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With over 35 informative sessions across a wide range of topics, including the dramatic new “Camelot2” project, this year’s PDF Days event is especially relevant as we look forward into the future of PDF technology.

You will visit the No. 1 PDF event – the PDF Days Europe in Berlin? Great! Here are some hotel recommendations and sightseeing tips near the event location.

On Wednesday, May 17, 2017, directly following PDF Days Europe, the PDF Days Post-Conference offers a variety of various workshops on Camelot2, PDF/UA and the Foxit User Group event.

Switzerland Chapter

The long-term archiving format PDF/A has become established in Switzerland and has been used successfully in numerous projects. Founded in early 2011, the Swiss chapter of the PDF Association has six member companies.


Local Contacts

Country Chairman for Switzerland:

Hans BaerfussDr. Hans Bärfuss
Dr. Hans Bärfuss was the initiator, founding member and since the founding of ADDS to the General Assembly in 2010 as Vice President. PDF Tools AG is also the Swiss representative in the ISO committee for PDF/A and PDF 1.7.

“The aim of the Swiss chapter is to promote the use of PDF/A as a standard digital format in Switzerland. We want to be THE focal point for matters relating to the digital document format and ISO standards. Furthermore, the Swiss chapter serve as a common platform of the Swiss members of events, experiences and knowledge development on digital document management and networking in general their digitization initiatives such as eCH, eGovernment, eHealth, support, etc. SuisseID. ”
hans.baerfuss@pdfa.org
Telefon: +41 43 411 44 50

Deputy Country Chairman:

Richard CopDr. Richard Cop
Dr. Richard Cop is the founder and CEO of Interact Consulting AG.

“What is the impact technology has on our society and what influence do we have on technology? These questions are important to me as an economic historian and entrepreneur in the center. I would like to streamline processes, technology, organization and bring people into line to promote interactions. That is why I am committed to PDF/A as a long-term preservation format.”
richard.cop@pdfa.org
Telefon: +41 44 299 21 21

Members in country

Six companies from Switzerland are members of the PDF Association.

Detailed list of members from Switzerland.

Partners

The PDF Association is cooperating with international organizations in the areas of document management, enterprise content management and archiving.

Cooperation partner in Switzerland:
Competence Centre Records Management (DRM)

The Competence Centre Records Management (DRM) helps companies and professionals in the correct application of the statutory provisions (compliance) for the lawful storage and archiving of business documents.

www.aufbewahrung.ch

Materials

Magazines

Recommendations and specifications for PDF/A

Communication between administration and citizens with PDF/A

The Swiss Federal Council in Regulation Implementing the Federal Law on Administrative Procedure (VwVG), the “Regulation on electronic communication within the framework of administrative proceedings” made the decision for the ISO standard PDF/A format. The Regulation lays down the modalities of electronic transactions between a party and a federal agency under the decree of disposition or in appeal proceedings. The regulation took effect on 1 January 2008. This Ordinance of 2008 was to introduce the new pan-Swiss civil and penal law also revised and adapted and how the regulation on the electronic communication within the framework of civil and criminal cases as well as debt collection and bankruptcy procedures the first January 2011 brought into force.

http://www.admin.ch/ch/d/as/2010/3031.pdf

PDF/A in process and procedures for civil, criminal or debt collection and bankruptcy law

With power in the new federal civil procedure and criminal procedure will be effective 1 January 2011 is also the Regulation on electronic communication within the framework of civil and criminal cases as well as debt collection and bankruptcy of 18 june 2010 on 1st january 2011 entered into force. In this executive order of the Federal Council on the new federal procedural law, it is noted that while meeting specific requirements and digital documents filed in the proceedings, as well as disposal authorities can be issued electronically. Note are the requirements that the PDF format documents respectively PDF/A as well as qualified electronic signature may be required by the regulation. Another step in the wide acceptance of PDF/A format.

http://www.admin.ch/ch/d/sr/2/272.1.de.pdf

Next Events
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.

Webinar: Introducing Foxit Europe

In October 2016, LuraTech was renamed to Foxit Europe. Along with this change of name came the launch of a European PDF Center of Excellence, providing advice and solutions to help users resolve all challenges relating to the PDF format. In this webinar, we’ll introduce Foxit Europe and its complete range of PDF-related products.

PDF Camp Berlin

PDF Camp is a technical and hands-on event where we will work in groups to find answers to your PDF questions. If you have been to one of our previous PDF Hackathons or PDF Camps, this event will be very similar. Bringing your own laptop will be necessary; the idea is that you bring up your production problems and project challenges. When registering for this event, please add your preferred subjects/input. Based on your requests, we will address different topics in 3 to 4 hands-on groups.