Events Winter 2013

Forthcoming Events

Edited By Andy MacFarlane

Conferences/Workshops

35th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2013). The IRSG’s annual conference. Moscow, Russia, 24-27 March 2013.  http://ecir2013.org/

1st AISB Symposium on Music and Unconventional Computing. Of interest to members working in the area of music retrieval. University of Exeter, 3-5 April 2013.  http://emps.exeter.ac.uk/computer-science/research/aisb/

SDM’13: THE TWELFTH SIAM INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DATA MINING. Of interest to members working in the area of text mining or information extraction. Austin, Texas, USA, 2nd – 4th May 2013. http://www.siam.org/meetings/sdm13/

International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies (WEBIST 2013). Of interest to members working in the area of web search. Aachen, Germany, 8-10 May 2013, http://www.webist.org/.

WWW’13: 22nd International World Wide Web conference. Of interest to members working in the area of web search. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 13-17 May 2013.  http://www2013.org/

OAIR 2013 – Open research Areas in Information Retrieval – Searching the Web of People and Data (the 10th International Conference in the RIAO series). A conference with a wider focus on new research issues in IR. ISEL, Lisbon, Portugal, 22-24 May 2013. oair2013.org

10th ESWC 2013 — Semantics and Big Data. Of interest to members working in Semantic Web. 26-30 May 2013, Montpellier, France. http://2013.eswc-conferences.org/

International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics (WIMS’13). Of interest to members working in the area web search, information extract etc. Madrid, Spain, 12-14 June 2013.  http://aida.ii.uam.es/wims13/

NAACL-HLT 2013: 14th Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics. Of interest to members working in NLP and IR. Atlanta, GA, USA, 9-14June 2013. http://naacl.org/

UMAP 2013: 21st International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization. Of interest to members working on the user side of IR. Rome, Italy,  10-14 June 2013. http://www.umap2013.org

ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data. Of interest to members working in the more data aspects of IR e.g. sessions and logging. New York City, New York, USA, June 23-28, 2013. http://www.sigmod.org/2013/

4th Information: Interactions and Impact (i³), Of interest to members working in the area of information seeking. Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland, 25-28 June 2013. http://www.i3conference.org.uk/

The 14th International Workshop on Image and Audio Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS 2013). Members working on multimedia IR will find this of interest. 3-5 July 2013, Paris, France. http://wiamis2013.telecom-paristech.fr

13th International Conference on Web Engineering (ICWE 2013). Of interest to members working in the area web search. Aalborg, Denmark, 8-12 July 2013.  http://icwe2013.webengineering.org/

ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL 2013). Of interest to members working on the search aspect of digital libraries. Indianapolis, Indiana (USA), 23-25 July 2013.  http://jcdl2013.org/

SIGIR 2013: The 36th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference. The premier IR conference which the IRSG has been involved in since its inception. Dublin, Ireland, 28th July to 1st August 2013. http://sigir2013.ie/

IJCAI 2013: “AI and computational sustainability”. Of interest to members working in AI and IR. Beijing, China, 3-9 August 2013. http://ijcai13.org/

The 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics. Of interest to members working in IR and NLP. Sofia, Bulgaria, 4-9 August 2013. http://acl2013.org/

17th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries. Of interest to members working on the search aspect of digital libraries. Valletta, Malta, 22-26 September 2013. http://www.tpdl2013.info

4th  International Conference on  the Theory  of Information Retrieval (ICTIR 2013). The IRSG’s biannual conference on theory in IR. 29 September – 2 October 2013, Copenhagen, Denmark.  http://www.ictir2013.org/

SISAP 2013: 6th International Conference on Similarity Search and Applications. A general data conference with a theme on IR. 2-4 October 2013. A Coruna, Spain.  http://www.sisap.org/2013/

CLASSIFICATION AND VISUALIZATION:  INTERFACES TO KNOWLEDGE – International UDC Seminar 2013. Of interest to members working in the area of knowledge organisation and IR. 24-25 October 2013, The Hague, National Library of the Netherlands.  http://seminar.udcc.org/2013/

76th Annual Meeting of ASIST. A general LIS conference with many themes on information retrieval. 1-6 November 2013, Centre Sheraton, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  http://asis.org/asist2013/AM2013CFP.pdf

Summer Schools

9th European Summer School in Information Retrieval (ESSIR). In conjunction with Future Directions in Information Access Symposuim – (FDIA). A biannual summer school in IR. 2-6 September 2013, Granada, Spain. http://www.ugr.es/~essir2013

7th Russian Summer School in Information Retrieval (RuSSIR 2013). An annual summer school in Russia, this year focusing on audio search. Kazan, Russia, 16-20 September 2013. http://russir.org

About Andy Macfarlane
Andy Macfarlane

Andy is a Reader in Information Retrieval in the Department of Computer Science at City, University of London, and is a member of the Centre for HCI Design. He is the past Chair of the BCS Information Retrieval Specialist Group and is a long standing member of that SG.