4th JPEG Workshop on Media Blockchain Proceedings
July 24, 2019

On Tuesday the 16th of July 2019, a 4th workshop on media blockchain technologies was held in Brussels, Belgium, collocated with the 84th 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.


The presentations presented during the workshop are available for download here.


  • 14:00-14:15 Overview of JPEG Activities (Fernando Pereira, IST-IT)
  • 14:15-14:30 JPEG Systems: Privacy and Security (Frederik Temmermans, imec-VUB)
  • 14:30-15:00 Blockchain & Privacy: Two cases from the government field (Kristof Verslype, Smals)
  • 15:00-15:30 Trusted Archives of Digital Public Documents, (John Collomosse, University of Surrey, CVSSP)
  • 15:30-16:00 break
  • 16:00-16:30 Blockchain for content licensing (Robert Learney, Digital Catapult)
  • 16:30-17:00 Blockchain Application Domains & Use Cases for Media & Entertainment (Jérôme Pons, Music won’t stop)
  • 17:00-18:00 Panel Discussion & Closing (Moderator: Fernando Pereira), panellists:
    • Deepayan Bhowmik
    • John Collomosse
    • Robert Learney
    • Jérôme Pons
    • Frederik Temmermans
    • Kristof Verslype

Organizing committee

  • Deepayan Bhowmik
  • Touradj Ebrahimi
  • Takaaki Ishikawa
  • Changjin Koo
  • Fernando Pereira
  • Frederik Temmermans


4th JPEG Workshop on Media Blockchain Proceedings, ISO/IEC JTC1/SC29/WG1, wg1n84024, Brussels, Belgium, July 16th, 2019.

More information

Presentations from the 1st (Vancouver), 2nd (Lisbon) and 3rd (Geneva) workshops are available here:

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.