IST Image Competition Launched

Technicians have the chance to win prizes with the launch of the IST Image Competition 2022

Staff working within the technical community stand the chance of winning great prizes by showing their photography and imaging skills at the annual IST Technical Conference – so what are you waiting for – send us your images, and help us showcase the great work that the technical workforce do.

Applicants are required to submit images (photographs or digital media pieces) of themselves, their colleagues at work, or the environment in which they work, in ways that best reflect this year’s Conference theme: Teams behind the scenes. 

The images should highlight/showcase the work done by the technical workforce and it’s importance in making things happen within the workplace and the wider community.

Prizes, which include vouchers of the winners choice worth £150 (x1 winner) and £50 (x2 runners up), will be awarded at this years IST Technical Conference to be held at the University of York, (Spring Lane Building), on 14th September.

Attendees at the one-day in-person Conference will be treated to engaging talks from our Keynote Speakers: career coach and professional skills trainer, Dr Hannah Roberts, and Michele Fisher, the interim Director of Health and Safety at York University. There will be campus tours throughout the day, a choice of at least 15 group workshops/discussions, tech showcases, a career zone, and plenty of opportunities to network.

Competition entries need to be submitted by email to: by midday, 28th August. Files can either be emailed directly as attachments or links can be sent for download if the files are too large for email transmission. Please include your name, job role and a short description of what the image depicts.

  1. Images submitted should be high resolution JPEG or PNG files between 1-10MB file size. The longest edge of the image should be at least 2500 pixels without interpolation
  2. Images must showcase the work of the technical workforce and have good composition, detail, correct focus, exposure and colour or monochrome tonal range are key. Entrants should aim to convey a message or create an impact on the viewer that emphatically endorses/highlights the ‘Teams behind the scenes’ theme. Any person visible within the image must have given written permission for the image to be submitted and displayed.

Our Image Competition Terms and Conditions apply.

We encourage you to send in your images to help us promote the expertise and impact of the many skilled technical teams working behind the scenes, all deserving of the chance to take centre stage.

If you would like to join us at the IST Technical Conference, tailored specifically for the technical workforce, tickets are available here.

IST Image Competition