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The PDF Techniques Accessibility Summit will identify best-practices in tagging various cases in PDF documents. Questions to be addressed will likely include: the legal ways to tag a nested list, the correct way to caption multiple images, the appropriate way to organize content within headings.

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My hospital emailed me a medical records release form as a PDF. They told me to print it, fill it, sign it, scan it and return it to the medical records department, in that order. In 2018? To get the form via email (i.e., electronically), yet be asked to print it? Did the last 20 years just… not mean anything! So I thought I’d be clever. I’d fill it first, THEN print it. Or better yet, never print it, but sign it anyhow, and return it along with a note making the case for improving their workflow. The story continues…

Plenum at the PDF Days Europe 2018

You missed the PDF Days Europe 2018? Never mind! Here you can find the slides and video recordings of all 32 stunning sessions!

BeNeLux Chapter

PDF/A is well accepted and used in the Netherlands already. The recommendation by the National Archive and the Government requirement with
“comply or explain” are of special interest.

Belgium and Luxembourg has also adopted PDF/A.

In Luxembourg, the Publications Office of the European Union is one of the first PDF/A users.


 

Local Contact

 

WimTemmermanWim Temmerman

Wim acts as the Sales Director for Foxit in EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) and has worked with some of the largest companies throughout the region to assist them with their document management strategy.
He is a veteran in the software industry and during the past 20 years he has worked for innovative software start-ups in the IT Security and Customer Experience Market. The last 5 years he has helped Foxit Software to establish growth in the EMEA market.
wim_temmerman@foxitsoftware.com

Country Sponsor

Carsten Heiermann
Carsten Heiermann is Country Sponsor for the BeNeLux.
Phone: +49 30 39 40 50 -0
carsten.heiermann@pdfa.org

Members in Country

About 10 companies from Benelux are PDF Association members.

Recommendations and legal requirements

  • Nationaal Archief kiest voor PDF/A
  • Handreiking open documentstandaarden voor de overheid
  • Archiefregeling

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Local Events

  • The First International PDF/A Conference took place in Amsterdam by the
    PDF/A Competence Center in 2008