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IPTC Events

The IPTC meets at least twice a year when its Standards Committee and the working groups discuss and develop their ideas to support the rapid innovation of the media and the news industry in particular.

Additionally, the IPTC organises other events to promote its standards and to provide insights about their usage.

Planned Events

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IPTC Photo Metadata Conference 2020
13 October 2020 – held as part of the IPTC Autumn Meeting
Virtual meeting – open to all

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IPTC Autumn Meeting 2020
12 – 14 October 2020
Virtual meeting

Previous Events

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IPTC Spring Meeting 2020
11 – 13 May 2020
Virtual meeting

IPTC Autumn Meeting 2019
14 – 16 October 2019
Ljubljana, Slovenia
IPTC Photo Metadata Conference 2019
6 June 2019
Paris, France

IPTC Spring Meeting 2019
8 – 10 April 2019
Lisbon, Portugal

IPTC Autumn Meeting 2018
15 – 17 October 2018
Toronto, Canada

IPTC Photo Metadata Conference 2018
31 May 2018
Berlin, Germany

IPTC Spring Meeting 2018
23 – 25 April 2018
Athens, Greece
218px-flag_of_spain-svg IPTC Autumn Meeting 2017
6 – 8 November 2017
Barcelona, Spain
320px-Flag_of_Germany.svg IPTC Photo Metadata Conference 2017
16 June 2017, Berlin, Germany
220px-flag_of_the_united_kingdom-svg BBC Rights Management Conference, 15 May 2017
London, United Kingdom

IPTC Spring Meeting
16 & 17 May 2017
London, United Kingdom

320px-Flag_of_Germany.svg IPTC Video Day 2016
25 October, Berlin, Germany
320px-Flag_of_Germany.svg IPTC Autumn Meeting 2016
including Annual General Meeting
Berlin, Germany
24 & 26 October 2016
220px-Flag_of_Sweden.svg IPTC Summer Meeting 2016
Stockholm, Sweden
13-15 June 2016
220px-Flag_of_Croatia.svg IPTC Photo Metadata Conference 2016
Zagreb, Croatia
26 May 2016


Committee, Working Party and Working Group Meetings

IPTC’s working parties are responsible for the development of specific technical matters, and working groups focus on specific sub-areas. Each of our working parties and groups hold regularly conference calls to discuss developments and keep other participants informed of new information pertaining to that particular subject area.

Conference Call Calendar More about regular conference calls

Reports from Major Meetings and Events