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PDF Days Europe 2016 Agenda

This year, the established and popular PDF Days Europe will be held on June 14 and 15, 2016, in the world-class cultural city of Berlin. To kick off proceedings, the PDF Days Pre-Conference will be held on Monday, June 13, 2016.
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This year, the established and popular PDF Days Europe will be held on June 14 and 15, 2016, in the world-class cultural city of Berlin. To kick off proceedings, the PDF Days Pre-Conference will be held on Monday, June 13, 2016. As with the successful previous years, the PDF Days Europe will connect users and developers together for two days. The practically-minded presentations and wide-ranging user reports will teach you about the best-practice solutions.

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Tuesday June, 14, 2016
10.00 WELCOME! Olaf Drümmer, Chairman and Thomas Zellmann, Managing Director
10.30 Keynote – Scott Mackey, Member of the Board: Utlilizing the PDF standard to drive business value
11.15 Coffee Break
Case Studies / German ZUGFeRD / German PDF University PDF in practice
Track 1: Case Studies
Moderator: Hans-Joachim Hübner
Track 2: ZUGFeRD
Moderator: Bernd Wild
Track 3: PDF University; In English
Moderation: Olaf Drümmer and Duff Johnson
Track 4: PDF in practice; In English
Moderation: Matt Kuznicki
11:45 Ersetzendes Scannen mit Resiscan
Beispiellösung der Deutschen Rentenversicherung
Martin Gapa und Agis Neugebauer, DRV Bund
Erfahrungsbericht ZUGFeRD
Ein Anwenderbericht aus der Praxis
Dietrich von Seggern, callas software
Upcoming standard PDF/R
Replacing TIFF with PDF/Raster for TWAIN Direct
René Rebe,
Managing Director ExactCODE GmbH
Disrupting the world
of document creation & distribution

New techniques,
platforms and business models

Bruno Lowagie, iText
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Barrierefreie PDFs
Studie zum Stand der Barrierefreiheit
Markus Erle, axes4
ZUGFeRD in der Praxis
ZUGFeRD im Rechnungseingang und -ausgang bei A. Storck
The veraPDF project
PREFORMA; principles, state of affairs, lessons learnt so far

Duff Johnson, PDF Association; Boris Doubrov, Dual Lab
Mobile PDF Scanning
business processes with smartphones
Carsten Heiermann, LuraTech
14:15 PDF/UA in der Praxis
Barrierefrei aus InDesign
Klaas Posselt, einmanncombo
Praktische Umsetzung von ZUGFeRD im
Jörg Lange, SAP und Thomas Zellmann, LuraTech
Travels in validation land
Researching cultural differences
Classification of PDF documents
How you can optimize your processes
Michael Fuchs, ABBYY
15:00 Coffee Break
15:30 Printcontent fürs Web
Barrierefreie PDF-Dokumente bei der Deutschen
Birgit Schüler, DRV Bund und Markus Müller-Trabucchi, SRZ
PDF für die
Qualitätssicherung nutzen

Automatisierter Qualitätsprozess
bei Geberit / Schweiz
Matthias Flury, joinApps und Ulrich
Altorfer, PDF Tools
Definitive validation – a pipe dream?

Viable concepts for validation and conformance testing
Leonard Rosenthol, Adobe; Olaf Drümmer, callas
Why search can’t find that PDF file
The Top 10 Reasons
Neil Pitman, Aquaforest
16:15 PDF/UA in einem Ministerium

Erfahrungen bei sozialministerium.at PDF/UA aus
Michael Holzer, Sozialministerium und Markus Erle, axes4
Projekt „Umstellung auf
PDF/A“ bei der ETH Zürich

Konvertierung von Office- und
PDF-Dateien nach PDF/A
Charles Bärlocher, ETH Zürich
Panel discussion
Do we really need PDF validation, and what should it actually look like?
PDF-Debugging and

Using Open Source (Command Line) Tools

Kurt Pfeifle
17:00 What you might have missed today! Wrap-up from all four educational tracks?·?Hans-Joachim Hübner, Bernd Wild, Olaf Drümmer, Duff Johnson and Matt Kuznicki
18:00 Evening Event: Let’s celebrate 10 years PDF Association!
Wednesday June, 15, 2016
9:00 KEYNOTE – Leonard Rosenthol, Adobe Systems: From Watch to Wall – PDF in a multi-device world
9:45 5 minutes with a PDF solution
10:30 Break
Track A: PDF in der Praxis
François Fernandès
Track B: Rendition – PDF/A-3
Moderation: Thomas Zellmann
Track C: PDF University; In English
Track Chairs: Olaf Drümmer
and Leonard Rosenthol
Track 4: Signatures, Managing Documents; In English
Track Chair: Bernd Wild
11:00 PDF Dokumente automatisiert

Workflow mit Werkzeugen von PDFUnit
Carsten Siedentop, PDFUnit
Enterprise PDF Rendition
PDF Erzeugung unternehmensweit richtig angehen!
Heiermann, LuraTech
PDF and OpenType technology:
The ideal match or an uneasy compromise?
Benoît Lagae, iText and Alexey
Subach, Dual Lab
Latest news from eIDAS and

Standards and business scenarios for PDF signing
Bernd Wild, intarsys consulting
11:45 Dokumenten-Sicherheit
die Top 10 Funktionen für mehr Sicherheit im PDF
Michael Karbe,

Umsetzung mit Integration in SAP DVS
Uwe Wächter, SEAL Systems
Beyond the written word
Complex substructures, tagged PDF and accessibility
Olaf Drümmer,
callas software
Digital signatures
How it‘s done in PDF
Michaël Demey, iText
12:30 Lunch break
13:30 PDF ist keine Einbahnstraße
Weiterverwendung von PDF-Inhalten
Michael Karbe, Actino
Ersetzendes Scannen
Die TR Resiscan erfolgreich umsetzen
Hans-Joachim Hübner, SRZ
drupa 2016:
Fresh insights right from the show floor
Harald Grumser, Compart; Stephan Jaeggi, PrePress-Consulting;
Olaf Drümmer, callas software
The ConnectedPDF Ecosystem
Opportunities in the new era of content commerce
Karl De Abrew
and Phil Lee, Foxit Software
14:15 PDF and PDF/A Optimization
More than just reducing the file size
Christoph Reller, PDF
Duale Archivierung mit

Neue Anwendungsgebiete mit praktischen Beispielen
Thomas Zellmann, LuraTech
RGB workflow with PDF/X-4
Moving to media neutral print production
Stephan Jaeggi,
Compare documents
Advanced comparison on a ‘legal’ level
Dean Sappey, Docscorp
15:00 Break
15:30 PDF Client Werkzeuge Live
LiveAcrobat (Ulrich Isermeyer), Nitro Pro (Justin Durkan), PhantomPDF (Wim Temmerman)

Moderation: Michael Karbe
Digitales Aktenmanagement mit PDF/A-3
Der Standard in der Praxis
Dietrich von Seggern, callas software
Spectral Color in PDF 2.0 and PDF/X-6?
Why bother? How to implement it?
Olaf Drümmer, callas software
PDF Core
A look into the future of PDF
Matt Kuznicki, Datalogics
16:15 Closing Session:
What to invest in in the next 5 years? · Duff Johnson · End of the conference: 17:00


In addition to June 14 and 15, please also consider the pre conference on June 13!

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

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