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Electronic Document Conference – the sessions

Video with EDC logo.The PDF Association’s Electronic Document Conference was held June 17-18, 2019 in Seattle, Washington.

Video recordings of the sessions listed below as well as sponsor sessions may be viewed on YouTube. PDF files of each educational and commercial presentation are available for download.

MONDAY KEYNOTE: Publishing Documents Precisely, David Blatner, President, CreativePro Network

  • I didn’t know PDF could do that!, Matt Kuznicki, PDF Association
  • Open data – PDF beyond final form visual content, Dov Isaacs, Adobe
  • Accelerated document rendering with modern hardware, Michael Vrhel, Artifex Software
  • WCAG 2.1 Stratification to support gamification of accessibility training by role, Sheri Byrne-Haber
  • PDF vs Office: Is reliable Office rendering possible?, Aleksey Jones, PDFTron
  • Why searching for content in 2019 still feels like 1919, Leonard Rosenthol, Adobe
  • Where does PDF fit in the future of documents?, Jonathan Rhyne, PSPDFKit
  • Millions of PDFs once a month: serverless eStatements, Jason Harrop, Native Documents
  • Interoperable CCM to connect legacy, current and future Platforms, Scott Gerschwer, Compart
  • The sweet spot between automation and human remediation, Peter Shikli, Access2Online
  • Automatic distribution of full indexed documentation for large production plant guides, Dario Finardi, GearIT
  • Accessibility, automation and AI: The future of accessible PDF documents, Paul Rayius, CommonLook
  • PANEL: Structured data and PDF – an all-conference discussion
  • PANEL: Challenges facing electronic document developers over the next 10 years

TUESDAY KEYNOTE: Boeing’s Digital Transformation Journey, Kenny Swope, Boeing

  • Transform the supply chain with 3D PDF, David Salamanek, SEAL Systems
  • An accessibility label for electronic documents, Robert Martinengo, CALIA
  • Are you confident that your redacted documents are safe to be shared?, Patrick Gallot, Datalogics
  • Leveraging vector graphics in PDF, Jean Haney, Visual Integrity
  • PDF documents, artificial intelligence, and robotic process automation, Henry Sal, Jr. Computing System Innovations
  • Structurally complex content in accessible PDF: How to represent mathematical formulas, Karina Zander, axaio software
  • Accessible math in PDF, Boris Doubrov, Dual Lab
  • Email archival in PDF – how does that make sense?, Dietrich von Seggern, callas software
  • Impact of ECG on PDF publication, William Li, Kodak
  • Document adaptation: responsiveness and personalization of the document experience, Matthew Hardy, Adobe
  • PDF’s ISO-standardized subsets – a tour, Dietrich von Seggern, callas software
  • Blockchain for documents – the future of security, Ross Frank, iText
  • Could PDF be a weapon in cyber warfare?, Peter Wyatt and Duff Johnson, PDF Association
  • How reusable content in pdf could be: deriving HTML from PDF, Roman Toda, Digital Documents
  • The Mueller Report PDF: a content management #fail for the history books, Duff Johnson, PDF Association
  • PANEL: Privacy, GDPR and document technology
  • PANEL: discussion: “Ask a PDF expert” – questions for the panelists


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