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Who: Dietrich von Seggern Company: callas software GmbH Position: Managing Director PDF Association: The PDF Days Europe will be held in Berlin again. Do you have any personal relationship with Berlin? Dietrich von Seggern: Yes, definitely. I first cam …

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How will the PDF 2.0 interop workshops work? This article explains the process of building the test-matrix to establish possibilities for pair-wise testing.

Berlin. Those interested in the PDF format can now register for this year’s PDF Days Europe in Berlin. A comprehensive agenda awaits, with over 35 contributions on 15 and 16 May covering all aspects of PDF technology. The focus will be on the PDF Assoc …

Partner Organizations

The PDF Association cooperates with international associations concerned with document management, enterprise content management, long-term archiving and accessibility.

Accessibility focus

Access for All

The Swiss foundation «Access for all» is a non-profit sponsor of assistive technology development including support for accessible PDF documents.
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DVBS e.V.

The DVBS e.V.- German Association of Blind and Partially Sighted Students and Professionals works with the “BIT inklusiv” project to promote new employment opportunities through accessible information technology.
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Industry association

3D PDF Consortium

The 3D PDF Consortium is a global initiative dedicated to the promotion, development and adoption of 3D PDF.
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BITMi

The BITMi is the only professional IT association that represents middle-class interests exclusively.
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FeRD

FeRD, Forum elektronische Rechnung Deutschland is the German Forum for Electronic Invoicing.
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NIRMA

The Nuclear Information Management Industry Association (NIRMA) develops standards and guidance for the nuclear industry worldwide.
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TWAIN Working Group

The TWAIN Working Group, established in 1992, is a not-for-profit association whose purpose is to provide and foster a universal public standard which links applications and image acquisition devices.
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VOI

VOI – Verband Organisations- und Informationssysteme e. V. is the German Trade Association for providers and users of ECM systems.
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Xplor International

Xplor International is a not-for-profit association for technology users and suppliers in the digital document industry.
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Memory institution focus

Finnish Business Archive Association

Liikearkistoyhdistys is the Finnish Business Archive Association (FBAA), a professional body in organizational information management.
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nestor

The German competence network for digital preservation.  – Kompetenznetzwerk Langzeitarchivierung
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Open Preservation Foundation

The Open Preservation Foundation sustains technology and knowledge for the long-term management of digital cultural heritage.
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Open Source

Apache PDFBox

The Apache PDFBox™ library is an Open Source Java tool released under the Apache License v2.0.
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Dante e.V.

DANTE, Deutschsprachige Anwendervereinigung TeX e.V., has been founded on April 14, 1989 in Heidelberg, Germany.
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Professional association

AIIM

AIIM, represents the global community of information professionals. As the secretariat to ISO’s TC 171, AIIM is the accredited standards development organization (SDO) for PDF, PDF/A, PDF/E and PDF/UA.
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TAGA Italia

TAGA Italia – is the Italian Association of Graphic Arts Technicians.
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Vigc

Vigc – is the Flemish Innovation Center for Graphic Communication.
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Next Events
Special edition of the VIP Event in Vienna

The VIP Event for Print & Publishing is an educational event organized by axaio, callas and Four Pees. Originally targeted at resellers and integrators, it has become an open event for anyone who wants to acquire in-depth knowledge and get hands-on experience with callas pdfToolbox, pdfaPilot or pdfChip, axaio MadeToPrint or MadeToTag, Insoft Imp, FileTrain, iC3D, tFLOW, or any of the other products distributed by Four Pees.

Camelot2 Hackathon

When it comes to print, PDF is today the standard format used just about everywhere. When it comes to the web, HTML and CSS have obtained a similar position. However, in our changing world, print and web flow together in all kinds of interesting ways. Having a format capable of catering to both worlds, with the strengths of both worlds, would be very exciting!

CeBIT 2017 – Global Event for Digital Business

Companies use 13.5 percent of their office space to store paper – in the form of contracts, invoices, sales brochures, construction records or job application files. Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions increase efficiency and quickly pay for themselves. CeBIT is the No. 1 place for business leaders intent on keeping pace with the latest developments in ECM and input/output solutions.