CSnextLA - Adobe Creative Suite 6 Launch
Sunday, June 10, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (PDT)
West Los Angeles, CA
WOW! CS6 came out sizzling with a ton of innovation and new ways of doing things! Graphic artists, motion designers, app makers, photographers, editors, animators, web geeks, digital publishing gurus and everyone else there is a little something for everyone. Join us as we take an indepth look at the newest features, hands-on workshops and a new way to work collaboratively. You don't want to miss this one!
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Justin Seeley is a staff author for lynda.com and an Adobe Certified Expert. He has several years experience in both print and web design, and has authored over 60 hours of instructional content to date. Justin is the creator of the Photoshop Quicktips Podcast, a show that consistently ranks int he top 25 software how-to podcasts in the iTunes store and his techniques have been featured in several publications, podcasts, and blogs. You can find more information about Justin by visiting his website and by following him on twitter.
Rick Miller is a Senior Solutions Engineer for Education at Adobe Systems where he helps Adobe’s education customers find the solutions they need to enhance the pedagogical experiences of their students. Before working at Adobe Systems, Rick taught Photoshop/Digital Imaging at the prestigious Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA, and Digital Design at Cal Poly Pomona University, so he's cognizant of the unique challenges that face educators. Rick is an Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop, Lightroom, Acrobat X, and Acrobat Connect. Additionally, Rick is an expert in color management. Moreover, Rick is a professional photographer who is certified on the Leaf and Phase One digital backs, and trains users on the Hasselblad digital back. Rick continues to consult with Law Enforcement agencies in the Forensic application of Photoshop.
Janine Warner is a web designer, video trainer, and the author of more than 25 books about the Internet, including Web Sites DIY For Dummies, Mobile Web Design For Dummies, and every edition of Dreamweaver For Dummies. She’s also created more than 50 hours of training videos about web design and Internet marketing. Janine runs a full-service interactive agency that offers web design, video production, content strategy, and internet marketing services. You’ll find more about her books and videos, as well as hundreds of free web design tutorials on her site DigitalFamily.
Colin Smith is founder of PhotoshopCAFE which has received over 30 million visitors. Colin has Authored 18 books. He has won numerous awards including 3 Guru awards. He's been nominated for the Photoshop Hall of Fame twice. Colin is a regular columnist for Photoshop User Magazine. He's been featured in almost every major imaging magazine, and is in high demand as a speaker at major industry events including PMA, Flash Forward and WPPI . He consults such companies as ABC Disney, Apple and Adobe.
April Clark, owner of Nuance Consulting LLC, is a consultant and trainer for web and print publishing professionals. April is an Adobe Certified Instructor, an Adobe Community Professional and co-founder/co-chapter representative for the Cleveland InDesign User Group. April specializes in helping graphic designers take advantage of the power of the entire Adobe® Creative Suite®. She has been working in the field of graphic design since 1992. She has taught classes at Cleveland State University, Cuyahoga Community College and currently teaches continuing education classes at the Cleveland Institute of Art. She has also spoken frequently for Adobe at AIGA chapters across the U.S. and in Toronto, Canada. In October 2011, April presented the Adobe Digital Publishing Suite at Adobe Creative Camp Wellington in New Zealand.
Harry Frank is a designer and product specialist for Red Giant, produces tutorials, commercials and product presets for Red Giant's numerous software titles. Specializing in motion graphics and visual effects, he also aids in product development and management.
His roots in this industry began at the Fredonia School of Music at SUNY Fredonia, which uses a vigorous and selective Tonmeister curriculum (a combination of classical music studies and audio engineering.) After working his way through the audio industry, Harry began to branch out into video editing and motion graphics in 1996. Years later, Harry has worked as a freelance motion designer with clients such as, Blur Studio, Bl:nd, Digital Kitchen, NBC, and more.
A known figure in the motion graphics industry, Harry has produced flagship training titles for the community, such as Complete Training for Trapcode Particular, After Effects Expressions, and Trapcode Form Training. He can often be found hosting a course at FXPHD, and is an active speaker and participant in the user group circuit.
Harry currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two sons.
Steve Gill is known as the PhoneGap Champ and handles developer relations and community building for PhoneGap at Adobe. He has been apart of the PhoneGap team for about 2 and half years. He is a firm believer in the web as a solution for cross platform development. He has a blackbelt in taekwondo and enjoys the occasional beer or three. You can find him on twitter @stevesgill
He lives and works in San Francisco.
David M. Hogue, Ph.D. is Vice President of Experience Design (Fellow) at Fluid in San Francisco. He has 15 years experience studying and designing interfaces and combines his skills as an interaction designer and applied psychologist to bring deeper insight into visitor and customer behavior and motivation. Dave teaches information design, interaction design, social media, and mobile design courses at SFSU, is an author for Lynda.com, is an Adobe Community Professional, and has a special interest in design process, methodology, and strategy. Clients include The North Face, Reebok, Timberland, Warner Bros., Charles Schwab, Wells Fargo, Sears, JC Penney and Sur La Table.
More speaker updates coming! (Warren Heaton)...........
Meet and Greet the Authors (video + Book) durning the afternoon networking session, also an opportunity to talk with some of your favorite vendors!
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Thank you to our sponsors, we have all sorts of doorprizes to give you! You too can thank them by supporting them the next time you are looking for a plug-in, books, dvds, footage, training. Many have new tutorials / tips / project files for their end users.
Thank you Adobe for your support! Whether your a beginner or a veteran Adobe user, you should probably check out their site again. Did you know that there is a Community Page at the Adobe site with tips/tricks/FAQs about their products? Coders have you checked out the cookbook pages?
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