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ADOBE - CreateNOW Los Angeles 2013

  • Mar 13, 2013 · 5:30 PM
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This event is produced by Chana Messer with the Adobe Illustrator Users Group LA and Adobe Systems' CreateNOW team. Several Los Angeles-area Adobe User Groups will be helping and participating, including LAPUG/PDALA.

Kevin Stohlmeyer, Justin Seeley ( & Sally Cox will be presenting lectures on Creative Cloud workflows in Photoshop & Illustrator, updated features of Photoshop CS6 and much, much more.

There will be many cool prizes (including Creative Cloud 1 year memberships as well as Adobe CS6 Suites)!!

"Read all about it" and save $$ by buying your tickets in advance at the link below. RSVP here as well if you're planning on attending (so we can look for you).

Join us as we explore Creative Cloud
and unleash the power and flexibility

of Creative Suite 6!

  • Learn from industry professionals how to enhance your workflow with the latest versions of the Adobe tools
  • Explore Creative Cloud and see how it is revolutionizing
    the design world
  • Meet other creative professionals from around the area

This event is a joint effort of the Adobe CreateNOW team and local
Adobe user groups, including:

  • Adobe Illustrator User Group of LA (AILA)
  • LA Adobe User Group
  • LA Photoshop
  • LA Dig
  • LA Web Professional Group

Tickets are $10 in advance (via Paypal) and $15 at the door

(Includes dinner, refreshments and drinks)
Get there early!

First 150 attendees will receive a gift bag, courtesy of Adobe
(available at the check-in table upstairs)

Raffle prizes!

4 1 Year Creative Cloud memberships

Astute Graphics: Special Plug inn for Adobe Illustrator Assorted Videos and other goodies

The event check-in will be upstairs from the main theater, and the Adobe Community team will be there with additional information and giveaways.


5:30pm - 6:30pm: Check-In & Dinner (please have a printed EventBrite ticket with you for speedy entry) Dinner.

6:30pm - 6:45pm Housekeeping Announcements & Adobe User Group Mgr Introductions

Indroducing our main Sponsors: Adobe: Aaron Houston, LunarPages,

AstuteGraphics, LunarPages, CapitaOne360, OnWard Search

6:45pm - 07:45pm Adobe Keynote -- CreateNOW--"New Tools and Workflows for Creatives everywhere" -- with Kevin Stohlmeyer and Justin Seeley. Brief overview of Creative Cloud and How Collaborative workflow in "Creative Cloud Team" edition will save time & money. Then rapid fire demos from Kevin and Justin exploring the workflows for Photoshop, Print/Design & Digital Publishing, Idea Creation with Adobe Touch, Tablets, and the Creative Cloud, and PremierePro for Photographers.

7:45pm - 8:00pm short break, Refreshement.

8:00pm - 8:30pm | Session 1: "Additional Creative Cloud workflows in Photoshop & Illustrator" - Kevin Stohlmeyer & Justin Seeley will alternate back and forth in more rapid fire demos of workflow InDesign, Premiere and more.

8:30pm - 9:45pm | Session 2: "The Power of Online Webinars -- Crash Course on Adobe Connect" and Adobe Caprivate with Adobe Community Professional Sally Cox

9:45pm - 10 pm - Prize Drawing for Creative Cloud 1 yr Memberships and Creative Suite 6 Design & Web Premium editions + Q&A Wrap-up

Sessions Abstracts:

Adobe Keynote - CreateNOW with Kevin Stohlmeyer and Justin Seeley ( - Adobe Community Professionals are taking the Creative Cloud message on tour! Explore new ways to take your design skills from print to online & mobile. Learn how teams can work better together with Creative Cloud, and much more.

