Join us in Two Rivers, Wisconsin for this year's event November 8-10, 2019. The Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum annual Wayzgoose type conference hosts designers, printers, typographers and letter geeks of all stripes from across the globe. It is a weekend filled with workshops, type talk and great speakers.

Get a sneak peek at what it is like to attend a Hamilton Wayzgoose. This film was created at our 2016 conference.


Friday, November 8, 2019

Our hands-on workshops on Friday will run from 9:00 am till 4:30 pm. You must pre-register and the cost is NOT included in the Wayzgoose Access Pass. Workshops are on a first come, first served basis, and they sell out quickly!

    8:45 am – Registration Desk Open for Hands-on Workshop Attendees

    9:00 am- 4:30pm – Hands-on workshops (Must be pre-registered!)

    This year's workshop presenters:

    • Neuland Calligraphy & Printing with Paul Shaw and Grendl Löfkvist
    • Vandercook maintenance and repair with Paul Moxon
    • Wood Engraving: Miniature Letterpress Images, Ornaments, Monograms and  
       More with RP Hale and Joanne Price
    • I Can Print That! with Heather Moulder and Cory Wasnewsky

    10:00am – Registration Desk Open for All Conference Attendees

    2:00pm – Hamilton Museum Tour

    4:45pm – Wood type cutting demonstration at the Pantograph
                   Calligraphy demonstration with Paul Shaw and Grendl Löfkvist
                   Stone carving demo with Nick Benson
    6:00pm – Cocktails and Dinner 

    7:45pm – Welcoming Remarks
                    with Museum Directors Jim Moran, Bill Moran, Stephanie Carpenter

    8:30 pm – Keynote Speaker: Lynne Yun
    10:00 pm – Music, Cash Bar, & Telling of Tall Type Tales

    Saturday, November 9, 2019

    8:30 am – Breakfast open. Join us for a free, delicious breakfast at the museum!

    Throughout the day there are 8 featured speaker sessions, each taking place in the Presentation Hall. See topic descriptions on our Speaker Page.

    9:00am - 9:45am – Celene Aubry
    9:45am - 10:30am – Nichola Benson
    10:30am - 10:45am – Coffee Break
    10:45am - 11:30am – Justine Nagan
    11:30am - 12:15pm – Paul Pegnato

    12:15pm - 2:00pm     Lunch on your own

    2:00pm - 2:45pm – Glenn Fleishman
    2:45pm - 3:30pm – Allison Chapman
    3:30pm - 3:45pm – Coffee Break
    3:45pm - 5:15pm – Los Ultimos film / Pablo Pivetta & Nicolas Rodriguez Fuchs
    5:30pm – Cash bar at the Museum

    6:30pm – Dinner 

    7:45pm – Short Topic Speaker 

    8:00pm – Keynote Speaker: Russell Maret
9:00pm – Type Trivia 

    9:45pm – After Party at Rudy's Lanes

    Sunday, November 10, 2019

    8:30am – Breakfast open; join us for a free, delicious breakfast at the museum!
    9:45am – Keynote Speakers: Tracy Honn Interview
                     with Hamilton Type cutters Georgianne Liesch and Mardell Doubek
    11:00am – Print Swap & Sell 
(Only 30 tables available, if you want to participate
                      with a table you must purchase in advance on the registration page.)
    1:00pm – End of Day Three...Thank you for coming!