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Annual General Meeting 2015

26 – 27 October, London (UK)

Venue of the Annual General Meeting (26 – 27 Oct):
etc.venues Marble Arch
86 Edgeware Road (Garfield House)
London, W2 2EA, United Kingdom
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Schedule

Monday, 26 October

  • 09:00 opening by the Chair
  • NewsML-G2 Working Group
    1. XML Schema design issue: making all elements representing a property global
    2. NewsML-G2 2.22 draft
    3. Newsroom Summit presentation
  • Coffee Break
  • Semantic Exchange Working Group
  • News standards – recap
  • Lunch Break
  • wrap-ups of the work done by the Photo Metadata, ninjs and NewsCodes working groups.
  • Video Metadata Working Group: current status of Draft#3
  • JSON format for IPTC’s Controlled Vocabularies
  • Coffee Break
  • Sport Content Working Party
    • SportsML 3.0
    • sportsJS JSON Schema
  • Standards Committee
  • ~ 18:00 meeting day closed

Tuesday, 27 October

  • 09:00 Formal Annual General Meeting (AGM), with elections, votes and more
  • Coffee Break
  • 11:00 – 17:00 News about News Technology – presentations by IPTC members and guests showing exciting technology associated with news
    • 11:05 “A New Approach to Ubiquitous News Distribution and Recommendations” – by Dr. Peng Yang, Associate Professor (Southeast University, China)
    • 11:35 Easy to use reporter tools, by Johan Lindgren (TT, Sweden)
    • 12:15 Lunch Break
    • 13:30 RightsML Python engine, by Stuart Myles (AP, USA)
    • 14:00 “Cross-Lingual Global Media Monitoring”, by Marko Grobelnik & Gregor Leban (Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia)
    • 14:45 “Newsgathering and Verification Strategy”, by Evi Varsou (ATC, Greece)
    • 15:15 Coffee Break
    • 15:40 dynamic sports data, including SportsML, by BBC (UK)
    • 16:30 The Select tool for NewsML-G2-based routing, by Robert Schmidt-Nia (dpa, Germany)
    • 16:50 Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP), by Luca Forlin (Google, UK)
    • 17:35 250 Million and Counting: Implementing a Massive Photo DAM by Scott Calder (Mainstream Data, USA)
  • 18:05 Closing of the AGM

Wednesday, 28 October: be aware of the 50th anniversary event  “News at a Crossroad”