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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 Spring Meeting 2021
10-12 May, 2021
Tallinn, Estonia (TBC)

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IPTC Autumn Meeting 20201
11 – 13 October 2021 (TBC)
New York City, USA (TBC)

Previous Events

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PTC 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

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IPTC Spring Meeting 2020
11 – 13 May 2020
Virtual meeting

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IPTC Autumn Meeting 2019
14 – 16 October 2019
Ljubljana, Slovenia

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IPTC Photo Metadata Conference 2019
6 June 2019
Paris, France

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

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

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IPTC Photo Metadata Conference 2018
31 May 2018
Berlin, Germany

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Flag of Greece IPTC Spring Meeting 2018
23 – 25 April 2018
Athens, Greece
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IPTC Autumn Meeting 2017
6 – 8 November 2017
Barcelona, Spain

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IPTC Photo Metadata Conference 2017
16 June 2017
Berlin, Germany

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

Flag of Germany IPTC Video Day 2016
25 October 2016
Berlin, Germany
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IPTC Autumn Meeting 2016 including Annual General Meeting
24 & 26 October 2016
Berlin, Germany

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IPTC Summer Meeting 2016
Stockholm, Sweden
13-15 June 2016

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IPTC Photo Metadata Conference 2016
26 May 2016
Zagreb, Croatia

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IPTC 50th Anniversary Symposium
28 October 2015
London, UK

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IPTC Annual General Meeting 2015
26 – 27 October 2015
London (UK)

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5 October 2015
Hamburg, Germany
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Photo Metadata Conference 2015
4 June, 2015
Warsaw, Poland

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1 – 3 June, 2015
Warsaw, Poland
Flag of the Netherlands IPTC at WAN-Ifra Expo 2014
15 October, 2014
Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Machine Readable Rights Day 2013
12 March, 2013
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Flag of the USA Business Meets Technology Day 2012
12 June, 2012
New York City, USA

 

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 regular 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