Call for Papers is now closed

We are interested in hearing from first time speakers as well as "success stories" of projects where XML or Linked Data technology have been beneficial.

As an XML conference, all papers which are focused around XML and Linked Data technologies such as XSLT, XQuery, SPARQL, XForms, XProc etc are welcome, but papers which target a conference theme topic will usually be given more consideration than papers which do not.
However, papers of outstanding quality or novelty will always have a place at XML London, regardless of whether they fit into any of the conference theme topics.

15th February

Opening of Call for papers.

21st March

Close of call for papers.

6th April

Notification to Authors.

5th May

Receipt of Final Papers.

Conference Theme Topics

Modern Publishing

Single sourcing. Delivering content to a Web of Devices using Markup technologies such as DITA, S1000D, BITS, DocBook, EPUB, etc.

Applied & Business Stories

Real life use cases of where XML technologies have been beneficial and what challenges were faced.

Financial Data

The role and use of XML technologies in the world of banks, finance & trading, regulatory reporting. FpML, FIBO, FIX, etc.

Open Data

The world of Information Exchange and Data Management, RDF and Linked Data, CSV, Semantics and SPARQL.

XML Elephant

Coping with and processing huge volumes of XML and Big data effectively.

Teaching XML

XML technology is cool, why so? What can it do for people who are not using it?

Document & Graph Databases

The future of search over structured and unstructured data with NoSQL solutions.


HTML5, Web Components, cutting edge web standards and innovations.

Instructions for Authors

XML London will start to accept papers and extended abstracts from 15th February 2017. Initial submissions can be in any format, however if your paper or extended abstract is accepted on the 6th April, the final and full version of the paper must be submitted by 5th May in DocBook 5.0 XML format.

Submitting an extended abstract or a final paper

XML London use Microsoft's Conference Management Tool to handle submissions. To submit an extended abstract or a final paper, please register at the following URL:

What is an Extended Abstract?

An extended abstract is some what shorter than a full paper, being between 1 to 4 pages long. The document should include an abstract, references and enough clear, detailed information and explanations so the program committee members can easily get a clear understanding of what you are proposing.

DocBook XML Format

Final papers must be submitted as well-formed and valid DocBook 5.0 XML documents. The XML documents root level element must be an <article> node. DocBook documentation and schemas can be found on the DocBook website.

If you are not familiar with the DocBook format, we can help you!.

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Data Contributions and Thanks

Thanks go to Charles Foster and William Holmes for their contributions to the XML London dataset.

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