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. [...]
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 Technical Conference to feature two days of intensive education for electronic document software developers and technical product managers
The PDF Association expects a wide variety of developers to congregate in Seattle for the first-ever PDF Association Technical Conference in North America, scheduled for August 14-16 2013 and hosted by Adobe Systems at their campus on Lake Union. [...]
The PDF Association’s second Technical Conference will take place from the 18th to the 19th of June 2013. This year, the conference will take place in Königswinter, near Bonn / Germany. [...]
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After PDF/UA became an ISO standard in August 2012, WCAG just also became an international standard – it’s now possible to use ISO standards to meet the needs of organizations for a standardized approach to accessibility across a wide range of content.” [...]
This document describes the relationship between WCAG 2.0 and ISO 14289-1:2012 (PDF/UA), the international standard for accessible PDF technology. [...]
The Attendee Survey makes it clear: everyone got two good days of intensive PDF education, generally considered the conference to be highly worthwhile and enjoyed themselves besides! [...]
The PDF Association invites its members to attend the Technical Conference 2012, to be held March 27-28, 2012 in Basel (Switzerland). [...]