Balisage: where serious markup practitioners and theoreticians meet every August. If you are a markup geek and happy to be one, Balisage is the place for you. If you are NOT a markup geek but find it instructive to spend time with them now and then, you will enjoy Balisage.
Balisage: The Markup Conference 2016
2-5 August 2016 — Balisage: The Markup Conference
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Road
North Bethesda, Maryland 20852
Balisage is an annual conference devoted to the theory and practice of descriptive markup and related technologies for structuring and managing information.
Call for Participation
PAPERS: We solicit papers on any aspect of markup and its uses. See the detailed Call for Participation including suggested topics, submission guidelines, and deadlines.
PEER REVIEWERS: Learn more about peer review at Balisage on Peer Review at Balisage. If you would like to participate in Balisage by reviewing submissions, fill out the Peer Review Application Form.
SPONSORS and CO-SPONSORS: Balisage sponsorship provides an opportunity to be highly visible to technical decision makers in XML user, standards, academic, and tool development spaces. Read about our Sponsorship packages and opportunities.
QUESTIONS: We will be happy to help you formulate your proposal to speak, discuss participation opportunities with you, or answer any questions you may have about Balisage or XML In, Web Out: International Symposium on sub rosa XML. Send email to email@example.com to call Mulberry at +1 301 315 9631.
Unfamiliar with Balisage? To get a taste of
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People involved with Balisage
The people making Balisage include markup theoreticians and practitioners,
data modelers, designers, architects, and both aficionados and deep thinkers.
We work as software developers, system architects, academics, integrators,
librarians, data miners, lexicographers, integrators, archivists, document
managers, standards developers, programmers, and publishers.
- B. Tommie Usdin,
- Deborah A. Lapeyre,
- James David Mason, Y-12 National Security Complex
- C. M. Sperberg-McQueen,
Black Mesa Technologies
- Norman Walsh, MarkLogic Corporation
- Syd Bauman, Northeastern University
- Jeff Beck, National Library of Medicine
- David J Birnbaum,
University of Pittsburgh
- Jon Bosak
- Robin Cover, OASIS
- Steve DeRose, Independent Consultant
- Bob DuCharme, TopQuadrant
- Patrick Durusau
- Eric Freese, codeMantra
- Eduardo Gutentag
G. Ken Holman, Crane Softwrights
- Sam Hunting
- Michael Kay, Saxonica
- David A. Lee, MarkLogic
- Chris Lilley, World Wide Web Consortium
- Yves Marcoux,
Université de Montréal
- Sean McGrath, Propylon
- Mary McRae, IQ Solutions
- Steven R. Newcomb, Coolheads Consulting
- Wendell Piez,
Piez Consulting Services
- Allen H. Renear, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Bruce Rosenblum, Inera
- Jeni Tennison,
Jeni Tennison Consulting
- Henry S. Thompson, University of Edinburgh
- Fabio Vitali,
University of Bologna
- Lauren Wood
- Ann Wrightson