Ampersand is a conference specifically focussing on web typography. It is held in the Brighton, UK and organised by Clearleft, a web design consultancy based in Brighton.
Ampersand is billed as:
An affordable one-day event for knowledgable web designers & type enthusiasts.
The inaugural event will be held on Friday June 17th in the Brighton Dome Corn Exchange, Brighton, UK.
The line up will be:
- Vincent Connare, creator of Comic Sans
- Jon Tan, web designer at Analog & cofounder of Fontdeck
- Jonathan Hoefler, president of Hoefler & Frere Jones
- David Berlow, type designer & cofounder of The Font Bureau
- Tim Brown, type manager for Typekit & maker of Nice Web Type
- John Daggett, Firefox developer & editor of the CSS3 Fonts Module
- Mark Porter, former creative director of guardian.co.uk
More information at http://ampersandconf.com/