Director Quentin Tarantino, fashion designer Zac Posen, photographer Lynsey Addario and sculptor Janet Echelman are headlining this year’s Adobe Max conference on 2 – 3 November. The conference is in San Diego, so for those who can’t be there in person Adobe will be streaming the talks for anyone around the world to watch live.
On Wednesday 2 November will be the first keynote talk, titled The Future of Creativity and Design. Adobe experts will shed light on the major innovations being developed to support the creative process, exploring desktop and mobile apps and tools, and the latest technology that could open up exciting new technical possibilities for those in the creative industries.
This talk takes place from 4.30pm – 6.30pm (GMT) or 9:30am – 11:30am (PDT) on 2 November.
The second keynote on Thursday 3 November is Community Inspires Creativity, a star-studded series of talks celebrating the power of community in the creative process. This is when Tarantino, Posen, Addario and Echelman will take to the stage – an eclectic, multi-disciplinary collection of speakers each hugely successful in their fields. They will discuss sources of inspiration and stories from their myriad projects, alongside the winners of last year’s Sundance Project 1324 challenge.
This takes place from 5pm – 6:30pm (GMT) or 10am – 11:30am (PDT) on 3 November.
Sign up here to watch the talks live online, and Adobe will send a reminder on the day.
Later this month, London residents can also join Adobe (in real life this time) at the next Creative Meet Up on 24 November. Speakers including graphic designer Aaron Draplin and illustrator Dan Mumford will be sharing creative inspiration, and Adobe will demonstrate some of the innovations unveiled at the Max conference.
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