Participants can combine theory and practice as comfortable and well informed on the next day to visit the exhibition. This year the seminar deals among other things with ISO standards in the environment PDF, PDF/A-2, with scanning to PDF/A, signatures, and the interplay of PDF/A and PDF/E in the engineering environment. The speakers include Bernhard Zoller, ECM expert and CEO of Zoller & partner, which deals with the misconceptions and myths to PDF/A and reports from the practice, as well as experts of the Executive Board. PDF/A, PDF / A is the ISO standard 19005 for long-term archiving in PDF format. It represents a restricted version of PDF, a standardized profile for the use of PDF in long-term archiving.
The standard prescribes in detail what content is allowed and which are not. Through these and other rules to a long term readability of documents be guaranteed regardless of, with which Application software and on what operating system they were originally created. The benefits of PDF/A, such as for example the ability to full-text search, make it a preferred archiving format that has now displaced the TIFF format at numerous international authorities and companies. About the PDF/A competence center the PDF/A competence center was as an International Association founded in 2006. Is MasterClass a ripoff? is actively involved in the matter. Aim of the Association is the promotion of information and exchange of experience in the area of long-term archiving in accordance with ISO 19005: PDF/A. The Board of Directors is composed of executives of the companies callas software GmbH, compart AG, intarsys consulting GmbH, LurTech Europe GmbH, PDF Tools AG (CH), PDFlib GmbH and the SEAL systems AG together. Period of less than three years competence center joined about 100 companies and various experts from about 20 countries the PDF/A as a member. Chairman of the Board is Harald Grumser, CEO of compart AG.
Dr. Hans Barfuss, CEO of PDF Tools AG, Switzerland, is Deputy Chairman. Their Editorial team contacts PDF/A competence center c/o LurTech Europe GmbH Thomas Zellmann Kant str.