ePublishing Conference Opens Doors Tomorrow

Join the world’s only dedicated ePublishing Conference, October 8 - 10 in Chicago for the ePublishing and ePUB event of the year. Come learn about the latest trends, authoring tools, and devices that are reshaping books, magazines, textbooks, and interactive PDF. The ePublishing Conference is a three-day conference that is again co-located with GRAPH EXPO. All attendees of the ePublishing conference also receive free access to GRAPH EXPO’s tradeshow featuring over 460 print, publishing, and manufacturers. Track 1 (InDesign Conference) focuses on InDesign, eBooks, and HTML, while Track 2 (ePublishing Conference) focuses on ebooks and publishing digital content.

Speakers include well-known designers, workflow, and Adobe experts, trainers, and authors. Conference Chair Chris Converse is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology with a BFA in graphic design and has evolved into a multimedia designer and developer in the Philadelphia area over the past 15 years. He has worked in the mediums of print, CD-ROM, websites, animation, DVDs, photography, and package design. Converse designs and maintains the InDesign User Group and Acrobat Users websites for Adobe Systems, as well as advertisements for Adobe for placement in the creative pro’s publication, InDesign magazine.

Jim Maivald is a graphic designer and consultant who has over 25 years’ experience in design, and 20 years’ experience in computer-based design and publishing. Maivald teaches for Ascend Training, in addition to other clients around the country such as Purina, WorldBook, Grainger, and others. He is an Adobe Certified Expert and teaches InDesign, XML, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat. His course in XML and InDesign has been groundbreaking in bringing the publishing and web development fields together.

Brian Wood is a seasoned Web developer and Web/print technology trainer. An Adobe Certified Instructor in Acrobat 9 Pro, Illustrator CS4, Dreamweaver CS4, InDesign CS3, and Photoshop CS3, Brian has authored several training books, including “InDesign CS2 Hands-On-Training,” “Illustrator CS5 Classroom in a Book,” and others, all published by Peachpit Press. He has also authored online training videos for Dreamweaver, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat, Expression Web, and more.