You’re Going to Want to Check Out These Great Sessions at MAX

by Adobe Communications Team

posted on 10-29-2019

Still deciding how to complete your session schedule at MAX? Overwhelmed with all the choices? We’ve got you covered. Here are some featured sessions that were just added! Take advantage of all the great offerings, and walk away with some fresh inspiration.

**S6815: From Illustrator to After Effects: Getting There Faster**

**S6813: Hardware Solutions for Fueling Video Performance and Creativity**

S6814: Discover How Design Drives Product and User Experience at Dropbox

S6402: Transforming Your Photos Anywhere

S6110: How Substance Apps Bring Stories to Life in Creative, Conceptual 3D Design

S6125: Making Striking Composites with Photoshop on iPad

S6203: Flying Monsters: How to Create Unrealistic Creatures Using Science

S6104: Target: 3D and Immersive Experiences in Retail

S6123: Creating Photoshop Composites Wherever You Are

S6509: The Future of Voice Design: How China Is Leading the Way

There’s something for everyone in this incredible lineup. Log in to the Session Scheduler and search by session ID to add to your schedule. Check out the session descriptions for the 10 sessions below:

**S6815: From Illustrator to After Effects: Getting There Faster**

Putting your Illustrator files into motion may seem like a head-scratcher, but if you know the right tools to get you there quickly, transforming your vector-based designs into jaw-dropping animations is easy. Join Kyle Hamrick, motion designer and trainer, as he educates you on the tricks of the trade.

In this session, sponsored by Lenovo, you’ll:

You’ll also get a peek at recommended hardware from Lenovo that you may need to get your Illustrator files from stagnant to amazing.

**S6813: Hardware Solutions for Fueling Video Performance and Creativity**

When moving into video, taking advantage of the latest hardware solutions for optimal performance is the key to turning your workstation into a creative workhorse, instead of letting it hold your creativity hostage. Join the Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro product teams to learn how you can optimize your hardware for moving into motion design and video editing. You’ll leave with knowledge critical for empowering your video work and creativity.

Sponsored by Lenovo, this session will cover how to:

S6814: Discover How Design Drives Product and User Experience at Dropbox

Good work doesn’t happen in silos. For the modern creative team, projects happen across teams, across offices, all over the world. Learn how an integrated ecosystem of tools within a smart workspace can bring your team and ideas together, no matter where you are.

In this session, design leaders from Dropbox, Fullscreen and Marketplace (American Public Radio) will share how:

By attending this session, your contact information will be shared with Dropbox. You’ll also be entered into a raffle to win an iPad Pro and Apple Pencil!

S6402: Transforming Your Photos Anywhere

Learn how you can have the freedom to improve your photos from anywhere. Join photographer and photo educator Jack Davis as he shares tips for transforming your photos from ordinary to extraordinary without being tied to your computer. He’ll walk through start-to-finish examples of how to edit using only mobile devices with both Lightroom and Photoshop on the iPad. And you’ll see how you can access and share those photos from anywhere.

In this session, you’ll discover the power of mobile editing:

S6110: How Substance Apps Bring Stories to Life in Creative, Conceptual 3D Design

Learn how innovative, Berlin-based foam Studio uses 3D software to bring their designs to life. Matthias Winckelmann, managing partner, will dive deep into the creative process that drives foam Studio’s unique visual language. foam Studio uses the Substance suite to create custom visual experiences for global advertising campaigns, from creating imaginary worlds for the products of tomorrow to designing the autonomous car of the future.

Join Matthias in this look at how foam Studio designs their exquisite visual worlds to discover:

S6125: Making Striking Composites with Photoshop on iPad

Join popular Instagram fine art photographer and compositor Bella Kotak as she shares her insights and techniques for creating a striking, complex and ethereal composited image from start to finish. Using recent work that blends reality with imagination, she’ll cover her compositing techniques, the power of color, and how she creates her magical images. You’ll leave inspired to create impressive composite images while working from anywhere

Specifically, you’ll learn how to use Photoshop on iPad to:

S6203: Flying Monsters: How to Create Unrealistic Creatures Using Science

How do you make a horse fly? Or a dragon, a griffin, or any imaginary animal — and make it biologically feasible? Join illustrator, concept artist, and creature designer Terryl Whitlatch and professor, paleontologist, and illustrator Michael Habib in this richly illustrated and fascinating look at making pterosaurs, bats, birds — or the creature of your choice — fly.

As Terryl and Mike share insights gained as designers and consultants for films like Star Wars: Episode I — The Phantom Menace, and many other films, you’ll learn about:

S6104: Target: 3D and Immersive Experiences in Retail

3D is being used to create high quality, photorealistic images to generate marketing content and bring virtual experiences to life. Using 3D for content creation is changing how retailers visualize content, allowing customers interact with brands in unprecedented ways. Anuradha Madhusudan, senior director of marketing at Target, and Ross McKegney, director of engineering at Adobe, will show how and why Target is leveraging this new way of creating content, the benefits of doing so, and insights into industry trends.

Join Anu and Ross in this session to understand:

Please note: the Tuesday 1:15pm instance of this session is located at Regal Theaters, which requires a quick bag check. Please plan on a few extra minutes to get into the theater.

S6123: Creating Photoshop Composites Wherever You Are

Imagine being able to work with the Photoshop you know and love- anywhere! Join Phlearn founder, and compositing guru, Aaron Nace as he shows you the possibilities of Photoshop on an iPad. Learn how you can create stunning composites whenever and wherever inspiration strikes. Free your creativity beyond the desktop by seamlessly working on an iPad and the desktop.

In this session, you’ll learn how to:

S6509: The Future of Voice Design: How China Is Leading the Way

Voice and emerging interfaces are fundamentally changing humanity’s relationship with technology. And as designers, we must help create this new world. Join Will Hall, chief creative officer at RAIN, for a look at how emerging technologies are evolving in China and how these principles are shaping interactions all over the world.

In this fascinating look at the future of voice design, you’ll discover:

There’s still time to make the most of your MAX schedule. Check out the full lineup of sessions in the catalog. We’ll see you at MAX!

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