Conference Acronym


The short name, popular name, or “jargon name” for a conference, for example, “Extreme” for “Extreme Markup Languages” or “SIGGRAPH” for “Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics”; this element has been provided for searching convenience when the jargon name is better known that the full formal conference name.


Conversion Note: A conference acronym often includes the year of the conference (e.g., “SGML ’97”) or, less often, the conference number (e.g., “AMBA 6”). It is preferred, but not required, that the acronym exclude this year or number (thus using “SGML” or “AMBA” and putting the year or number in the <conf-date> and <conf-num> elements, respectively).

Related Elements

The container element Conference Information <conference> holds all the elements that may be used to describe a conference, where an article was originally presented at a conference. Those elements include: Conference Date, Conference Number, Conference Location, Conference Sponsor, Conference Theme, and Conference Acronym.

Model Information

Content Model

<!ELEMENT  conf-acronym (#PCDATA %conf-acronym-elements;)*           >


Any combination of:

This element may be contained in:

<conference> Conference Information

Tagged Example

<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
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