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Event Agenda

  • Tuesday, October 20

    9−10:15am:
    PDT

    Opening Keynote - Live

    10am−5pm:
    PDT

    Live Broadcast (Luminary speakers, celebrities, musical performances, Adobe evangelists)

    10:30am−5pm:
    PDT

    Breakout Sessions

    Ongoing:

    Create, Connect, Shop, & Breaks

  • Wednesday, October 21

    9−10am:
    PDT

    Sneaks - Live

    10am−5pm:
    PDT

    Live Broadcast (Luminary speakers, celebrities, musical performances, Adobe evangelists)

    10am−5pm:
    PDT

    Breakout Sessions

    Ongoing:

    Create, Connect, Shop, & Breaks

  • Thursday, October 22

    9am−4pm:
    PDT

    Live Broadcast (Luminary speakers, celebrities, musical performances, Adobe evangelists)

    9am−4pm:
    PDT

    Breakout Sessions

    Ongoing:

    Create, Connect, Shop, & Breaks

  • Wednesday 21 October

    03:00−04:15 AEDT / 00:00−01:15 SGT

    Opening Keynote - Live

    04:30−11:00 AEDT / 01:30−08:00 SGT

    Americas Breakout Sessions

    11:00−12:15 AEDT / 08:00−09:15 SGT

    Asia Pacific Keynote

    12:15−15:00 AEDT / 09:15−12:00 SGT

    Asia Pacific Live Broadcast (Luminary speakers, celebrities, musical performances, Adobe evangelists)

    12:30−15:00 AEDT / 09:30−12:00 SGT

    Asia Pacific Breakout Sessions

    Ongoing:

    Create, Connect, Shop, & Breaks

  • Thursday 22 October

    03:00−04:00 AEDT / 00:00−01:00 SGT

    Sneaks - Live

    04:00−11:00 AEDT / 01:00−08:00 SGT

    Americas Breakout Sessions

    11:00−12:00 AEDT / 08:00−09:00 SGT

    Asia Pacific Sneaks

    12:00−15:00 AEDT / 09:00−12:00 SGT

    Asia Pacific Live Broadcast (Luminary speakers, celebrities, musical performances, Adobe evangelists)

    12:00−15:00 AEDT / 09:00−12:00 SGT

    Asia Pacific Breakout Sessions

    Ongoing:

    Create, Connect, Shop, & Breaks

  • Friday 23 October

    03:00−10:00 AEDT / 00:00−07:00 SGT

    Americas Breakout Sessions

    Ongoing:

    Create, Connect, Shop, & Breaks

  • Wednesday 21 October

    01:00−02:15
    JST

    Opening Keynote - Live

    02:30−09:00
    JST

    Americas Breakout Sessions

    13:00−14:15
    JST

    Japan Keynote - Live *

    14:15−17:00
    JST

    Japan Live Broadcast (Luminary speakers, celebrities, musical performances, Adobe evangelists) *

    14:30−18:00
    JST

    Japan Breakout Sessions *

    Ongoing:

    Create, Connect, Shop, & Breaks

  • Thursday 22 October

    01:00−02:00
    JST

    Sneaks - Live

    02:00−09:00
    JST

    Americas Breakout Sessions

    13:00−14:00
    JST

    Japan Sneaks *

    14:00−17:00
    JST

    Japan Live Broadcast (Luminary speakers, celebrities, musical performances, Adobe evangelists) *

    14:00−17:00
    JST

    Japan Breakout Sessions *

    Ongoing:

    Create, Connect, Shop, & Breaks

  • Friday 23 October

    01:00−08:00
    JST

    Americas Breakout Sessions

    Ongoing:

    Create, Connect, Shop, & Breaks

  • Tuesday 20 October

    18:00−19:15
    CET

    Opening Keynote - Live

    19:30−02:00
    CET

    Americas Breakout Sessions

    Ongoing:

    Create, Connect, Shop, & Breaks

  • Wednesday 21 October

    10:00−11:15
    CET

    Europe Keynote

    11:15−18:00
    CET

    Europe Live Broadcast (Luminary speakers, celebrities, musical performances, Adobe evangelists)

