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2008 Conference Dates
April 30 – May 1, 2008
Pre-conference sessions: April 29
Post-conference sessions: May 2

Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Orlando, FL USA

PDF Conference 2008 is your opportunity to get an in-depth view of all that PDF has to offer. New sessions, tracks, and speakers were recently added. The 2008 PDF conference has several tracks dedicated to PDF topics and registration for the 2008 PDF Conference also includes admission to the CRE8 Conference, with exciting content for graphics, creative, and communications professionals.

At the PDF Conference, you have the opportunity to gain an extensive understanding of the powerful tools found in Adobe® Acrobat®, and discover PDF tools, techniques, and workflows relevant to your work. The conference has tracks for all types of attendees, including a User track, a Technical track, and a Publishing track.

PDF2008 also provides your opportunity to get an in-depth look at all of the Adobe Creative Suite applications, including Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver, InDesign, and Illustrator along with Acrobat. See the Sessions page for other interesting sessions, including advanced topics such as JavaScript, ActionScript 3.0, Flex, and Adobe AIR.

Graphics professionals gain tips, tools, and techniques for working with PDF files in a professional publishing and creative environment. Business users discover the power of PDF forms, and ways to unlock the capabilities of PDF for distribution to users with the free Adobe® Reader®. Technical users and developers will explore the details of the PDF file format, changes made with the latest release of the PDF specification, and ways to enhance PDF with JavaScript.


The 2008 PDF Conference is the largest gathering of PDF professionals, and is your chance to meet other professionals and industry leaders, including technical leaders and engineers from Adobe Systems. This premier event is held annually at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida—in the heart of Walt Disney World. Be sure to register early for the premier annual gathering of PDF professionals, users, and vendors.

Come see Michael Eisner, former CEO of the Walt Disney Companies leads an all-star cast of creative, marketing, design, and communications professionals speaking at the 2008 PDF Conference. You’ll discover useful information, including trends and tactics that you can take back to help improve the efficiency, creativity, and competitiveness of your organization.

Join the CRE8 On-Line Community

For PDF Professionals at All Levels

Attend the premier gathering of professionals involved in implementing Portable Document Format (PDF) solutions, creating PDF forms, building and sharing PDF files, and managing PDF data.

If you manage PDF document solutions, create and distribute PDF files, or develop PDF solutions, you should attend this conference. You’ll discover new tools for PDF creation, security, distribution, and forms. You’ll explore efficiencies, techniques, and best practices from leading technical professionals and executives. You’ll see case studies of how other organizations are taking advantage of electronic documents and PDF forms.

Meet with PDF solutions providers, authors, industry experts, and PDF professionals. You’ll gain a better understanding of all that PDF has to offer with sessions presented by representatives of Adobe Systems Incorporated and other key software developers.

Eight Separate Tracks

Eighty sessions spread over two days, combined with an opportunity to attend in-depth Pre-conference and Post-conference training sessions, afford you a wealth of PDF information in one location. The conference is organized in eight separate tracks. These eight distinct tracks meet the needs of technology managers, PDF users, IT professionals, graphics professionals, and creative professionals.

The PDF User Track is for those responsible for creating, sharing, and using PDF files. Sessions are focused on making users more efficient with Adobe Acrobat and other PDF software. Sessions include creating optimized PDFs for print and Web publishing, editing PDF files, securing PDF files, and converting documents to PDF.

The PDF Technical Track provides the technical details necessary for implementing PDF solutions. Sessions in this conference track include subsetting and routing PDF and JavaScript & PDF.

In the Stragety & Management Track, you will discover solutions for creating and using PDF in a professional print environment. Sessions include best practices, case studies, preflighting, and discussion of new and emerging PDF technologies. Software solutions from Adobe, Enfocus, and other PDF vendors are included.

The 2008 PDF conference is presented by Aquent Graphics Institute (AGI). AGI is an Adobe Solutions Network partner providing training, consulting, and books relating to Adobe Acrobat and PDF. AGI has presented more than 30 conferences and seminars relating to Adobe Acrobat and PDF, and is proud to present the largest and longest-running conference dedicated exclusively to Adobe Acrobat & PDF technology.

When you register you automatically join the CRE8 on-line community. You can find out who is joining you at the event, what they do, and what they are coming to see at the event. You are able to contact attendees to schedule meetings, start your own blog to share your views with other attendees, or even schedule meetings with exhibitors.

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others with similiar interests.


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About the 2008 PDF Conference

The 2008 PDF Conference takes place at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, FL in the heart of Walt Disney World, and is presented by AGI. The annual conference is the largest annual gathering of users, managers, and professionals that work with Adobe Acrobat and PDF files.


See pictures from the PDF 2007 Conference