TypeMedia presents Robothon 2018, the Conference for Type, Tools & Code at the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague.

The Gerrit Noordzij Prize exhibition featuring the work of Cyrus Highsmith, festive opening afternoon Friday March 9.

You can follow the conference here.
Robothon 2018 Thursday, March 8 :
Time Presentation :
08:30 - 09:15 Doors open, registration, tickets Hall
09:15 - 09:45 Welcome! Marieke Schoenmakers
Paul van der Laan
09:45 - 10:30 Keep it Simple Françoise Berserik
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break ☕️
11:00 - 11:30 Oh dear, Python 3 is here. Just van Rossum
11:30 - 12:00 RoboFont #.# Frederik Berlaen
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch ☕️🍴
13:00 - 13:30 PageBot Petr van Blokland
13:30 - 14:00 Robofab is dead,
long live fontParts:
a rationale, overview, and starter
Ben Kiel
14:00 - 14:30 Software-agnostic Font Development Bianca Berning,
Denis Jacquerye
14:30 - 15:00 Coffee break ☕️
15:00 - 15:30 99-Proof Small-Batch Distillery:
Overflow-resistant GSUB/GPOS table packing
Behdad Esfahbod
15:30 - 16:00 Homestyle Coding
(or: Code Like Nobody’s Watching)
Nina Stössinger
16:00 - 16:30 Boring Fonts Indra Kupferschmid
16:30 - 17:00 Round up, party info, directions :
: [dinner suggestions 🍴] :
20:00 - 23:00 DesignDesignSpace party!
Tram to Delft and another tram back to The Hague.
Note: parking in Delft is expensive and hard to find.
Rietveld 56, Delft
Robothon 2018 Friday, March 9 :
Time Presentation :
08:30 - 09:15 Doors open, coffee Hall
09:15 - 09:45 Free / Instagram Auditorium
09:45 - 10:30 D.I.Y design: negotiating a space between agency + redundancy Catherine Dixon
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break ☕️
11:00 - 11:30 Kerning Analytics Frank Grießhammer
11:30 - 11:30 Type World Yanone
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch ☕️🍴
13:00 - 13:30 Speed up! Mark Frömberg
13:30 - 14:00 Linebreaking, justification and variable fonts Bram Stein
14:00 - 14:30 What makes a script modular?
Code as a research tool
Maurice Meilleur
14:30 - 15:15 Movie Screening: Letras Que Flutuam :
15:45 - 16:00 Wrapping up! :
16:00 - 19:00 Opening Gerrit Noordzij prize Exhibition
for Cyrus Highsmith and book presentation "Products of a Thinking Hand"
Drinks. Bookmarket by Uitgeverij de Buitenkant.
Gallery of the Royal Academy of Art
19:00 - 22:00 Indonesian Buffet Rijsttafel
for Robothon attendees, guests and invitees (badges and invitations checked!)
Hall
Lunches by Tarts, coffees by Plør,
and rijsttafel dinner by Toko Menteng,
Delft Party by Design Design Space.
Logo by Cyrus Highsmith.
Robothon 2018 Sponsors and supporters:
Commercial Type
XYZ Type
Design Design Space
TypeSupply
Carvalho Bernau
Royal Academy of Art and Master TypeMedia