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The PDF 2.0 interop workshops included many vendors with products for creating, editing and processing PDF files. They came together in Boston, Massachusetts for a couple of days to test their own software against 3rd party files.

2017 marks a record number of attendees / Experts shared fully-grounded wisdom on PDF standards across the two-day event Berlin. With over 200 attendees, this year’s PDF Days Europe in Berlin was a significant success with the largest attendance of any …

About 35 informative sessions across a wide range of topics, including the next-generation PDF project. Within the video frames you can use the red “play” button to get a short impression of the talk or can enjoy the high resolution version by clicking …

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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Library of Congress

The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.
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National Archives and Records Administration

NARA is an independent agency of the United States government charged with preserving and documenting government and historical records and with increasing public access to those documents, which comprise the National Archives. (read more)

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 Berlin

PDF Camp Berlin is back! Mark September 21-22 in your agenda.

PDF Day | Washington DC

January 22 2018 is PDF Day in Washington DC! This event brings industry experts, vendors and managers together to discuss the importance and utility of the Portable Document Format, its various ISO standards and the wide-ranging technology available to …

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!