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Search Solutions 2015

Search Solutions 2012

Thursday 26th November, 2015, Covent Garden, London

Innovations in Search & Information Retrieval


Search Solutions is the premier UK forum for presentation of the latest innovations in search and information retrieval. 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 25th November, 2015.

Programme


09:30 - 10:00 Registration and coffee

SESSION 1: WEB SEARCH CHALLENGES


11:40 - 12:00 BREAK

SESSION 2: UNDERSTANDING USERS AND USER NEEDS


13:00 - 14:00 LUNCH

SESSION 3: THE CHANGING FACE OF SEARCH


15:30 - 16:00 BREAK

SESSION 4: SEARCHING THE WORLD'S NEWS


17:00 - 17:30 PANEL SESSION

  • confirmed panellists: Miles Osborne (Bloomberg), Peter Wallqvist (RAVN))

17:30 - 20:00 DRINKS RECEPTION

The event will also be followed by the IRSG 2015 AGM (from 18:00).

Location

Search Solutions 2015 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

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

Early Bird Rates (until 23:59 on 31-Oct-2015)
  • BCS member rate: £99
  • Non-member rate: £129
Normal Rates (from 01-Nov-2015)
  • BCS 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.

For details of the tutorial programme and pricing, please refer to the Search Solutions Tutorials page.

The registration is now open.
Booking link: https://events.bcs.org/book/1746/

Cancellations & Refunds

Full refund available if cancellation received before 12pm on Wednesday 18 November 2015. 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
John Tait, johntait.net ltd.
M-Dyaa Albakour, Signal Media Ltd.
Judi Vernau, Metataxis (ISKO rep.)

Contact

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

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