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Adobes Jim Heeger To Keynote Mac Design Conference

Mac Design Conference & Expo, June 2-4, Chicago (May 21, 2004)

Adobe Systems Senior Vice President Jim Heeger is the keynote speaker for the second annual Mac Design Conference & Expo held in Chicago, June 2-4 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. At the opening ceremony on June 2, Jim Heeger, with Adobes Creative Professional Business Unit, will offer a perspective on the elements of great design, and explain Adobes approach to providing an intelligent design environment specifically created to save designers time and money while freeing them to do their best work. Heegers presentation title is ?Design for the Future.

?Jim Heegers keynote on great design is well-timed. We all know that its very difficult to create your very best work in an environment demanding greater efficiency and speed at every turn, comments Scott Kelby, editor-in-chief of Mac Design Magazine and NAPP (National Association of Photoshop Professionals) president. Jims keynote will certainly ignite some interesting discussions and productive collaboration that will jump-start our creative spirits, added Kelby.

The Mac Design Conference offers three-days of in-depth educational training with world-class instructors from both the design and Mac industries including David Pogue, columnist for The New York Times; Scott Kelby, editor-in-chief of Mac Design Magazine; Bob LeVitus, author of 45 popular computer books; Deke McClelland, Photoshop Bible author, and Bert Monroy, a pioneer of digital art.

In addition to the class sessions, Mac Design is opening its Tech Expo free to the public (tickets valued at $20 each) starting on Wed., June 2 from 1-4PM and Thurs., June 3 from 10AM 4PM. Leading the Tech Expo exhibitor line-up is Apple, Adobe Systems, Microsoft, CDW, Xerox, Wacom, Pantone, and Avid Technology showing their latest gear including software, digital cameras, plug-ins, scanners, printers and much more. The Tech Expo is a hands-on instruction opportunity for attendees and open to the public. As an added bonus, conference exhibitors are providing exciting and cool products for attendee drawings and giveaways.

Registration for the three-day conference is $499 and includes admission to the keynote address; all conference sessions; some after-hours events, and a detailed workbook containing handouts from every class session. Go to for online registration or call 877-622-8632.

About Mac Design
Mac Design Magazine and its parent company KW Media Group, produce Mac Design Conference & Expo. Mac Design is a graphics magazine especially produced for Macintosh users. Each issue features the hottest design tips, hidden shortcuts, and step-by-step tutorials for working in todays graphics and DV applications. Mac Design also provides readers with the latest industry news and product reviews they need to stay up to date. For more information, visit


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