TypeTech Munich MeetUp

TypeTech Munich MeetUp 2020

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The TypeTech MeetUp has been postponed. It will be hold in November, in cooperation with the Dynamic Fontday of the Typographische Gesellschaft (tgm)—a weekend for type technology and typography! The new dates:

Friday, 13 November: TypeTech MeetUp
Saturday, 14 November: Dynamic Fontday
Sunday, 15 November: Workshops, sessions, roundtables

The TypeTech Munich MeetUp 2020 hosted by ATypI and Granshan is a unique event during the Munich Creative Business Week (MCBW), where communities of font engineers and designers, web designers and developers, industry experts and tech- and business professionals gather in a relaxed atmosphere. It is a forum to jointly develop, discuss and document the current state of font technology as well as create a platform for the exchange of best practices, to advance the state of the art and to promote the integration of new technologies into future digital communication.

The event will include decisive input lectures and professional discussions on Friday. The Saturday will focus on roundtable discussions and workshops. Additionally, there will be the option to take part in a Typewalk through Munich and in the evening there will be a special announcement from Glyphs and the catalogue of results from the roundtable discussions with music and free drinks.

Confirmed speakers include Claudia Friedrich, Frank Rausch, Irene Vlachou, Joana Ranito, Bianca Berning, Vitaly Friedman, Niteesh Yadav, Titus Nemeth, Jan Charvát, Yanone, Isabel Lea, Laurence Penney—more to be announced soon.

  • Learn about new technologies and how type impacts the world of Web, UI / UX, AR / VR.
  • Get inspired and meet people that will help you grow your business.
  • Attend a series of workshops, talks and panel debates from industry experts.
  • Meet more than 90 professionals in a uniquely collaborative environment.

TypeTech Munich MeetUp 2020


Friday, March 13th, 2020:
From 9 a.m. coffee and registration
From 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. talks and discussions

Saturday, March 14th, 2020:
From 9 a.m. coffee and registration
From 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. roundtable discussions and workshops
Optional Typewalk with Katharina Seidl between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Evening: Drinks and the special announcement from Glyphs and announcement of the roundtable resolutions


Friday, March 13th:
Google München
Erika-Mann-Strasse 33
80636 Munich

Public transport:
Tram: 16 or 17 stop Deroystraße
Train: Stop Donnersbergerbrücke

Saturday, March 14th:
Kochan & Partner
Hirschgartenallee 25
80639 Munich

Public transport:
Tram: 16 or 17, stop Romanplatz
Bus: 51, stop Hirschgartenallee

The detailed schedule for the event is available at the TypeTech site. Talks will be held in English.


TypeTech MeetUp is hosted by ATypI in connection with the Granshan Foundation, curated by Veronika Burian, Boris Kochan, and Gerry Leonidas, and with generous support by Google, Glyphs, Kochan & Partner, and TypeTogether. Event management by Ana Regidor. Graphic design by Laura Meseguer. Supporting partners are Typographische Gesellschaft München, EDCH Foundation, and MCBW.

TypeTech Munich MeetUp