The Best Of Adobe MAX – Create Now Tour


If you are in the creative industry, this is one event you should not miss, regardless of the role you play.

In this exciting instalment of the Create Now Tour, Adobe evangelists bring you the best highlights from Adobe MAX, a creativity conference held early May in Los Angeles where major updates to Adobe® Creative Cloud™ were unveiled, including the next generation of Creative Cloud desktop applications and sophisticated cross-device collaboration and publishing capabilities.

How do these changes affect you and your business?

Find out by registering for your FREE seat in the Create Now Tour, where our Adobe evangelists will be showing you how Creative Cloud™ can empower you to create with key highlights from Adobe MAX 2013.

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Who should attend?

  • Creative professionals , decision makers in the creation process or managers of creative department who want to know more about Adobe Creative Cloud, including the latest innovations in the next generation Creative Cloud desktop applications like Adobe Photoshop® CC, Illustrator® CC, InDesign® CC, Dreamweaver® CC, After Effects® CC and Adobe Premiere® Pro CC.
  • Graphic designers who want to learn how they can leverage existing skills to publish websites or iPad® publications without writing code.
  • Web designers who want to stay ahead of evolving standards and deliver content seamlessly across a wide range of screens and devices.
  • Video professionals who want to save time and money by streamlining their production and post-production workflows with the powerful toolset in Creative Cloud.


What can you expect at the Create Now Tour? Find out here.

9.00 am – 9.30 am Registration
9.30 am – 10.00 am Keynote Address
10.00 am – 11.00 am Creative Cloud - Web

Whether you are a web designer or developer, this is you chance to see all the latest updates to the Edge Tools and Services and Dreamweaver that were announced at MAX. Discover how to take HTML5 animations to the next level, to create responsive designs across devices, to visually design your CSS and much more. The Edge Tools and Services are now an essential part of any web design and development process to enable you to build the modern web. And its not just Edge and Dreamweaver that have added new features for web design and development. Discover some of the new additions to Photoshop and Illustrator that enable you to use your favourite design apps to easily export designs to your web tool of choice. The Creative Cloud gives you access to all of the new features of Edge Animate, Reflow, Code, Inspect and Dreamweaver as well as the online services including PhoneGap Build, TypeKit, Edge Web Fonts and of course, web friendly apps like Photoshop and Illustrator.
11.00 am – 11.30 am Tea Break
11.30 am – 12.00 am Creative Cloud - Web (Con’t)

12.00 am – 1.00 pm Creative Cloud — Video

If you are a video professional, you already know the power of the Adobe video workflow. But web designers and print designers making tablet apps also need to create and publish video. Now, the Creative Cloud gives every designer access to all the Adobe pro video tools. If you weren't at NAB or MAX this year, this is your opportunity to see first-hand all the new features and workflows. Premiere Pro has evolved, with brand-new Editing Finesse features in the timeline to speed up your workflows. Get a chance to explore the new tight integration between Adobe After Effects and Maxon Cinema4D to bring CG objects into your compositions. See the new face of SpeedGrade, and learn how it now works in parallel with Premiere Pro for color grading and finishing. Plus, see any additional surprises from MAX 2013. The Adobe video workflow is growing strong in the professional industry, and now is your chance to join in!
1.00 pm – 2.00 pm Lunch
2.00 pm – 2.30 pm Creative Cloud - Video (Con’t)
2.30 pm – 3.30 pm Creative Cloud - Design

As a Designer, you know there's never been a better time to express your creativity the way you want. Now with Adobe Creative Cloud you always have access to the latest features – this is your opportunity to experience Adobe's announcements from the MAX 2013 Conference. Witness Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator's continuing evolution that makes them even easier and faster to design for all media. Think design not code using Adobe Muse to design websites just like designing print layouts. Familiar features, hundreds of fonts, and built-in interactivity tools take you from start to finish with zero code.

Love type? Prepare to love it even more with Adobe InDesign for print and Typekit services for online.

We cracked the code, so you don’t have to – with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite, Single Edition, you can create iPad apps using InDesign – and deliver them to your clients without ever learning to write code.

Adobe Creative Cloud goes where you go as a Designer – at home or work, your files are always ready and waiting. Now the world is your design studio.
3.30 pm – 3.50 pm Tea Break
3.50 pm – 4.15 pm Creative Cloud - Design (Con’t)
4.15 pm – 5.00 pm Shoot Out/ Sneak Peeks

This session offers you a unique opportunity to preview some of the breakthrough applications and features during their early stage of development.
5.00 pm – 5.25 pm Q&A
5.25 pm - 5.30pm Closing & Lucky Draw




Paul Burnett

APAC Evangelist, Creative Solutions
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Paul Burnett is an Evangelist for Creative Solutions at Adobe focusing on the open web and interactive solutions.

Before joining Adobe, Paul worked in the web, multimedia and video industries for more than 18 years running his own company, MAD (Multimedia Art Design), and winning many awards including five Macromedia/Adobe Site of the Day awards.

Paul also worked for several years at Macromedia as Senior Evangelist for Asia Pacific, presenting product launches, seminars and master classes throughout Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

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Michael Stoddart

Michael Stoddart

APAC Evangelist, Creative Solutions
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Michael Stoddart is an Evangelist for Creative Solutions at Adobe. He is very much a front man of the Creative Suite 6 charge in the Asia Pacific Region. His knowledge and animated presenting style have built a significant following among the creative community.

Initially trained as a designer, Michael was a publishing consultant before joining Adobe and uses this previous expertise to a great extent in his current role. The positions he has held over the last ten years at Adobe have been marketing and sales management focused, placing him at the cutting edge of customer interaction. This provides Michael with a deep understanding of the challenges and requirements of Adobe's customers, and an ability to solve for their needs.

Michael enjoys helping publishing, advertising and creative customers transition to Adobe's design, web and interactive platform.

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Karl Soule

Karl Soule

APAC Evangelist, Adobe Video Solutions
Adobe Systems Incorporated

When Karl Soule relocated from his home in the USA to live in Singapore, he was following a dream to work more closely what he considers the most dynamic, innovative and challenging digital video and audio market in the world. Working across the Asia Pacific region, today Karl is responsible for Adobe's engagement with traditional video and film post-production facilities, as well as the ever-expanding broadcast presence in APAC. He also provides expert training to Adobe's growing dealer channel.

Karl has worked with television technology since 1997, and broadcasting since 1991. Today, he sees the industry as undergoing seismic change. His goals for the region include driving adoption of Adobe Premiere Pro to become the leading editing tool of choice in the professional world, and to educate the market about the role of Adobe's flagship Creative Suite in the professional video space. Karl is also helping to expand Premiere Pro's presence in the higher education space, particularly in schools teaching film and television.

Karl comes from Adobe North America, where he supported the Hollywood and Broadcast markets for the US West Coast.

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Event Details

Date: 27 Jun 2013, Thursday
Time: 9.00am to 5.30pm
Room N101, Hong Kong Convention
and Exhibition Centre No 1,
Harbour Road Wan Chai

FREE event. Limited seats available.

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