This event is directed towards designers and developers working in all aspects of the web industry. It will cover many different aspects of web typography including how to use it, how to choose it, and how it works.
The presenters for Web Type West 2014 are:
Grant Hutchinson : typographic tips for content on all devices
Stephen Coles : selecting the right web font
Xerxes Irani : translating type from image to object
Zara Evens : graphic design and typography for the UI designer
André Mora : the influence and the importance of line heights
Luke Dorney : web fonts in use
Brian Warren : typography for the design and development process
Kevin Larson : legibility research for online reading
Marty Hall : creating a premium reading experience in IE 11
John Hudson : size-specific fonts for online advertising
Talks begin promptly at 9.00. Arrive by 8.30 to get registered, get your goody bag, get your coffee, and to get a good seat.
Refreshments will be provided at the start, as well as during a mid-morning and mid-afternoon break. Lunch will be on your own from 1.00-2.30.
We have amazing sponsors for Web Type West, check them out!
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Nope. All are welcome, but we'd prefer 16 and older.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Weekend parking on Granville Island can often be challenging. Please allow for enough time to find those few free spots - or better yet, take the bus.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Not really. Contact us directly.
Can I update my registration information?
Certainly, go right ahead - and then let us know.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
You don't have to, but it might help if there are problems with your registration.
What is the refund policy?
Contact us directly, but we can't promise anything.
The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
That's not okay. Contact us directly if this is an issue.