Conference Information

Container element to contain information about a single conference and its proceedings.


Related Essay: For a discussion on the use of <conference>, see Conferences in Citations.
Design Note: This element and all the contained conference elements were largely based on the original elements from the CrossRef schema.

Related Elements

The container element <conference> holds all of the elements that may be used to describe a conference, when an article was originally presented at a conference. Those elements include: <conf-date>, <conf-name>, <conf-acronym>, <conf-num>, <conf-loc>, <conf-sponsor>, and <conf-theme>.


content-type Type of Content
id Document Internal Identifier
specific-use Specific Use
xlink:actuate Actuating the Link
xlink:href Href (Linking Mechanism)
xlink:role Role of the Link
xlink:show Showing the Link
xlink:title Title of the Link
xlink:type Type of Link
xml:base Base
xml:lang Language
xmlns:xlink XLink Namespace Declaration

Content Model

<!ELEMENT  conference   %conference-model;                           >

Expanded Content Model

(conf-date, (conf-name | conf-acronym)+, conf-num?, conf-loc?, conf-sponsor*, conf-theme?)


This element may be contained in:


<conf-date iso-8601-date="1999">1999</conf-date>
<conf-name>The 27th annual ACM SI/GUCCS
<conf-loc>Denver, Colorado, United States</conf-loc>
<conf-sponsor>ACM, Assoc. for Computing
<conf-theme>User services conference for
university and college computing service
<count count-type="contributors" count="3"/>
<fig-count count="5"/>
<table-count count="3"/>
<equation-count count="10"/>
<ref-count count="26"/>
<page-count count="6"/>
<word-count count="2847"/>