Category Archives: conference

Synthplex 2019 Burbank Trip Report

The first Synthplex (@synthplex, @synthplex_burbank) was held in Burbank, California, USA, 28–31 March 2019, organized by Michael Learmouth & Michael Lehmann Boddicker (@MBoddInc). Overall, a good event that will hopefully continue. It was great to reconnect with old friends, meet new folk … Continue reading

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TypeCon 2018 Conference Trip Report

[ The Call for Papers is out for TypeCon 2019, 28 August–1 September 2019, in Minneapolis, MN. Submission deadline has been extended to Saturday, 16 March 2019, 11:59pm EST. Read the Submission Guidelines [PDF] for useful tips. ] The 20th anniversary TypeCon (@typecon / … Continue reading

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TypeCon 2017 Conference Trip Report

TypeCon (@typecon / @typesociety) was held in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 23–27 August 2017 at the Boston Park Plaza hotel. I believe attendance was around 400. Unexpected connections and overlap: Bob Colby, who founded TypeCon, attended. He’s from the Boston area. I kept thinking … Continue reading

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Type Design Conferences

There are a number of great type design & typography related conferences happening around the world, these days. Several conferences coming up include: TypeCon (@typecon, @typesociety)— 23–27 August 2017, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. 1–5 August 2018, Portland, Oregon, USA. My TypeCon trip reports: … Continue reading

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Shift CTRL 2016 Conference Trip Report

The Shift CTRL (#shiftCTRL)—New Perspectives on Computing and New Media conference was held at Stanford University Humanities on Friday & Saturday, 6–7 May 2016, organized by Thomas S. Mullaney (@tsmullaney). This gathering was a follow-on to the American History Association … Continue reading

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TypeCon 2015 Conference Trip Report

TypeCon (@typecon / @typesociety) was held in Denver, Colorado, USA, 12–16 August 2015. Though attendance seemed lighter this year, it was another great conference. Lots of good folk, past attendees, and ones at their first TypeCon. In between TypeCon and finishing up this … Continue reading

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TypeCon 2014 Conference Trip Report

27 Jun 2015 Update: Registration is now open for TypeCon 2015: Condensed, 12–16 August 2015 in Denver, Colorado, USA. Save $50 by first becoming a member of SOTA. Check out the great workshops and a preview of the program! Hope to … Continue reading

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