    11:00−16:00
    CET

    Europe Breakout Sessions

    18:00−19:00
    CET

    Sneaks - Live

    19:00−02:00
    CET

    Americas Breakout Sessions

    Ongoing:

    Create, Connect, Shop, & Breaks

  • Thursday 22 October

    10:00−18:00
    CET

    Europe Live Broadcast (Luminary speakers, celebrities, musical performances, Adobe evangelists)

    10:00−16:30
    CET

    Europe Breakout Sessions

    18:00−01:00
    CET

    Americas Breakout Sessions

    Ongoing:

    Create, Connect, Shop, & Breaks

  • Tuesday, October 20

    9−10:15am:
    PDT

    Opening Keynote - Live

    10am−5pm:
    PDT

    Live Broadcast (Luminary speakers, celebrities, musical performances, Adobe evangelists)

    10:30am−5pm:
    PDT

    Breakout Sessions

    Ongoing:

    Create, Connect, Shop, & Breaks

  • Wednesday, October 21

    9−10am:
    PDT

    Sneaks - Live

    10am−5pm:
    PDT

    Live Broadcast (Luminary speakers, celebrities, musical performances, Adobe evangelists)

    10am−5pm:
    PDT

    Breakout Sessions

    Ongoing:

    Create, Connect, Shop, & Breaks

  • Thursday, October 22

    9am−4pm:
    PDT

    Live Broadcast (Luminary speakers, celebrities, musical performances, Adobe evangelists)

    9am−4pm:
    PDT

    Breakout Sessions

    Ongoing:

    Create, Connect, Shop, & Breaks

Opening Keynote
Creative Luminaries, Celebrity and Musical Performances, Evangelist Live Broadcasts
Sessions
Engage: Create, Connect, Shop, Win Prizes, and Have Fun
  • Wednesday 21 October

    03:00−04:15 AEDT / 00:00−01:15 SGT

    Opening Keynote - Live

    04:30−11:00 AEDT / 01:30−08:00 SGT

    Americas Breakout Sessions

    11:00−12:15 AEDT / 08:00−09:15 SGT

    Asia Pacific Keynote

    12:15−15:00 AEDT / 09:15−12:00 SGT

    Asia Pacific Live Broadcast (Luminary speakers, celebrities, musical performances, Adobe evangelists)

    12:30−15:00 AEDT / 09:30−12:00 SGT

    Asia Pacific Breakout Sessions

    Ongoing:

    Create, Connect, Shop, & Breaks

  • Thursday 22 October

    03:00−04:00 AEDT / 00:00−01:00 SGT

    Sneaks - Live

    04:00−11:00 AEDT / 01:00−08:00 SGT

    Americas Breakout Sessions

    11:00−12:00 AEDT / 08:00−09:00 SGT

    Asia Pacific Sneaks

    12:00−15:00 AEDT / 09:00−12:00 SGT

    Asia Pacific Live Broadcast (Luminary speakers, celebrities, musical performances, Adobe evangelists)

    12:00−15:00 AEDT / 09:00−12:00 SGT

    Asia Pacific Breakout Sessions

    Ongoing:

    Create, Connect, Shop, & Breaks

  • Friday 23 October

    03:00−10:00 AEDT / 00:00−07:00 SGT

    Americas Breakout Sessions

    Ongoing:

    Create, Connect, Shop, & Breaks

Americas Keynote
Creative Luminaries, Celebrity and Musical Performances, Evangelist Live Broadcasts
Sessions
Engage: Create, Connect, Shop, Win Prizes, and Have Fun
  • Wednesday 21 October

    01:00−02:15
    JST

    Opening Keynote - Live

    02:30−09:00
    JST

    Americas Breakout Sessions

    13:00−14:15
    JST

    Japan Keynote - Live *

    14:15−17:00
    JST

    Japan Live Broadcast (Luminary speakers, celebrities, musical performances, Adobe evangelists) *

    14:30−18:00
    JST

    Japan Breakout Sessions *

    Ongoing:

    Create, Connect, Shop, & Breaks

    * available in Japanese

  • Thursday 22 October

    01:00−02:00
    JST

    Sneaks - Live

    02:00−09:00
    JST

    Americas Breakout Sessions

    13:00−14:00
    JST

    Japan Sneaks *

    14:00−17:00
    JST

    Japan Live Broadcast (Luminary speakers, celebrities, musical performances, Adobe evangelists) *

