CEPIC Innovation Day 2018

CEPIC 2018
CEPIC innovation dayCEPIC press release – 17 May, 2018.

On 30 May 2018, CEPIC is proud to present a fully packed programme featuring latest innovative trends of the photo industry and exclusive exhibitors in Berlin.

Photographers, Image Buyers and Picture Agencies are invited to join this day of innovation, which is organised within the framework of the CEPIC Congress, the world’s largest event within the stock picture industry. This is a truly unique opportunity to meet cutting edge technology providers and the global players on the image market on one single day and place.

CEPIC is hosting for the first time a special day for innovative technology providers and other businesses in the visual sector. These businesses will showcase their innovative developments in a dedicated area and participate in different panels around the latest trends affecting the picture industry.

The CEPIC Innovation Day will be held on Wednesday, 30 May 2018 from 10.00 to 18.00 in the Maritim ProArte Hotel in Berlin



10.00 – 11.30 Can Blockchain Be Applied to the Photo Industry?

Pitch Presentations

11.45 – 11.50 Picturemaxx: My picturemaxx – the next big thing

11.55 – 12.00 Smartframe: Redefining the Digital Image Standard

12.05 – 12.10 ImageRights: AI Driven Copyright Enforcement

12.15 – 12.20 Copytrack: How and Why Photographers Should Use the Global Copyright Register

12.25 – 12.30 Capture: Capture Website 3.0

Adobe Seminar                                                                                                              

14.00 – 15.00 The Evolution of Content: The Impact of AI on the Creative Process

Pitch Presentations

15.10 – 15.15 IPStock: How Blockchain Will Return the Images Market Back to the Creative Community

15.20 – 15.25 PantherMedia: Tapping Directly Into The Advertising Market With Adpressi


15.30 – 16.30 Alternative Ways to Licence Your Photography

Pitch Presentations                                                                                                     

16.40 – 16.45 Mainstream Data: Collison – Traditional Media Meets Social Media

16.50 – 16.55 Wemark: MYTHBUSTERS – The Truths And Myths About Blockchain

17.00 – 17.05 Imatag: Secure and Monitor Visual Content


17.15 – 18.15 Raising the Bar – How to Grow Your Photography Business and Attract Funding


The event is open to CEPIC delegates who have registered for the CEPIC Congress. Photographers and picture buyers have to register here http://bit.ly/2Idin3E and can attend at a small fee of 15 €.

For more information on the Innovation Day visit http://bit.ly/2GDG3xf

About the CEPIC Congress 2018

The CEPIC Congress will take place in Berlin at the Maritim ProArte Hotel from Wednesday 30 May to Friday 1 June 2018. It’s the largest global and annual gathering for picture agencies and service providers in the visual sector. For more information visit cepic.org/congress.


As the Center of the Picture Industry, CEPIC federates 600 picture agencies and photo libraries in 20 countries across Europe, both within and outside the EU. It has affiliates in North America and Asia. CEPIC’s membership includes large and smaller stock photo libraries, major photo news agencies, art galleries and museums, video companies. CEPIC has among its members the big global players such as Getty, Shutterstock or Reuters. CEPIC represents more than 250.000 authors in direct licensing. The annual CEPIC Congress extends CEPIC’s network on all five continents. It is the largest global gathering of the international photo community representing 90% of the market worldwide. CEPIC has been a member of WIPO since 1997,  IPTC since 2005, of the Linked Content Coalition since 2012 and of Creativity Works! since 2014 and FairSearch since 2015. It was a partner of ARROW PLUS between 2011 and 2013 and leads on the image work package of the Rights Data Integration project in 2013 – 2015. In 2013, based on a coalition of 20 organisations in the visual sector in Europe and in the US, CEPIC lodged a competition complaint at the European Commission.