In Brazil, Rafael leads the creative team for the award-winning agency in the promotional marketing, besides being one of the most active Adobe Certified Instructors in Brazil nowadays. Business man with more than 10 year of experience in communication, events, training and certification for graphical softwares. Official instructor of Coolhunting, After Effects, Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and game development, social media and 3D. His list of clients include Grupo Positivo, Natura, Seara, Coca-Cola, MTV and All.


Vincent Hardy

Web Standards, Adobe Systems

{ DEVELOP: HTML5 Graphics? Really? }

Vincent Hardy works on Web Standards. Vincent is working with the CSS working group, the FX task force and the SVG working group. He currently works on CSS shaders, CSS regions, CSS exclusions, and Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG). Prior to joining Adobe, Vincent worked at Oracle on graphical, interactive, and animated user interfaces in the field of business intelligence, helping make large sets of complex data visually understandable to help users navigate data sets more easily, detect trends, or find anomalies. Prior to Oracle, Vincent worked at Sun Microsystems where he focused on graphical, animated, and interactive technologies, mainly the Java 2D API and the SVG format.

Vincent cofounded and led the Batik project at Apache, an open source Java toolkit for manipulating, viewing, or transcoding SVG content. Vincent contributed to the development of the SVG specification and its version for mobile devices, SVG Tiny. He chaired the Compound Documents Format (CDF) effort in W3C. Vincent is the author of Java 2D API Graphics and has a passion for graphical design.

view more about this speaker

Interesting Links:

Fabio Sasso

Sr. Graphic Designer, Google

{ DESIGN: career, technical design and planning }

Fabio is a talented graphic and web designer, from Porto Alegre, currently working as Sr. Graphic Designer at Google in Mountain View, California.

With more than 96,000 followers on Twitter, Fabio has been working on creating and developing websites since 1999, however the initial experience with the media started a little earlier, around 96.

In 2004 he founded ZEE, helping companies to have a more efficient online presence, through well planned and well executed websites. Beyond ZEE, Fabio is the founder of Abduzeedo, a personal project that has become the biggest promoter of his work. Abduzeedo is now one of the most popular design blogs in the world for inspiration and tutorials.

Fabio has done work for clients such as MSNBC, Wired UK, Adobe, Digital Arts Magazine, April, and others.

view more about this speaker

Interesting Links:

Arno Gourdol

Senior Director of Engineering for Web Platform and Authoring, Adobe Systems

{ DEVELOP: html and development tools + SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS }

Arno Gourdol is Senior Director of Engineering for Web Platform and Authoring at Adobe Systems, responsible for the engineering of everything related to HTML and for the development tools that Adobe has such as Dreamweaver, Flash Builder, Flex, Flash Pro, Fireworks, Edge and also Browserlab and Phonegap. He has worked on Adobe AIR, Adobe's multiscreen runtime for standalone apps on desktop, mobile devices and TVs.

Previously he led various initiatives within Adobe's Creative Suite Business Unit, including XMP, Version Cue and Bridge. Prior to joining Adobe in 2001 he was part of the User Interface team at Apple that conceived, designed and implemented Aqua, the user interface of Mac OS X. Arno is a graduate of the Grenoble University. He lives in San Francisco and enjoys traveling from Abel Tasman to Zanzibar.

Apple and Adobe veteran, Arno has 18 years of experience in software development. Being one speaker for some of the best technology conferences in the world today, Arno focuses his efforts on results, with the objetctive of balancing business needs, time to market and team goals to deliver products efficiently and reliably.

view more about this speaker

Interesting Links:

Marcello Povoa

Executive Director, MPP Interativa

{ MARKET: opportunities, mobile space analysis and strategy }

"One of the most talented professionals facing the challenges of cyberspace.", The New York Times (USA).

Previously, Marcello has worked as Director of, where he worked directly with strategy and operations for the portal since the start-up in 2000, until 2003, when the website stood out among the one of three largest in Brazil (Ibope-NetRatings).

Before that, Marcello worked nine years in New York, and has numerous projects awarded internationally. He was the director of IconMediaLab (LBi) that during his tenure, was named by Advertising Age magazine as one of the top three interactive agencies in the world.

Master of Science in Communications Design from Pratt Institute in New York, and MBA Administration at Coppead, UFRJ, Marcello Povoa has articles published in Época, O Globo, Gazeta Mercantil, Industry Standard, among others. He is the author of the book "Anatomy of the Internet" (Casa da Palavra) and writer for Webinsider (UOL).

view more about this speaker

Interesting Links:

Dustin Farrell

Vice President, Crew West Inc

{ VIDEO: DSLR, Video & Photo, HDR and amazing timelapses }

Dustin Farrell fell in love with photography in the day he had his first Polaroid camera. After obtaining his BA degree in Media Production by East Carolina University, Dustin began to hone his craft as a cameraman for the NBC affiliate in Greenville, North Carolina.

