2008 AAPA Convention:  

Tampa Skyline

June in Tampa

Forty-six members and guests gathered in Tampa, Florida, as AAPA President Leland Hawes hosted the 2008 American Amateur Press Association convention, which was held from Thursday, June 12, through Saturday, June 14.

Convention headquarters was the Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel in downtown Tampa, across the Hillsborough River from the University of Tampa, where several sessions were held.

University of Tampa Press Director Richard Mathews, arranged for several sessions to take place at the Book Arts Studio, which has a Washington hand press and a Vandercook proof press plus numerous cases of type.

One of the speakers, Joe Diachenko, provided a PDF file containing his presentation "Print Differently," a discussion of graphic design & what not.

You can read about and see pictures from the convention on the Web:

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