Terms & Conditions

  • Once your proposal submission is received, you will be sent an email to confirm receipt. If you do not receive a confirmation email within 7 days, please contact us to ensure your proposal has been successfully submitted. HKOP and IMPACT 11 team will not be liable for any non-arrival of proposal submission information.
  • If your proposal is selected, at least one representative from your group or organisation should be present at IMPACT 11 for the set up and presentation. If special arrangements or equipment is required, requests must be made clearly in the proposal submission for our consideration.
  • Registration fees should be settled via online payment. Cash and cheques will not be accepted. Registration will only be considered complete once the registration form and payment have been received. Payments not received in full prior to the event may result in entry being denied. No cancellation is accepted. Registration fees for IMPACT 11 are not refundable. If a participant is unable to attend and would like to transfer the registration to another person, approval will be determined by the HKOP & IMPACT 11 team on a case-by-case basis.
  • No responsibility is assumed by HKOP, the organiser or the speakers/authors for any injury and/or damage to persons or property as a matter of product, negligence or otherwise, or from any expectation regarding the event, use or operation of any methods, products, artworks, instructions or ideas presented at the event or contained in the notes.
  • By entering the event premises, you consent to being photographed or filmed by the HKOP and IMPACT 11 teams, and to the organiser’s use and publication of audio recording, video recording in any and all media for promotional and educational purposes. No recording or photography on the premises of the conference is allowed during the conference without prior written consent of the organiser.
  • In case of a person (delegate, exhibitor, visitor) infringing the overall interest/aim of the conference or infringing the interest of other delegates, companies or parties involved in the conference, the organiser is entitled to exclude the infringing person/company from the event after an oral or written warning by the HKOP directors show no adequate result. All respective costs in context of the infringement or exclusion are on the infringing person’s/company’s own responsibility. No liability in any way or any reason is taken by the organiser in this case.
  • Applicants are responsible for their own travel arrangements, including but not limited to flight and local transportation, accommodation, adequate insurance cover, as well as related visa procedures. Visa requirements for entry to Hong Kong vary according to the visitor’s country of origin.
  • While every effort will be made to adhere to the published programme, it may be necessary for reasons beyond the control of the organisers to alter the content, speakers, and/or timing of the programme without prior notice. Please check the website for the latest version of the programme.
  • Personal information collected will be held on a database and used for communication purposes. In some cases, related to the funding support to the conference, your details may be made available to the funding bodies or its related department for record.
  • In addition to the provisions mentioned above, these terms and conditions are subject to the laws of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
Acceptance of all of the above terms and conditions is required in order to register for and participate in IMPACT 11.

Your account is created!

Please login and fill in your personal information.

Time Preference

*All dates and times shown are in Hong Kong Time (GMT+8).

Maybe later



My profile

Note: Please fill in the requested fields to proceed. You may return and edit later.

Please fill in this required field.
Please fill in this required field.
Please enter a valid email.
Please fill in this required field.
Please fill in this required field.
Please enter a valid email.
Please fill in this required field.
I would like to receive news of HKOP and IMPACT 11 by email.


I Read and Accept Terms and Conditions

The Afterlife of Printing: Looking at the Past as Letterpress Makes a Comeback


Looks like you do not have access to this section

This content requires purchase of access pass. If you have already purchased a pass, please login to view this section.

NZ’s Print History | ka mua, ka muri: resetting the archive

Makyla Curtis

Academic, Artist, Student, Letterpress Printer, Academic, Artist, Student, Letterpress Printer

Auckland University of Technology & Museum of Transport and Technology

Makyla Curtis is a Visual Arts post-graduate student at Auckland University of Technology (AUT). Makyla has a Master of Arts with first class honours in English Literature from the University of Auckland. She is also studying towards a diploma in languages in te reo Māori. Makyla is a letterpress printer and a volunteer in the print section at the Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

Search after the Life Cycle of the 19th century Hoffman-Tetterode Chinese printing type collection

Ronald Steur

Printmaker, Academic, Curator, Type Caster

Typefoundry Westzaan/Stichting Lettergieten 1983

Ronald Steur(1942) born in the Netherlands as son of a printer. As boy of five he got familiar with lead types and letterpress. Got involved in the family printingshop but studied Ecomics and worked for the dutch government and some years at the U.N. in Vienna. Already in the seventies he started his private press and after his retirement in 2005 he got involved in a museum typefoundry in Westzaan. During many years he got more and more interested in storirs of the past of type development and typecasting. And so he got the question from publishing house Brill about what happened with the chinese that had been cast in Amsterdam in the 19th century. My lecture will be a report of the nearly three year search.

East Meets West: Printed and Bound Objects as Tangible Evidence of The Evolution of The Hybrid Culture of Hong Kong

Emma Lau

Student, Book Conservator

West Dean College

Emma is a book conservator based in Hong Kong. She holds a BFA in Printmaking from York University, Canada and is a current candidate in MA Conservation Studies at West Dean College, England. Emma worked at M+ Museum and the Tung Wah Museum Archives. She also works as an educator for which she shares her experience and knowledge in printmaking and bookbinding.

Casting new type: Showcasing the history of printing in the British Library's Writing Exhibition

Michael Erdman


British Library

Dr. Michael Erdman is one of the Curators of the exhibition Writing: Making Your Mark at the British Library, where he also manages the Turkish and Turkic Collections. He was awarded the title of PhD at SOAS in 2018, and specialises in the study of 20th century Turkish and Central Asian historiography. Prior to joining the British Library, Dr. Erdman worked for the Global Affairs Canada as a Management Consular Officer. He occupied diplomatic positions in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Spain, Ecuador, El Salvador and Panama.