After a few years shooting news, Dustin was invited for the post of Director of Promotions. There he gained valuable knowledge on video editing software like Photoshop and After Effects, and produced many promotions for yourself.

Now in his current position, Dustin is one of the heads of SD Crew West Inc., a family company in Phoenix, Arizona. Since joining Crew West Inc. in 2006, Dustin has worked for all major networks and film regularly for shows like "60 Minutes", "Sports Center", "Dateline," "The Today Show" and "The Daily Show."

Experienced to capture images with any camera, from DV to RED, he had the chance to shoot big events like the Super Bowl XLII. He also has experience in photographing products, platforms, underwater filming and gyro via helicopter. Dustin became short of producing their own material and decided he wanted to try playing with "motion controlled time lapse" with a DSLR. In three years, he perfected the art of capturing and editing sequences of images in time lapse. The films "Landscapes" (Landscapes) Dustin has received worldwide attention, using techniques never seen before, with dramatic compositions and amazing sites.

view more about this speaker

Interesting Links:
Phenomenal video, with more than 2 million views in less than one month:

Lee Brimelow

Game Developer Evangelist, Adobe Systems

{ DEVELOP: gaming }

Lee Brimelow is a Game Developer Evangelist with Adobe. He has previously worked for McDonald's, Papa Ginos, Namco Pool Supply, Grand Targhee Ski Resort, Mack Dawg Productions, Barton Security,, AOL, Netscape, eBay, Stanford University, and frog design.

Lee is currently interested in game design, rendering methods, and native Android development. He was one of the main speakers during our first Flash Camp Brasil in 2010, and his words after the event were: “This is the best Flash Camp ever!”. During the same event, Lee challenged a Brazilian for a jiu-jitsu match, for an Adobe Master Collection. The match happened on the sand of Maceió, at night. Lee lost the fight and dislocated his shoulder. What’s coming for 2012?

view more about this speaker

Interesting Links:

Yuri Gitahy

Founder of Aceleradora

{ MARKET: The reality of the Brazilian StartUp marke t}

Yuri is the Founder and Manager of Aceleradora, a well known startup accelerator in Brazil. In his early career, he worked for IBM, taught for Sun Microsystems, founded and buried a software startup, did better on the other two, and helped launch BOL - the largest Brazilian freemail service. Later he managed the systems engineering team for UOL, was CTO and partner at Vetta - a CMMI-3 offshore outsourcing provider. Over the recent years, he founded an IT consulting company and self-funded the Aceleradora operation.

view more about this speaker

Julian Dolce

Platform Lead, QNX (RIM)

{ DEVELOP: what's new in BlackBerry 10 for ActionScript developers? }

Julian is currently a Platform Lead for Adobe AIR at QNX Software Systems. One of his main roles is to develop the AIR SDK for the BlackBerry PlayBook.

Over the past 30 years, QNX software has become a big part of everyday life. People encounter QNX-controlled systems whenever they drive, shop, watch TV, use the Internet, or even turn on a light. Its ultra-reliable nature means QNX software is the preferred choice for life-critical systems such as air traffic control systems, surgical equipment, and nuclear power plants. And its cool multimedia features have QNX software turning up in everything from in-dash radios and infotainment systems to the latest casino gaming terminals. Global leaders like Cisco, Delphi, General Electric, Siemens, and Thales have discovered QNX Software Systems gives them the only software platform upon which to build reliable, scalable, and high-performance applications for markets such as telecommunications, automotive, medical instrumentation, automation, security, and more.

Previously Julian was the Director of Creative Technologist and Lead Flash Developer at Fuel Industries in Canada, concentrating on creating branded online entertainment and immersive web experiences. He is also very involved in building the tools that Fuel uses for developing external client projects and component frameworks which provide a standard and efficient way of completing top quality work. This framework can be seen in projects for Fox, Acura, Teletoon, Mini, Gap, and Nokia. Also my JSAPI extensions for the Flash IDE, which improve workflow for developers and designers and are available to download.

Recently Julian wrote technical books targeting ActionScript developers focusing on mobile platforms such as Google Android and Apple iOS.

view more about this speaker

Interesting Links:

Rafael Mellin

Director and screenwriter

{ VIDEO: movie production }

Peter "Pepe" Cezar is a director and screenwriter, advertising and institutional projects. Produced, directed and scripted the movie "Só Dez Por Cento é Mentira", the original film dip in the work of the poet Manoel de Barros sulmatogrossense. The documentary recently won two major awards in Brazilian money in the genre. Best documentary film festival in 2009 and Paulínia Film and Best Director in 2009 FestCine Goiânia.

Produced, directed and scripted the movie "Fábio Fabuloso", a documentary feature film winner of First Prize for Culture Bravo Prime 2005, in addition to the awards jury at the Rio Film Festival and Film Festival Sao Paulo in 2004. Produced, directed and scripted documentaries on the artist Jenny Holzer and the poet Elisa Lucinda. Has audiovisual projects for companies such as TIM, H. Stern, Banco Real, Ipiranga, Amil, O Globo and General Motors. Created and directed music videos for bands such as Mundo Livre S/A and video installation works on the Spanish artist Joan Miró and the poet Manoel de Barros. Peter holds a degree in journalism, was associate editor of Fluir magazine and collaborator of the newspaper O Globo and Jornal do Brazil.

