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Search Solutions 2013

Search Solutions 2012

Wednesday 27th November, Covent Garden, London

Innovations in Web & Enterprise Search


Search Solutions is a special one-day event dedicated to the latest innovations in web & enterprise search. In contrast to other major industry events, Search Solutions aims to be highly interactive, with attendance strictly limited.

The programme includes presentations, panels and keynote talks by influential industry leaders on novel and emerging applications in search and information retrieval.

NOTE: Search Solutions now offers a Tutorial Programme on Tuesday 26th November. Have a look at the scheduled tutorials

Programme


09:30 - 10:00 Registration and coffee

SESSION 1: THE CHANGING FACE OF SEARCH


11:25 - 12:00 BREAK

SESSION 2: MORE THAN SEARCH


12:50 - 14:00 LUNCH

SESSION 3: UNDERSTANDING THE USER


15:15 - 15:45 BREAK

SESSION 4: ENTERPRISE SEARCH


Fishbowl Session:

  • 17:00 - 17:30 Hot topics in search. Want to discuss your own hot topic? Join in, it's a fishbowl session!

17:30 - 20:00 DRINKS RECEPTION

The event will also be followed by the IRSG 2013 AGM (from 18:00).

Location

Search Solutions is organised by the Information Retrieval Specialist Group of the BCS and is held at the BCS Central London Office:

BCS, 1st Floor
The Davidson Building
5 Southampton Street
London, WC2E 7HA Map

Registration

Registration fees (including VAT at 20%) are as follows:

Early Bird Rates (until 23:59 on 31-Oct-2013)
  • BCS member rate: £99
  • Non-member rate: £129
Normal Rates (from 01-Nov-2013)
  • BCS member rate: £119
  • Non-member rate: £149
Registration fees include lunch and a copy of the proceedings [doc,737.0KB]. Tea and coffee will also be available throughout the day followed by a drinks reception in the evening.

Booking Link: https://events.bcs.org/book/823/.

Closing Date for bookings is 23:59 on Monday 25 November 2013 at 11:59 pm. No more bookings will be taken after this date.

Cancellations & Refunds

Full refund available if cancellation received before 12pm on Monday 18 November 2013. Name substitutions will be allowed if notified before the closing date.

For overseas delegates who wish to attend the event please note that the BCS does not issue invitation letters.

Fee Waivers for Students

We are pleased to announce up to five fee waivers for students wishing to attend Search Solutions this year. For more information, please check this page.

Organizers

Tony Russell-Rose, UXLabs
Udo Kruschwitz, University of Essex
Andy MacFarlane, City University London
Nilesh Thatte, Fujitsu Services
John Tait, johntait.net ltd.
M-Dyaa Albakour, University of Glasgow.

Contact

For enquiries about the event please contact Tony Russell-Rose, IRSG Vice-Chair: irsg [at] bcs.org