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Tentative Schedule

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February
Saturday

Virtual Herman's 2 is a full day of typewriter-related events. Registration via Zoom is required (opens 2/2/22), but all events are free. The following is a tentative schedule (posted 1/15/22). Please return to this schedule during the coming month as event details are released.

10:00 am

Welcome & Announcements

A Virtual Herman's wouldn't be an event without a welcome from Herman Price. He will make announcements and review the day's events.
Herman Price and David Brechbiel

10:30 AM

Keynote Address

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Title to be announced.

11:30 AM

Global Stretch Time


11:45 AM

Breakout Session (Select 1 to Attend)

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Corona Room

Title to Be Announced
Breakout Speaker To Be Announced

Smith Premier Room

Title to Be Announced
Breakout Speaker To Be Announced

Royal Room

Title to Be Announced
Breakout Speaker To Be Announced
12:15 PM

Breakout Session 2 (Select 1 to attend)

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Caligraph Room

Title to Be Announced
Breakout Speaker To Be Announced

Hermes Room

Title to Be Announced
Breakout Speaker To Be Announced

Imperial Room

Title to Be Announced
Breakout Speaker To Be Announced
1:00 PM

Breakout Session 3 (Select 1 to attend)

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Keystone Room

Title to Be Announced
Breakout Speaker To Be Announced

Japy Room

Title to Be Announced
Breakout Speaker To Be Announced

Emerson Room

Title to Be Announced
Breakout Speaker To Be Announced

1:45 PM

Global Snack Break


2:30 PM

The Beauty Contest

A Herman's Favorite! Visit to review typewriter beauties from across the globe. Voting will open following the typewriter gallery presentations.

  • Entrants may upload or send up to four photos of your typewriter with a brief 50 word description.
  • Entry form will be available to Fri., February 4th.
  • Entries accepted until Fri., February 11th.
  • All typewriters will be available for public viewing & online voting on Tuesday, February 15th.
  • Voting closes at 3:45PM on day of event. Winners announced shortly thereafter.
Hosts: Katie Kirkland & J.P. Huard

3:30 PM

Global Nap Time


4:00 PM

The Typing Contest

Continuing the afternoon of Herman's Favorites ... Join us for the Typing Contest. Select your fastest typewriter, do those finger exercises, and get ready to type against the finest talent across the globe.

  • Typing passage will be released in advance on Wednesday, February 16th.
  • A portion of the above typing passage will be selected for the contest.
  • Awards given to the fastest typists based on number of words/least errors in two categories:  Antique (Non-Front Strike) Manuals, Manuals, & Electrics
  • All attendees are welcomed to watch the typists.
Host: Dan Johnson

5:00 PM

Global Love Your Family Time (they are missing you today)

Spend time with the family, enjoy a meal, or catch up on the auction sites to see what you missed!


6:00 PM

NEW! The Vendor Fair

25+ Typewriter Vendors will have their virtual shops open for you to visit, learn about their products, services, or passions. Three scheduled session for you to attend with ample time in to browse all shops.  Vendor Fair information will be posted on VH2 website and Facebook during the week of January 17-21st.

  • Vendors may sign-up for booth space (free of charge) beginning Thursday, January 27th.   Space will be limited.  First come, first served.
  • Vendors will make three brief 15 minute presentations to shop visitors at 6:15, 6:30, and 6:45PM EST.  Shop will remain open for another hour until 8PM.
  • Vendors will have the option of keeping their shop open during The Campfire (after entertainment).

9:00 PM

The Campfire

Those in the know ... party late into the night or day. For many of our global visitors it is early Sunday Morning/Afternoon!

  • There will be live musical performances by three or four of our talented enthusiasts.
  • Breakout Rooms will open all night (or day) for:
    • Continued music by our performers.  Consider it the Lounge that will not close.   :)
    • Some of our vendors from the fair will continue to be open answering your questions about their products, services, and passions
    • The main room will stay open for late night talks and individual rooms might open for impromptu conversations on topics.

Performers:  To Be Announced.  Hosts:  To Be Announced




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