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PDF Days Europe 2015 established as Europe’s leading PDF standards event

2015’s PDF Days Europe in Cologne has proved a complete success for another year running [...]

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PDF Days Europe 2015 – Information and inspiration for users

Following a successful premiere in 2014, the second edition of PDF Days Europe is about to start. On the 8th and 9th of June 2015, participants will get to know a range of solutions and technologies related to PDF, the stable global standard that has become an indispensable part of the business world. [...]

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CIOs and thought leaders to meet in New York City and Washington DC for PDF Day

With the PDF Days, taking place in the USA for the first time, the PDF Association is offering IT executives and managers an outstanding opportunity to gain an understanding of the capabilities and true power of this proven, open, standards-based technology everyone already uses [...]

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PDF Days Europe 2014 – New user event shows real form

Berlin/Cologne, 04 July 2014. The PDF Association has successfully brought to life a new user-focused event in the form of the “PDF Days Europe 2014”. [...]

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PDF Association board significantly expanded

Berlin, 04 July 2014. PDF Association has significantly expanded its board of directors. The now ten-member-strong committee is composed of representatives from leading forces within [...]

PDF Association helps move ISO standard for accessible PDF documents to implementation

The Swiss non-profit foundation “Access for all” has published the PDF Accessibility Checker (PAC 2) the world’s first tool for verifying PDF documents conform with PDF/UA and are accessible to people with disabilities. The PDF Association contributed significantly to the development of PAC 2 in several ways. With these and other initiatives, the PDF Association underlines its commitment to universal accessibility in PDF, the world’s preferred format for electronic documents. [...]

DMS EXPO: PDF Association members to detail all PDF standards and new applications

At the DMS EXPO, from the 24th to the 26th of September 2013 in Stuttgart, PDF Association members will explain how these PDF standards work, covering PDF itself, PDF/A for long-term archiving and e-invoicing, PDF/UA for barrier-free PDF documents, PDF/VT for variable and transactional printing and PDF/X for sending printing masters. The primary focus at the DMS EXPO will be the issue of e-invoicing using PDF/A-3 and the ZUGFeRD data model. The day before the show, the PDF Association will hold a half-day seminar discussing the PDF/A standard and e-invoicing with PDF/A-3. [...]

PDF Association releases Matterhorn Protocol, the Definitive Accessibility Testing Model for PDF Documents and Forms

The PDF Association is pleased to announce the publication of Matterhorn Protocol 1.0 to promote conformance with PDF/UA (ISO 14289), the international standard for accessible PDF files, readers and assistive technology. [...]

A Successful Technical Conference for PDF’s Birthday

The PDF Association celebrated a particularly special birthday as part of its most recent Technical Conference: it has now been 20 years since the PDF format was first published. [...]

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PDF/A in a Nutshell: seven years of expertise in seventeen pages

PDF Association releases “PDF/A in a Nutshell 2.0” publication [...]