ATypI Lisbon 2006 features a number of specialized presentation threads and forums this year, all included in the two tracks of the main conference programme.
THE BUSINESS OF TYPE
Carima El-Behairy, Moderator
Mathias Zimmer-Goertz : Fonts & intellectual property protection
The Business of Type panel discussion: Petra Weitz, Carima
El-Behairy, Tiffany Wardle, Veronika Elsner
THE TYPOGRAPHY OF THE JOURNEY
Maxim Zhukov, Moderator
Paul Stiff : Telling and showing everyday journeys
Julia Lila : A journey into the future
Erik Spiekermann : Travel typography
Massimo Vignelli : Signs and type
NEWSPAPERS AND TYPE
Mark Barratt, Moderator
Roger Black : Newspaper design in the Americas
Mark Porter : Redesigning the Guardian
Paul Barnes & Christian Schwartz : Does type design matter in newspapers?
Gerard Unger : The role of newspaper type in developing a unique voice
Newspaper Design panel discussion : Paul Barnes, Mark Barratt, Roger Black, Javier Errea, Mark Porter, Christian Schwartz, Gerard Unger
EDUCATION IN TYPE
Gerry Leonidas, Moderator
Mark Jamra : Multiple exposures
David Cabianca: Practicing theory
Peter Bain : Digital lettering
Jay Rutherford : The Digital Design Image Archive (DDIA)
Filip Blaek : Diacritics project
Mark Barratt & Gerry Leonidas : The new education forum
Details will be forthcoming for the BRAZILIAN DESIGN FORUM, now relocated (from the preceding Wednesday) and included during the main conference programme to enable more people to attend.
John Hudson is a type designer and co-founder of Tiro Typeworks. Since 1997, he has specialised in the design and development of custom fonts for multilingual computing. In addition to his type design activities, John writes and lectures on font technology issues.