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PDF/E Competence Center promote awareness of the ISO standard for engineering supporting the secure creation, exchange and use of engineering documents.

Reproduction of a bison of the cave of Altamira

Reproduction of a bison of the cave of Altamira Throughout Time… Humans have put their thoughts to media with the idea of capturing these in time – that is, creating documents – for many millennia. Needless to say, readers’ expectations have changed …


This educational event is designed to help CIOs, document management experts and electronic content policy-makers come to grips with ISO-standardized PDF technology. With special focus on archiving and accessibility, PDF Day Australia is a unique oppor …

Member Benefits

PDF Association LogoThere are many advantages to PDF Association membership for individual developers, software publishers and implementers.

The technical benefits of membership include Technical Working Group and Competence Center forums, direct contact with PDF technology experts, access to draft documents from ISO working groups, and more.

Marketing benefits include use of the PDF Association’s logo, listings for company, product and services information on the website, and a variety of other tangible and intangible benefits.

Technical benefits

Individual membership is for personal use only, and may not be used on behalf of an organization.

Access to draft versions of upcoming ISO standards
Access to members-only PDF Association technical resources
Participation in Technical Working Groups
Networking opportunities in regional chapters
Substantial discounts on attending PDF Association events
Share PDF Association resources within your organization
Speaking opportunities at 3rd party events
Eligible for Board membership

Marketing benefits

Some organizations gain value from non-technical resources such as PDF Association events, publications explaining PDF subset standards in end-user terms, and more.

Use of the PDF Association “member” logo
Company description, contact information and links from
Product and/or services listings
Sponsorship opportunities for PDF Association events
Publish press-releases, case-studies and white-papers on
Marketing opportunities in regional chapters
Support for organization of in-person and online seminars
Publish articles on
Discounts on attending PDF Association events
Speaking opportunities at 3rd party events
Eligible for Board membership

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Next Events
ISO Committees (TC 171 SC 2)

In November the ISO committees for PDF, PDF/A, PDF/UA, PDF/E and XFDF will gather in Sydney, Australia for another full week of meetings. Key subjects on the table include: ISO 32000 (WG 8) This committee will review comments against the final 4th DIS …

Experience Workshop: Improving long-term digital preservation

PREFORMA’s experience workshop in Berlin this coming November will highlight veraPDF for the digital preservation community.

Prepress automation for large format, labels and packaging printing – seminar (Dutch only)

For its Dutch-speaking customers and partners Four Pees is organizing an event about prepress automation for the large format, labels and packaging print market.