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IPTC Photo Metadata Conference 2021:
Accessibility, Interoperability and Authenticity

Thursday November 4 2021: 1500 – 1900 UTC

This year’s Photo Metadata Conference will again be held virtually, and is free for anyone to attend.

TimeSession and speaker
15.00 – 15.05Introduction and welcome
Brendan Quinn, Managing Director, IPTC
15.05 – 15.15New accessibility properties in IPTC Photo Metadata Standard 2021.1
Speaker: David Riecks, co-lead of the Photo Metadata Working Group, IPTC
15.15 – 15.45What Does an Image Sound Like? How to Navigate the Web Using Assistive Technology
Speaker: Level Access (name to be confirmed) demonstrating a live screen reader experience on major image websites
15.45 – 16.45Making Images Accessible Across Industries: How Does it Work and What’s Next?
Rachel Comerford, Macmillan Publishing
Kate Sherwood, Cailin Meyer, Rebecca Snyder, Smithsonian Institution
Moderator: Caroline Desrosiers, Founder & CEO, Scribely
16.45 – 17.15Image Accessibility Behind the Scenes: Metadata, DAMs, and Workflows
Janos Farkas, CLink Media
Margaret Warren, ImageSnippets
Moderator: David Riecks, co-lead of the Photo Metadata Working Group, IPTC
17.15 – 18.00Introducing the IPTC Photo Metadata Interoperability Suite
Speaker: Michael Steidl, co-lead of the Photo Metadata Working Group, IPTC
18.00 – 18.55C2PA: Verifiable Credibility metadata in images and video
Following on from last year’s presentation about the Content Authenticity Initiative by Andy Parsons (see video), Santiago will bring attendees up to date with the C2PA work that is now available as a public draft specification.
Speaker: Santiago Lyon, Adobe / Content Authenticity Initiative
Moderator: Brendan Quinn, Managing Director, IPTC
18.55 – 19.00Wrap up of the day
Brendan Quinn, Managing Director, IPTC

Previous Conferences

The IPTC Photo Metadata Conference has been held annually for 14 years. Discover what was presented and discussed at previous meetings.