Press Release

Read all about the event in this press release.

Meeting Location 
Yokohama Landmark Tower, 25F, Room B  
2 Chome-2-1 Minatomirai, Nishi Ward,
Yokohama, Kanagawa 220-0012, Japan

Learn More About MC-IF
The Media Coding Industry Forum (MC-IF) was formed in September 2018 and has held a launch event during IBC in Amsterdam, an open meeting in October 2018 in Macau, and a Workshop on the future of Video Codec Licensing in January 2019 in Sunnyvale, US. During 2019, a Board of Directors has been elected and 5 Working Groups have been established. The event in Yokohama was open to anyone interested to find out more about MC-IF and even attend and observe meetings of some of the working groups. Full invitation letter can be found here.


  • 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Overview of MC-IF Session* (in Japanese)

  • 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. MC-IF Open Meeting*

    • Introduction of MC-IF Working Groups

    • Q&A

  • 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Keynote Speech Prof. Toshifumi Futamata*
    (Visiting Senior Researcher, Institute for Future Initiatives(IFI), the University of Tokyo)
    ​"Latest development of SEPs - Observation from Japanese perspective"

  • 12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch*

  • 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. MC-IF Working Group Meetings**

*Open Session, Open to non-members
**Open Session, Non-members may observe

MC-IF Meeting and Outreach Event

May 29, 2019 | Yokohama, Japan

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