Autumn Meeting 2019
14 – 16 October, Ljubljana, Slovenia

This information last updated 2019-10-10

The IPTC Autumn meeting for 2019 will be held at:

Best Western Premier Hotel Slon
Slovenska Cesta 34, Ljubljana, Slovenia

IPTC Members can book using the members-only booking page.

Schedule outline

Sunday 13 October

  • Arrival of participants. IPTC Board of Directors meeting in the afternoon.

Monday 14 October

  • Introduction and update from Managing Director Brendan Quinn and the IPTC Board of Directors
  • Photo Metadata Working Group update, including an update on our collaborations with Google
  • Photo Metadata on Social Media: results from our tests and surveys
  • Proposed new version of Photo Metadata Standard including some exciting new developments in image regions
  • Session on News in JSON
    • Update from the newly-reconvened IPTC News in JSON Working Group
    • Presentations from members on their work with news content in various JSON formats
    • Member discussion on how we can consolidate JSON formats and how we can best contribute to the state of the art
    • Proposed new version of our ninjs standard
  • Presentation on  the Content Personalisation Network project from Luca Iadema and Anthony Garcia of Digital Catapult UK
  • optional Group Dinner

Tuesday 15 October

  • NewsCodes Working Group update
  • NewsCodes translations
    • presentation of Media Topics translations
    • discussion of translation workflow and handling updates
  • Representing NewsCodes in other formats
  • Update on our work with The Trust Project and the Journalism Trust Initiative
  • News Architecture Working Group update
  • Video Metadata Working Group update
  • Video Metadata extractor demo from Pam Fisher
  • Rights update: ODRL and RightsML
  • Sports Content Working Group update
  • Farewell to Stuart Myles, outgoing Chair of IPTC

Wednesday 16 October

  • Morning: IPTC 2019 Annual General Meeting and Standards Committee meeting
  • Afternoon: Off-site visit with presentations from local startups, research institutes and STA, the local news agency in Slovenia:
    • Event Registry
    • Parlameter
    • NewsMapper
    • Finspektor
    • Blockchain in Media
    • Embeddia
    • Behaviour Exchange

Thursday 17 October