Conference Name


The full name of the conference, including any qualifiers such as “43rd Annual”.


The element <conf-name> may be used in bibliographic references <citation> and <nlm-citation>. For extensive examples of formatted <nlm-citation>s including use of <conf-name>s in <nlm-citation>s, see: Sample PubMed Central Citations. To see tagged versions of these examples, see: Sample PubMed Central Citations - XML Tagged.

Authoring and Conversion Note: When the name includes the year of the conference (e.g., “Extreme 2002”), the year should appear in both the Conference Name and the Conference Date elements.

Related Elements

The container element Conference Information <conference> holds all of 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 Description

Text, numbers, or special characters.

Tagged Example

<conf-name>The 27th annual ACM SI/GUCCS
<conf-acronym>SIGUCCS '99</conf-acronym>
<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