IDEAlliance Offers Hands-on Training with Computer Workstations

IDEAlliance has announced its line-up of hands-on Learning Labs on state-of-the-art computer workstations, to be conducted at the annual IDEAlliance Technical Conference, May 17-18, 2011, in Rosemont, IL. The IDEAlliance Technical Conference is the leading premedia workflow event in graphic communications. In its 46th year, this leading technology event has turned its focus to key technologies that enable media production across multiple channels. Cross-Media publishing is no longer just an option, but a standard requirement in every vertical market of graphic communications. Hands-on Learning Labs represent the quickest way for media production professionals to get up-to-speed on cutting edge technologies of premedia workflows.

At the 2011 Technical Conference, leaders of print and digital media production technologies will gather to identify commonalities in multi-channel content creation and management, acquiring the necessary knowledge to successfully manage both print and digital workflows.

A highlight of the 2011 conference—attendees will experience hands-on training on critical workflow processes and software applications from leading industry experts on state-of-the-art computer workstations. Learning Labs are segmented to appeal to both print and digital media production professionals.

Learning Labs scheduled for print production professionals include:

  • Workflow Automation in Media Production
  • Best Practices for File Creation
  • Techniques for Troubleshooting Color
  • Calibration for Contract Proofing
  • Special Applications Management
  • Using and Creating Custom ICC Profiles and Device Links

Learning Labs for digital production professionals include:

  • From InDesign to XML
  • Creating an Adobe Digital Publishing Suite iPad Workflow
  • Hands-On XML
  • Using XMP to Create Smart Assets
  • Variable Data Management and Distribution

Premedia production professionals attend the Technical Conference to participate in hands-on Learning Labs, Keynotes and Technical Roundtable Discussions. The conference provides an environment that fosters networking with like-minded industry experts who are able to strategize the future of premedia production technologies and workflows.