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Search Solutions 2018

Search Solutions 2018

Tuesday 27th November, 2018, 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 Monday 26th November, 2018.


Confirmed Speakers

  • Gabriella Kazai, Microsoft Research
  • Tony Russell-Rose, 2dSearch
  • Saul Vargas, ASOS
  • Erik Graf,
  • Martin White, Intranet Focus
  • Sylwia Frankowska-Takhari, City, University of London
  • Enrique Alfonseca, Google
  • Andy Hind, Oracle
  • Mounia Lalmas, Spotify
  • Farhad Shokraneh, University of Nottingham


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

Early Bird Rates (until 23:59 on 31-Oct-2018)
  • BCS/ISKO member rate: £99
  • Non-member rate: £129
Full Rates (from 01-Nov-2018)
  • 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.

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

Register is now open on Eventbrite!

Cancellations & Refunds

full refund will be issued if a cancellation is received within 14 days of the booking date or by 12:00 pm on Tuesday 21st November 2017, otherwise, 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
John Tait, ltd.
Dyaa Albakour, Signal Media Ltd.
Ingo Frommholz, University of Bedfordshire.


For enquiries about the event please contact Tony Russell-Rose

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