International Conference, Workshops and Exhibitions: Typoday 2017 23rd to 25th February 2017, Sri Lanka

Typoday 2017 is organised by Department of Integrated Design, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka at Colombo, Sri Lanka, in collaboration with IDC School of Design, IIT Bombay and with support from InDeAs and Aksharaya.

Theme:
Focus on ‘Typography and Diversity’
Introduction
The theme for this year’s event is ‘Typography and Diversity’

The event will feature two days of conference dedicated to ‘Typography and Diversity’ followed by a day of workshops on Typography and Calligraphy. The international conference will be devoted to addressing issues faced by type designers, type users and type educators. The conference includes presentations by invited keynote speakers, eminent academicians, blind juried papers, industry professionals, research scholars and students. The event will also host an exhibition of selected posters and typographic works of students and faculty members from Design Institutes.

The event is planned over three days:
Day 1: Workshops on Typography + Meet on ‘Research in Typography’
Day 2 -3: Conference focusing on ‘Typography and Diversity’ + Typo Quiz + Exhibition and Installations

Main Typographic Issues for the conference:

The Conference will focus on the following issues:
. Experiments and Explorations in Diversity of Typography
. Typography and Diversity in the context of Culture
. Typography and Diversity in the process of Learning
. Typographic Diversity using Multilingual Scripts
. Typographic Diversity in Native (Indigenous) Scripts
. Diversity of Typography in Local Languages
. Research Activities in Diversity of Typography

List of Speakers
http://www.typoday.in/speakers.html
The list of speakers is uploaded on the website.

Registration
Participation in the conference and workshop ‘Typographyday 2017’ on 23rd to 25th of February 2017 requires registration. The seating is limited to 400 participants. The registration is now open.
More details at http://www.typoday.in

Contact
If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us:
Typography Day 2017
Department of Integrated Design
Faculty of Architecture,
University of Moratuwa,
Katubedda, Moratuwa – 10400
Sri Lanka

Email: typographyday@gmail.com
typodaycolombo2017@gmail.com

Phone: +94 11 22650301, +94 11 2650534 Ext: 7400
Direct: +94 11 2650352

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