(Miami, Florida – February 6, 2006) Flashforward2006 Seattle is honored to have Adobe® involved as a platinum sponsor for this year’s conference taking place February 27th – March 2nd in the Washington State Convention and Trade Center. The keynote address will be given by Kevin Lynch, chief software architect at Adobe. He will share his vast experience shaping the Macromedia product family over the last 10 years. In addition to hosting the keynote address, sessions, and brainstorming discussions, Adobe will be sponsoring the VIP Reception and Flashforward Film Festival after party.
Flashforward2006 is the largest and longest-running Flash® technology-focused conference in the world. In a period of six years, the conference has been attended by over 20,000 professionals from more than 45 countries, in industries ranging from design to animation to motion graphics. This year, Flashforward2006 Seattle will house exhibits and over-60 workshops and sessions, conducted by acclaimed speakers and industry professionals, all designed to give attendees a competitive edge in the market.
"We’re thrilled to welcome Adobe as our Platinum sponsor. They will be showcasing a great suite of tools and new possibilities for enhancing the Flash ecosystem. With Adobe’s recent acquisition of Macromedia, the conference will provide the first formal venue for welcoming the Flash community to this new era. Our audience will get to learn a lot more about Adobe’s design, publishing, video and audio tools and vision for the future of Flash. The sharing of information will be phenomenal for all concerned!" – Lynda Weinman, Flashforward Founder and President
The conference also boasts the 15th Flashforward Film Festival, where works showcasing the latest Flash techniques in 16 categories, ranging from Original Sound to Best Story, will compete for the Big Rubber Orange Arrow and title of best in their category. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony taking place Wednesday, March 1st from 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Tickets are available now at http://flashforwardconference.com
or call 877-435-2744. Special educational prices and group discounts also available.
Flashforward is the world’s first, largest, and most-renowned conference focusing on Flash, which was recently acquired by Adobe. Since its inception six years ago, more than 20,000 professionals in the industries of design, interactivity, animation, video, and motion graphics have attended 14 events in cities such as San Francisco, New York, Amsterdam, and London. The Flashforward Film Festival takes place in conjunction with the conference, and showcases the most innovative and cutting-edge Flash techniques throughout the world.