#SNDSF: What people are talking about

In the next few weeks leading up to the annual SND Workshop & Exhibition in San Francisco, April 7-9, we’re going to bring you a weekly roundup of what people are saying about #SNDSF. It’s a helpful Monday guide to stories, tweets and posts you might have missed the previous week from speakers, members and us here at SND. Find something interesting? Give it a share and join the conversation by tagging #SNDSF on Twitter.

Previewing #SNDSF: Rachel Schallom interviews Mobiquity’s Dave Stanton about mobile accessibility and user experience. Darren Sanefski also joins the program with a session “Behind the Covers.” He’ll share results from new research on how designers’ cover layout choices have measurable impact on magazine newsstand sales.

5 tips for #SNDSF: Jon Wile, director of design and research at American City Business Journals, shares how to make the most of the workshop, through networking. And find more tips from RedEye design director Alyson Morris and Julie Elman, an associate professor at the School of Visual Communication at Ohio University, who shares some recommendations for first-timers.

Getting to #SNDSF: Finalizing your travel plans for #SNDSF? San Francisco Chronicle designer and illustrator Christopher Fong has rounded up the best ways to get to and from #SNDSF in this handy travel guide.

Network ahead of #SNDSF: Share the event on Facebook & confirm that you are attending.

An Art Director, Designer and Reader Walk Into a Bar. Bartenders Says …: Variety Creative Director Chris Mihal joins the ‪#‎SNDSF‬ program with a session about using humor through illustration and photography to make meaningful connections with readers. Learn from Chris and others at #SNDSF. Haven’t registered? There’s still time to sign up here.

For students: Don’t forget to register for the free student workshop on Thursday! Join us for a day long program filled with cool speakers and portfolio reviews.

SND37 results: The SND37 results are live on the competition database. Check to see if you won here. Winners of the World’s Best Designed Newspaper and News Sites categories will be announced at ‪#‎SNDSF‬.

Design legend: Rodrigo Sanchez, art director for El Mundo and a SND Lifetime Achievement Award winner, answered some questions ahead of his return to the annual workshop as a keynote speaker. He’s also helping Angie’s List Karaoke Night for SNDF raise money for future generations of visual journalists. Consider making a $10 contribution to SND Foundation in honor of Rodrigo Sanchez.

We’ll be profiling #SNDSF speakers and sharing workshop updates and need to know at SND.org. Follow the hashtag #SNDSF on Twitter for more updates. To register for the workshop, which runs April 7-9 in San Francisco, click here. Space will be limited.

— Compiled by Courtney Kan and Madisen Theobald

About Courtney Kan

is a designer at The Washington Post and the editor of SND.org.

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