Gold sponsors

MarkLogic Logo

The FLWOR Foundation


<oXygen/> XML Editor logo
Mercator IT logo

W3C logo

Media Partners

Media Work logo

Sister events

Balisage - The Markup Conference

Das markupforum ist eine Plattform für technisch Interessierte und Entscheider, die sich über neue und etablierte XML-Technologien informieren möchten. In diesem Jahr präsentieren Ihnen unsere Referenten Technologien und Möglichkeiten rund ums Publishing mit XML und sind gerne bereit diese Ansätze mit Ihnen zu diskutieren.


Mary's - Travel & Tourist Services

Instructions for Authors

Important Dates:

How to Submit

All submissions must be done using the conference management system available at the

All submissions must be in English and paper should not exceed 15 pages in length. This is approximate limit as final page count depends on formatting style we will apply.

DocBook XML format

All submission must be valid DocBook V5.0 XML documents using <article> element as a root. DocBook documentation and schemas can be found on site.

If you are not familiar with DocBook we recommend using editors with DocBook support. One such good editor is oXygen ( You can get trial version for free and it allows you to edit DocBook documents in both source and visual form.

Another option is for example personal edition of XMLmind XML Editor (

For inspiration you can look into sample DocBook template (article-template.xml).

Please make sure that your document is well-formed and valid before submission!


If you are presenting poster bring printed poster with you and put it on prepared poster boards anytime from Saturday morning, but not later then during Saturday lunch.

The maximum size of poster is one sheet of A0 size (84 x 119 cm - width x height).


If you have any question regarding submission process please contact Jirka Kosek at