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Interview with Seybold Amsterdam Keynote Jan Hein Koningsveld

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Following his keynote presentation, Jan Hein Koningsveld talked with Dan Shea of Planet PDF about the state of Acrobat/PDF for print workflows.

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PDF Master: John Warnock talks with Planet PDF

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Today Karl talks with John Warnock, co-founder of Adobe Systems, retired CEO and current Chairman of the Board — and perhaps most significantly in this venue, the mastermind behind Adobe Acrobat and the Portable Document Format (PDF). In his 1991 ‘Camelot’ report, later published on Planet PDF, Warnock publicly detailed for the first time the foundation for and concept of PDF. The rest, as they say, is history — and a rich one it is.

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PDF Master: David Zwang talks with Planet PDF

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Planet PDF talks with David Zwang, a highly regarded systems and process analyst with Zwang and Company, long-time moderator for the PDF-oriented sessions at the Seybold Seminars’ conferences and other similar industry events, a contributing editor on Acrobat and PDF for The Seybold Report and a contributing writer for several other industry publications.

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PDF Master: Hans Hartman talks with Planet PDF

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Today Karl talks with Hans Hartman, chair of last year’s Seybold PDF Summit events in New York and San Francisco, which included the ‘PDF Shootout’ independent vendor comparisons and the Seybold survey on PDF usage.

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PDF Master: Pattie Belle Hastings talks with Planet PDF

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Planet PDF talks with Pattie Belle Hastings, co-author of the ‘Adobe Acrobat 5 Master Class’ book, published by Peachpit Press. A keen proponent for PDFs that are designed for on-screen viewing — taking full advantage of Acrobat’s interactive and multimedia capabilities — she is an Associate Professor of Interactive Design at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut, and an accomplished artist and graphic designer.

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PDF Master: Max Wyss talks with Planet PDF

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Today Karl talks with Max Wyss of Prodok Engineering, based near Zurich, Switzerland. Highly regarded for his expertise in PDF-based forms — and especially known for some of his legendary, interactive forms that integrate JavaScript for added functionality — Wyss also is a consultant on the ‘Smart PDF Workflow’ concept and a popular speaker at industry conferences and events.

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PDF Master: Ted Padova talks with Planet PDF

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Today Karl talks with Ted Padova, someone who both practices what he preaches and preaches what he practices when it comes to Acrobat and PDF. Padova is the author of several relevant books, with the Acrobat PDF Bible probably his best-known. Padova also speaks at various industry conferences and events, offers workshops and teaches courses.

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PDF Master: Aandi Inston talks with Planet PDF

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Planet PDF talks with Aandi Inston of Quite Software (www.quite.com). Aandi, a one-man oracle on the technology, has most certainly answered more Acrobat/PDF-related questions and offered more free online assistance in the past decade than anyone we know. In addition, Quite Software’s products are used and publicly acclaimed by many, including former Adobe Systems CEO and co-founder John Warnock.

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