MediaLive International, Inc. today announced the lineup of keynote speakers at Seybold(R) San Francisco 2004, which will feature print and publishing industry experts who will explore topics that are defining the industry. The keynote lineup at Seybold(R) San Francisco 2004 will include: Mary Lee Schneider, President of Premedia Technologies Solutions, R.R. Donnelley & Sons; James C. King, Principal Scientist, Adobe Systems Incorporated; and Kim Graven-Nielsen, CEO, Esko-Graphics. As Seybold(R) San Francisco is the definitive event for content creation and publishing professionals, it's fitting that the top innovators and educators in the field are joining us to address the needs of the print and publishing industry," said James M. Smith, VP and GM of Seybold Seminars, Publications & Consulting. "These keynotes and faculty will provide attendees with insight, in-depth training and strategic direction on current and emerging technologies and concepts." Seybold(R) San Francisco 2004 keynote addresses, conference tracks and tutorials feature industry experts who will provide knowledge and information that is immediately applicable to real-world situations in the areas of Web publishing, print publishing, PDF, XML, platforms, color and digital imaging and advanced media. Keynote speakers at Seybold(R) San Francisco 2004 include: Mary Lee Schneider President, Premedia Technologies Solutions, R.R. Donnelley & Sons Mary Lee Schneider is President of the Premedia Technologies Group at RR Donnelley and will be speaking on the topic of "Partnering in the New Millennium: Using the Electronic Workflow to Drive the Brand" on Monday, August 16. RR Donnelley's Premedia Technologies group is one of the world's largest providers of digital photography, prepress, color management, and digital asset management services to retailers, catalogers, publishers, and corporations, with 33 locations worldwide. While with Donnelley, Schneider has also held positions of Senior Vice President, Technology, Director of Marketing and Product Manager. Kim Graven-Nielsen CEO, Esko-Graphics On Tuesday, August 17, Graven-Nielsen, CEO of Esko-Graphics, will focus on the major trends in the packaging printing and converting industry, also surveying the whole packaging supply chain to cover such issues as drivers and changes in the packaging materials supply chain, increasing needs for cross-function collaboration between supply chain partners, final arrival of PDF as the desired format for graphic data interchange, inroads of JDF into packaging workflows and the increasing use of structural CAD and 3D modeling in package design. James C. King Principal Scientist, Adobe Systems Incorporated Dr. King, a Principal Scientist at Adobe Systems Incorporated, will address "Getting Organized Beyond the Desktop" on Wednesday, August 18. King is one of the people responsible for the vision, architecture, design, prototyping, and ultimate development of new products and new features for existing Adobe products. Jim King joined Adobe in 1988 and until 1996, was the Senior Director of Adobe's Advanced Technology Group (ATG). He is now a member of ATG within the Adobe Office of Technology and is focusing on strategic technical issues. He is a member of the ACM, IEEE Computer Society, and President of the IS&T (Society for Imaging Sciences and Technology). He is the inventor of many patents and is well known for his ability to explain Adobe's technology simply and clearly. All keynotes are open to Pavilion and Conference attendees at Seybold(R) San Francisco 2004, which will take place August 16-19 at Moscone West. Additional information on keynotes and faculty is available at: Seybold Seminars is still accepting speaker proposals for Seybold(R) San Francisco 2004. Professionals from the print and Web publishing industry and executives from the business communications industry interested in sharing best practices are invited to submit speaking proposals. For inquiries regarding speaking opportunities at Seybold(R) San Francisco 2004, please contact Ben Stricker at [email protected] About Seybold Seminars, Publications & Consulting Part of the MediaLive International, Inc. family of global brands, Seybold Seminars, Publications & Consulting ("Seybold Seminars") provides events, educational forums and publications that keep businesses competitive within the rapidly evolving publishing technology industry. Through targeted conferences and Pavilions, technical publications and reports, and its custom corporate consulting services, Seybold Seminars fosters ongoing debate, collaboration and commerce for companies focused on leveraging media technology for business success. Upcoming Seybold Seminars events include Seybold(R) San Francisco, August 16-19, 2004 in San Francisco. Learn more about the Seybold Seminars community at About MediaLive International, Inc. MediaLive International is a media and marketing company that drives the advancement of technology in business. MediaLive International's products and services encompass the IT industry's largest exhibitions, including COMDEX(R) and NetWorld(SM)+Interop(R), such highly focused educational programs as Next Generation Networks(R), custom seminars including JavaOne(SM), respected publications including Business Communications Review, and specialized vendor marketing programs. MediaLive International is a privately held company headquartered in San Francisco, with offices throughout the world. For more information about MediaLive International, visit