Adobe MAX 2013: Adobe Transforms MAX Into the Creativity Conference

Mai 3, 2013

Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced featured luminary and breakout sessions at Adobe MAX, The Creative Conference, taking place May 4-8, 2013 at the Los Angeles Convention Center and Nokia Theatre. The four-day event includes a packed lineup of keynotes, luminary sessions, training workshops and sneaks presented by the best in the industry, including graphic designer and illustrator Paula Scher, multimedia artist Phil Hansen, designer and writer Rob Legato, photographer Erik Johansson and EA chief creative officer Richard Hilleman.

“We reimagined Adobe MAX this year to celebrate the inspiration that come from the community’s most creative thinkers. In addition to showcasing the latest technological innovations, the conference will feature insights from the best creative minds who are pushing the boundaries and shaping the future of creativity.”

MAX will convene more than 5,000 industry leaders to exchange ideas, get inspired and explore how creativity is changing the world. The conference will feature highly anticipated MAX keynotes hosted by Adobe’s senior vice president and general manager of Digital Media, David Wadhwani that will explore the dramatically changing creative process and major advancements in technology. Adobe is expected to unveil a milestone update to Adobe® Creative Cloud™ at the event. Each full conference pass includes a one year Adobe Creative Cloud membership.

Luminary Sessions

Luminary sessions will expose attendees to new ways of thinking about creative projects and some of most innovative, boundary-pushing, experimental work out there. Highlighted luminary sessions include:

Jessica Walsh (design): The Importance of Play in Innovation
Greg Gorman (photography): Celebrity Portraiture: Behind the Scenes with Greg Gorman
Jeffrey Zeldman (Web): Ten Commandments of Modern Web Design
karlssonwilker (design): Creativity, Technology, and karlssonwilker
Jacob Rosenberg (video): Dust to Lightening: The Unique Storytelling of Bandito Brothers
Scott Belsky (Web): Behance: Connecting the Creative World

Redesigning the MAX Identity

In reimagining every aspect of Adobe MAX, the company challenged designers to rethink the MAX brand and design a new logo that embodied the new creative spirit of MAX. Top design firms and studios, including Sagmeister and Walsh, karlssonwilker, and Vasava applied their unique vision to the challenge. Design enthusiasts were invited to watch the creative process in action as Jessica Walsh of Sagmeister and Walsh hosted a live 24-hour redesign session featuring a single design material. The redesigned logos can be viewed here.

Breakout Sessions & Labs

Industry leaders and Adobe experts will host more than 300 breakout training sessions and labs, providing attendees with the opportunity to gain the knowledge needed to stay competitive and the inspiration to create their best work via five MAX tracks:

Design & Creativity – Get unlimited inspiration in just a few days, with sessions and hands-on labs covering everything from digital imaging, typography, color theory, and illustration to interaction design, digital publishing, and designing for Web and mobile.
Web Experiences – Whether just getting started, or already creating complex animations or Web experiences, these hands-on labs, quick tips, and advice from expert panels cover everything attendees need to know about creating for today’s Web browsers.
Video – It’s a competitive world out there, and video pros need tools that won’t get in the way of their creativity. Led by creative leaders in the industry, sessions will show attendees how to work smarter and faster to bring your high quality productions to any screen.
Digital Publishing – Be among the first to see how mobile applications built with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite can help connect customers and readers, build brands and grow businesses.
Gaming – Whether creating casual or social games – from indie to AAA – sessions in the Gaming track will expose attendees to the most-talked about game experiences being created today.


David Wadhwani, senior vice president and general manager, Digital Media, Adobe

“We reimagined Adobe MAX this year to celebrate the inspiration that come from the community’s most creative thinkers. In addition to showcasing the latest technological innovations, the conference will feature insights from the best creative minds who are pushing the boundaries and shaping the future of creativity.”

Register Now

Visit the registration, pricing and accommodations page for more information about special discounts and group passes. Full conference passes also include admission to the MAX Sneaks and Bash, featuring the Black Keys and other special guests


Cloud Analytics Summit 2013: Cloudonomics Author, Joe Weinman, Speaking at 2nd Annual Cloud Analytics Summit on May 2 in NYC

Mai 3, 2013

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Thought-Leader to Discuss Economics of Leveraging Cloud Solutions to Address Business Intelligence (BI), Big Data and Data Integration Challenges at Executive Forum

Joe Weinman, the author of „Cloudonomics“ and Senior Vice President of Telx, will present his views about the economics of Cloud, Mobile and Big Data at the second annual Cloud Analytics Summit on Thursday, May 2 in New York City.

The Summit will bring together executives from leading providers of innovative Cloud-based solutions addressing today’s escalating Big Data, Business Intelligence (BI) and Data Integration challenges, and CIOs and other key corporate decision-makers who are successfully employing these solutions to achieve their business objectives.

Weinman is the founder of Cloudonomics, a multidisciplinary analytical approach leveraging economics, behavioral economics, statistics, calculus, computational complexity theory, simulation, and system dynamics to assess the multi-dimensional business, financial, and user benefits of cloud computing and other on-demand, pay-per-use business models. Weinman is also responsible for leading Telx’s cloud services business development and strategy. He has also been named a „Top 10 Cloud Computing Leader“ by TechTarget.

Joe is the latest industry innovator to be added to the roster of Summit speakers that also includes Jeanette Horan, IBM’s CIO; Bill Krivoshik, SVP/CIO at Time Warner; Michael Hickins, Senior Editor, Wall Street Journal CIO Journal; Stephen David Spears, SVP, Application, ADI & IT Management, SAP AG; Roman Stanek, CEO/Founder of GoodData; Chris Harrington, President of Domo; Eileen Boerger, CEO, CorSource Technology Group; Russell Hertzberg, Vice President Technology Solutions, SoftServe; Pedro Arellano, Director, Cloud Marketing, MicroStrategy; and many other executives who will provide their perspectives at the Summit. Click here to see the entire roster of speakers presenting at this year’s Cloud Analytics Summit, and to register for the executive forum.

The Cloud Analytics Summit is the first of the 2013 Cloud Innovators Summit executive forum series hosted by THINKstrategies, the Cloud Computing Showplace and Rising Tide Media. The series is aimed at helping corporate decision-makers better understand how they can leverage the latest Cloud innovations to achieve their business objectives. The second event of the Cloud Innovators Summit series will be the third annual Cloud Channel Summit on Monday, November 4 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA.

Qualified CIOs and other executive decision-makers from mid-size and large-scale enterprises may take advantage of a limited number of complimentary passes to attend the Summit. Register now to capitalize on this limited offer. Others can click here to take advantage of the early bird discount rates currently available for the Summit.

Contact me if you’d like to learn about speaking and partner opportunities at the Summit, and Marc Sternberg if you’d like more information about sponsoring the Cloud Analytics Summit.


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Oktober 11, 2008

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[Web Video Summit] Hulu To Earn More Money Than YouTube in 2008

Oktober 1, 2008

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September 30, 2008

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TechShowImages: Photokina 2008 Photo Gallery

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[Oracle Open World] Summing up Oracle’s offerings at OpenWorld 2008

September 27, 2008

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