Wayzgoose 2017 Schedule

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Now in its ninth year, the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum annual Wayzgoose Type Conference hosts designers, printers, typographers and letter geeks of all stripes from across the globe. This year we have some spectacular speakers, including Gail Anderson, Jonathan Hoefler, Brian & Kim French, Brad Vetter, Carolyn Porter, Julie Sola, Jenny Wilkson, Patterson Clark and more! See more about the speakers here.

Registration for Wayzgoose is now closed.

SCHEDULE of EVENTS

Friday, November 3, 2017

8:45 am -- Registration Desk Open for Hands-on Workshop Attendees
9:00 am -- Hands-on Workshops (Must be pre-registered! Workshops are currently full, please contact us at info@woodtype.org to be on the waitlist.)
9:00 am-12 noon: Morning Workshop Sessions & 1:30-4:30 pm: Afternoon Workshop Sessions

  • Printing and Bookmaking with Julie Sola
  • Typography Collage Workshop with Gail Anderson (This workshop is currently full, please contact us at info@woodtype.org to be on the waitlist.)
  • H.N. Werkman Creative Letterpress Workshop with Ray Nichols & Jill Cypher (This workshop is currently full, please contact us at info@woodtype.org to be on the waitlist.)
  • Paper Marbling with Kathleen O'Connell (This workshop is currently full, please contact us at info@woodtype.org to be on the waitlist.)
  • Letterpress Printing with Wood Type with Peter and Donna Thomas (This workshop is currently full, please contact us at info@woodtype.org to be on the waitlist.)

10:00 am -- Registration Desk Open for All Conference Attendees
2:00 pm -- Optional Hamilton Museum Tour with Bob Mueller
5:00 pm -- Presentation at the Pantograph: 'How is Wood Type Made?' with George Liesch and David Carpenter
6:00 pm -- Cocktails and Dinner *New This Year* You must register and pay for Friday Night Dinner if you would like to join us. Click here to download the Wayzgoose menu.
8:00 pm -- Welcoming Remarks with Museum Directors Jim Moran, Bill Moran, and Stephanie Carpenter
8:15 pm -- Short Topic Speaker: David Shields
8:30 pm -- Featured Speaker: Gail Anderson
10:00 pm -- Music, Cash Bar, & Telling of Tall Type Tales

Saturday, November 4, 2017

8:30 am -- Breakfast open. *New This Year* Join us for a free, delicious breakfast at the museum! Click here to download the Wayzgoose menu.

Throughout the day there are 6 breakout sessions over 3 time periods. Each speaker gives their presentation twice. Choose two to see in the morning and one in the afternoon. In the afternoon we will show Pressing On: The Letterpress Film and have a question & answer session with Erin Beckloff, the film's co-director. See descriptions of the break-out sessions on our Speaker Page.
Morning Sessions: Session 1, 9:15-10:30 a.m. & Session 2, 10:45 a.m.-12 Noon
Afternoon Sessions: Session 3, 1:30-2:45 p.m. & Pressing On: The Letterpress Film, 3:00-5:15 p.m.

9:15 am -- Breakout Session 1
10:45 am -- Breakout Session 2
12 noon -- Lunch on your own
1:30 pm -- Breakout Session 3
3:00 pm -- Breakout Session 4
5:30 pm -- Cash bar at the Lighthouse Inn
6:30 pm -- Dinner at the Lighthouse Inn. You must register and pay for Saturday Night Dinner if you would like to join us.
8:00 pm -- Featured Speaker at the Museum: Jonathan Hoefler, Founder & Artistic Director at Hoefler&Co
9:00 pm -- Type Trivia
9:45 pm -- After Party

Sunday, November 5, 2017

8:30 am -- Breakfast open. *New This Year* Join us for a free, delicious breakfast at the museum! Click here to download the Wayzgoose menu.
9:30 am -- Short Topic Speaker: Craig Welsh
9:45 am -- Featured Speakers: Kim & Brian French, French Paper Company
11:00 am -- Print Swap & Sale (The Swap & Sale is full, please e-mail info@woodtype.org to be put on the waitlist.)
1:00 pm -- End of Day Three...Thanks for Coming!

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