The National Association of Photoshop Professionals have announced that 2004 PhotoshopWorld Conference & Expo will happen from March 1 - 3, 2004 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

This year's theme is Photoshop CS: Built for Speed. Instructors will focus their training on improving productivity and creativity in digital-imaging using Photoshop CS, the latest version included with Adobe's Creative Suite package. A total of 75 educational sessions are planned, with teachers including Scott Kelby, Jack Davis, Deke McClelland, Ben Willmore, Russell Brown, Julieanne Kost, Dan Margulis, Vincent Versace, Eddie Tapp, and Michael Ninness.

Sponsored by Adobe, PhotoshopWorld is billed as the largest Adobe Photoshop event in the world. Attendees comprising digital photographers, videographers and graphic designers gather for three days of training from leading Photoshop authors and experts.

There will be 50 exhibiting companies present, including Adobe, Nikon, Epson, Canon, Microsoft, B&H Photo-Video, Wacom, Hewlett-Packard, Dell, and Pantone, demonstrating new software, cameras, printers, workstations, training material and accessories.

Admission to PhotoshopWorld costs $499 (around £270) if you register by January 30. After that, it's $599 (£325). NAPP members save $100 (£55). Educational discounts are available.