The Essential Event for
May 22–25, 2017
Join the world’s top InDesign experts and members of the Adobe InDesign team, May 22–25 in Atlanta, Georgia, for the InDesign event of the year!
Adobe InDesign is the hub of your workflow, so the more you learn about InDesign, the more efficient and productive you’ll be! When you attend The InDesign Conference, you will reap the benefits for years to come — and have fun doing so!
You’re our people
Our attendees are graphic designers, production artists, creative managers, educators, small publishers, workflow consultants, and “one-man-bands” who do it all. They span a wide spectrum of experience, from “newbies” to “mavens,” and hail from design studios and graphics departments at companies large and small.
Attendees at previous events include designers, art directors, and production staff from hundreds of companies around the world, including:
For a full list of this year’s presenters, see this page.
At the InDesign Conference 2017 we’ll have over 30 sessions and four half-day tutorials, along with special events:
- Monday, May 22 (InDesign Conference pre-conference tutorials)
- 9:00 am - 12:00 pmCreating Accessible PDFs from InDesignBevi ChagnonPower Production with GREP and Find/ChangeErica Gamet1:00 pm - 4:00 pmAccessibility: Future-Proofing Your DocumentsChad Chelius5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
- Tuesday, May 23 (InDesign Conference Day 1)
- 8:15 am - 8:45 amMathTools – Word Equations, MathML in PDF, and moreFerdinand Schwörer9:00 am - 10:00 amBecome an InDesign Superhero!Erica Gamet9:15 am - 10:00 amSecrets of the InDesign Power UsersErica Gamet10:15 am - 10:45 am20 Essential Image TechniquesMike RankinUp to Speed with New features in InDesign CCDavid Blatner11:00 am - 11:45 amDesigning with Grids in InDesignNigel French1:00 pm - 2:00 pmPOW! Interactive AnimationsDiane BurnsDesign/Editorial Workflows: Word, GoogleDocs, and MoreAnne-Marie ConcepcionThe Magic of Anchored ObjectsLaurie RuhlinBuilding Albums and Photo BooksKhara Plicanic2:15 pm - 3:00 pmUsing Bridge with InDesignRussell ViersUsing Creative Cloud Libraries to Streamline ProductionTheresa JacksonCleaning Up MS Word Text MessesKeith Gilbert3:30 pm - 4:30 pmEngaging Interactive DocumentsDiane BurnsGREP for non-GREPpersErica GametDesigning Forms in InDesign and AcrobatChad CheliusConsistent Color Across the Adobe AppsTheresa JacksonHacking InDesign TemplatesSandee Cohen4:45 pm - 5:30 pmClever Techniques for ImagesMike RankinTricks of the Table ProsDiane BurnsFrom InDesign to Motion MediaJessica Bellamy
- Wednesday, May 24 (InDesign Conference Day 2)
- 8:15 am - 8:45 amSelf-Publishing with InDesignJoe Crocenzi9:00 am - 10:00 amUnexplored InDesign: Unearthing Hidden and Forgotten FeaturesDavid Blatner and Anne-Marie Concepcion9:15 am - 10:00 amI Didn’t Know InDesign Could Do ThatDavid Blatner and Anne-Marie Concepcion10:15 am - 10:45 amBreaking Bad InDesign HabitsKeith GilbertInDesign and the Creative CloudBart Van de Wiele11:00 am - 11:45 amCleaning up Broken and Problem LayoutsChad CheliusDeep GREPErica Gamet and David BlatnerProfessional Typography: Top TechniquesNigel French12:00 pm - 12:45 pm1:00 pm - 2:00 pmYou Can Do It! XML for DesignersSean HarrisonInfographics with InDesignJessica BellamyInDesign Tables UnboundNigel FrenchInDesign to HTMLKeith GilbertDesigning Forms in InDesign and AcrobatClaudia McCue2:15 pm - 3:00 pmTrends and Techniques for Print in 2018Trish WitkowskiExcel Tricks for InDesign UsersBill JelenOne Click to Web with Publish OnlineDiane BurnsStylistic Sets, the Dotless i, and Discretionary Ligatures: Advanced Typography in InDesignNigel FrenchTop Ten Free “Must Have” InDesign ScriptsErica GametImporting and Exporting HTML5Justin Putney and David Blatner3:30 pm - 4:30 pmDIY Solutions for DesignersMark HeapsBetter Ways to Work with Editors and WritersAnne-Marie Concepcion4:45 pm - 5:30 pmThree Minutes Max + ConclusionDavid BlatnerThree Minutes Max + ConclusionDavid Blatner7:30 pm - 9:30 pmMovie Screening: Graphic MeansBriar Levit
- Thursday, May 25 (InDesign Conference post-conference tutorials)
- 9:00 am - 12:00 pm1:00 pm - 4:00 pmFrom 0 to 60 with the InCopy/InDesign WorkflowAnne-Marie Concepcion7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Note: Speakers and sessions are subject to change. Please check our site frequently to find the most up-to-date information.
Your Registration Includes
- Over 30 must-see sessions taught by the world’s leading InDesign experts
- Your pass includes video access for the conference sessions on days you attend the event. (Video access does not include half- or full-day tutorials.)
- Full breakfast, networking lunches, and evening reception
- Over 100 pages of helpful session material and resources
- Access to the online community forums for conference attendees
Space is limited. So lock in your place by registering today!