Every aspect from navigation to website text to images to downloadable documents should be available to those who use assistive technology. While it is not a legal mandate — yet — if you provide information technology products for the US government, it’s a requirement.
Duff Johnson discusses PDF/UA, Headings and WCAG 2.0 in a recent series of articles on his Logical Structures blog.
(Berlin/Düsseldorf) As in 2008, the PDF Association will again be at DRUPA, the worlds largest print media trade show, from May 3-16 in Düsseldorf. There, experts from the PDF Association will offer information on PDF standards and formats at PDF Asso …
The Attendee Survey makes it clear: everyone got two good days of intensive PDF education, generally considered the conference to be highly worthwhile and enjoyed themselves besides!
At conhIT, the industry event in Berlin for healthcare IT, the PDF Association will advise on how to implement and use PDF standards and formats in the healthcare industry. From the 24th to the 26th of April, the PDF Associations experts will be at stand E-113, Hall 1.2. There, they will talk to visitors and answer questions about PDF/A in particular, the ISO standard for long-term document storage. Additional points of interest for conhIT visitors will be the stands belonging to PDF Association members DMI, Optimal Systems and secrypt.
By popular demand, the PDF Association will hold two more PDF/A seminars in the Scandinavian region. One will take place on the 17th of April 2012, the first to be held in Oslo, Norway. The PDF specialists will then come to Stockholm on the 31st of May 2012. Last year over 70 participants came to the first PDF/A seminar here.
In the last week of March 2012 the PDF Association organized the worlds first PDF Technical Conference in Basel, Switzerland. Over 60 PDF developers from a dozen countries were in attendance. Adobe Systems kindly allowed a temporary overrun of their otherwise calm workspaces by hordes of developers from across the globe. Conference topics were oriented to the needs and interests of developers, including in-depth technical information. All conference sessions were recorded; the original slides and the presentations themselves are available from the PDf Association Intranet.
The PDF Association will hold a seminar on the subject of archiving with PDF/A on the 12th of June 2012 in Frankfurt am Main. The intended audience includes technical specialists, project managers and executives from the administrative and IT departments of businesses and public bodies, as well as business consultants, software houses and systems integrators.