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With more than 200 participants, this year’s PDF Days Europe was the largest to-date. Early feedback from attendees makes clear that it was also a great success.

PDF for printing – The ISO standard PDF/X was the  first ISO standard based on PDF technology. A subset of the PDF specification, PDF/X was designed to constrain PDF  files in order to cater to specific use-cases in the print industry. Content Introduc …

More than 150 attendees have registered for the PDF Days Europe 2017 so far!

Partner Organizations

The PDF Association cooperates with international associations concerned with document management, enterprise content management, long-term archiving and accessibility.

Accessibility focus

Access for All

The Swiss foundation «Access for all» is a non-profit sponsor of assistive technology development including support for accessible PDF documents.
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DVBS e.V.

The DVBS e.V.- German Association of Blind and Partially Sighted Students and Professionals works with the “BIT inklusiv” project to promote new employment opportunities through accessible information technology.
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Industry association

3D PDF Consortium

The 3D PDF Consortium is a global initiative dedicated to the promotion, development and adoption of 3D PDF.
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BITMi

The BITMi is the only professional IT association that represents middle-class interests exclusively.
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FeRD

FeRD, Forum elektronische Rechnung Deutschland is the German Forum for Electronic Invoicing.
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NIRMA

The Nuclear Information Management Industry Association (NIRMA) develops standards and guidance for the nuclear industry worldwide.
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TWAIN Working Group

The TWAIN Working Group, established in 1992, is a not-for-profit association whose purpose is to provide and foster a universal public standard which links applications and image acquisition devices.
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VOI

VOI – Verband Organisations- und Informationssysteme e. V. is the German Trade Association for providers and users of ECM systems.
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Xplor International

Xplor International is a not-for-profit association for technology users and suppliers in the digital document industry.
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Memory institution focus

Finnish Business Archive Association

Liikearkistoyhdistys is the Finnish Business Archive Association (FBAA), a professional body in organizational information management.
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nestor

The German competence network for digital preservation.  – Kompetenznetzwerk Langzeitarchivierung
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Open Preservation Foundation

The Open Preservation Foundation sustains technology and knowledge for the long-term management of digital cultural heritage.
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Open Source

Apache PDFBox

The Apache PDFBox™ library is an Open Source Java tool released under the Apache License v2.0.
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Dante e.V.

DANTE, Deutschsprachige Anwendervereinigung TeX e.V., has been founded on April 14, 1989 in Heidelberg, Germany.
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Professional association

AIIM

AIIM, represents the global community of information professionals. As the secretariat to ISO’s TC 171, AIIM is the accredited standards development organization (SDO) for PDF, PDF/A, PDF/E and PDF/UA.
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TAGA Italia

TAGA Italia – is the Italian Association of Graphic Arts Technicians.
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Vigc

Vigc – is the Flemish Innovation Center for Graphic Communication.
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Next Events
PDF Camp USA

At PDF Camp, our goal is to answer all of your questions regarding our technologies, or PDFs in general. After successfully holding similar events in Europe, we are excited to be bringing the first PDF Camp to the USA!

Webinar – Introduction to pdfaPilot 7

On May 2 at 4 PM David van Driessche, CTO of Four Pees, will hold an English webinar to introduce you to pdfaPilot 7. The webinar is free of charge!

Generating accessible PDFs with InDesign and MadeToTag

After a brief introduction to the topic, we will focus on the latest developments in the creation of accessible PDF documents and PDF forms.