CEPIC to host IPTC Photo Metadata Conference: Chasing the SmartPhoto

CEPIC will be hosting another IPTC conference for the 11th consecutive year on May 31st in Berlin. This is a chance for CEPIC delegates to attend a two part conference, intended to talking about “what can be done to protect images against infringements online” as well as looking into SmartPhotos and how best to utilize them.

The Photo Metadata Conference is organised by IPTC. It brings together photographers, photo editors, managers of metadata and system vendors to discuss how technical means can help improving the use of images.

“Chasing the SmartPhoto” is the theme of the IPTC Photo Metadata Conference 2018. In the day-long conference, session speakers will examine the image business in a changing environment as new technologies, new devices and Artificial Intelligence will be game changers in the coming years. The Conference will be held in Berlin (Germany) on 31 May 2018

More details can be found at www.phmdc.org.

In the afternoon session titled “SmartPhotos and Smart Search Engines”, speakers from Google and Qwant will show how their search engines process photos found on the web and how they present search results. This session will include a discussion with conference participants about how photo businesses may critically perceive presentation of copyright protected photos.

“Protecting images Against Infringements” is the topic of another conference session. Publishing a photo on the Web opens up the possibility of anyone downloading and republishing it, without permission or paying for a license. Speakers from photo businesses and service providers will show how to implement copyright protection and how to track downloaded and reused photos using blockchain and other technologies.

If you want to join: go to the registration page of this event and register there.