Want to know more about the factors involved in creating a good e-reading experience? Join Monotype’s type director, Dan Rhatigan, and e-book designer, Baldur Bjarnason, at the Tools of Change (TOC) Frankfurt Conference 2012 on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at the Frankfurt Marriott Hotel, Hamburger Allee 2.
The theme of this year’s conference is “From Transition to Transformation — The New Publishing Ecosystem.” TOC Frankfurt returns for a fourth year on the eve of the Frankfurt Book Fair (Oct. 10-14), gathering the best and brightest in the global publishing and technology community for a full day of intriguing keynotes, sessions, and networking.
Monotype’s Dan Rhatigan, and e-book designer, Baldur Bjarnason, will present “The Importance of Design and Typography in E-Reading,” on Tuesday, Oct. 9, from 11:25 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. They will discuss the factors involved in creating a good e-reading experience, and how fonts and technology can help improve the reader’s experience:
Dan and Baldur will also examine how the user experience can be impacted by the current state of inconsistently applied standards in the e-reading ecosystem. The presentation will provide publishers with the typography and design information they need to enable better overall digital reader experiences.
TOC has provided us with a discount code you can use to save 20 percent off full price conference registration (it’s good for both TOC Frankfurt and the TOC Metadata workshop on Thursday): TOCPartner20TSpeaker