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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.

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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.

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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…

The power of 3D PDF

Ulrich IsermeyerUlrich Isermeyer, Sr. Business Development Manager at Adobe Systems, will be hosting a presentation titled “The power of 3D PDF” at the PDF Days Europe 2018.

Presenter: Dipl. Ing. Uli Isermeyer (56) is responsible for the Document Cloud, Technical Communication and eLearning as a Business Development Manager at Adobe Systems in Munich. After the study of wood technology, he was working 17 years in the CAD Software Industry at vendors like Autodesk or Graphisoft in leading positions in technical Sales and Marketing. In 2005 Uli Isermeyer joined Adobe to build up the vertical usage of Acrobat and PDF in Markets like AEC, MFG, GIS and other fields. Working with customers, partners and several associations is the main focus of his work. As a product owner he is the link between customers, developers and the product management/engineering inside Adobe. On several events and webinars he is a speaker for Acrobat, Adobe Sign and other products & technologies. Uli Isermeyer was significantly involved in the marked introduction of Acrobat 3D and 3D-PDF also in the Techdoc market.

Session Description: This presentation will give an overview about the technical concept of 3D PDF. It will go through the different concepts and use cases of 3D PDF in the industry. As PRC can handle Model Based Definition (MBD) and Model Based Enterprise (MBE),   some examples and technical concepts of PRC are shown. PRC is also part of the PDF 2.0  & forthcoming PDF/A-4 specification, the presentation will handle the history, the current status and future plans in terms of the ISO Standards.

Check out the detailed programme:
https://www.pdfa.org/pdf-days-europe-2018-schedule-of-sessions/
Direct link for registration:
https://en.xing-events.com/pdf-days-europe-2018.html