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Participating in the PDF Techniques Accessibility Summit

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.

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 Days Europe 2016 – Secure your ticket now!

This year, the successful PDF Days Europe will be held in Berlin. Across two days, you’ll be able to choose from nearly 50 German- and English- language presentations, user reports and workshops in order to assemble your own personal package of PDF knowledge.

Highlights include:

  • The veraPDF project
    PREFORMA; principles, state of affairs, lessons learnt so far
  • Disrupting the world of document creation & distribution
    New techniques, platforms and business models
  • Why search can’t find that PDF file
    The Top 10 Reasons
  • PDF Core
    A look into the future of PDF

The complete program can be found here:

Still no ticket? Click here for registration

Location: GLS Campus Berlin, www.gls-campus-berlin.de

Hotel Recommendations and Sightseeing Tips

In addition, the Pre-Conference will be held at the same location on Monday, June 13, 2016. This event will include top-quality expert workshops covering PDF/UA, records management, TR Resiscan and many other cutting-edge subjects.

Participant numbers are limited!

Get a head start on your PDF knowledge and make the most of Europe’s leading PDF event!

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