JPEG Emerging Technologies Workshop Palo Alto Announcement
January 17, 2024


The Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG) is a Working Group of ISO/IEC, the International Organisation for Standardization / International Electrotechnical Commission, (ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/WG 1) and of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU-T SG16). The committee is responsible for the popular JPEG 1, JPEG 2000, JPEG XS and JPEG XL standards and several other standards under development, such as JPEG AI, JPEG Trust, and JPEG Pleno families standards.

On the occasion of the 102nd JPEG meeting, a workshop will be organized on the 27th of January 2024 in Palo Alto, California, USA, hosted by Tencent Media Lab and co-sponsored by IEEE Signal Processing Society Santa Clara Valley Chapter.

During the workshop, leading JPEG experts will share highlights about some of the emerging JPEG technologies that could shape the future of imaging and multimedia.

Practical information

  • Date: Saturday, January 27, 2024
  • Time: from 9:30 to 13:00 (PCT)
  • Host: Tencent Media Lab
  • Co-sponsor: IEEE Signal Processing Society Santa Clara Valley Chapter
  • Location: Tencent Palo Alto Office: 2747 Park Blvd, Palo Alto, CA 94306, Tai meeting room (1st floor)
  • Registration: Register before January 24, 2024


  • 10:00-10:10 PCT: Overview of JPEG activities (Touradj Ebrahimi, EPFL)
  • 10:10-10:30 PCT: JPEG AI – Towards the first learning-based image coding standard (João Ascenso, Instituto Superior Técnico)
  • 10:30-10:50 PCT: JPEG Trust – An international standard for establishing trust in digital media (Frederik Temmermans, Vrije Universiteit Brussel & imec)
  • 10:50-11:10 PCT: JPEG XL image coding system (Jon Sneyers, Cloudinary)
  • 11:10-11:30 PCT: break
  • 11:30-11:50 PCT: JPEG XS – A low complexity mezzanine video codec (Thomas Richter, Fraunhofer)
  • 11:50-12:10 PCT: JPEG 2000 image coding system (Pierre-Anthony Lemieux, Sandflow)
  • 12:10-12:30 PCT: JPEG AIC for assessment of image coding (Michela Testolina, EPFL)
  • 12:30-12:45 PCT: JPEG DNA – Image coding for storage on DNA support (Touradj Ebrahimi, EPFL)
  • 12:45-13:00 PCT: JPEG XE – Event-based vision (Tim Bruylants, intoPIX)
  • 13:00-13:30 PCT: Ad hoc discussions between participants


By car

  • Head south on US-101 S.
  • Take exit 398 for San Antonio Road toward Los Altos.
  • Keep right at the fork, follow signs for San Antonio Road.
  • Merge onto San Antonio Rd.
  • Continue onto E Charleston Rd.
  • Turn right onto Park Blvd.
  • Tencent Palo Alto Office will be on the right at 2747 Park Blvd.
  • Enjoy free parking in Tencent Palo Alto Office Lot, accommodating up to 100 cars and no parking worries.

By Caltrain

  • Around 68 min ride, from San Francisco Station to California Avenue Station.
  • Then, a brief 3-minute walk to Tencent Palo Alto Office.

By Taxi

  • A taxi from San Francisco downtown to Tencent Palo Alto Office typically takes around 45 minutes.
  • A taxi from San Francisco International Airport to Tencent Palo Alto Office typically takes around 30 minutes.
  • Please note that traffic conditions may affect travel time.

More information

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