Events Diary

AGM/Talks/One Day Events

  1. BCS IRSG Search Solutions 2012. The annual one day event on search practice. 28th November 2012

Conferences/Workshops

  1. SES London 2012. A search marketing conference. The Queen Elizabeth II, Conference Centre, Broad Sanctuary, London, 20-24 February 2012. http://sesconference.com/london/
  2. Dutch-Belgian Information Retrieval Workshop 2012. Dutch and Belgian focused IR workshop. Ghent University, Belgium, 23-24 February 2012. http://dir2012.intec.ugent.be/
  3. 34th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2012). The groups annual conference. Barcelona, Spain, 1st-5th April 2012. http://ecir2012.upf.edu/
  4. 13th Int. Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS 2012). The multimedia conference of interest to members working on multimedia IR. Dublin City University, Ireland, 23-25 May 2012. http://wiamis.dcu.ie/
  5. ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR). The top multimedia conference of interest to members working on multimedia IR. Hong Kong, Jun. 5 – 8, 2012. http://www.icmr2012.org/index.html
  6. Hypertext 2012. Of interest to members working in the area of hypertext and social media in search. Milwaukee, WI, USA, June 25-28, 2012. http://www.ht2012.org/
  7. 17th International conference on Application of Natural Language Processing to Information Systems. Of interest to members working in the area of NLP and search. Groningen, The Netherlands, June 26-28 2012. http://www.nldb.org/
  8. 5th IRF conference for Science and Industry. An industrially focused IR conference. Vienna, Austria, 2-3 July 2012. http://www.ir-facility.org/irf-conference-2012
  9. ACM SIGIR 2012. The worlds top IR conference. Portland,  Oregon, USA, 12th – 16th August 2012. http://www.sigir.org/sigir2012/
  10. 38th International Computer Music Conference (ICMC 2012). Of interest to members working in the area of music search. Ljubljana, Slovenia, 9-15 September 2012. http://www.icmc2012.si/
  11. 15th International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx-12). Of interest to members working in the area of audio search, including music and speech. University of York, UK, 17th-21st September, 2012. http://dafx12.york.ac.uk/call4papers.html
  12. 13th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR 2012). Of interest to members working in the area of music search. Porto, Portugal, 8th-12th of October 2012. http://ismir2012.ismir.net/

Summer Schools

  1. Euro-NF Summer School: “Modeling and Analysis of Novel Mechanisms in Future Internet Applications”. Of interest to students (Masters and PhD) working on projects in Web 2.0 and search. Wuerzburg, Germany, March 28th – April 4th, 2012. http://www3.informatik.uni-wuerzburg.de/events/summerschool2012/
About Andy Macfarlane
Andy Macfarlane

Andy is a Reader in Information Retrieval in the School of Informatics at City University, and currently co-directs the Centre of Interactive Systems Research with Prof Stephen Robertson of Microsoft Research Cambridge. He is the past Chair of the BCS Information Retrieval Specialist Group and is a long standing member of that SG.