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VEGAS ADOBE USER GROUP: CS6 LAUNCH! Party
Thursday, June 14, 2012 from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)
Las Vegas, NV
Do you use any of Adobe's software?
Then you can't miss this great event!
Join us for an afternoon of education on Adobe's newest products from some of the best trainers in the business! You'll see all the cool new features of CS6 in action and get the low down on Creative Cloud and how it will change the way you use Adobe software forever!
ALL PAID ATTENDEES will have a chance to win! Raffle prizes for this event include
One of THREE Adobe Creative Suite Collections (each valued at over $1700)
One of Twenty FIVE -- 3-month Creative Cloud subscriptions (each valued over $300)
Creative Cloud & Creative Suite 6: A new way to work wherever you are!
Creative Cloud is here! As the way we work evolves, so has Adobe’s offerings. You can now get your Creative Cloud membership, which starts with the complete Creative Suite 6, as well as Adobe Muse, our new visual web design tool, and Edge, the HTML5 animation app. Add in Business Catalyst for web hosting, Typekit for fonts, and up to 20 gigabytes of cloud storage for syncing and sharing your files. Why is Creative Cloud so transformative and what does its future hold?
Adobe Guest Speakers include:
Adobe Community Professional Chana Messer
Chana Messer : Fine Artist, Designer, Trainer & Software EvangelistTeaching at the university level for 25+ years in the fields of Fine Art, Digital Imaging in the Departments of Visual Arts at UCLA. Lead Instructor at the Walt Disney Company.She is an Adobe Certified Expert, Adobe Partner, Adobe Community Professional, part of the Adobe Professional Freelance Team, and an Adobe User Group Manager. As such she has been invited to present at Adobe events at Mac World and AIGA, Adobe MAX and other events in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, Chicago, New York and Tel Aviv.
Adobe Community Professional Kevin Stohlmeyer
Kevin Stohlmeyer is a designer specializing in digital illustration with over 15 years experience in the field. Kevin has been teaching professionally since 2000 both as a faculty member at Madison Area Technical College, Adobe Authorized Training Centers and most recently Milwaukee Area Technical College. His experience with publication design, production workflows and illustration enhances his credibility as an Adobe Certified Instructor in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash Catalyst, Acrobat and Fireworks.He is also the co-manager of the Milwaukee Adobe Users Group and the Milwaukee Graphic Design Meetup Group. Kevin also serves as the Higher Education Coordinator for C2, Wisconsin’s only Adobe Authorized Training Center and sits on the advisory board for Milwaukee Area Technical College, ITT Technical Institute, and Waukesha County Technical College developing curriculums and software training using the Adobe Creative Suite.Kevin is also an Adobe Community Professional for Adobe Photoshop, speaking at conferences and user groups on Creative Suite 5 and Photoshop nationwide and an official Adobe Representative as a member of the Freelancers Team.
Author, Photoshop Guru & Trainer Stephen Burns
Stephen Burns, the president of the San Diego Photoshop Users Group and most recent instructor to the Light Photo Workshops. He has written the books, Photoshop CS5 Trickery & FX, The Art Of Poser 8 Pro & Photoshop CS5, The Art Of Poser & Photoshop, Author of Advanced Photoshop CS4 Trickery & FX, Author of "Advanced Photoshop CS3 Trickery & FX, Author of "Advanced Photoshop CS2 Trickery & FX and also Photoshop CS Trickery & FX for Charles River Media.
First 150 attendees will receive an Adobe Swag bag with coupons for Adobe products and goodies. Everyone will be entered into a drawing for one of THREE copies of Adobe Creative Suite 6, one of twenty-five 3 month licenses for Adobe Creative Cloud, plus other prizes.
Also on hand with additional goodies.....
Adobe User Group Community Manager, Aaron Houston
Admission is $15 for a single person but we know some of you will want to..... BRING THE WHOLE GANG!
Discounted 5 and 10 packs of tickets are avilable.
Each purchase of a 5 guest pack will receive (1) 90 day license to Adobe Creative Cloud, which includes full access to the Adobe Master Collection.
Each purchase of a 10 guest pack will receive (2) 90 day licenses to Adobe Creative Cloud, which includes full access to the Adobe Master Collection.
If you need an odd number of tickets, please email me firstname.lastname@example.org to create a package.
Check out affordable Adobe Classes offered by our event Co-Sponsor:
UNLV Division of Educational Outreach
When & Where
Las Vegas Adobe User Groups
The Vegas AUGs meet monthly to share tips & trends from every level of Adobe software user. Membership is free and open to the public. Dialogue is highly encouraged!
