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Welcome to Barcelona - IPTC November 2017

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Welcome to the November IPTC 2017 Annual General Meeting. The IPTC is the global standards body of the news media. We provide the technical foundation for the news ecosystem.

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Welcome to Barcelona - IPTC November 2017

  1. 1. Welcome to Barcelona! Stuart Myles * Chairman of the Board * 6th November 2017 © 2017 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved https://flic.kr/p/fBshW3
  2. 2. IPTC AGM • At the end, I’ll ask each person to introduce themselves – Name? – Organization? – What are you hoping to learn or achieve at this meeting? • But first…a glance at the what we’re up to for the next three days © 2017 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved 2 https://flic.kr/p/odF9uH
  3. 3. IPTC • IPTC is rooted in the news industry • We develop technology solutions for news challenges • Often in the form of open source standards • Enable hundreds of news and media organizations, large and small • IPTC standards power software used to create, edit, archive and distribute news and information around the world © 2017 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved 3 https://flic.kr/p/nQdDx2
  4. 4. Tuesday ODRL and RightsML SportsJS NewsML-G2 ninjs Standards Updates © 2017 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved 4 Monday NewsCodes Photo Metadata Video Metadata 360 degree and VR https://iptc.org/events/autumn-meeting-2017/ https://iptc.org/moz/events/autumn-meeting-2017/
  5. 5. Tuesday Public Relations JSON and IPTC Panels and Discussions © 2017 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved 5 Monday News Metadata EXTRA Trust in the Media https://iptc.org/events/autumn-meeting-2017/ https://iptc.org/moz/events/autumn-meeting-2017/ Wednesday News Automation
  6. 6. IPTC Managing Director • Thanks to Michael Steidl for 15 years of service to IPTC! • Which continues in this meeting and until next summer • After which he will take a well-earned retirement • https://iptc.org/news/michael-steidl-retiring-mid-2018/ • We will discuss the new Managing Director role during the AGM on Wednesday © 2017 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved 6 https://flic.kr/p/nQdDx2
  7. 7. IPTC Managing Director https://iptc.org/documents/new-managing-director-iptc/ • The ideal applicant – a strong record of working with news technology – presenting a positive image of an organization – administering a membership or non profit organization • Some flexibility to tailor the position – Including considering making this either full time or part time – Planned start date is 1st May 2018 • The Board will start considering applications on 1st December 2017 – Email a letter of interest, CV and three references to office@iptc.org. © 2017 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved 7 https://flic.kr/p/nQdDx2
  8. 8. Date and Place of Next Meeting Athens 23rd – 25th April 2018 https://flic.kr/p/atFSAr ευχαριστώ και αντίο!! © 2017 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved 8
  9. 9. Tips for Attendees • Introduce yourself to someone you don't know • Ask questions – During the sessions (use the microphones) – At the coffee breaks – Over breakfast, lunch and dinner • Pick one thing you're interested in and volunteer to help • Think of a colleague and rope them in • Write a trip report – Help spread the word about the good work that IPTC does. • Think of someone who could be the next Managing Director © 2017 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved 9
  10. 10. Why I Go To IPTC Conferences • To work on technical solutions to news challenges • To learn from people who do similar work – Partners – Competitors – Vendors – Researchers • To find out what works – and what doesn’t © 2017 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved 10
  11. 11. Introductions • Name? • Organization? • What are you hoping to learn or achieve at this meeting? © 2017 IPTC (www.iptc.org) All rights reserved 11 https://flic.kr/p/6Nkkq9

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