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PDF Days Europe 2018

PDF Days Europe 2018

Agenda 25 & 10 - 25 years of PDF - 10 years as an ISO standard PDF format: 25 years. ISO Standard: 10 years = PDF 2.0. PDF Days Europe, held May 14-16, 2018 in Berlin, Germany, is the most popular PDF event of the year. It's where the PDF industry meets, and where institutional and corporate users come to learn what else PDF could do for them.
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PDF 2.0: The worldwide standard for electronic documents has evolved

PDF 2.0: The worldwide standard for electronic documents has evolved

The Portable Document Format is perhaps the most common example of a de facto standard, so much so that Wikipedia features PDF on its "de facto standards" page. From Ethernet and 802.11 to HTTP and CSS, the modern computing stack consists of hundreds of standards. The way in which PDF exemplifies the specific value of standards is almost unique, for PDF’s value proposition – the reason why PDF is today’s worldwide de facto standard for electronic documents – is the fact of standardization itself.
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The meeting-place of the PDF industry

The meeting-place of the PDF industry

The place to be if you work with PDF.
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PDF: the de facto document technology

PDF: the de facto document technology

The Portable Document Format (commonly known as “PDF”) is a file format developed in the early 1990s as a way to share computer documents, including text formatting and inline images.
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The PDF Association is…

an initiative of the Association for Digital Document Standards (ADDS) e.V., founded in September 2006.

The association is geared towards developers of PDF solutions; companies that work with PDF in document management systems (DMS) and electronic content management (ECM), interested individuals, and users who want to implement PDF technology in their organizations. The PDF Association now includes members from over 20 countries world-wide.

Mission Statement

Beginning in 2006 with the PDF/A Competence Center, the PDF Association exists to provide software vendors with information and resources on the various International Standards for PDF to help them make the most of their investment in PDF technology.

As adopted by the Board in January, 2011, the Mission of the PDF Association is this:

To promote Open Standards-based electronic document implementations using PDF technology through education, expertise and shared experience for stakeholders worldwide.

Recent articles

On Wednesday, May 16, 2018, directly following PDF Days Europe, the PDF Days Post-Conference offers a variety of workshops on PDF 2.0 Interop or PDF/UA.

February 20, 2018

Fittingly for the tenth anniversary of PDF’ becoming an ISO standard, standardization will play a significant role this year. The focus will be on recent developments, with an eye on the future. The agenda also includes PDF market analyses, next-generation PDF for mobile devices, universally accessible PDF files and the industry-supported veraPDF validator initiative.

February 15, 2018

You will visit the No. 1 PDF event – the PDF Days Europe 2018 in Berlin? Great! Here are some hotel recommendations and sightseeing tips near the event location (SI Hotel).

February 9, 2018

Richard Cohn, Principal Scientist at Adobe, one of the two co-authors of the original PDF specification in the era of Acrobat 1.0 gives the keynote on 25 years of PDF during the PDF Europe 2018.

February 7, 2018

Upcoming events
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Join PDF Association Chairman, Datalogics’ CTO Matt Kuznicki, Executive Director Duff Johnson, and numerous members of the PDF Association, at the Enterprise Communications industry’s biggest annual event, Xploration 2018. Enterprise communications is …

April 17, 2018

In April, 2018 the ISO committees for PDF, PDF/A, PDF/UA, PDF/E and XFDF will gather in Hangzhou, China for another full week of meetings. The following committees will meet: ISO 32000 / PDF (WG 8) Work: Continued development of feature-requests, estab …

April 23, 2018

Agenda 25 & 10 – 25 years of PDF – 10 years as an ISO standard PDF Days Europe, held May 14-16, 2018 in Berlin, Germany, is the most popular PDF event of the year. It’s where the PDF industry meets, and where institutional and corporate users come …

May 14, 2018

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Driving the customer experience Now celebrating 10 years of education, the Document Strategy Forum (DSF) has succeeded at becoming the document management industry’s leading conference for executives focussed on developing and implementing strategies f …

May 21, 2018

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