On the heels of my previous post regarding the call for sessions for Adobe MAX 2009, I’ve just learned that there is currently a huge disparity in the submissions. It seems that an overwhelming number of developer types are really, really interested in learning about Flex and Actionscript – which of course is good. But on the other hand, MAX is supposed to be a gathering of Adobe enthusiasts from all disciplines.
In other words, do designers and creative types care? Do you want to learn new techniques to improve your productivity or creativity? If so, it’s time to step up and be heard! Regardless of which product you work with – Photoshop, Fireworks, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, there’s surely something that you’d like to know more about. Let’s face it, these are tough economic times and we’re all in competition to be better, faster, more creative, more productive than “the other guy/gal”. And knowledge is the single most effective tool in the tool chest.
The dev side of the house is letting their voice be heard – now it’s our turn. Come on, creatives, get the word out and get involved! Submit your ideas! Let’s make sure that MAX is also about the creative side of the house. I want to see sessions covering CSS, prototyping with Photoshop/Fireworks, Ajax from a designer’s point-of-view, and… what are your ideas…?
Head over to the MAX session and submission site now!