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Shawna McAlearney

Shawna McAlearney is the Marketing Specialist for Appligent Document Solutions.
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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 Association expands its board of directors

Catherine Andersz of PDFTron Systems, Alaine Behler of iText Software and Peter Wyatt, ISO Project Leader for ISO 32000 enrich the newly elected board of the PDF Association.

PDF Days Europe 2018 concludes with record number of attendees

Richard Cohn, Principal Scientist at Adobe and the co-author of PDF 1.0, gave the opening keynote at the PDF Days Europe 2018.

Interview with René Treuber, Product Manager of axaio software, about PDF Days Europe 2018

René Treuber, Product Manager of axaio software, will be hosting a presentation titled “Introducing ISO standards for PDF “processing steps” and “print product metadata”” at the PDF Days Europe 2018. In this Interview he gives some background information about it.

PDF/A: Helpful Links


AIIM: Association for Information and Image Management

APROGED – France

ISO: International Organization for Standardization

  • ISO 19005-1 (You can order a copy of the standard here)

VOI – Verband: Organisations und Informationssysteme e.V.

nestor: Kompetenznetzwerk Langzeitarchivierung

Österreichisches Wissensnetzwerk Digitale

Langzeitarchivierung (Dig:LA)

Kompetenzzentrum Records Management

Articles and Documents

PDF Association Articles

Basic Papers about topics like “PDF/A and Colors”, “PDF/A for Scanned Documents”, “PDF/A Validation” and more.
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DMS Expo Presentations

We have made the presentations from the PDF/A Forum at the DMS Expo 2007 available for downloading.
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White Papers

“PDF/A – The Basics: A new standard for long-term archiving” by PDF Tools AG

Various Articles

  • DPC Technology Watch Series Report 08-02: PDF “Preserving the Data Explosion: Using PDF” by Betsy Fanning, Director of Standards for AIIM.
  • PDF “Recommended Practice – Analysis, Selection, and Implementation of Electronic Document Management Systems (EDMS)”. A Practice Peport, published by AIIM.

Tags: AIIM, APROGED, VOI, nestor
Categories: PDF/A