He has published two books of poetry, "Puizía" and "Concepção de Frases em Ninhos de Água". Currently Peter is writing a fictional story on his own. The story uses elements of the work of multiartist Millor Fernandes, and if all goes well, the film will hit theaters in 2014!

view more about this speaker

Interesting Links:

Aditya Bansod

Sr. Director, Sencha

{ DEVELOP: Sencha Talk A }

Aditya is Sencha's senior director of product management and is responsible for the product planning and strategy for Sencha's product lines. Prior to Sencha, Aditya held various senior product management roles at Adobe and Microsoft, focusing on developers and media in the mobile and consumer electronics space.

view more about this speaker

Interesting Links:

André Holzmeister

Head of CG at CUBOCC/Iceland 2nd Nation (IPG)

{ VIDEO: production pipeline in animation }

Character designer, former professor of animation and modeling, 3D generalist, passed by TV Globo / Videographics and today, the Head of CG CUBOCC / Iceland 2nd Nation (IPG), are examples of ways that André Holzmeister has been following in his career.

The variety in the work of the artist based in São Paulo, Brazil, is huge, fun characters from cartoons, funny animations to work more realistic, basically you find in his portfolio a little bit of everything. Openings of the Globo novelas the advertising, whether in film, rich media, André has worked with brands such as Nike, Unilever, Axe, Rexona, Doritos, Trident, Chiclets, Lifebuoy, among others.

He also embarked on the production of games that grow every year in Brazil, facing the best companies of Advergames worldwide.

view more about this speaker

Interesting Links:

Bruno Tavares

Solutions Engineer, Sencha

{ DEVELOP: Sencha Touch 2, mobile HTML5 apps made easy }

Bruno is a Solutions Engineer at Sencha, experienced in creating apps using HTML5 frameworks for mobile and desktop platforms. His professional experience spans several startup companies as an independent Ext JS consultant, providing a fast-track to interface and web development. Passionate about web standards and JavaScript frameworks, Bruno has been an Ext JS framework evangelist, supporting the Brazilian community and providing coaching, written tutorials, and articles on his professional blog. Now he's returning to his home country as a "Sencha Insider", to speak on behalf the company in Brazil.

view more about this speaker

Interesting Links:

Enrique Duvós

World Wide Gaming Evangelism Team Manager, Adobe Systems

{ DEVELOP: gaming }

Games, games and more games. You could say Enrique spends the day playing. Not entirely true, but his current role as Manager of the Adobe’s World Wide Gaming Evangelism team allows him to interact and play with some of the coolest games out there.

About 70% of all the online games are developed with Adobe® Flash technology. His team’s job is to engage with all those game developers out there helping them bring their ideas and designs to reality.

Prior to specializing in gaming, Enrique ran the Flash Platform Evangelism team in EMEA, the Adobe elite team of technical evangelists focused on driving Adobe® Flash® Platform adoption and building thriving communities.

With a major in Computer Science and a Master’s in distributed applications, his background includes more than 12 years in the Software industry, five of them in R&D as Senior Software Architect designing and developing J2EE enterprise solutions for Adobe and Macromedia US.

view more about this speaker

Interesting Links:

Claudio Peralta

Supervisor of Special Effects and Post Production, Conspiração Filmes

{ VIDEO : visual effects at the brazilian cinema and advertising }

Claudio works with post production since 1995, where he began working in traditional animation at MultiRio, a municipal company, producing educational programs. In 2000 he was hired by Globo TV Videographism as editor, the visual effects department. In four years there, he participated in the preparation and carrying out the special effects for novels, mini series and feature films.

In 2004 he was invited to work on producing Filmes, in the department of post production and compositing artist.

Today, Claudio is the post-production supervisor and signs the effects of advertising films, television series, and movies such as "LOPE" and "Man of the Future." He also works with co-direction and the direction of commercials and participates in the idealization of projects, such as the launching of the olympics of "Rio 2016" and animated series for children.

mostrar mais informações sobre este palestrante

Interesting Links:
How special effects are made in Brasil and Hollywood (TV Globo)

Rafael Machado

Creative Director, OC Promotion Arts

{ DESIGN : photoshop overdose }

In Brazil, Rafael leads the creative team for the award-winning agency in the promotional marketing, besides being one of the most active Adobe Certified Instructors in Brazil nowadays. Business man with more than 10 year of experience in communication, events, training and certification for graphical softwares. Official instructor of Coolhunting, After Effects, Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and game development, social media and 3D. His list of clients include Grupo Positivo, Natura, Seara, Coca-Cola, MTV and All.

view more about this speaker

Interesting Links: