DocBook Publishers: The Definitive Guide  (Version 1.2.1 for DocBook 5.1)


confgroup — A wrapper for document meta-information about a conference.


If a document—for example, an article—is written in connection with a conference, the elements in this wrapper are used to hold information about the conference: titles, sponsors, addresses, dates, etc.

Processing expectations

May be formatted inline or as a displayed block, depending on context. Sometimes suppressed.


These elements contain confgroup: biblioentry, bibliomixed, bibliomset, biblioset, info (, info (, info (, info (, info (


The following elements occur in confgroup: address, confdates, confnum, confsponsor, conftitle.


<article xmlns=''>
  <title>Example confgroup</title>
    <confdates>April, 1998</confdates>
    <conftitle>The World Wide Web Conference</conftitle>
    <address>Brisbane, Australia</address>
    <confsponsor>World Wide Web Conference Committee (W3C3)</confsponsor>