Schedule of events during the conference 'Typography day 2014' :
Day one- Friday 28th February , Day two- Saturday 1st March, and Day three- Sunday 2nd March 2014 at SID, Pune

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Day one

Day 1 (28th February 2014) – Workshops
Venue: Symbiosis Institute of Design, Pune
7.30 – 9.30   Tea & Registration
9.30 – 9.45   Welcome address and briefing by
Prof. Manohar Desai, SID, Pune
10.00 – 1.00 &
2.30 – 5.30
  Workshops for Design Students
Lunch-break: 1.00 – 2.30
# Workshop Tracks and Instructors
* these workshops require the use of laptop
Track 1   Constructing Letterforms
    Prof. Manohar Desai, Symbiosis Institute of Design, Pune, India
Track 2   Typifying lettering
    Paul Hunt, Adobe Systems, USA
Track 3
  Design a Font in One Day
Ted Harisson, President, FontLab, USA
Track 4   Prayog
    Prof. Santosh Kshirsagar, Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Arts, Mumbai, India
Track 5   Tools and Techniques
    Achyut Palav, Achyut Palav School of Calligraphy, Navi Mumbai
Track 6   Designing Type in a Multi-script Country
    Sarang Kulkarni, Noopur Datye, Ek Type and Prof. Girish Dalvi, Industrial design Centre, IIT Bombay, India
Track 7
  Typographic Expression in India
Prof. Mahendra Patel, Faculty member, Symbiosis Institute of Design, Pune, India and Prof. Ranjana Dani, HOD, Communication Design, MITID, Pune, India
Track 8   Designing Logotype in Regional Script
    Prof. Udaya Kumar Dharmalingam, Department of Design IIT Guwahati, India
Track 9   Basic Design Teaching
    Prof. Mandar Rane, Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay, india And Omkar Shende, Font designer, India
Track 10   3D Fonts
    Prof. Pratibha Wagh, Ex-faculty, L.S.Raheja School of Arts, Mumbai, India and Prof. Samip Sawant, Mumbai Kala Maha Vidyalay, Mumbai, India
Track 11   Letterpress Light Workshop
    Prof. Jeff Pulaski, Wichita State University, Kansas, USA, and Prof. Joey Hannaford, University of West Georgia, Georgia, USA and Rakhi Charwad
Track 12   No Waste - A Lettering / Typography Workshop
    Manasi Shekhar Keni
Track 13   Experimental Calligraphy
    Prof. Vinod Mahabale and Prof. Prakash Kharkar
Track 14   Vedakshare
    Ram Kasture
Track 15   Character Designing
    Girish Charwad
5.30 – 6.00   Vote of Thanks + Tea

Day two

Day 2 (1st March 2014)
Venue: Auditorium, SID, Pune
7.30 – 9.00   Tea and Registration
9.00 - 9.45   Inauguration
    Welcome Address by
    Prof. Manohar Desai, SID Pune and Prof. Ravi Poovaiah/Prof. G V Sreekumar, IDC, IIT Bombay
    About SID by
    Prof. Vinay Mundeda, Director, Symbiosis Institute of Design, Pune
9.45 – 10.30   Keynote Address 1
    Prof. R. K. Joshi Memorial Lecture Tribal Languages and Oral Traditions (working title) Prof. Ganesh N. Devy, Founder and Director of the Tribal Academy at Tejgadh, Gujarat, India
10.30 – 11.00   Tea and networking
Session 1 (Experiments and Explorations )
Session Chairman: Sudharshan Dheer, Graphic Communication Concepts, Mumbai, India
11.00 – 11.20   Sensory experiences in Typography
    Prof. Meaghan Dee, Virginia Tech, USA and Prof. Cassie Hester, University of West Georgia, USA
11.20 – 11.40   From within it, from outside it and from above it
    Deshna Mehta, Co-founder, Anugraha, Mumbai, India
11.40 – 11.55   Discussion & QA
Session 2 (Cross-cultural Typography )
Session Chairman: Sujit Patwardhan Mudra Graphics, Pune, India
12.00 – 12.20   Hawking Gawking in Singapore
    Prof. Kok Cheow Yeoh, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
12.20 – 12.40   SHAKSHUKA: From Graffiti Vandalism to Aestheticism by Organic Typo Design
    Prof. Iko Avital and Researchers Alon Weiss and Yaronimus, MedLab, Shamoon College of Engineering, Israel
12.40 – 12.55   Discussion & QA
1.00 – 02.30   Poster Sessions + Lunch
Vision Address    
2.30 – 3.15   Merging the Alphabet and Chinese characters
    Birk Marcus Hansen, Type designer, Denmark
Session 3 (Typography & Typeface Design )
Session Chairman: Prof. Ranjana Dani, Professor, MIT Institute of Design, Pune, India
3.15 – 3.35   Development of a typeface from the handwritten Sinhala plakkatens of Sri Lanka
    Prof. Sumanthri Samarawickrama, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
3.35 – 3.55   Reviving Modi Script
    Prof. Rajendra Bhimraoji Thakre, MIT Institute of Design, Pune, India
3.55 – 4.15   Matilda: A Typeface for Children with Low Vision
    Prof. Ann Bessemans, Media Arts Design Faculty, Hasselt, Belgium
4.15 – 4.30   Discussion & QA
4.30 – 5.00   Tea and networking
Session 4 (Typography& Identity)
Session Chairman: Prof. D. Udaya kumar, Department of Design, IIT Guwahati, India
5.00 – 5.20   Display Type Expressions: The Cultural underpinnings of the Scripts from two Royal Cities of India
    G. Shashidhar Reddy, Independent Designer, India and Nanki Nath, Research Scholar, IIT Bombay, India
5.20 – 5.40   Bitmap Type three Centuries before Digital Technology!! Typography on Persian Carpets
    Mahmood Mazaheri Tari, Formino Design, Iran
5.40 – 5.55   Discussion & QA
Session 5 (Industry Projects)
Session Chairman: Prof. Girish Dalvi, Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay, India
6.00 – 6.30   The Many Modes of Malayalam Script
    Paul Hunt, Adobe Type Team, USA
Session 6 (Meet on Research in Typography for Research Scholars)
6.30 – 7.30   Presentations on 'Typographic Research' by research scholars And Group Discussions on Future Directions for Research in Typography

