Symposium on Advancing the PDF Imaging Model, PDF Week Fall 2023, San Francisco

The Imaging Model TWG is evaluating possible new imaging technologies and capabilities for future versions of PDF. The Symposium will be dedicated to open and frank discussions under the Chatham House Rule on some of the various proposals for significant enhancements to PDF's imaging model.

The Symposium is open to everyone! It will bring together experts in file formats, color and codecs, office suite developers, illustrators and graphic designers, web technology experts from various industries. Attendees must register for the Symposium (membership in the PDF Association is NOT required), but there’s no cost to attend.

Time Event
0830 - 0900 Registration
0900 - 0915 Opening Remarks
0915 - 1000 Why is it time to move PDF onwards and upwards, and break the status-quo?
1000 - 1030 Lessons from the past: If, when & how to make breaking changes to PDF
1030 - 1100 Coffee break
1100 - 1200 Next generation color models including HDR & spectral imaging
1200 - 1300 Lunch (provided)
1300 - 1400 Optimizing storage: modern image encodings, compression filters, and graphic effects
1400 - 1430 Coffee break
1430 - 1530 All things text, fonts and Unicode
1530 - 1630 The future of electronic documents: 3D, rich media, animation and more
1630 - 1700 Summary and next steps

Stay after the Symposium for networking and dinner on us at a nearby restaurant.

In order to get the special hotel rate registration is required by September 21.

Register for the Symposium




October 17, 2023

Omni Hotel
500 California St.
San Francisco, CA 94104