Irish creamThe main show in the Ireland print calendar is about to take place. Here's what you can expect from Sign and Digital Ireland 2009.
At the time of going to press the following seminars had been confirmed for each day but more were expected to be finalised before the show doors open. In the Adobe theatre: 10.30am Introducing Adobe Bridge CS4. Work smarter and faster than ever before with Adobe Bridge, a powerful media manager for organising, locating and viewing all your creative assets. 11.15am Explore new paths with Adobe Illustrator CS4. Powerful new creative tools; multiple artboards, Live Trace, Blob Brush, Share my Screen, live gradient transparency, Kuler and more. Noon Leopard - Tame the beast. A look at Time Machine, Mail, Spaces, Dashboard etc. 12.30pm Aperture 2.0. Aperture 2.0 delivers over 100 new features, including faster performance and better Mac integration. 1.30pm Creative Suite. Covering the key issues; choice of colour space, profiling of input and output devices etc. Essential for production staff and creatives wanting to understand more about colour management. 2.15pm Adobe InDesign CS4. Demonstrating InDesign's new features and providing best practice guidance for professional print. 3.15pm Acrobat 9.0 Professional. Looking at native Flash support, enhanced PDF pre-flighting, new PDFx standards and PDF Portfolios. 3.45pm Photoshop CS4. Covering a variety of topics to inspire designers, printers and photographers - includes a Q&A workshop. 4.30pm Going interactive. It has never been easier to publish rich interactive content and this seminar looks at InDesign, Flash, Acrobat Professional. An 'Ask the Expert' session concludes each day of presentations where attendees can gain information and insight about the packages. In the Sign and Digital Ireland/Print Ireland theatre Matthew Peacock from Vision in Print (VIP) will be presenting 'Why Lean' which looks at ways at saving and reducing waste through getting more value from existing processes and equipment.
A 'Demo Trail' will run each day, taking visitors to key live product demonstrations within the show. At the time of going to press companies included were Yes, Fibre LED and DWS bothers were expected to join the list.
Where and when?
When: 23 - 24 September 2009
Where: Simmonscourt, RDS, Dublin
Times: 23 September 10am - 9pm
24th September 10 am - 5pm
Cost: Free. Pre-register at www.signanddigitalireland.com
NB: No-one under 16 will be admitted