Seybold San Francisco 2002 kicks off at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Calif. next week. Serving as this year’s keynote speaker is Apple Senior Vice President of Worldwide Product Marketing, Phil Schiller. Schiller’s keynote takes place on Tuesday, September 10, from 9 to 10 am.
Also on track to present is Adobe Executive Vice President of Worldwide Product Marketing Shantanu Narayen, who will speak on Tuesday from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm; a special keynote entitled “Where do we go from here?” with Mark R. Anderson, president of strategic news service; Rick Smolan, CEO of Against All Odds Productions; and William Uricchio, associate director of comparative media studies at MIT, which happens on Wednesday September 11, from 9 to 10.
Educational and special interest sessions will take place on Thursday at no cost. Comprised of four different 90 minute sessions, the topics covered include: Sustainability and the Greening of Print; Media Convergence: The Dynamism and Destiny of a Global Culture; Bridging the Digital Divide: Bridging the Digital Ink Revolution to the People; and The Seybold Shootout: QuarkXPress 5.0 versus Adobe InDesign 2.0. All seating is first-come, first-served.
Seybold Seminars and Planet Publish have also produced an “education arena” running Tuesday through Thursday which features live education presentations and demos covering e-books, digital rights management, PDF files, creative publishing software, digital artistry and other times.
Chuck Weger will take a look at Mac OS X’s future in professional publishing in a session called “Whither (or Wither) Mac OS X?” That happens at 12 to 1pm in room 103. Chuck will talk about the operating system’s pros and cons, offer some tips, and discuss the operating system’s viability in publishing.