Conference timetable

Please note that the two programme tracks are held in different locations, approximately one kilometre apart. Please allow yourself time to travel between the two sites.

Thursday 21 September 2000

Time

Werkstatten und Museum fur Druckkunst Leipzig

Konsum

09:00

Registration for independant font technology forum (prebookable)

 

10:00

 

Introduction and welcome
John Hudson, Tiro Typeworks, Canada

10:05

 

Microsoft Visual OpenType Layout Tool 1.0 demonstration
Apurva Joshi, Microsoft Typography, USA

11:05

 

Adobe OpenType Font Developers Kit 1.3 deomstration
Thomas Phinney, Adobe Systems USA

12:00

Lunch

12:45

 

FontLab 4.0 preview
Yuri Yarmola, FontLab Developers Group, Russia

13:00

 

An XML interface for OpenType layout tables
Just van Rossum, Letterror, Netherlands

14:05

 

Additions to Apple Glyph Processing
John Jenkins, Apple Computer, USA

14:45

Coffee break

15:00

 

Font technology Q&A panel
see forum page for details

17:00

Main conference registration and welcome reception

 

20:00

Jazz evening at Moritzbastei (prebookable)

Friday 22 September 2000

Time

Werkstatten und Museum fur Druckkunst Leipzig

Konsum

08:30

Registration

Coffee

09:15

 

Welcome to the conference
Mark Batty [ATypI President], Sharon Irving [Executive Director], Erik Spiekermann [Co-Chair], Eckehart Schumacher-Gebler [Co-Chair]

09:45

 

The typographic treasures of the Museum fur Druckkunst in Leipzig
Eckehart Schumacher-Gebler

10:30

Coffee

11:00

Demonstrations/
Workshops throughout the day

Typography in the age of the lowercase e: e-mail, e-commerce, e-shopping, e-entertainment
Kurt Weidermann, Germany

11:45

Futura – biography of a typeface
Chris Burke, University of Reading, UK

A primer on typeface protection
Cynthia Hollandsworth, USA

12:30

Lunch

14:00

Monotype and phototypesetting
Andrew Boag, UK

Emotional_Digital: portraying international type designers
Jürgen Siebert, Germany

15:00

Erik Spiekermann masterclass

TBC
Rainer Baginski, Germany

15:30

Coffee

16:00

 

The Offizin Haag-Drugulin and its Oriental and occidental typefaces
Theo Neteler, Germany

16:30

 

Presentation of the TDC Medal to Günter Gerhard Lange at the Hochschule

18:30–20:30

ATypI auction

Saturday 23 September 2000

Time

Werkstatten und Museum fur Druckkunst Leipzig

Konsum

08:30

Coffee

Coffee

09:30

Demonstrations/
Workshops throughout the day

Broken images: fraktur – between faith and magic
Yvonne Schwemer-Sheddin

10:30

 

Frakturstreit! Broken typefaces don't need fixing
A panel discussion

11:15

Coffee

11:30

 

Magazine typography in America
Panel discussion

12:15

The sculpture of letters in steel: typographic punchcutting as an artform
Dan Carr, Golgonooza Letter Foundry and Press, USA

Imitated, copied, ripped off: type design today or whatever happened to the Code Morale
Erik Spiekermann, Germany

13:00

Lunch

14:00

The Ottoman roots of Arabic typography
Tom Milo, DecoType, Netherlands

Aesthetics of the unfinished – thoughts about the attractiveness of manual work
Ruedi Baur, Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst, Leipzig Germany

14:45

Leipzig and Greek type design
Gerry Leonidas, University of Reading, UK

Phoenix from the flames – the revival of the Linotype Arabic typefaces and typography
Adil Allawi, Diwan Software, UK

15:30

Coffee

16:00

Caslon and the English typographic tradition,
James Mosely, UK

The philosophy and practical development of DTL Fleischmann
Erhard Kaiser, Germany & Frank Blokland, Dutch Type Design, Netherlands

16:45–17:30

Round-table discussion and book presentation
Jost Hochuli, Germany

Teaching typography at the Bauhaus: Research as method
Jay Rutherford, University of Weimar, Germany

16:00–18:00

Board meeting (at Konsum)

19:30

Gala Dinner in Auerbachs Keller (pre-bookable)

Sunday 24 September 2000

Time

Werkstatten und Museum fur Druckkunst Leipzig

Konsum

08:00–10:00

Board meeting (at Konsum)

08:30

Coffee

09:15

 

OpenType font creation – what's new and different
Yuri Yarmola, FontLab, Russia

10:00

 

The freetype project
David Turner, Netherlands

10:45

Coffee

11:00

Irish type – a German connection
Dermot McGuinne, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland

RoboFog – take the bordomout of type design, add millions of choices
Just van Rossum and Erik van Blokland, Letterror, Netherlands

11:45

Rare type specimans from the Deutsche Bucherei
Eckehart Schumacher-Gebler & Gabriele Netsche, Germany

A primer on typeface protection
Cynthia Hollandsworth, USA

12:30

Lunch

14:00

 

ATypI AGM

15:00

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