Jan 7 2007
Extensis tells us that it will host a series of expert font panels and presentations at this year’s Macworld Expo in San Francisco. Extensis will present daily sessions that highlight font management specialists and industry authorities in the Extensis booth (#826) on the Macworld Conference & Expo show floor.
On Tuesday, January 9th, from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., well-known font evangelist Stephen Coles will lead the discussion titled “The Art of Type” with a panel of expert typographers discussing the joys and pitfalls of type design.
On Wednesday, January 10th, from 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Extensis product marketing manager Halstead York will lead an expert panel titled “Working with Type in Design Applications.” Experts included in this session are Thomas Phinney, Program Manager for Adobe, respected designer and author Andrew Shalat, and Martin Stein, Vice President of Corporate Solutions for Extensis. In this session insiders discuss the technologies, techniques and challenges of working with fonts in the leading layout applications.
The highlighted speaker for Thursday, January 11th, and Friday, January 12th, is acclaimed type designer Chank Diesel. Chank will be presenting “High-Octane Type” from 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. on Thursday and “Working with OpenType” from 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. on Friday.