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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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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 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.

Recordings of the presentations given during «PDF/A Day» (August 16, 2013 – Seattle)

Please just click on one of the presentations in the PDF/A Day Program below to go to the recoding of that presentation.

 

PDF/A Day Program

08:45 Welcome! (Duff Johnson and Leonard Rosenthol)
Tracks Track A: Theory Track B: Practice
09:00
What PDF/A is and what PDF/A is not
Leonard Rosenthol (Adobe Systems)
A Perspective on PDF/A-3 from the National Digital Stewardship Alliance
Sheila M. Morrissey (NDSA)
09:40
PDF/A Value Proposition
Leonard Rosenthol (Adobe Systems)
PDF/A-3 Use Cases
Dietrich von Seggern (callas software)
10:30 Coffee Break
10:45
Archiving Accessible Content: PDF/A & PDF/UA
Dave Hook, Crawford Technologies
Automating Archiving in SharePoint
Jeff Brand, (AdLib Software)
11:35
Your Questions about PDF/A
Panel Discussion
Scanned Documents & Metadata
Carsten Heiermann (LuraTech)
12:25 Lunch
13:30
Digital Signatures in the PDF/A Context
Bernd Wild (intarsys consulting)
PDF/A in ECM Applications
Kushal Agarwal (Actuate Xenos Group)
14:30
PDF/A, meet PDF/E
Dave Opsahl & Phil Spreier (3D PDF Consortium)
From Document to Record
Tim Sullivan (ActivePDF)
15:20 Coffee Break
15:45
5 Minutes with a PDF/A Vendor
Following the educational sessions, each vendor has just five minutes to present their solutions while the clock runs!
Moderated by Duff Johnson (PDF Association)
16:45 Final Remarks

Tags: 3D, Archiving, ISO Standard, PDF/A-3, PDF/A., PRC, XMP, accessibility, digital signature, long-term archiving, metadata, records, scan
Categories: PDF/A