veraPDF Short Course at Archiving 2017 Conference

Sign up for the ‘PDF/A Challenges and Validation Tools’ Short Course by veraPDF at the IS&T Archiving Conference on Monday 15 May in Riga, Latvia. The course comprises presentations and practical demonstrations that provide an introduction to the PDF/A format, its applications, and how institutions can use veraPDF software in their PDF/A workflows. Limited places […]

veraPDF policy checking webinar, 30 March

Join us for our next webinar exploring the veraPDF policy checker The veraPDF software is capable of more than just PDF/A validation. veraPDF also provides a policy checker capable of carrying out custom PDF document checks beyond the scope of PDF/A validation. Examples of custom checks include highlighting the use of particular fonts or image formats, […]

Recording and slides from veraPDF webinar published

The PREFORMA project ran a webinar series throughout September. The final webinar focused on veraPDF. Overview The PREFORMA project’s prototyping phase finishes at the end of 2016. The veraPDF consortium will be producing a v1.0 release candidate of the software library and applications in December 2016. This webinar demonstrates the current state of veraPDF development […]

PREFORMA webinar series, September 2016

The PREFORMA project is running a webinar series throughout September. Each webinar will focus on one of the three open source conformance checkers for TIFF; Matroska, FFV1, & PCM, and PDF/A. The webinars will: introduce the PREFORMA project update participants on the current status of the conformance checkers demonstrate the software outline future plans give […]

Webinar: Pre Commercial Procurement for the long-term Preservation of Digital Cultural Heritage, 14 June

Programme: Background and context, Börje Justrell (10 mins) The PCP/PPI instrument and how it is implemented in PREFORMA, Antonella Fresa (10 mins) The PREFORMA Challenge, Bert Lemmens (10 mins) How to contribute and next appointments, Claudio Prandoni (10 mins) Q&A Outline: Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) is a competition-like method designed to steer the development of innovative […]

Open Source Preservation Workshop – Serving the Cultural Heritage

Registration is now open to attend the Open Source Preservation Workshop. Organised by the PREFORMA project (http://www.preforma-project.eu/), it is the first in a series of international events planned by this international consortium of technology and content providers, working together on one of the main challenges memory institutions are facing nowadays: the long-term preservation of digital data. The workshop […]

veraPDF workshop at PASIG 2016

veraPDF will be running a half day workshop at the PASIG (Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group) 2016 conference. PASIG takes place on 9-11 March at the Czech National Library of Technology in Prague. Registration for the conference is open at: http://pasig.schk.sk/wordpress/registration. The veraPDF workshop takes place on the first morning in parallel to the ‘Digital Preservation […]

veraPDF webinar Tuesday 13 October at 16:00 CET

The Open Preservation Foundation is hosting a webinar exploring the progress and plans for veraPDF on Tuesday 13 October. Boris Doubrov from our partner Dual Lab, is the session lead. The webinar covers the work the veraPDF consortium have done so far on PREFORMA project. This includes the initial implementation of the PDF/A-1B validation model, the […]