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Future speaking events

I’m an experienced public speaker and can often be found on speaking about typography and the power of passion projects at design conferences worldwide.

I’d love to speak at your event

  1. Circles

    9thโ€“11th October 2024
    Grapevine, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

    Event site

  2. Converge

    3rdโ€“4th October 2024
    Brighton, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

Photo by Andreas Dantz of Elliot Jay Stocks speaking at Beyond Tellerand, Berlin, Nov 2017

Past speaking events

I’ve been fortunate enough to speak at over 75 design conferences and workshops all around the world, from intimate gatherings in the upstairs of a pub to stages in front of thousands of attendees — and everything in-between. The list below is comprehensive, but may contain broken URLs.

  1. Typography Masterclass (workshop)

    10thโ€“24th June 2024
    online

    Event site

  2. TypeParis Now24

    1st June 2024
    Paris, France ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท

    Event site

  3. Craft+Work

    31st May 2024
    London, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  4. Universal Principles of Typography โ€” book launch party

    23rd April 2024
    Bristol, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  5. This is What I Want to Do โ€” film premiere

    19th January 2024
    Cologne, Germany ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช

    Event site

  6. Typography Masterclass (workshop)

    16thโ€“30th October 2023
    online

    Event site

  7. Mastering Web Typography (workshop)

    23rdโ€“24th September 2023
    online

    Event site

  8. SmashingConf Freiburg

    4thโ€“6th September 2023
    Freiburg, Germany ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช

    Event site

  9. All Flows

    11thโ€“12th May 2023
    Milton Keynes, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  10. Letter Luvvers

    22nd March 2023
    Bristol, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  11. Universal Principles of Typography (workshop)

    2ndโ€“16th March 2023
    online

    Event site

  12. SmashingConf SF

    21st June 2022
    San Francisco, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

    Event site

  13. Birmingham Design Festival

    10th June 2022
    Birmingham, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  14. beyond tellerrand #axbt

    19th May 2022
    Hamburg, Germany ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช

    Event site

  15. Stay Curious

    How to Be Wildly Unsuccessful

    21st April 2021
    online (via Dรผsseldorf, Germany) ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช

    Event site

  16. Type Directors Club NYC

    All-day workshop

    [Cancelled due to Covid]
    New York, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

    Event site

  17. Type Directors Club NYC

    Evening talk

    [Cancelled due to Covid]
    New York, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

    Event site

  18. ClearScore

    Private typography workshop

    27th February 2020
    London, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

  19. Darrick Wood High School (private)

    19th September 2019
    London, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

  20. Pixel Pioneers warm-up

    7th June 2019
    Bristol, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  21. Panel @ Soho House

    Can hygge, meraki, or lagom make you happy?

    15th April 2019
    London, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

  22. Ignite NI lunchtime session

    8th April 2019
    Belfast, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  23. Before UpFront

    21st March 2019
    Manchester, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  24. MK Geek Night

    13th September 2018
    Milton Keynes, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  25. TYPO Berlin

    19th May 2018
    Berlin, Germany ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช

    Event site

  26. Reasons to:

    3rd September 2017
    Brighton, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  27. Advanced Typography for the Web & Print (workshop)

    28th June 2017
    Berlin ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช

    Event site

  28. Advanced Typography for the Web & Print (workshop)

    25th April 2017
    Bristol, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  29. Reasons:London

    17th February 2017
    London, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  30. Advanced Typography for the Web & Print (workshop)

    3rd February 2017
    London, UK (private) ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

  31. Advanced Typography for the Web & Print (workshop)

    10th January 2017
    Zagreb, Croatia ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท

    Event site

  32. We Love Graphic Design

    1st October 2016
    Copenhagen, Denmark ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ

    Event site

  33. MakingWeb 2.16

    22nd September 2016
    Oslo, Norway ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด

    Event site

  34. Yggdrasil

    11th โ€“ 12th April 2016
    Sandefjord, Norway ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด

    Event site

  35. Design+ Ethics

    6th April 2016
    ETC, London, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  36. Blend Web Mix

    28th & 29th October 2015
    Lyon, France ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท

    Event site

  37. PAPERarts

    2nd March 2015
    Bristol, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  38. Reasons To Be Creative

    20th February 2015
    London, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  39. Break

    12th โ€“ 14th November 2014
    Belfast, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  40. Ideas on Paper

    4th February 2015
    Nottingham, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  41. Generate

    26th September 2014
    London, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  42. The Type Directors Club

    22nd July 2014
    New York, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

    Event site

  43. Kerning

    5th โ€“ 6th June 2014
    Faenza, Italy ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น

    Event site

  44. TYPO San Francisco

    10th โ€“ 11th April 2014
    San Francisco, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

    Event site

  45. (R)evolution

    27th September 2013
    Shrewsbury, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  46. Smashing Conference

    9th โ€“ 11th September 2013
    Freiburg, Germany ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช

    Event site

  47. Reasons To Be Creative

    2nd โ€“ 4th September 2013
    Brighton, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  48. Beyond Tellerrand

    6th โ€“ 8th November 2017
    Berlin, Germany ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช

    Event site

  49. Creative Liverpool

    4th April 2013
    Liverpool, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  50. Responsive Day Out

    1st March 2013
    Brighton, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  51. HD Live

    1st November 2012
    Hull, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  52. Ampersand 2012

    15th June 2012
    Brighton, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  53. TYPO Berlin: Sustain

    17th โ€“ 19th May 2012
    Berlin, Germany ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช

    Event site

  54. Multipack Presents...

    11th February 2012
    Birmingham, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  55. An Event Apart San Francisco 2011

    12th โ€“ 14th December 2011
    San Francisco, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

    Event site

  56. Flash on the Beach 2011

    11th โ€“ 14th September 2011
    Brighton, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  57. Insites Tour: Bristol

    21st July 2011
    Bristol, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  58. Brand Perfect Tour

    25th May 2011
    London, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  59. Future of Web Design London 2011

    16th โ€“ 18th May 2011
    London, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  60. New Adventures in Web Design 2011

    20th January 2011
    Nottingham, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  61. Brooklyn Beta 2011

    21st & 22nd October 2010
    Brooklyn, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

    Event site

  62. FrontEnd 2010

    1st - 2nd September 2010
    Oslo, Norway ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด

    Event site

  63. Ulster Festival of Art & Design

    16th June 2010
    Belfast, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Event site

  64. Web Source East

    26th March 2010
    Norwich, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

  65. Future of Web Design London 2010

    17th - 19th May 2010
    London, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

  66. University of the West of England

    28th April 2010
    Bristol, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

  67. Future of Web Design New York 2009

    16th November 2009
    New York, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

  68. Web Developers Conference 2009

    21st October 2009
    Bristol, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

  69. Web Directions South 2009

    6th October 2009
    Sydney, Australia ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ

  70. Future of Web Design Tour 2009

    9th September 2009
    Bristol, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

  71. Twiist.be

    15th May 2009
    Leuven, Belgium ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช

  72. Future of Web Design London 2009

    1st May 2009
    London, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

  73. South by Southwest 2009

    12th March 2009
    Austin, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

  74. Web Directions North 2009

    2nd February 2009
    Denver, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

  75. Oxford Geek Night X

    21st January 2009
    Oxford, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

  76. Web Developers Conference 2008

    12th November 2008
    Bristol, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

  77. Spletne Urice

    29th October 2008
    Ljubljana, Slovenia ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ

  78. Skillswap Brighton

    20th August 2008
    Brighton, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

  79. Future of Web Design London 2008

    17th April 2008
    London, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

  80. Future of Web Design New York 2007

    7th November 2007
    New York, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

  81. Skillswap Bristol

    25th September 2007
    Bristol, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

  82. London Design Festival 2007

    17th September 2007
    London, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

  83. Oxford Geek Night 3

    25th July 2007
    Oxford, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง