Saturday, March 9, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM (PST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
DON’T MISS THIS AMAZING EVENT
Unleash your creativity and have some fun. Join us for the Pacific Northwest Adobe Users Group’s CreateNOW Bash. Equal parts party, Adobe roadshow and exceptional workshops, it’s a day long celebration of your creativity. Meet up with your colleagues, get inspired, try innovative technologies, learn cutting-edge techniques and get up to speed on the best software in the business - Adobe’s Creative Cloud. While you’re there check out the latest from Wacom, Alien Skin, O’Reilly Books and our other vendors. Boost your career, talk with staffing agency reps. Bag some swag and win some prizes.
GET INSPIRED - WORKSHOPS, CASE STUDIES AND INNOVATIVE TECH DEMOS
Choose from a variety of workshops that relate directly to your work. Learn from leading designers and developers about responsive design, experimental photographic techniques, independent film financing, gamification, monetization and 3D printing and 3D scanning.
CREATE, SYNC, STORE, SHARE AND PUBLISH ANYTHING - ADOBE CREATIVE CLOUD V2
Adobe is coming to town in a big way with the Worldwide CreateNOW Tour. They’ve added so much new stuff to the Creative Cloud since it was introduced last year, they’ve had to rename it Creative Cloud V2. To bring us up to speed on what’s fabulous and new Adobe is sending renowned Worldwide Creative Suite Evangelist Paul Trani and a contingent of other Adobe experts. They will introduce new programs, highlight new features and demo individual and team workflows. With Adobe CCV2 you can create, sync, store, share and publish anything.
GIVE YOUR SKILLS A BOOST
Get in-depth training directly from the horse’s mouth. Adobe Certified Experts will lead training workshops on InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, Game Developer Tools and the Edge Platform They’ll have you working smarter, better and faster in no time.
Meet your colleagues and network with leading experts in your field. Exchange ideas and build relationships.
Adobe and our vendors have been very generous. We will be holding 2 raffles. You could win 1 of 4 12-month Creative Cloud subscriptions, Alien Skin software, books from O’Reilly and a Wacom Intuos drawing tablet.
Don’t miss this amazing event. Register now.
10:00 CreateNOW! by Paul Trani, Adobe Worldwide Creative Suite Evangelist
1:00 Case Studies in Responsive Design
4:00 InDesign Workshop
1:00 Case Studies in Responsive Design
4:00 Edge Platform Workshop
1:00 Creative Photoshop Techniques for Photographers
2:30 Photoshop Workshop
1:00 Independent Film Financing
2:30 After Effects Workshop
2:30 Premiere Workshop
5:00 Raffle and Close
PAUL TRANI, WORLDWIDE CREATIVE SUITE EVANGELIST
Paul Trani is a worldwide Creative Suite Evangelist for Adobe focusing on workflows that empower designers and developers to create for the modern web and mobile apps. Paul has been an Adobe Certified Instructor and courseware creator for over a decade. A writer and prolific trainer, Paul has earned top author status at lynda.com and has created a constant stream of content for AdobeTV as well as his own tutorials on www.paultrani.com. When he is not traversing the globe he can be found hiking somewhere in the Colorado mountains (and he’s not telling where). Best chance to find him is to follow him on twitter: @paultrani
STEVE LASKEVITCH, AUTHOR PHOTOSHOP CS6 AND LIGHTROOM 4: A PHOTOGRAPHER'S HANDBOOK
Steve is a teacher and the founder of Luminous Works, a training and consulting firm. Students of all levels have appreciated Steve's friendly and approachable style whether in Luminous Works' classrooms or the colleges, universities, and conferences where he has taught. He has designed digital workflows for hundreds of photographers and companies and has regularly helped Adobe Systems prepare Photoshop Certified Expert exams. He is the author of Photoshop CS6 and Lightroom 4: A Photographer's Handbook.
GORDON MODIN, VIDEOGRAPHER AND EDITOR
Gordon Modin started out as a graphic designer and still photographer before evolving into video production back in the days of video tape and deck control. Totally amazed and awestruck by Apple's Final Cut Pro editing software, Gordon was recently equally amazed by Adobe Premiere CS6 and has since switched over his workflow to an all-Adobe environment.
ADAM ARGYLE, MOBILE AND WEB FRONT END ENGINEER, RATIO INTERACTIVE
Adam Argyle takes the front end seriously, monitoring the way the UI and UX perform, appear, and interact with the user. Adam develops mobile, tablet, and dynamic web apps at Ratio Interactive.
CHRIS GRIFFITH, ENGINEER, QUALCOMM
Chris Griffith is a Staff Engineer in Qualcomm's User Experience group, and an instructor (Mobile Application Development) at UCSD Extension. Chris has over 15 years experience in developing prototypes for a variety of clients and platforms, and has developed several iPhone and Android applications. He is an Adobe Community Professional and is regularly invited to speak at conferences such as Adobe MAX and 360Flex. In addition, he has served as a technical reviewer for several O'Reilly publications, and written for uxmag.com. In his spare time, Chris spends time with his family and sea kayaking. You can follow him on twitter @chrisgriffith or online at chrisgriffith.wordpress.com
RENAUN ERICKSON, ADOBE GAME DEVELOPER EVANGELIST
Renaun Erickson is a Game Developer Evangelist at Adobe Systems. He has a wide range of experience with the Adobe Flash Platform and has worked on projects using various technologies such as ActionScript, Flex, Adobe AIR, PHP, ColdFusion, video, audio, logging, SIP/VoIP, casual games, and mobile. Renaun can be found on his blogand on Twitter. When he's not programming, Renaun enjoys playing games, the outdoors, archeology, driving a Jeep, and spending time with his family.
DAVID JULIAN, PHOTOGRAPHER AND AUTHOR
David Julian is a widely published photographer, illustrator and mixed-media artist. Over the past 25 years, he has created art for galleries, institutions and private collectors. He has published in Nikon World, After Capture, PRINT, Communication Arts, Archive, Digital Photo Pro, Rangefinder, PC Photo, DoubleExposure, PhotoMedia, JPG, Layers, SHOTS, and dozens of other arts resources. His images are represented worldwide by Corbis.
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Pacific Northwest Adobe Users Group
Pacific Northwest Adobe Users Group is an umbrella organization consisting of all of the Adobe software user groups in the Puget Sound