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The Indesign Conference Program Chair & Panelists

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March 31, 2004 – The InDesign Conference, the world’s largest national conference dedicated to supporting users of Adobe InDesign, has been scheduled for July 15-17, 2004, veteran conference producer Barry Anderson announces today. Additionally, Anderson announces the appointment of renowned author and expert David Blatner, as Program Chair. Blatner is instrumental in driving content as well as securing speakers for The InDesign Conference. The three-day event being held at the four-diamond Seaport Hotel in Boston will bring the industry’s premier experts, authors, trainers and third-party developers together with InDesign users, from novice to expert. Users will learn helpful techniques, expand product knowledge and network with other InDesign users. Special incentives are being offered for early registration. http://www.theindesignconference.com or call: (866) 396-7100. Says Anderson, "We’re pleased to have David Blatner on board to help formulate the lineup for The InDesign Conference 2004 program. "Whether you are an InDesign novice migrating from Pagemaker, Quark or Framemaker; or a skilled pro, The InDesign Conference will offer a dedicated platform where you’ll find all of your questions and needs addressed." "The InDesign Conference will definitely be the place to be in 2004! The timing is perfect, because now is when the majority of the market is beginning the switch to InDesign," Blatner comments. The InDesign Conference Star Line-Up of Speakers Includes Adobe InDesign Engineers The InDesign Conference hosts the largest convergence of InDesign gurus assembled in a single training event. Users of every skill level have the chance to speak one-on-one with the experts in this industry at this event. Blatner announces, "InDesign users will have the unique opportunity to meet and speak with the original Adobe InDesign engineers. Planned is a unique round-table where users can find out the latest in Adobe InDesign development as well as provide feedback and input on what they’d really like to see incorporated into future releases." The InDesign Conference 2004 star line-up of presenters include: David Blatner, program chair, industry speaker, author, consultant; Frank Romano, industry guru and professor, RIT; Diane Burns, Founder, TechArt International; Tim Cole, Adobe evangelist; Dov Issacs, Adobe Principal Scientist; Sandee Cohen, author/professor/speaker on InDesign, Illustrator, and desktop publishing; Pamela Pfiffner, editor-in-chief, Creativepro.com; Claudia McCue, expert industry speaker; Olav Martin Kvern, award-winning illustrator, graphic designer, and writer; Kacey Crouch, expert creative trainer; Christopher Smith, president, American Graphics Institute; and Steve Werner, industry trainer, consultant, co-author. Sessions being offered will include everything from general tips and tricks to highly focused sessions on creating and managing tables, how to print successfully, and working with color in InDesign. Full details on The InDesign Conference’s sessions will be provided in a forthcoming announcement.