1st PDF/UA Competence Center Meeting

PDF_UA_CC_300pxThe first in person meeting of the PDF/UA Competence Center will be held on March 29, 2012 (the day after the Technical Conference 2012).

To register, please contact us at info@pdfa.org. Please register even if you have told Olaf that you are coming – having all registrations in one place makes planning easier (e.g. to provide enough lunch for all).

Meeting details:

1st PDF/​UA Com­pe­tence Cen­ter Meeting

• March 29, 2012
• 9:00 AM through 5:00 PM
• for travel information for Basel please check out http://wikitravel.org/en/Basel
• remote access through a web con­fer­ence setup will be pro­vided (details to fol­low in due time)
• meet­ing lan­guage: English


• Cur­rent sta­tus of PDF/​UA standard
• Goals of the PDF/​UA Com­pe­tence Center
• Spe­cific tech­ni­cal topics:
• How to map between WCAG 2 and PDF/​UA requirements?
• Inter­op­er­a­ble for­mat for PDF/​UA Audit Trail
• Spe­cific edu­ca­tional topics:
• How to make more peo­ple under­stand the con­cepts of PDF/​UA?
• How to make more peo­ple under­stand how to cre­ate PDF/​UA?
• What pub­li­ca­tions, events to work on?
• Lob­by­ing
• What options exist for lob­by­ing, so that PDF/​UA becomes ref­er­enced by sec­tion 508, BITV, and sim­i­lar regulations
• How to coor­di­nate activ­i­ties in dif­fer­ent countries?
• Gen­eral marketing
• What can we do so orga­ni­za­tions, cre­ative peo­ple, pub­lish­ers, ser­vice providers and oth­ers take PDF/​UA into account?
• How to nudge devel­op­ers so more of them sup­port PDF/​UA?

Basel Germany

March 29, 2012 9:00 - 5:00

Contact: info@pdfa.org

About PDF/UA Competence Center

The PDF/UA Competence Center focuses on developing a specification for accessible PDF, in particular ensuring conforming PDF files are accessible and usable to all, including those who use assistive technology.