Photo Metadata Conference

This was the

Photo Metadata Conference

"Image rights:
manage them - or lose them"


Thursday, 13 June 2013, Barcelona (Spain)

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Previous Metadata Conferences:

2012 in London (UK)

2011 in Istanbul (Turkey)

2010 in Dublin (Irland)

2009 in Dresden (Germany)

2008 on Malta

2007 in Florence (Italy)





IPTC Photo Metadata Conference 2013


Morning session

Machine Readable Rights in Practice

Introduction to machine readable rights in the picture library industry
Keynote by Abbie Enock , Capture

How can software help to manage rights?

* Richard Bamford , Extensis
* Ramon Forster , PicturePark
* Christopher Frenning , Fotoware
* Dennis Walker , Camera Bits
Moderator: David Riecks

What the users need: the (bad?) experience of buyers and sellers

* Cristina Gallego , La Vanguardia - Spanish newspaper
* Mirjam Wüthrich , Keystone (Switzerland)
* Gwyn Headley, fotoLIBRA (UK)
Moderator: Michael Steidl

The wider context: what is driving change?

* Paul Brown, BAPLA - Copyright legislation in the UK
* Michael Steidl , IPTC - Social media metadata test
* Jeff Sedlik , PLUS Coalition - PLUS standard use case
* Sylvie Fodor , CEPIC - CEPIC Image Registry project
Moderator: Sarah Saunders

The Camera: a Source of Rights Metadata?

Presentation about how closely latest digitial cameras are connected to the internet by David Riecks ,

Afternoon breakout sessions

Metadata of Cultural Heritage images

A meeting of people with interest in Cultural Heritage images and their requirements for special metadata. The topics were:

  • Embedded metadata and attribution of heritage images
  • IPTC Fields and the Cultural Heritage Sector
  • Data issues for heritage image libraries - panel discussion

The topics were discussed by Greg Reser (VRA), Vanessa Minet (British Museum), Dominique Delouis (Museum Images) and other Cultural Heritage experts.
Moderator: Sarah Saunders , Electric Lane

Metadata technology: what the future might bring

A round table discussion with metadata experts and software makers about gaps waiting to be filled. The topics will be:

  • Do existing metadata standards cover the businss requirements
  • Improved user interface features to make adding rights easier
  • The impact of image registries and their APIs on image management software

The topics were discussed by:
* Richard Bamford, Extensis
* Abbie Enock , Capture
* Christopher Frenning, Fotoware
* David Riecks,
* Jeff Sedlik, PLUS Coalition
* Dennis Walker, Camera Bits
* Margaret Warren , Image Snippets
Moderator: Michael Steidl , IPTC