas wherever inspiration strikes, and, with new CreativeSync technology, pick up right where you left off in your favorite desktop apps, and share assets with your team. Discover new techniques and ways to work, like finding the perfect photo with Adobe Stock, so that you can focus more time on doing what you love most – designing. Get noticed by applying your skills to new mediums, sharing your work with the community, and participating in a world-class creative marketplace. Plus, connect with your peers and design heroes who will offer fresh perspectives that will re-energize you and your work. Who should attend- Graphic designers, illustrators, print designers, creative directors, art directors, publication designers, print production pros and students. Featured products- Adobe Creative Cloud, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, Typekit and Adobe mobile apps — Brush, Shape, Color, Comp, Illustrator Draw, Illustrator Line and Photoshop Sketch.

Photography and Creative Imaging-You love the feeling when everything comes together – from concept, to shomumaxbash311lighting, to perspective, to drawing, coloring, painting and editing – and you are able to create the perfect image. Explore the creative possibilities of using Lightroom, Photoshop, and mobile applications. You will be inspired by leading photographers and digital artists who will share their work and processes. Adobe experts will guide you through exciting sessions and hands-on labs providing you with tips and techniques for creating whatever you can imagine. See how Adobe CreativeSync makes it possible to organize, edit, and share your work from anywhere, and effortlessly move your images between your mobile devices and desktop.  Who should attend-Anyone interested in photography, including people who work with images and/or work with photographers. Featured products- Lightroom (desktop and mobile), Photoshop, Photoshop Mix, Adobe Slate and Adobe Voice.

Video– Creative Cloud brings together everything creative pros need to create dynamic, visually stunning videos wherever inspiration strikes.  Learn how to move projects seamlessly through your production pipeline thanks to deep integration between Premiere Pro CC, After Effects CC, Audition CC, Photoshop CC, and other mobile and desktop apps. Take advantage of re-invented color workflows, new ways to capture color and light on your phone to create custom looks for your videos on your desktop, and an interactive desktop animation tool unlike anything you’ve seen. Whether you’re editing on a mobile device, laptop or workstation, CreativeSync puts your assets at your fingertips—wherever you are— so you can start a project in any app on any device, and pick it up where you left off on your desktop. Learn creative video techniques and leave inspired to bring even more innovation into your creative productions. Who should attend- Post-production professionals, broadcast professionals, educators, photographers, designers and other creative pros who want to learn how to work with video. Featured products-Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Adobe Audition, Photoshop, Prelude, Story Plus, Premiere Pro Clip, Adobe Shape, Adobe Hue and Character Animator.DSC_3872.a-620x250

Web and App Design-The world is consuming content from smartphones, tablets, TVs and even watches now. More than ever, you need to ensure that your designs are responsive, intuitive and engaging. Make mobile-friendly design a priority, so your content is seen the way you intended. This track will teach you how to design and build your best content with CreativeSync at your side — all your digital assets and stock photos are at your fingertips, whether you’re at your desk or on the go, so you can start a project in any app on any device, and pick it up where you left off on your desktop. Our experts will cover tools, technologies, best practices and efficient workflows for mobile apps, responsive websites, interfaces and more. Who should attend- Anyone who wants to create digital content, including web, mobile app, interactive, user experience and interface designers. Featured products- Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Adobe Muse, Flash Professional, connected mobile apps, Typekit, Creative Cloud Libraries and more

registration-birdThere is definitely plenty of content to go around for anyone interested in attending! Advance Pricing  to all the sessions, speakers, events, experience and inspiration is $1,395.00 EARLY BIRD which expires Aug 31st! Full Price is $1,595 which begins Sept 1st! Education, Government, and non-profit is $995.00 and Student Pricing is slated at $299.00. See more about pricing information here:


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