updated 12:50 pm EDT, Tue June 7, 2005
Power Tools, MacLabs
The popular Power Tools Conferences and Hands-on MacLabs will return to on July 11-14, 2005. Mac users can choose from nine separate Power Tools Conferences and four Hands-on MacLabs. The Power Tools Conferences each provide two full days of intensive training on a specific application or tool and will take place on Monday, July 11 and Tuesday, July 12. Power Tools Conference attendees will learn from consultants, authors, product engineers and power users who have proven expertise in the recently updated applications and tools under discussion. The Hands-on MacLabs are half-day sessions that provide hands-on computer training in four different fields and will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 14.
Power Tools Conference topics include:
- Mac OS X - Advanced Concepts & Administration, chaired by Schoun P. Regan of The Mac Trainers
- Mastering the Latest Edition of Adobe Creative Suite, chaired by author Sandee Cohen and Steve Werner of Summit Communications
- Professional Photoshop, chaired by Michael Ninness of Adobe
- Advanced Mac Music Production, chaired by David Mash of the Berklee College of Music
- Final Cut Pro Advanced Techniques, chaired by Steve Martin, Apple certified trainer with Ripple Training
- How to Become a Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger Power User, chaired by Bob "Dr Mac" LeVitus, Author and Consultant
- FileMaker, chaired by John Mark Osborne, Owner, Database Pros; Cris Ippolite, President & Founder, iSolutions; and Tony Miller, Senior Systems Engineer, FileMaker
- Macromedia Flash MX 2004, chaired by Rich Shupe, President, FMA
- Automating Publishing Tasks and Workflows, chaired by Hanaan Rosenthal, Author/Consultant, Rosenthal, Hanaan
Hands-on MacLabs include:
- Mac Tools for Digital Photographers, presented by Derrick Story, Mac DevCenter editor; Coauthor of iPhoto 5: The Missing Manual
- Photoshop Power Shortcuts, presented by Michael Ninness, Senior UI Designer, Adobe Systems
- Get "Author-ized" with DVD Studio Pro, presented by Bruce Nazarian "The DVD Guy"
- Mac OS X for Administrators, presented by Schoun P. Regan, CEO, The Mac Trainers and Dave Pugh, System Administrator, University of Michigan
(Class size is limited to ensure that each student receives the instructor's full attention. Sessions include.)
"Our Power Tools Conferences provide two full days of detailed training on the applications or tools that attendees rely on to do their jobs every day," said Richard Feldman, group vice president of IDG World Expo. "The Hands-on MacLabs - taught by the most innovative and knowledgeable industry experts - are unique because Mac users can gain in-depth training in only one day. In Boston, we are presenting an impressive line-up of new and updated classes where Mac users can roll up their sleeves and receive advanced product training from industry experts."