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The InDesign Conference Announces the First InDesign Conference in Spanish

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St. Bonifacius, MN - November 22, 2004 – The InDesign Conference, the world’s largest annual national conference dedicated to supporting users of Adobe InDesign, announces the first and only Adobe InDesign Conference in Spanish, being held in conjunction with Graphics of the Americas in Miami on February 3-4, 2005. The InDesign Conference Espanol will feature leading InDesign experts from Mexico, Chile, Spain and Florida; who together will present the most comprehensive InDesign training and networking event for Spanish-speaking Designers, Creative Directors and Publishers. The conference features two full days of InDesign seminars presented in Spanish, with some of the same sessions available in English. Scheduled to speak are renowned top designers Jose Bodet, Emanuel Infante, Jessica Kornfeld, and Frederico Platón. Conference Highlights: Essential InDesign Tips and Tricks Learn how to make your pages fly with the essential shortcuts and techniques that top InDesign experts use every day. • Super-charging InDesign for a real-world production setting • The default preferences you must change • Hidden and undocumented productivity features • Vital keyboard shortcuts for navigation and formatting Making the Transition from QuarkXPress to InDesign Use your XPress know-how to master InDesign fast! In this fast-paced tutorial, we explore how to leverage your years of Quark “XPerience” to get up to speed with InDesign as fast as possible. Plus, learn the 10 important “gotcha’s” that trip up unwary XPress users trying to make the transition, and see why opening XPress documents in InDesign is (or isn't) a good idea. The Creative Suite: How Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator Work Together You can call it "PhInDeStratorshop," but we call it the creative suite of products that we rely on every day. How well you make Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign work together can make or break your job (and your bottom line). Learn the hottest tips and inside secrets for an optimum workflow that will help you make pages faster than ever. • How to apply Illustrator's special effects to InDesign objects • Getting accurate on-screen color, across applications • Maximize your Photoshop/InDesign workflow Multi-lingual Publishing in InDesign InDesign makes multi-lingual publishing easy. The program ships with an extensive list of dictionaries for Roman languages, and this session will explore those tools. • Why Unicode isn't just for nerds • Typing right-to-left (Hebrew and Arabic) and up-and-down (Japanese) • Sharing multilingual files with others The PDF Workflow If you’re not using a PDF workflow, you’re just not being efficient. Learn the ins and outs of importing and exporting PDF files with InDesign, including what you need to know to avoid trouble at print time. • Font embedding concerns • When the Distiller is still better • Repurposing your PDFs for print and Web • What is new with Acrobat 7 Conference Rates InDesign Conference en Espanol is offering special conference rates and early registration discounts. InDesign and Printing Association of Florida (PAF) members who register by January 7 receive discounted rates of $450/full conference or $250/one day. Non-members can take advantage of a special rate of $595/full conference, or $325/one day. After January 7, the cost for InDesign and PAF members is $595/full conference or $325/one day; for Non-members the cost is $695/full conference or $375/one day.