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2012 Conference

The 2012 American Typecasting Fellowship Conference will be hosted by the C.C.Stern Type Foundry and held in Portland, Oregon at the Red Lion on the River, a hotel located on the scenic Columbia River. Since 1978, this biennial conference has brought together people from around the world who are interested in metal type casting.

Registration is now open! To register, submit a presentation idea or contact us, use the links in the left navigation bar. Accommodations must be purchased separately. Rooms at the Red Lion are available now starting at $95/night. Check the Accommodations page for alternative hotel suggestions.

Conference Overview

Wednesday, August 15

  • Evening registration and visiting in the Hospitality Room @ Red Lion Hotel

Thursday, August 16

  • Main conference program @ Red Lion Hotel
  • Screening of Linotype: The Film, at McMenamin’s Kennedy School Theater, funded in part by RACC

Friday, August 17

  • Main conference program @ Red Lion Hotel
  • Evening Social at C.C. Stern Type Foundry

Saturday, August 18   

  • Swap Meet & Auction @ Red Lion Hotel
  • Optional Field Trips
  • Evening Banquet & Keynote Address @ Red Lion Hotel
  • Keepsake Exchange

Sunday, August 19

  • Technical Sessions @ C.C. Stern Type Foundry, Stumptown Printers

Monday, August 20

  • Technical Sessions @ C.C. Stern Type Foundry, Buzzworm Studios


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