Monthly Archives: February 2010

PDF/A Seminar

PDF/A Competence Center and AIIM hold their second U.S.-based PDF/A Seminar on March 26, 2010 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. [...]


The AIIM International Exposition and Conference will take place April 20–22, 2010 at Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Again, many PDF/A Competence Center members will exhibit at the AIIM show. Please use the opportunity to meet them in Philadelphia.

There will be a PDF/A meeting at April 21st, 6 PM organized by the PDF/A Competence Center. [...]

PDF/A in Government

The use of PDF/A in government is highly dependent on the type of public or government agency. PDF/A can be meaningfully applied in agencies when digital or digitized records have to be retained. Typical examples are proposals, construction records and legal notifications. [...]

The Italian Chapter of the PDF/A Competence Center Founded

The „PDF/A Competence Center Italia“ is born as a local extension of the International PDF/A Competence Center, an association founded in Germany in 2006 with the objective of promoting the exchange of information and experience in the field of long-term archiving in accordance with ISO 19005 (PDF/A). Founded by Callas Software, Compart, LuraTech Europe, PDF Tools and PDFIib, the group now includes 100 members from all over the world, 8 of which are based in Italy. [...]

PDF/A Competence Center and AIIM Announce Seminar

The PDF/A Competence Center and AIIM announce the second U.S. based PDF/A seminar on March 26, 2010. A variety of topics including the basics of PDF/A, converting paper-based and electronic documents to PDF/A, managing PDF/A documents, metadata, and digital signatures will be addressed by experts. AIIM, the secretariat for the ISO working group responsible for the ISO standard will open the seminar with an introduction and background to the development of PDF/A. [...]

PDF/A Competence Center Newsletter: Issue 14

Topics include methods for reliable long-term archiving and scanning services and PDF/A. And visitors to CeBIT can learn all about the options, advances and benefits involving PDF/A. Members will also present current solutions for reliable storage of documents, print data streams, e-mail messages and graphics with PDF/A, enabling CeBIT attendees to gain comprehensive insight into how a consistent archiving strategy can be implemented with PDF/A – from the inflow of information all the way to output management. The PDF/A Competence Center experts will discuss the benefits of the format in detail, such as its long-term readability, unification of format, full text search capability, use of metadata and fidelity of layout. [...]