The Conference on Type Design and Technology
8+9 March 2012
The Robothon 2012 is over. Thanks everyone for coming!
The Royal Academy of Arts hosts the 2012 edition of the Robothon Conference on Type Design and Technology. This year we’re proud to announce an international range of speakers, the new UFO 3 format, amazing new tools and ideas. Robothon is a great opportunity to hang out with your colleagues from around Europe, meet the Type & Media crew, and see the Gerrit Noordzij Prize exhibition and seminar.
|Version 4, March 5, 2012 (Changes are possible)
v3: changed opening time of the Pulchri party to 22.00
v4: added WOFFRAAM performace, Friday night at Pulchri.
|Thursday, March 8, 2012|
Registration: get your badge and stuff.
|9.15||9.45||0||Welcome, Intros, logistics.||Paul van der Laan
t Bold Monday
|9.45||10.30||1||The State of RoboFab||
Erik van Blokland
|Caffeine and or Nicotine Break|
t Type Supply
|13.45||14.30||4||PostScript Hints||Miguel Sousa
t Adobe Type Dept.
|15.00||15.45||5||Building a TrueType Hinting Tool||Petr van Blokland
t Buro PvB&CM
|15.45||16.30||6||Glyphs.app introduction||Georg Seifert
|Dinner with friends or students or colleagues.|
|20.00||23.00||Drinks at Petr van Blokland + Claudia Mens.
Center of Delft.Bring your badge.
|Friday, March 9, 2012|
|9.15||9.45||8||❝How to make TT Hinting less boring❞||Frank Grießhammer
t Adobe Type Dept.
|9.45||10.30||9||Building Stuff||Tal Leming
t Type Supply
|11.30||12.00||11||Superpolator 3 Preview||Erik van Blokland
|13.40||14.20||13||Mo’ glyphs, mo’ problems||Ben Kiel
t House Industries
|14.20||15.00||14||About Type & Media||Paul van der Laan
t Type & Media
|End of the Robothon conference.|
|Gerrit Noordzij Prize 2012|
|16.00||GNP||Presenting the Gerrit Noordzij Prize
to Karel Martens.[blog]
|GNP||Opening the Wim Crouwel exhibition by Carolien Glazenburg.|
|22.00||01.00||Drinks at the Pulchri Studio. Performance by typographic all star band WOFFRAAM.
Only if you are registered. Bring your badge.
|Saturday, March 10, 2012|
|12.30||18.00||GNP||Gerrit Noordzij Seminar at the Auditorium of the Royal Academy.
Because of the limited number of seats, reply to: firstname.lastname@example.org The entrance fee is €10.
You can pay cash on arrival Thursday morning at the Robothon checkin
RoboThon 2012 is organised in cooperation with the students of the Type & Media department, Jan Willem Stas and Petr van Blokland, and the generous support from the Royal Academy of Arts in The Hague. and the KABK staff and teachers.
The Robothon organisers want to thank these sponsors for their support:
Sorry, sold out!
As you can see we've sold out already, sorry! We're planning to do a live webcast of the presentations of the two conference days. Details will be published here. The proceedings of the last Robothon 2009 are still available here.
Royal Academy of Arts (kabk.nl)
Prinsessegracht 4, 2514 AN Den Haag
Robothon 2012 is hosted at the Royal Academy of Arts in The Hague. Close to the Central Station —45 minutes to Schiphol Airport by train— and at the end of the A12. You know the place, you’ve been here before!
The typeface used on this page is a special web version of Nitti, sponsored by Bold Monday. The ROBOTHON 2012 logo was drawn by Martijn Rijven of Bolt Graphics. The Japanese text in the logo says "Ro Bo Son"
If you need to get in touch with the Robothon organisers, send us a note at email@example.com.