We've added one more speaker. Sharon's talk on Dreamweaver will REPLACE Chana's session on brushes in Illustrator and Photoshop.
Adobe certified expert, Sharon Sachse
An avid bicyclist and foodie shaRon creates art and expressions for the digital canvas, motion and web using a suite of Adobe tools + open source. She does front-end web development incorporating video, HTML5, web fonts, animation and rich interactive experiences on multiple screens. shaRon also builds apps extending creativity to the new handheld devices. Clients include: AMC Siggraph-LA chapter, SMC, Grey's Anatomy, King of Queens and Time Warner Cable.
shaRon is the manager of DDLA - the first Adobe Edge user group, organizer of The LA Tech event and a speaker at conferences and user group meetings.
This event is catered. Refreshments will be provided in the gallery throughout the event.
Food and beverages are being provided by Kung Fu Plaza.
Your event admission include a LOADED Adobe Swag Bag!
Some of the goodies to be included:
Adobe Creative Cloud and Adobe Touch App T-shirts
+ stickers, can coozies, buttons, and misc items
+ Adobe 15% off Coupon good on upgrades or new product
Gift bags will be worth more than the price of admission ($15)
Raffle prizes for this event include:
THREE --- Adobe Creative Suite Collections (each valued at over $1700)
Twenty FIVE -- 3-month Creative Cloud subscriptions (each valued over $300)
FREE ADMISSION IS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR RAFFLE PRIZES
3-3:30pm: Event check in and networking/mingling
3:30 - 3:45pm : Welcome, AUG intros and sponsor intros
3:45 - 4:30pm: Session 1 New Features in Photoshop CS6 for Designers, Artists & Photographers
Presented by: Stephen Burns
Come on a journey with Stephen Burns as he shares how to create like the Hollywood artists using the new features of Photoshop CS6 Extended. Stephen will partner with the audience to create an artistic scene as he shares how and why we use the new the tools in Photoshop CS6. Knowing how to use the tools is only part of process. Understanding them will give the artists an creative flexibility so that they can express themselves intuitively.
4:30 - 5:15pm: Session 2 Photoshop 3D and the New Brushes
Presented by: Stephen Burns
Stephen will share how you can use the newly enhanced 3D features of Photoshop CS6 extended for your personal workflow. If you are a photographer, designer or just a veteran of 3D user you will be amazed as how the new 3D engine will add a creative edge to your work. It’s better, faster and more intuitive.
15 minute break
5:30 - 6:15pm: Session 3 Adobe Illustrator and InDesign CS 6 Feature Review
Presented by: Kevin Stohlmeyer
Join Adobe Freelance Professional Kevin Stohlmeyer as he showcases Adobe® Illustrator® CS6 new features including image tracing, gradients, patterns and more all with the new Mercury Performance System running under the hood. Then, take a spin with Adobe® InDesign® CS6 with Liquid Layout, Alternative Layouts, all-new Acrobat Forms creation and more. Increase your productivity in both print and digital workflows with these new tools!
6:15 - 7:00pm Session 4: The State of Web Design
Presented by: Sharon Sachse
The hottest new features in Dreamweaver CS6:
-responsive design w/fluid grid layouts
-web fonts w/the new font manager
-styling, CSS secrets
Animations based on the latest open standards - Animation tips and tricks with Adobe Edge Preview 5 and how to incorporate your animations into your websites with ease using Dreamweaver.
15 minute break
7:15 to 8:00pm - Session 5: Adobe Touch Apps: Your Studio Now Everywhere“Presented by: Chana Messer
Exploring new creative opportunities using Adobe Creative Touch Apps
In this presentation we will explore the new ways of working on your project using Adobe Touch Apps.
Create and design on your Touch device and seamlessly transition between apps and the creative suite. Learn how to create a project on your tablet and than refine it using the Adobe Creative suite – no extra conversation is needed.
Keep the creativity on – using Adobe Creative Cloud
8:00 to 8:45pm: Session 6 - Creative Cloud/CS6 Overview
Presented by: Kevin Stohlmeyer
Wondering what all the hype is about? Find out in the closing session! Learn exactly what Adobe Creative Cloud is, what it entails and why it gives you the freedom to design anything you can imagine. Kevin will show you all about this new solution from Adobe® and how it will impact your future workflow. Your questions will be answered!
8:45-9pm: Prize drawings, closing remarks