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Speaking engagements

Contact me if you'd like me to speak at your upcoming meeting, event, or conference!

In addition to the conferences and seminars listed below, I'm regularly hired by Adobe Systems to represent them at industry events. I also speak frequently at the Minneapolis InDesign User Group.

Recent speaking engagements

10 things every designer needs to know about Adobe Creative Suite, Bolger customer seminar, January 2010

Photoshop Tips & Tricks and InDesign and Illustrator Production Techniques seminars at Ikon Office Solutions Graphic Arts Digital Discovery day.

Two workshop sessions at AIGA-MN Design Camp, October 2009. Adobe Creative Suite: 10 Things Every Designer Needs to Know, and Creating Interactive Flash and PDF Files with InDesign.

Presentation of two seminar sessions at the PDF Central Conference, September 2009. Preflight with Adobe Acrobat and Creating Interactive PDF files with InDesign.

50 InDesign Tips, May 2009, American Advertising Federation of Central Minnesota

Design & Production Trends for 2009 and Beyond, Minnesota Association of Government Communicators, April 2009

Presentation of 5 seminars and workshops at the Alberta Weekly Newspaper Symposium, January 2009.

Secrets of Adobe Bridge and InDesign Production Tips and Tricks, October 2008, Quebecor customer seminars.

Presentation of four seminar sessions at the PDF Central Conference, September 2008. Creating Print-Ready PDFs from InDesign, How to make good PDFs from files that contain transparent effects, Commenting and Reviewing Best Practices, and Creative Suite 3 and Acrobat.

The Top 10 Reasons to Use Adobe Bridge, February 2008, Bolger customer seminar.

How to Prepare Adobe InDesign Layouts for Successful Printing presentation, February 2008, DPD customer seminar.

How to increase your Photoshop flexibility presentation at the February 2008 MMPA Production Roundtable.

Creating Contact Sheets with InDesign and Bridge presentation at the September 2007 meeting of the Twin Cities InDesign User Group

Converting Quark & PageMaker files to InDesign presentation at the spring 2006 meeting of the Twin Cities InDesign User Group

Proofing, commenting, and reviewing: How to use Adobe Acrobat to streamline your workflow presentation at the 2006 MMPA Midwest Magazine Summit

What to do with a PDF: How to deal efficiently with advertising submitted in PDF format presentation at the 2006 MMPA Midwest Magazine Summit

The Photoshop stretch: how to increase your Photoshop flexibility presentation at the November 2005 meeting of the Twin Cities Photoshop User Group

Designing & Producing Tables in InDesign presentation at the fall 2005 meeting of the Twin Cities InDesign User Group

Design & Publishing Essentials presentation for the 2005 University of Minnesota Communicators forum

Ten InDesign Essentials presentation at the 2004 AIGA Minnesota Design Camp

Two presentations for the 2004 AIGA Minnesota "Nuts & Bolts" Program Series: Quark or InDesign: A Comparative Analysis, and Adobe CS: Tips and Tricks for Seamless Integration

OpenType Typography with InDesign presentation at the first meeting of the Twin Cities InDesign User Group, 2004

InDesign vs. Quark and How to Increase Your Photoshop Flexibility presentations at the Evangelical Press Association 2004 Annual Convention

InDesign vs. QuarkXPress presentation for The Foundation/Dunwoody "Third Thursday" Seminars at Dunwoody College of Technology, 2004

Adobe Acrobat 6 Design & Prepress Essentials and InDesign CS: What Every Printer Needs to Know seminars presented at the PIM "Spice Up Your Business" event, 2003

InDesign vs. QuarkXPress presentation for The Foundation/Dunwoody event, 2003

Imaging for the Web with Adobe Photoshp at the University of Wisconsin-Stout WebFair Summer Institute 2002

The Seybold Shootout: Quark 5 vs. Adobe InDesign 2 at The Seybold Seminars New York City 2002

Perfect Photo Reproduction seminar at the City and Regional Magazine Association 2001 national conference

An Electronic Publishing Update seminar presented annually for members of the Printing Industries of Minnesota, 1997-2001

Keith's Top 5 Illustrator and Photoshop Features presentation for First Tech Computer 2000 Apple seminar

Creative Realism in Adobe Illustrator seminar at the Association of Medical Illustrators 2000 national conference

Creative Horizons with Photoshop seminar at the Association of Medical Illustrators 2000 national conference

InDesign vs. Quark: A Head-to-Head comparison seminar at the 2000 Midwest Graphics conference

Gettings it Done with Photoshop & Illustrator seminar at the 1999 Midwest Graphics conference

Adobe Design & Production Secrets seminar at the 1998 Midwest Graphics conference

File Formats from A to Z seminar at the 1997 Midwest Graphics conference

Repurposing Documents with Adobe Acrobat seminar at the 1996 Midwest Graphics conference

Working with Microsoft Windows Prepress Files seminar at the 1996 Midwest Graphics conference