New webinar series
from the Ghent Workgroup

Following up on the success of last year’s webinar series, the Ghent Workgroup (GWG) is organizing seven new webinars. The series kicks off on April 11th, with an introduction to PDF and the PDF/X standards and will cover both introductory and more advanced topics. All webinars are presented by industry experts connected to the GWG with many years of experience in their respective fields. The full agenda is available on the Ghent Workgroup website.


Interesting interview with
Adobe developer Richard Cohn

During PDF Days Europe 2018 an interview with Richard Cohn, one of the co authors of PDF 1.0, was made.

Richard Cohn has hold a keynote on 25 years of PDF at PDF Days Europe this year. I had the honor to make the introduction to this keynote at the conference in Berlin.


GWG Workshop in Washington DC

The day before the next technical meeting the Ghent Workgroup organizes a Graphic Arts Workshop near Washington DC on Octobre 9 th, 2018.

This is the agenda:

  • The opportunities and challenges in print’s competitive marketplace
  • PDF and PDF/X-plus
  • The future of print workflows – PDF 2.0 and PDF/X-6
  • How the Ghent PDF Output Suite can help you to check your output workflow
  • PDF for Packaging

and these are the speakers.

The event will take place in the Embassy Suites by Hilton, Alexandria Old Town (Washington DC).


My Keynote on 25 years of PDF
at PDF Days Europe 2018

I had the honor to open the PDF Days Europe 2018 conference with a keynote introduction on 25 years of PDF:

I have slightly changed the title to 27 years of PDF since I am involved with this data format already since 1991.

Read more…My Keynote on 25 years of PDF
at PDF Days Europe 2018

All presentations of PDF Days Europe 2018 available

On May 14th and 15th PDF Days Europe 2018 with a record numbers of attendees took place in Berlin.

The presentations and video recordings of all 32 sessions are now available.

I had the honor to open the conference with my keynote introduction about the motto of the conference “25 years PDF and 10 years ISO standard”.

The main keynote was hold by Adobe developer Richard Cohn. He was one of the two authors of the first PDF specification published in 1993: