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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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Participating in the PDF Techniques Accessibility Summit

The PDF Techniques Accessibility Summit’s objective is to establish a broad-based understanding of how PDF files should be tagged for accessibilty. It’s an opportunity to focus on establishing a common set of examples of accessible PDF content, and identify best-practice when tagging difficult cases.

Modernizing PDF Techniques for Accessibility

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.

Refried PDF

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…

Slides and video recordings of 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!

Using PDF/UA in accessibility checklists

PDF/UA, like PDF itself, is internally complex, but used correctly, actually makes things easier.

PDF Day program for December 10 in Washington DC

PDF Day is 18 short, fast-paced educational sessions designed to convey non-commercial information meeting the interests and concerns of IT executives. Download the program as a PDF/UA and PDF/A-conforming document, or see the table below.

Educational session videos and “4 minutes with a PDF vendor” videos are now posted on YouTube.

More information is available at www.pdfa.org/dc.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 – Solution Day

9:005 Minutes with a PDF solution:
Several vendors introduce their PDF products or solutions · axaio, callas, levigo, LuraTech and WebSupergoo
Track A: PDF praktisch
Moderation: Francois Fernandes
Track B: Output and ZUGFeRD
Moderation: Thomas Zellmann
Track C: In English
Track Chair: Olaf Drümmer
9:45Formulare, Formulare – von der Wiege bis zur Bahre
PDF-Formulare: Erstellung und Verarbeitung praktisch
Maruan Sahyoun, FileAffaires GmbH
21st century PDF standards for print and publishing
PDF, PDF/X and PDF/VT for print
Dov Isaacs, Adobe Systems
in English
Making document communications accessible
Deploying PDF/UA
David van Driessche, Four Pees and Michael Karbe, Actino Software
10:30Break
11:00Kommentare in PDF – ISO-konform, Duden-konform und vor allem praktisch
Nutzung von PDF Annotations mit verschiedenen Tools
Michael Karbe, Actino Software
Geht doch: Papierlose Kommunikation mit den Kunden
Ausfüllbare PDF-Formulare in einer Output-Lösung
Klaus Ganter, kühn & weyh Software
Who’s afraid of XFA?
Pros and cons of the XML Forms Architecture in PDF
Bruno Lowagie, iText Group
11:45Signieren von PDF leichtgemacht
Praktische Informationen vom Signieren bis zum Schützen von PDFs
Bernd Wild, intarsys consulting
PDF in der Output-Welt
Herausforderungen im High-Volume Output-Bereich
Harald Grumser, Compart
From desktop to the cloud
A critical evaluation of the BYOD culture within businesses
Garth Thompson, Nitro
12:30Lunch break
13:30Optimale PDF-Druckvorlagen aus Office-Dokumenten
Tipps und Tricks für die richtige PDF-Erzeugung
Stephan Jaeggi, PrePress-Consulting
ZUGFeRD für den elektronischen Rechnungsaustausch
Überblick über das ZUGFeRD-Datenmodell und PDF/A-3
Bernd Wild, intarsys consulting und Leiter AP3 FeRD
Text in PDF – catching the fata morgana
Why OCR technology can be the only way to access the textual information in PDFs
Michael Fuchs, ABBYY
14:15Scannen nach PDF/A
Praktische Erfahrungen aus der Scan-Dienstleistung
Ludwig Nickel, SAGA und Carsten Heiermann, LuraTech
ZUGFeRD für SAP
Praktische Umsetzung von ZUGFeRD im SAP-Umfeld
Thomas Wehebrink , SAP und Thomas Zellmann, LuraTech
The challenges of PDF to PDF/A conversion
Lessons learned after a decade of converting real-world PDF documents to PDF/A
Sebastian Ryffel, PDF Tools
15:00Break
15:30Ersetzendes Scannen
Die TR Resiscan erfolgreich umsetzen
Hans-Joachim Hübner, SRZ
PDF/A-3 in digitalen Akten
Hybride Dateien: Erstellung & Nutzen in Archiverung und Dokumentenmanagement
Jürgen Prummer, d.velop und Dietrich von Seggern, callas software
PDF in Business
Round Table discussion
Moderation: Bernd Wild and Carsten Heiermann, members of the board
16:15Closing Session · End of the conference 16:45

* – The panel is moderated by John Mancini, President of AIIM. Panelists include:

  • Kevin De Vorsey, NARA
  • Mark Patrick, DoD
  • Stephen Levenson, PDF/A Convenor 

Program Committee

The following contributed their own time and that of their respective companies to developing and organizing PDF Day.

  • Sean Zinsmeister, Nitro | Senior Marketing Manager, Desktop
  • Duff Johnson, PDF Association | Executive Director
  • Ivan Nincic, PDFTron | CTO
  • Matthew Kuznicki, Datalogics | CTO*
  • Peter Duff, Adlib Software | CEO*

* – A member of the PDF Association’s Board of Directors


Tags: PDF Day, Washington DC
Categories: Finance, Government, Legal