# conference address undefined control sequence in conference class

I have tried to use command \address{} to add the address that is corresponding to the specific author. However, it alerts the error of "\address is a undefined control sequence" in \documentclass{conference}.

so, how can I add authors as follows:

not as follows:

And following is the code. where the college may be long and it would cross two rows.

\documentclass[10pt, conference, letterpaper]{IEEEtran}

\begin{document}

\title{xx}

\author{\IEEEauthorblockN{author1, author2}
\IEEEauthorblockA{This is the college and may be very long.  \\
This is the University\\
Email:xx@xx.org} \and
\IEEEauthorblockN{author1, author2}
\IEEEauthorblockA{This is the college and may be very long.  \\
This is the University\\
Email:xx@xx.org} \and
\IEEEauthorblockN{author1, author2}
\IEEEauthorblockA{This is the college and may be very long.  \\
This is the University\\
Email:xx@xx.org}
}

\maketitle

\end{document}


Anyone can help Me? Thanks !

• Welcome, it is importnt to show us a compilable example. There is too much unknown right now, to exactly reproduce the issue. – Johannes_B Dec 11 '16 at 11:12
• use ieeeconf class instead – percusse Dec 12 '16 at 11:19

\author{author1$^{*}$,
author2$^{*}$,
author3$^{**}$,
author4$^{***}$\\
$^{*}$College of xx, xx University.\\
$^{**}$College of xx, xx univserity.\\
$^{***}$xx, xx University and may be very long.\\