Topics covered in Keynote Overview:

* Updated Features in Photoshop CS6
* Creative Cloud for Teams -- Collaborative Work Enviroment
* Creative Cloud is all the Creative Suite 6 application on your desktop and more
* Creative Cloud Demos using: Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop Touch, Tablets, Digital Publishing Suite, Premiere Pro for Photographers, Lightroom, and more.
* Placing Edge Content in InDesign for Publishing to the iPad, Android or eReading Devices"

Session 1: More Creative Cloud workflows in Photoshop & Illustrator -- Adobe Community Professionals Kevin Stohlmeyer and Justin Seeley continue to extend what was covered in the Adobe keynote and do a "deep-dive" demo on creative workflows with Adobe Creative Suite Applications that are available to Creative Cloud Members. Kevin will also do a high level overview of how Creative Cloud is deployed across corporate IT infrastructure via "Creative Cloud for Teams" edition.

Session 2: "The Power of Online Webinars -- Adobe Captivate and Adobe Connect
with Adobe Community Professional Sally Cox--Topics will include:
What Makes Adobe Connect Different: Creating Engaging Meetings, Status and Polls Keep Your Audience Engaged
Creating Custom Layouts in Connect,
Using Analytics within Connect. Best Practices with Adobe Captivate 6.


KEVIN STOHLMEYER - Adobe Community Professional

Kevin is an Adobe Community Professional and a designer specializing in digital illustration with over 15 years experience in the field. Kevin has been teaching professionally since 2000 both as a faculty member at Madison Area Technical College, Adobe Authorized Training Centers and most recently Milwaukee Area Technical College. His experience with publication design, production workflows and illustration enhances his credibility as an Adobe Certified Instructor in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash Catalyst, Acrobat and Fireworks.He is also the co-manager of the Milwaukee Adobe Users Group and the Milwaukee Graphic Design Meetup Group. Kevin also serves as the Higher Education Coordinator for C2, Wisconsins only Adobe Authorized Training Center and sits on the advisory board for Milwaukee Area Technical College, ITT Technical Institute, and Waukesha County Technical College developing curriculums and software training using the Adobe Creative Suite. Kevin is also an Adobe Community Professional for Adobe Photoshop, speaking at conferences and user groups on Creative Suite 5 and Photoshop nationwide and an official Adobe Representative as a member of the Freelancers Team. @kstohl on twitter;

Justin Seeley - Adobe Community Professional &

Justin Seeley is a staff author for and an Adobe Certified Expert. He has several years experience in both print and web design, and has authored over 100 hours of instructional content to date. Justin is the creator of the Photoshop Quicktips Podcast (aka BlipTV), a show that consistently ranked in the top 25 software how-to podcasts in the iTunes store and his techniques have been featured in several digital publications, podcasts, and blogs. I love helping people realize their potential and reaching new heights both personally and professionally. @JustinSeeley on twitter

Sally Cox - Adobe Community Professional

Sally Cox is an Adobe Community Professional, certified trainer and community leader in the San Francisco Bay Area. Former Adobe Art Director and published author of books and video training for, Peachpit Press and Adobe Press, Sally's company,, specializes in eLearning development, production and instructional design. Sally also manages one of the largest Adobe User Groups in North America ( @kreatable on twitter

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  • Murielle

    First part was v good - 2nd part not so relevant to web designers like me, but prob interesting to others.

    March 14, 2013

  • Christian


    1. If you haven't registered yet, buy your ticket here:
    or bring $15 cash Tonight

    2. TIMING
    - Registration and dinner: 5:30pm-6:30pm
    - program: 6:30pm

    3. If you would like to change/cancel your RSVP, please don't post a comment "canceling" here (or sending me emails).
    Change your RSVP at the event's Meetup page (Top right button)

    Thank you for your attention and cooperation


    March 13, 2013

  • Davidia

    I'm so sorry I have to miss this. I have a very sick kitty I have to tend to. I look forward to more meetups ;-)) Have a great time everyone!

    March 12, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Double scheduled, and forgot of a previous engagement

    March 11, 2013

  • Josie

    In case anyone is interested in exploring the future of online education:

    March 6, 2013

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