Day three

Day 3 (2nd March 2014)
Venue: Auditorium, SID, Pune
8.30 – 9.00   Tea
9.00 – 9.45   Keynote Address 2
    Fundamentals of typography - Student projects in Typography and Culture
    Prof. James Craig, Designer, Author and Teacher, USA
Session 7 (Typography & Details )
Session Chairman: Prof. Mahendra Patel
Faculty member, Symbiosis Institute of Design, Pune, India
9.45 – 10.05   The Ruq'ah style and its role in Arabic typography
    Gunnar Vilhjalmsson, Senior Type Designer, Monotype, UK
10.05 – 10.25   Typography: a 'punctuated' interpretation
    Jayagovindan Menon, Head, Communiation Design, D J Academy of Design, Coimbatore, India
10.25 – 10.45   Śūnyatā Toolbox: From Spaceless Typography to Product Design
    Prof. Iko Avital, and Researchers Zuk Turbovitch and Charu Monga, SCE, Shamoon College of Engineering, Israel, School of Design Arts, DU-Delhi University, India
10.45 – 11.00   Discussion & QA
11.00 – 11.30   Tea and networking
Session 8 (Typography & Local Context)
Session Chairman: Prof. Santosh Kshirsagar, Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Arts, Mumbai, India
11.30 – 11.50   Concerns in Typography and Culture – A case-study based on PTG (Primitive Tribal Groups) Kota from the Nilgiris
    Prof. Suniti S. Vadalkar, Foundation for Liberal And management Education (FLAME), Pune, India
11.50 – 12.10   Gunjala Gondi Script - A new tracing
    S. Sridhara Murthy, Typographer and Guest Faculty, National Institute of Fashion Technology, Hyderabad, India
12.10 – 12.30   Towards a holistic Indic Font design software: Observations from the study of the Devanāgarī font design proces
    Yashodeep Gholap, Font Designer, Ted Harrison, President and Adam Twardoch, Product and Marketing Manager, Fontlab, Usa and India
12.30 – 12.50   Type Camp India: Pluralism in Design Education
    Dr. Shelley Gruendler, Founding Director of Type Camp International, Canada
12.50 – 1.05   Discussion & QA
1.05 – 02.30   Poster Sessions + Lunch
Session 9 (Typography& Design Projects)
Session Chairman: Dr. Ajanta Sen, Director, Solar Project, India
2.30 – 2.45   Title design in Hindi & Bengali film posters
    Mohammad Shahid and Prof. D. Udaya Kumar, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India
2.45 – 3.00   Lankan Arts In A Font
    Chethya Munasinghe, AOD International Design Campus, Sri Lanka
3.00 – 3.15   Technique for optimization of font color in subtitling of modern media
    Dhvanil Patel and Ojas Deshpande, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India
3.15 – 3.30   ‘Babuchak’ – Gujarati Display Font
    Jalpa Shah, Rachana Sansad College of Applied Arts, Bombay, India,
3.30 – 3.45   Other-Letter; A hybrid of Sinhala and Tamil Scripts
    Pathum Egodawatta, Sri Lanka
3.45 – 4.00   Discussion & QA
4.00– 4.30   Tea and networking
Vision Address   Experiences in Typography (working title)
4.30– 5.15   Aurobind Patel, Designer and Typographer, India
Closing Session for the seminar
5.15– 5.45   Awards + Concluding remarks