    14:00−17:00
    JST

    Japan Breakout Sessions *

    Ongoing:

    Create, Connect, Shop, & Breaks

    * available in Japanese

  • Friday 23 October

    01:00−08:00
    JST

    Americas Breakout Sessions

    Ongoing:

    Create, Connect, Shop, & Breaks

Americas Keynote
Creative Luminaries, Celebrity and Musical Performances, Evangelist Live Broadcasts
Sessions
Engage: Create, Connect, Shop, Win Prizes, and Have Fun
  • Tuesday 20 October

    18:00−19:15
    CET

    Opening Keynote - Live

    19:30−02:00
    CET

    Americas Breakout Sessions

    Ongoing:

    Create, Connect, Shop, & Breaks

  • Wednesday 21 October

    10:00−11:15
    CET

    Europe Keynote

    11:15−18:00
    CET

    Europe Live Broadcast (Luminary speakers, celebrities, musical performances, Adobe evangelists)

    11:00−16:00
    CET

    Europe Breakout Sessions

    18:00−19:00
    CET

    Sneaks - Live

    19:00−02:00
    CET

    Americas Breakout Sessions

    Ongoing:

    Create, Connect, Shop, & Breaks

  • Thursday 22 October

    10:00−18:00
    CET

    Europe Live Broadcast (Luminary speakers, celebrities, musical performances, Adobe evangelists)

    10:00−16:30
    CET

    Europe Breakout Sessions

    18:00−01:00
    CET

    Americas Breakout Sessions

    Ongoing:

    Create, Connect, Shop, & Breaks

Americas Keynote
Creative Luminaries, Celebrity and Musical Performances, Evangelist Live Broadcasts
Sessions
Engage: Create, Connect, Shop, Win Prizes, and Have Fun

Mix and match

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Mix and match across these ten tracks to learn new skills and be inspired. Browse all breakouts in the Session Catalog and register to build your personal schedule.

  • 3D and AR

    Discover how to push the boundaries of creativity with 3D design and Augmented Reality. Learn how to take your first step in 3D with Adobe Dimension, a 3D scene design tool that lets you integrate work from Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator for product and brand visualizations, creative storytelling, illustration, and more. Bring your content into the Adobe Aero app and explore the new medium of Augmented Reality to create interactive experiences. Take your 3D skills to the next level with the Substance suite of texturing tools to create realistic materials for 3D models.

    Who you'll meet:

    Graphic designers, creative directors, illustrators, 3D artists, VFX artists, product designers, concept artists, new media artists and other creative pros who want to learn how to create 3D designs and interactive immersive experiences.

    Erin Kim, Sr. Product Designer, Adobe Dimension
    Erin Kim

    Sr. Product Designer, Adobe Dimension

    Jeanette Mathews, Product Manager, Adobe
    Jeanette Mathews

    Product Manager, Adobe

    Wes McDermott, Head of Substance Demo Artist Team, Adobe
    Wes McDermott

    Head of Substance Demo Artist Team, Adobe

    Kim Pimmel, Lead Experience Designer, Adobe
    Kim Pimmel

    Lead Experience Designer, Adobe

  • Business Productivity

    Now more than ever, it’s essential to keep your business moving while empowering remote work. This track will inspire you to become even more productive while digitizing your workflows with Document Cloud apps and services. Learn how to accelerate workflows with e-signatures, collaborate across teams and devices with Acrobat, embed PDF capabilities into Google and Microsoft apps, build seamless digital experiences with Document Cloud SDKs, and leverage Adobe’s latest PDF innovations powered by AI.

