MALOFIEJ 18 [SUMMIT]
Malofiej is on age
On a cold night and with the snow covering Pamplona, took place on Wednesday 10 March, the official opening of the 18th International Infographics Summit Malofiej. The Palace of the Constable, XVI century Renaissance building, welcomed the new appointment with this summit. internationally prestiged, which is now on age.
Javier Errea, president of the SND-E, welcomed participants, thanked the jurors for the excellent work they had done judging Malofiej Awards, whose winners will be announced on Friday at the end of the summit, and announced a tribute to the deceased Fernando Rubio, head of illustration at ABC, which began just last night with an exhibition of works of this illustrator born in Buenos Aires, and since this morning installed in the Social Sciences building where the summit takes place .
Kris Wieselman, president of the SND, thanked Javier Errea for his dedication and excellent work organizing the Summit. Monica Herrero, dean of the School of Communication, welcomed participants on behalf of the University of Navarra, host of the summit and had a few words of appreciation to the students involved in the organization. Finally, Fermin Alonso, municipal councilor in Pamplona, welcomed attendees to the city, and invited them to visit Pamplona in better weather conditions.
At the end of the interventions was presented the book 'Malofiej 17', which includes the winners of the previous edition of the Awards, and participants enjoy a small snack.
The Summit began yesterday with lectures by Ivan Kemp (How to survive to a graphic reform), Thomas Molén (The Infographics Nerd), Kaitlin Yarnall (Making Smarter Maps) and Scott Byrne-Fraser (As seen on TV - Designing cross-platform information graphics) in the morning. In the afternoon spoke Francesco Franchi (Il magazine, an infographic project), Alvaro Valiño (Graphics conquests), Svetlana Maximchenko (Wild Wild East: Graphics in Russia) and Manuel Canales (Small department thinking big).