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idea Conference

On April 4, 2005, Adobe Chief Executive Officer Bruce Chizen and President and Chief Operating Officer Shantanu Narayen welcomed leaders from the design and publishing worlds to the inaugural Adobe "ideas" conference, a unique forum for sharing the latest trends from the industry's creative visionaries and showcasing new and emerging technologies. Chizen and Narayen's keynote address set the tone for the day and unveiled Adobe Creative Suite 2.

Ideas: A Creative Exchange

The face of design — in every sense — is captured in this brief video that features real designers sharing the sources of the ideas that inspire them.
Watch the movie (0:51 sec).
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A Celebration of Ideas

Chizen celebrates the power of great design and outlines the exciting new opportunities that current trends and technologies offer designers.
Watch the movie (6:44 min).
QuickTime (7.4MB) | Windows Media (5.2MB)

The Creative Moment

Designers describe the "creative moment" that gives rise to the great ideas behind their best work.
Watch the movie (2:55 min).
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Create Once, Publish Everywhere

Chizen shares his vision for a future in which designers can create, manage, and deliver rich content anytime, anywhere, on any device.
Watch the movie (9:07 min).
QuickTime (10MB) | Windows Media (7.2MB)

A New Type of Creative

Bob Greenberg of R/GA offers insights into how technology has transformed design.
Watch the movie (1:36 min).
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Staying in the Flow of Ideas

Narayen discusses the needs of designers, based on his interaction with Adobe customers in the design and publishing worlds.
Watch the movie (5:50 min).
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Design Challenges

Designers share their views on the challenges of realizing their ideas while working in multiple media.
Watch the movie (2:11 min).
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Adobe's Creative Moments in Action

Narayen and Adobe's Julieanne Kost showcase the results of Adobe's own "creative moments": the latest innovative tools and technologies for designers from Adobe's labs, including new Adobe Creative Suite 2.
Watch the movie (24:49 min).
QuickTime (27.2MB) | Windows Media (2.5MB)

Adobe Creative Suite

Noreen Morioka of AdamsMorioka talks about her design agency's experience putting Adobe Creative Suite to work in realizing great ideas.
Watch the movie (1:48 min).
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The Future

Chizen concludes the keynote, challenging guests to approach their work in new and innovative ways.
Watch the movie (1:38 min).
QuickTime (1.5MB) | Windows Media (1.2MB)