Thursday 27th November, 2014, 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 offers a Tutorial Programme on Wednesday 26th November, 2014.
09:30 - 10:00 Registration and coffee
SESSION 1: WEB SEARCH CHALLENGES
- 10:00 - 10:10 Introduction
- 10:10 - 10:35 Peter Mika, Yahoo!,
Semantic Search at Yahoo
- 10:35 - 11:00 Christopher Semturs, Google,
Web search at scale - more than just 10 blue links
- 11:00 - 11:25 Katja Hofmann, Microsoft Research,
Learning to interact
11:25 - 12:00 BREAK
SESSION 2: OPEN-SOURCE SEARCH
12:50 - 14:00 LUNCH
SESSION 3: ENTERPRISE SEARCH
15:15 - 15:45 BREAK
SESSION 4: BEYOND SEARCH
- 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 2014 AGM (from 18:00).
Search Solutions 2014 is organised by the Information Retrieval Specialist Group
of the BCS (The Chartered Institute for IT) and ISKO (International Society for
Knowledge Organization), and is held at the BCS Central London Office:
BCS, 1st Floor
The Davidson Building
5 Southampton Street
London, WC2E 7HA Map
Registration fees (including VAT at 20%) are as follows:
Early Bird Rates (until 23:59 on 31-Oct-2014)
Normal Rates (from 01-Nov-2014)
- BCS/ISKO member rate: £99
- Non-member rate: £129
- BCS/ISKO member rate: £119
- Non-member rate: £149
Registration fees include lunch and a copy of the proceedings.
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/1181/.
Closing Date for bookings is on Tuesday 25 November 2014 at 9:00am. No more bookings will be taken after this date.
Cancellations & Refunds
Full refund available if cancellation received before 12pm on Wednesday 19 November 2014.
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.
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.
For enquiries about the event please contact Tony Russell-Rose, IRSG Vice-Chair: irsg [at] bcs.org
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