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September 29, 2011 /Events /

All Things Acrobat at Adobe MAX

This weekend, we’re packing our suitcases and heading down to Los Angeles for our annual conference, Adobe MAX. Whether it’s your first MAX event or you’re a seasoned pro, planning out your schedule can be a challenge. So, to assist you while you prepare we rounded up a list of Acrobat events, giveaways, and sessions by day.

Monday, October 3

12:45 PM – I Didn’t Know Acrobat Could Do That!

Speakers: Chris Converse & Patti Sokol

Roll up your sleeves and join us for a fun, interactive session about Adobe Acrobat. We’ll take you on a whirlwind tour of functionality guaranteed to open your mind to new ways to work with PDF and SWF or FLV together. You’ll leave with samples and templates and a better understanding of the potential of Acrobat.

3:30 PM – Automating Acrobat: Best Practices for using Actions and Scripting

Speaker: Thom Parker

Learn about the two mechanisms in Adobe Acrobat for automating tasks: JavaScript to enable hidden functionality and Actions for grouping multiple tasks into a single step. These two features can greatly improve workflow efficiency, reduce human error, and cut down on training time for employees who need to use these workflows. This session will cover the details of using JavaScript for Acrobat automation and creating guided Actions. We’ll include practical working examples.

5 PMI Didn’t Know Acrobat Could Do That!

8-10 PM - Meet the Teams

Swing by Monday night, 8-10 p.m. and catch up with the Acrobat team!

All-day – Win a Tablet!

See how fast you can sign a document using EchoSign and enter for a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy Tablet at the Adobe EchoSign Pod.

Tuesday, October 4

8:30 AM – Acrobat for the Web Designer

Speaker: Donna Baker

Learn how to get PDF files to behave the way you and your readers want on the web. We’ll share best practices for helping to ensure that PDF files are easy to read, navigate, and access, as well as for making PDF files as streamlined as possible without losing quality.

12:30 PM – I Didn’t Know Acrobat Could Do That!

2:45 PM – Accelerate Business Results with Adobe Document Exchange Services

Speakers: William Lau & Mangesh Bhandarkar

Learn how Adobe Document Exchange Services can save you time and money. See how Adobe customers are using cloud-based solutions to accelerate business results, including: Adobe EchoSign, FormsCentral, SendNow, CreatePDF, ExportPDF and

All-day – Win a Tablet!

See how fast you can sign a document using EchoSign and enter for a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy Tablet at the Adobe EchoSign Pod.

Wednesday, October 5

8 AM – Pushing the Envelope with Interactive PDF from InDesign

Speaker: Chris Converse

Learn how to expand the possibilities for creating interactive PDF files using InDesign and a few special tricks with Acrobat X Actions. Standardize your InDesign templates and let the new guided Actions in Acrobat X do the heavy lifting by automating the addition of JavaScript and button actions to take your interactive documents to new levels.

11 AM – I Didn’t Know Acrobat Could Do That!

Ongoing Events and Giveaways

“Try out” Acrobat X

Find your inner cowboy! Get hands on experience with Acrobat X. Stop by the booth (#325) to “Try Out” and audition for a role in an Acrobat activity! We’ll be giving away prizes each day to participants, watch @Acrobat for more details.

Vote for Your Favorite Feature

Stop by the booth to vote for your favorite Acrobat feature and you’ll be entered to win a copy of Acrobat X!

Daily Giveaways

Follow @Acrobat for giveaways each day at the Acrobat and EchoSign pods in the Adobe booth and at the booth.

Cloud Services

Come by Adobe booth to receive an Acrobat Service of your choice FREE for 6 months.

CreatePDF Mobile App

Follow @Acrobat on Twitter to find out when we’ll be giving away CreatePDF mobile app codes.  The first five stop by the Adobe booth will get to test out the new CreatePDF app.

MAXme Points

We’ve got codes! Be on the lookout for a QR code at our pods to increase your points!

Make sure to download the Acrobat at MAX cheat sheet and follow @Acrobat on Twitter to hear the latest info and giveaway updates.  We look forward to seeing you there!

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