Collaboration & Productivity Adobe MAX Track

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Collaboration is more essential than ever for a creative and productive hybrid work environment. Adobe Document Cloud and Creative Cloud were designed for just that: To foster collaboration and productivity in creative teams everywhere. Join this track to learn how Adobe tools can enable creative collaboration across your favorite apps and services.

In this track, you will learn how:

Who you’ll meet:

Creative Professionals across Design, Illustration, Photo & Imaging categories. Business owners, IT professionals, web developers, government and education leaders, and anyone interested in improving business productivity for employees, customers, and personal use.

Here are 5 sessions from this track to consider as you start planning your schedule:

S202 - Walgreens: Reimagining the Creative Process in a Global Pandemic

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Mike Matthews, director, Creative Operations, Walgreens

When the world shut down, Walgreens remained open, requiring its now fully remote in-house creative team to reimagine the way they work. Join Mike Matthews, director of creative operations at Walgreens, to learn how his team used Adobe technology to successfully streamline assets, resources, and operations to relaunch the iconic brand and reinvent one of the nation’s largest loyalty programs. And see how they managed the launch while supporting their communities’ new and evolving pandemic needs.

As Mike discusses his team’s use of Creative Cloud Libraries, you’ll learn how they:

L201 - Charting the Course of Enterprise Collaboration

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Patti Sokol, Adobe solutions consultant — Digital Media, Adobe

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Todd Burke, principal solutions consultant, Adobe

Collaboration drives creative work, but navigating a maze of methods can be challenging. Join Adobe principal solutions consultants Patti Sokol and Todd Burke as they help you map your way through the tools and techniques to intelligently optimize enterprise workflows across different creative paths using Creative Cloud and Substance apps.

In this follow-along lab, you’ll learn the optimal routes for these collaborative workflows:

L260 - Building an Efficient Design and Approval Workflow

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Rafael Hidalgo y Teran, senior solutions consultant, Adobe

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Vanessa Cardozo Rojas, customer success manager, Adobe

Creative teams need to deliver creative assets while using an efficient and secure workflow for approvals and signatures. Join Rafael Hidalgo, senior solutions consultant at Adobe, and Vanessa Cardozo, customer success manager at Adobe, to discover how you can easily and quickly create a secure approval workflow using Creative Cloud and Adobe Sign. You’ll explore how to create an efficient process from design request approval through collaborative creation of the creative asset in InDesign and getting the final design approved and signed off.

In this follow-along lab, you’ll learn how to:

L200 - Learning the Fundamentals of PDF Accessibility Step by Step

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Dax Castro, ADS, vice president of ADAcademy, AbleDocs

Document accessibility begins with a good foundation. Join Accessible Document Specialist Dax Castro in this follow-along lab as he unravels PDF accessibility step by step. His clear approach to accessibility basics, from accessibility standards to the toolsets in Acrobat, will have you quickly “walking the tags tree” with confidence.

As Dax guides you through the basics of PDF accessibility, you’ll learn:

S206 - You Are Here, for Now: Passion, Purpose, and Finding Your Way

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Adam J. Kurtz, Artist and Author, ADAMJK

While working a mix of graphic design day jobs, artist Adam J. Kurtz, aka Adam JK, built a career on personal projects and founded a sustainable business along the way. Join Adam for a fun, fast-paced pep talk for creatives across all disciplines — or anyone trying to connect the dots from where they are to where they want to be. Whether you’re just starting out or looking to pivot, this session is crammed full of practical advice and empathy from someone who’s been there.

Vulnerable questions we’ll try to answer include:

Register for the FREE, VIRTUAL Adobe MAX 2021 (October 26-28) to unlock new ideas and grow your skill set alongside a community of like-minded creatives.

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