Markup UK 2020

A conference about XML and other markup technologies

4–6 June, King’s College London

2020 Conference Dates and Venue Announced

Markup UK will return to King's College London on 4–6 June 2020.

Watch this space for further details, and start thinking about those papers!

Conference theme 2019: "Beyond the Bricks"

Markup UK is a conference for anyone interested in challenges, solutions, and recent developments in the use of XML and other markup technologies.

After decades of development, improvement, and diversification, mature markup technologies now offer a diverse range of building blocks. These markup "bricks" are combined to construct elegant frameworks and packaged solutions, to streamline production processes, to build creative applications and scholarly projects, and much more.

At Markup UK 2019, join a broad group of technologists, end-users, publishers, and academics to explore approaches to constructing with markup technologies.


Conference proceedings now live!

Available as both HTML and PDF.

Authoring Tools and Frameworks available

Head over to the Speaker's Page for an exciting announcement courtesy of one of our sponsors, oXygen XML Editor!

Looking for a place to stay?

Please see the Venue Page for an updated accommodation list near to King's College.

Preliminary Programme Schedule Announced

See the Schedule Page for more and make sure you register.

Preconference Tutorials and Conference Preliminary Programme Announced

The preconference day will bring you the latest on CSS Paged Media, XForms, and XProc 3.0 in the form of tutorials by some of the world's leading experts on these exciting technologies, while the conference programme promises to be an exciting mix of dragons, railway engineering with XML, markup myths, XQuery, and accessibility. For more, see the Schedule Page.

Early-bird Extended to Sunday

We are extending the early-bird registration deadline to Sunday the 5th of May. We'll have more programme details available within the next day or two so there will be plenty of time to take advantage of the early-bird rates.

Author Notification Delay

We're running a few days late with notifying the authors and will move any affected deadlines accordingly, including early-bird registration. Stay tuned!

Registration is now open!

For more details, see the Registration page.

We've had a few reports about difficulties when registering - see the registration page for more on what should happen, and/or drop us a line and we'll sort it out!

Abstract Submissions now open!

Do you have something that you could share with a larger audience? Now is a good time to send us an extended abstract or a full paper. Call for papers closes on 8th of April!

Before submitting an abstract, you need to register as an author at

We are excited to hear your ideas, however they relate to markup languages!

Find out more on our speakers page.

Preconference Day on 7 June

We're organising a Markup UK 2019 preconference day on Friday the 7th of June, before the conference weekend. More details to be announced soon!

2019 Conference Venue Announced

Markup UK 2019 will be held at King’s College London's Bush House.

2019 Conference Dates Announced

Markup UK 2019 will take place in London over the weekend of the 8th and 9th of June. Watch this space for an announcement of the venue, coming soon.

2018 Pages Archived

The 2018 pages have now been archived.


While waiting for this year's conference, why not check out the fun last year?

2018 Conference Proceedings

A web version is right here, as is the PDF.