Spring Meeting 2019
8 – 10 April, Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon view - Image courtesy Turismo de Lisboa

Image courtesy Turismo de Lisboa

This information last updated 2019-02-15

The next IPTC Members’ Meeting will be held in the dynamic and increasingly tech-savvy city of Lisbon, Portugal from Monday 8th to Wednesday 10th April, 2019.

Home to IPTC member Lusa who are helping to organise the meeting, Lisbon is easily accessible from the US, Europe and Asia.

You can expect three full days of working group presentations, interesting stories and case studies from invited companies and IPTC members, and discussions about current issues in the media technology world.

The meeting hotel is the Vincci Liberdade near the Marques de Pombal roundabout in the Liberdade area.

Booking is now open for IPTC members – see the registration page in the Members Only Zone.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Update on IPTC’s work with news credibility initiatives
  • DPA’s work implementing the Trust Project’s Trust Indicators
  • Update on DPP Metadata for News Exchange (see our blog post about the recent event in London)
  • Practical rights management issues – UX for editors, how to implement at scale
  • Photo standards other than IPTC – work with JPEG, ISO etc
  • Google Images now publishes IPTC rights metadata. What comes next?
  • Technical implications of the EU Copyright Directive
  • Integrating audience analytics and segmentation as feedback to publishers and agencies
  • Update on MINDS Performing Content project
  • Text mining for the media, including a demo from local company
  • AI and text analysis using IPTC Media Topics
  • Translating Media Topics into other (human) languages – sharing tips and best practices

The meeting is available only to IPTC members and invited guests. If you would like to present at the meeting, please get in touch with Brendan Quinn, IPTC Managing Director at mdirector@iptc.org.