Fill your brain and inspire your heart.

Adobe’s largest annual conference for creative professionals will take place online on October 20-22 and will be free for everyone.

This year, Adobe MAX will be a digital experience and promises to be an immersive event with a packed three-day program, promising a great lineup of speakers, celebrity guests, inspirational sessions, musical performances and a global collaborative art project open to all.

Unleash your ideas in 3D and augmented reality and take your 3D skills to the next level with sessions focusing on Adobe 3D & AR tools, including Substance by Adobe, Dimension, Aero and Medium by Adobe.
Don’t miss the 3D & AR evangelist live broadcasts on October 20 and 21, incorporating daring deep dive demos and live social media Q&A with our beloved Wes McDermott, Head of the Substance Demo Team as host.

Whether you’re starting out in 3D or working to raise your skill level, you’ll find something for you in three hands-on labs and seven inspirational sessions – plus four additional sessions focus on enterprise uniquely in Japanese.


Learn with a series of labs. Each lab is divided into three parts of 30 minutes and will be presented in English only with English closed captioning.

Interactivity in AR: Using Sound and Animation in Adobe Aero 
Amanda McCoy Bast, Senior Experience Designer, Adobe
Tue, October 20 – 11:30 AM-12:00 PM PDT / Wed, October 21 – 11:30 AM-12:00 PM PDT / Thu, October 22 – 12:00-12:30 PM PDT 
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3D for Designers: Introduction to Adobe Dimension  
Jeanette Mathews, Product Manager, Dimension, Adobe 
Tue, October 20 – 4:00-4:30 PM PDT / Wed, October 21 – 1:30-2:00 PM PDT / Thu, October 22 – 1:00-1:30 PM PDT 
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3D Painting: A Texturing Workshop Using Substance Painter
Wes McDermott, Head of the Substance Demo Team, 3D & Immersive, Adobe
Tue, October 20 – 4:30-5:00 PM PDT / Wed, October 21 – 2:00-2:30 PM PDT / Thu, October 22 – 3:30-4:00 PM PDT 
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Artwork by Wes McDermott


The inspirational sessions will be in English with closed captioning available in English, French, German, and Japanese. And if you want to ask your questions, don’t miss the premiere sessions as there’ll be a live chat.

Creative Ideas for Augmented Reality with Adobe Aero
Kim Pimmel, Lead Experience Designer, Adobe
Tue, October 20 – 10:30-11:00 AM PDT 
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Adobe Dimension: Enabling 2D Designers to Push the Boundaries of Creativity 
Erin Kim, Senior Product Designer, Adobe
Tue, October 20 – 1:30-2:00 PM PDT
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Harnessing Adobe 3D and AR Tools to Prepare for the XR Revolution
Don Allen Stevenson III, Specialist Trainer, Dreamworks
Wed, October 21 – 10:30-11:00 AM PDT
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My Life-Changing Journey from 2D to 3D with Adobe Dimension
Anna Natter, Designer, Cinniature Graphic Design
Wed, October 21 – 1:00-1:30 PM PDT
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Immersive Creativity with JOY: Discover Adobe’s AR and VR Tools
John Orion Young, Artist, JOYWORLD
Thu, October 22 – 9:00-9:30 AM PDT 
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Going Solo as a 3D Motion Graphics Artist 
Ronan Mahon, Freelance Artist
Thu, October 22 – 10:30-11:00 AM PDT
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Product Design: Virtual Photography with Adobe 3D tools
Vladimir Petkovic, Creative Director, 3D & Immersive, Adobe
Thu, October 22 – 2:00-2:30 PM PDT
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If you speak Japanese and are looking to learn more about 3D, then those “how-to” sessions are for you.

Streamlining the Automotive Industry with Substance by Adobe and 3DCG 
Shuichi Kato, Specialist, Adobe
Thu, October 21 – 3:00-3:30 PM JST
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Mastering 3D Design: Improve Your Presentations with Adobe Dimension 
Henry Ho, President / Creative Director, GTDI. CO. LTD.
Wed, October 21 – 4:30-5:00 PM JST
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Getting Started with Adobe Aero for Designers 
Yuji Sakai, Creative Edge School Books
Thu, October 22 – 2:30-3:00 PM JST
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Basic Workflows in Substance 3D 
Maiko Nakui, Strategic Business Development, Adobe
Thu, October 22 – 3:30-4:00 PM JST
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