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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 Days Europe 2017 – Secure your ticket now!

Next-generation PDFWith over 35 informative sessions across a wide range of topics, including the next-generation PDF project, this year’s PDF Days event is especially relevant as we look forward into the future of PDF technology.

Next-generation PDF!
Get close to the action!

Direct link for registration:
https://en.xing-events.com/pdf-days-europe-2017

PDF Days Europe agenda
https://www.pdfa.org/agenda-of-the-pdf-days-europe-2017/

Post-Conference
https://www.pdfa.org/post-conference-of-the-pdf-days-europe-2017

Hotel recommendations and sightseeing tips
https://www.pdfa.org/hotel-recommendations-and-sightseeing-tips-for-pdf-days-europe-2017-in-berlin/

NOTE: “next-generation PDF” is a code-name for extensions to PDF technology currently under development within the PDF Association.


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