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Design Special Interest Group

May 24 @ 2:00 pm5:00 pm BST

Join us on Monday 24 May for an ACPME Special Interest Group meeting on Design & Creativity. All ACPME members welcome.

 

Programme

2.00pm-2.05pm
OPENING AND WELCOME – Martin Parker/David Aitken

2.05pm–2.50pm
ACROBAT AND PDFS – WHAT YOU’RE MISSING OUT ON
A deep dive into the PDF to show some of the other features that 95% of users are missing out on.
30 mins Presentation, Tony Harmer, Adobe + 15 mins discussion

2.50pm–3.05pm
INVESTIGATING ACCESSIBILITY
A 10 minute presentation on setting up a document from Indesign through to Acrobat that passes accessibility checks. Open forum discussion afterward to look at how to tackle complying with guidelines.
10 mins Presentation, Mark Udall, Warwick University + 5 mins discussion


3.05pm–3.25pm
AFTER EFFECTS – A WHISTLE STOP TOUR
A 20 minute presentation of both simple and complex animations detailing how Warwick Print have adjusted skill sets to continue with creative design solutions for screen rather than print. 20 mins Presentation Mark Udall, Warwick University

3.25pm – 3.45pm
AFTER EFFECTS – INVESTING, EVOLVING AND MOVING FORWARD
A 20 minute presentation of both simple and complex animations detailing how the University of Leicester have upskilled their in-house team to continue with creative demand and design solutions for screen rather than print. 20 mins Presentation Adam King, Leicester University

3.45pm–4.00pm
+ 15 mins discussion


4.00pm–4.30pm
INDESIGN DATA MERGE
A 15 minute overview of how InDesign data merge and shared Excel spreadsheets can be used to populate design layouts and speed up larger jobs.
15 mins Presentation Paul Atkins, Loughborough University +15mins discussion

4.30pm–4.55pm FLIPPING PDFS
An exploration of a digital document alternative to ISSUU
15 mins Presentation Richard Barrett, Ex Glasgow Caledonian University + 10 mins discussion

4.55–5.00pm SIG Close and Thanks – Martin Parker/David Aitken


 

Details

Date:
May 24
Time:
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm BST

Venue

Virtual event

Organizer

ACPME
Email:
admin@acpme.ac.uk