    Who you'll meet:

    Business owners, IT professionals, web developers, government and education leaders, and anyone interested in improving business productivity for employees, customers, and personal use

    Mike Ammerlaan, Director, Microsoft 365 Ecosystem Marketing, Microsoft
    Mike Ammerlaan

    Director, Microsoft 365 Ecosystem Marketing, Microsoft

    Michael Hussey, Chief Information Officer, State of Utah
    Michael Hussey

    Chief Information Officer, State of Utah

    Tasha Cochran, Attorney and Founder, One Big Happy Life
    Tasha Cochran

    Attorney and Founder, One Big Happy Life

    Gervais Tompkin, Principal, Gensler
    Gervais Tompkin

    Principal, Gensler

  • Creativity and Design in Business

    The Creativity and Design in Business track focuses on how to grow your creative career and build strong businesses that are focused on design and creativity. Learn how to step up and lead a team, overcome setbacks, and get inspired to tackle personal passion projects. Hear from leaders from top brands and agencies who will share how they’re driving business success and advancing the cause of design through unique strategies and techniques, creative campaigns, and innovation.

    Who you'll meet:

    Leaders across graphic, web, UX & multidisciplinary design; art and creative directors, video, film and motion graphics pros; photographers; tech or business strategists; and other creatives who want to build a meaningful career.

    Topics:

    Creative career and thought leadership

    Tim Allen, VP, Design, AirBnB
    Tim Allen

    VP, Design, AirBnB

    Antoinette Carroll, Founder and CEO, Creative Reaction Lab
    Antoinette Carroll

    Founder and CEO, Creative Reaction Lab

    Adam Morgan, Executive Creative Director, Adobe
    Adam Morgan

    Executive Creative Director, Adobe

    Paula Scher, Partner & Designer, Pentagram
    Paula Scher

    Partner & Designer, Pentagram

  • Education

    The Education track will inspire educators and leaders in K12 or Higher Education as they support creative literacy and prepare students for their futures. Hear from leaders in the field engaging students in the classroom and beyond. Learn about best practices in distance learning. Join this track to explore how to prepare the next generation with job skills for a changing world.

    Who you'll meet:

    Educators, curriculum, professional development and technology leads, school and university leaders

    Alexander Grindle-Boettcher, Graphic Design Student, University of Central Florida
    Alexander Grindle-Boettcher

    Graphic Design Student, University of Central Florida

    Abby Guido, Asst. Professor of Graphic and Interactive Design, Temple University
    Abby Guido

    Asst. Professor of Graphic and Interactive Design, Temple University

    Richard Vevers, Founder and CEO, The Ocean Agency
    Richard Vevers

    Founder and CEO, The Ocean Agency

    Drew Willis, Creative Director, TIME for Kids, TIME Edge, and Your $
    Drew Willis

    Creative Director, TIME for Kids, TIME Edge, and Your $

  • Graphic Design

    Make the most of Creative Cloud by learning key techniques, time saving tips and tricks, and innovative ways of working across multiple design disciplines. Topics include image compositing, retouching, photo modification, print design, digital publishing and, of course, spectacular graphic designs. This track will be led by pioneers and thought leaders in the design space who will inspire you by sharing their strategies and techniques.

    Who you'll meet:

    Designers working across multiple design disciplines, including 3D: Graphic designers, graphic artists, 3D designers, print designers, creative directors, art directors, publication designers, print production pros, students

    Unmesh Dinda, Commercial Retoucher and Photoshop Instructor
    Unmesh Dinda

    Commercial Retoucher and Photoshop Instructor

    Mark Heaps, Founder, Heaps LLC
    Mark Heaps

    Founder, Heaps LLC

    Lauren Hom, Designer, Letterer, Educator, Hom Sweet Hom
    Lauren Hom

    Designer, Letterer, Educator, Hom Sweet Hom

    Stefan Sagmeister, Founder, Sagmeister Inc.
    Stefan Sagmeister

    Founder, Sagmeister Inc.

  • Illustration and Digital Painting

    If you’re a beginner looking to learn from creative experts who draw, paint, and illustrate, this track teaches you tactical skillsets and insider tips you can use right away. If you’re an experienced professional, you’ll learn industry secrets and discover new specialties from the top names working today. Either way, join this track for ideas, inspiration, and skill building from leading digital artists who will share their insights, trade secrets, and processes.

    Who you'll meet:

    Creative experts who draw, paint, illustrate: Illustrators, digital artists, 3D designers, graphic artists, creative directors, art directors, beginners, students.

