Baltimore, MD – April 26, 2004 – PDF Conference producer Carl Young announces today that the ninth PDF Conference, to be held September 13 and 14 at the Baltimore Convention Center, will target four tracks: Acrobat User, PDF in Business and Government, PDF in Printing and Creative Arts and PDF Special Interest. Conference content will focus on providing critical skill enhancements for a broad number of PDF creators.
This year’s PDF Conference will focus on "Getting Professional Results from Your PDF." Sessions will offer novice and experienced users practical information on how to maximize ones investment into PDF; what best solutions fits ones organization and answers to the most challenging PDF issues.
Says Carl Young, "In tandem with the explosive growth of PDF adoption is the increased need and desire to learn how to really get the best professional results with PDF. Over the last five years, we’ve created a venue and atmosphere where novice and skilled professionals, industry experts, Adobe representatives and leading vendors gather as a community to share knowledge and insight on how to achieve consistent high quality results with PDF. We look forward to another enlightening and successful PDF Conference event."
This year’s PDF Conference will feature four main tracks addressing key practical application segments:
This track is designed to provide information on using Acrobat. The focus is in the individual user and small workgroups. Track information is aimed at the user who applies Acrobat as part of a business solution.
PDF in Business and Government
Deploying PDF applications in business and government organizations usually involves group installations, or server-based applications. This track is designed to address the requirements of large organizations with a significant number of users.
PDF in Printing and the Creative Arts
Creative professionals and commercial printers have job requirements that differ significantly from business and government organizations. This track focuses on the creation and use of PDF for printing.
PDF Special Interest
This track is designed for areas of interest to specific groups, such as meeting Section 508 requirements or creating engineering drawings. Special interest topics are narrowly focused on topics that are essential to the use of PDF in a specific application.
Some specific topics featured at the 9th PDF Conference include:
• How to get consistent, high-quality results
• How to control PDF creation from Microsoft Word, Adobe FrameMaker, QuarkXPress, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft Publisher
• Secrets to making accessible PDFs that are Section 508 compliant
• How to build fillable, smart PDF forms to automate business processes
The Baltimore conference program is being finalized, however, there is still time for PDF users to provide input on sessions they would like to see at the upcoming PDF Conference. Visit: http://www.pdfconference.com to complete the survey. Two winners from each survey category will win a copy of Carl Young's new book.
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