This year’s incredible conference program has been coming together at a record pace and we’re eager to share it with you. Some of the brightest names in type and design will be sharing their knowledge and skills during TypeCon2012, including:

Bethany Armstrong, Jo De Baerdemaeker, Steve Bardolph, Nathan Adam Beadel, Roger Black, Scott Boms, Antonio Cavedoni, Stephen Coles, Nancy Sharon Collins, Rafael Díaz, John Downer, Nathalie Dumont, Craig Eliason, James Fritz, Patrick Giasson, Emily Gordon, The Heads of State, Cyrus Highsmith, Mark Jamra, Akira Kobayashi, Craig Kroeger, Indra Kupferschmid, Gerry Leonidas, Jean-Baptiste Levée, Ian Lynam, Kamal Mansour, Ricardo Martins, Steve Matteson, Erin McLaughlin, Kathleen Meaney, Ketty Miranda, Vince Mitchell, Gillian Mothersill, Bill Moran, Jim Moran, Sharon Oiga, Amy Papaelias, Matthew Peterson, Thomas Phinney, Ashley John Pigford, Dan Reynolds, Daniel Rhatigan, Steve Ross, Jay Rutherford, Yvette Rutledge, Stuart Sandler, Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer, Amie Segal, David Shields, Julie Spivey, Sumner Stone, Neil Summerour, Jason Cranford Teague, Tricia Treacy, Guy Villa, Erik Vorhes, Carey Watters, and many more.

Presentations and workshops will explore topics such as: the library of the future; Marshall McLuhan and design; vernacular lettering; identity development with students; Cherokee syllabary; South American beer labels; the changing world of font licensing; stories from the Monotype archives; Mayan writing reform; responsive web fonts; press checks in the web age; creative pangramming; optimizing typefaces for the cockpit; wood type galore; and so much more.

Keep an eye on the conference program, the education forum and workshop schedules, as well as the special events pages for the latest updates and additions.