    Octavia Brommell, Illustrator, Tink Illustration
    Octavia Brommell

    Illustrator, Tink Illustration

    Anthony Jones, Art Director, Concept Artist, Mentor, Robotpencil
    Anthony Jones

    Art Director, Concept Artist, Mentor, Robotpencil

    Jennet Liaw, Designer, Illustrator
    Jennet Liaw

    Designer, Illustrator

    Stephen Silver, Character Designer
    Stephen Silver

    Character Designer

  • Photography

    Spark your passion for photography with sessions that will help you improve your photography skills and create great photos with your smartphone camera or DSLR. Learn how to transform your photos to look exactly as you imagined and create different looks from a single photograph. See how you can easily shoot, edit, and share your photos from anywhere, and effortlessly move your images, along with your edits, between your mobile devices and desktop. Gain ideas, inspiration, and hands-on practice with leading photographers and Adobe experts in sessions, hands-on labs, and experiential workshops.

    Who you'll meet:

    Anyone interested in photography or improving photos for professional or personal use.

    Lisa Carney, Photographer, Retoucher
    Lisa Carney

    Photographer, Retoucher

    Matt Kloskowski, Photographer, Lightroom Instructor
    Matt Kloskowski

    Photographer, Lightroom Instructor

    Chris Orwig, Photographer
    Chris Orwig

    Photographer

    Elise Swopes, Photographer and Graphic Designer, Swopes
    Elise Swopes

    Photographer and Graphic Designer, Swopes

  • Social Media

  • UI and UX Design

    Learn how to design, prototype, and share rich user experiences. Whether you're new to UI/UX or an experienced designer, these sessions and labs will guide you to the future of experience design with tips and tricks, skills, and best practices. Learn the secrets of web and mobile design and mock-up layouts, add objects, components and navigation, and wire up multiple artboards to create interactive prototypes. Discover the power of sharing and collaboration with shared links, design specs, design systems, and more.

    Who you'll meet:

    UX designers, UI designers, product designers, mobile app designers, web designers, developers, interactive designers, creative directors, pros, beginners, design students

    Susse Sønderby Jensen, Sr. Experience Designer, Adobe XD
    Susse Sønderby Jensen

    Sr. Experience Designer, Adobe XD

    Cat Noone, CEO, Stark
    Cat Noone

    CEO, Stark

    Janice Yip, Product Manager, Adobe XD
    Janice Yip

    Product Manager, Adobe XD

    Howard Pinsky, Senior Evangelist, Adobe XD
    Howard Pinsky

    Senior Evangelist, Adobe XD

    Featured product

  • Video

    Learn how to bring your ideas to life and develop the skills for editing video, designing motion graphics, creating animations, applying visual effects, and more. From shooting and editing social videos to producing full-scale productions, you’ll understand how to capture, edit, and finesse your clips with the video tools available in Creative Cloud.

    Who you'll meet:

    Editors, motion graphic designers, post-production professionals, educators, photographers and designers, and other creative pros who want to learn how to work with video.

    Joey Korenman, CEO, School of Motion
    Joey Korenman

    CEO, School of Motion

    Ian Sansavera, Director, 1UP Studios and Instructor, Learn How To Edit Stuff
    Ian Sansavera

    Director, 1UP Studios and Instructor, Learn How To Edit Stuff

    Christine Steele, Director, Editor, Steele Pictures
    Christine Steele

    Director, Editor, Steele Pictures

    Luisa Winters, Adobe Master Trainer, Mid-Atlantic Drones
    Luisa Winters

    Adobe Master Trainer, Mid-Atlantic Drones

Luminary Sessions

Hear from creative luminaries, the best in their fields. Watch in the live broadcast or on demand. 30 minutes.

Sessions

Premiere sessions with live chat and on-demand content, between 30-60 minutes. Register to add sessions to your schedule.

Labs

Learn on your laptop, tablet, or smartphone. Series of labs, 2-3 chapters, about 30 minutes each. Register to add labs to your schedule.

Creativity workshops

A great way to decompress, workshops are all about exploring and playing. Up to 15 minutes.

Sessions will be offered in English with closed captioning available in English, French, German, and Japanese. Labs and workshops will be presented in English with English closed captioning. Lab and presentation files are English only.

I walked away with a toolkit of inspiration, practical skills and a larger view of our community’s creative future.

– MAX 2019 attendee

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