3rd JPEG Workshop on Media Blockchain Proceedings
March 25, 2019

On March 20th 2019, a 3rd workshop on media blockchain technologies was held in Geneva, Switzerland, collocated with the 83rd JPEG meeting. The presentations and program of the workshop are available below. In addition to the workshop, an updated version of the white paper “Towards a Standardized Framework for Media Blockchain” was produced.


All the presentations that were presented during the workshop are available for download here.


  • 14:00-14:05 Overview of JPEG Activities (Touradj Ebrahimi, EPFL)
  • 14:05-14:20 Privacy-preserving photo sharing based on blockchain (Pablo Pfister, EPFL)
  • 14:20-14:35 JPEG Privacy and Security Activities (Frederik Temmermans, imec-VUB)
  • 14:35-15:00 Adopting Blockchain in Image Security (Deepayan Bhowmik, University of Stirling)
  • 15:00-15:30 Use of blockchain for data privacy and protection, (Bryan Ford, EPFL)
  • 15:30-16:00 break
  • 16:00-16:30 An Introduction of ITU-T DLT Standardization (Wei Kai, CAICT)
  • 16:30-16:45 Image forgery detection - A use case for blockchain and distributed ledger technologies (Anthony Sahakian, CEO of Quantum Integrity)
  • 16:45-17:00 FabToken: Tokenization on HyperLedger Fabric (Kaoutar Elkhiyaoui, IBM Research Zurich)
  • 17:00-18:00 Panel Discussion & Closing (Moderator: Fernando Pereira), panellists:
    • Deepayan Bhowmik
    • Touradj Ebrahimi
    • Kaoutar Elkhiyaoui
    • Bryan Ford
    • Wei Kai
    • Anthony Sahakian
    • Frederik Temmermans

Organizing committee

  • Frederik Temmermans
  • Changjin Koo
  • Fernando Pereira
  • Takaaki Ishikawa


3rd JPEG Workshop on Media Blockchain Proceedings, ISO/IEC JTC1/SC29/WG1, wg1n83044, Geneva, Switzerland, March 20th, 2019.

More information

JPEG issued a white paper entitled “Towards a Standardized Framework for Media Blockchain” that elaborates on the initiative, exploring relevant standardization activities, industrial needs and use cases.

To keep informed and get involved in the discussion, interested parties are invited to register to the ad hoc group’s mailing list.