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.

Conversion Note: When the name includes the year of the conference (e.g., “Extreme 2002”), the year should appear in both the <conf-name> and the <conf-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: <conf-date>, <conf-num>, <conf-loc>, <conf-sponsor>, <conf-theme>, and <conf-acronym>.

Model Information

Content Model

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


Text, numbers, or special characters, zero or more

This element may be contained in:

<citation> Citation; <conference> Conference Information; <nlm-citation> NLM Citation Model; <product> Product Information; <related-article> Related Article Information

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 
<fig-count count="5"/>
<table-count count="3"/>
<equation-count count="10"/>
<ref-count count="26"/>
<page-count count="6"/>
<word-count count="2847"/>