7 minutes with a PDF standard – Eight short presentations by seven speakers

Everything you should know about PDF standards – listen to 56 minutes of very informative video recording

These presentations were given at the Technical Conference 2012 of the PDF Association, March 27-28, 2012 in Basel, Switzerland. PDF files with the slides used for the presentations can be found here.

The presentations cover:

  • PDF (Matthew Hardy, Adobe),
  • PDF/A (Leonard Roenthol, Adobe),
  • PDF/E (Olaf Drümmer, callas software),
  • PDF/UA (Duff Johnson, NetCentric),
  • PDF/VT (Dov Isaaacs, Adobe),
  • PDF/X (David van Driessche, FourPees),
  • PRC (Leonard Roenthol, Adobe),
  • XMP (Frank Biederich, Adobe)

7 minutes with a PDF standard from PDF Association.

About Olaf Drümmer

Olaf Drümmer is founder and managing director of callas software, a Berlin/Germany based company specializing in PDF analysis and processing. Having first been involved in the development of PDF related standard in 1999, he has since actively participated in the development of the PDF/X (ISO 15930), PDF/A (ISO 19005), PDF/E (ISO 24517), PDF/UA (ISO 14289) and PPML/VDX resp. PDF/VT (ISO 16612) standards series, as well as the PDF standard itself (ISO 32000). callas software was among the first vendors to offer support for PDF/X and PDF/A. In addition, Olaf Drümmer is founder and managing director of axaio software, a Berlin/Germany based company specializing in development of software extensions for Adobe InDesign, Adobe InCopy, Adobe Illustrator, QuarkXPress, QuarkCopyDesk, Quark Publishing System (QPS), WoodWing Enterprise and vjoon K4. Furthermore, Olaf Drümmer is Chairman of the European Color Initiative (ECI) (www.eci.org).