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Autumn Meeting 2020
12 – 14 October, online

This information last updated 2020-09-04

This year’s IPTC Autumn Meeting will be held virtually.

Planned schedule (subject to change)

Monday 12 October

  • Introduction and update from Managing Director Brendan Quinn and the IPTC Board of Directors
  • Attendee introductions: get to know your fellow members
  • Updates from NewsML-G2 Working Group, News Architecture, Sports Content Working Group, Photo Metadata Working Group, Video Metadata Working Group, News in JSON Working Group
  • Presentation and discussion on semantic technologies and structured data in 2020: RDF,, SHACL, SHEX, wikidata, GraphQL – how does it all fit together?

Tuesday 13 October

  • NewsCodes Working Group update
  • Presentation of news entities projects from IPTC members
  • Discussion and planning for a possible IPTC project around news entities
  • The IPTC Photo Metadata Conference 2020, including presentations from Adobe and Google – see separate page for details. Note that attendees are required to register for the Photo Metadata Conference separately from their IPTC Autumn Meeting registration.

Wednesday 14 October

  • Morning: IPTC 2020 Annual General Meeting and Standards Committee meeting
  • Discussion on IPTC’s participation in the Content Authenticity Initiative
  • BBC’s new open-source Digital Asset Management system project
  • and more!

Registration is now open for IPTC members via the IPTC Members-Only Zone.