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Mission Statement: To promote Open Standards-based electronic document implementations using PDF technology through education, expertise and shared experience for stakeholders worldwide.
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Talking about electronic documents

We’ve done PDF Day events and technical conferences across Europe, in the US, in Australia, and elsewhere. This Electronic Document Conference is the first PDF Association event that’s open to all technologies pertaining to documents. It’s about explor …

Happy new logo!

2006: The PDF/A Competence Center A new year brings new things, and 2019 is no exception! The “four red blocks” logo was first created for the PDF/A Competence Center in 2006. When that organization became the PDF Association in 2011, the design was ad …

Save-The-Date: PDF Day France, Toulouse, April 4, 2019

PDF Day France will be the first French-speaking event of the PDF Association, organised by our member ORPALIS. It will take place in Toulouse which is the home ground of Airbus and we are very happy that Airbus will present a case study around its usage of PDF in their document management environment!

Electronic Document Conference: Call for Papers

Prospective presenters at the Electronic Document Conference 2019 are invited to submit high-quality original proposals for 25-minute presentations on subjects of interest to developers and technical product managers concerned with electronic document implementations.

Have we passed ‘peak PDF’?

How do we gain insight into how users’ views of documents are shifting? Google Trends is an increasingly interesting source of high-level marketplace data. By aggregating Google’s search data over time, reporting a term’s popularity as compared with all other searches.

Five reasons members’ marketing executives should participate in PDF Days Europe

PDF marketingWhat is the state of the electronic document marketplace? How can PDF 2.0 or veraPDF help us to sell more software? Where is the technology going, and when? Are new paradigms on the horizon, and what role will PDF technology play in that future?

PDF Days Europe, the annual PDF technology education event, happens from 14 to 16 May 2018 in Berlin, at the Hotel Steglitz International. Here are five reasons why industry professionals in marketing, business development and sales should attend:

  • The meeting place: With more than 200 participants from all over the world, PDF Days Europe is the meeting-place for the PDF industry and a touchstone for the larger document management, ECM, CCM and print industries. From manufacturers and developers to users and experts. It’s an ideal opportunity to make valuable contacts.
  • The marketplace: May 14 and 15 include a track dedicated to the electronic document marketplace, including industry-level initiatives and special topics for the members of the PDF Association.
  • The future: We’ll be looking into the future. Several sessions will look forwards into the future of electronic documents. On May 15th, five longtime industry experts will present their individual visions for the next 25 years of PDF.
  • The pitches: This also applies to technological issues. The supplier presentation on May 15 demonstrates how this can be achieved in view of the complexity. Various manufacturers present their products concisely in five minutes.
  • The air: Breathing the proverbial Berlin air can be really inspiring. Berlin is not only the capital of Germany, but also a synonym for creativity and a symbol of successful change and diversity. Berlin is also easily accessible from anywhere in Europe and around the world.

For a detailed programme: https://www.pdfa.org/pdf-days-europe-2018-schedule-of-sessions/

Register here: https://en.xing-events.com/pdf-days-europe-2018.html


Tags: Marketing, business development
Categories: PDF Association, Standards adoption