Events Spring 2013

Forthcoming Events

Edited By Andy MacFarlane

Conferences/Workshops

WIMS’13: International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics. 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, 9-14 June 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

CBMI 2013: 11th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing. Of interest to members working in multimedia IR. 17-19 June 2013, Veszprem, Hungary. http://cbmi2013.mik.uni-pannon.hu/

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/

i³: 4th Information: Interactions and Impact. 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/

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

QoMEX 2013: Fifth International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience. Members working on multimedia IR will find this of interest, 3-5 July 2013, Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, Austria. http://www.qomex2013.org

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

ISKO UK Conference 2013: Of interest to members working in knowledge organisation and search. UCL, London, 8-9 July 2013. http://www.iskouk.org/conf2013/

JCDL 2013: ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries. 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/

MobiWIS 2013: 10th International Conference on Mobile Web Information Systems. Of interest to members working in the area of mobile search. 26-28 August 2013, Coral Beach Conference Hotel and Resort Paphos, Cyprus. http://mobiwis2013.cs.ucy.ac.cy

DEXA 2013: 24th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications. Of interest to members working in the conjunction of databases and search.  Prague, Czech Republic, 26–30 August 2013. http://www.dexa.org/

DepLing 2013: Second International Conference on Dependency Linguistics. Of interest to members working in NLP and search. Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic on August 27-30, 2013. http://ufal.mff.cuni.cz/project/depling13/

TSD 2013: Sixteenth International Conference on TEXT, SPEECH and DIALOGUE. Of interest to members working in the area of the search for both spoken and written documents. Plzen (Pilsen), Czech Republic, 1-5 September 2013.  http://www.kiv.zcu.cz/tsd2013/

MCW2013: The 4th International Symposium on Information Management in a Changing World.  Of interest to members working in the area of search in the context of information management.  Limerick, Ireland, 4-6 September, 2013. http://imcw2013.bilgiyonetimi.net/

KNOW 2013: 13th International Conference on Knowledge Management and Knowledge Computing. Of interest to members working on the information management side of search. 4-6 September 2013, Graz, Austria. http://www.i-know.at/ (Various other conferences such as I-Semantics 2013) also take place in that period, which may be of interest to members).

2013 International Conference on Social Media and Society. Members who use social media data or work on social search will find this of interest. September 14-15, 2013, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. http://SocialMediaAndSociety.com/

IEEE ICSC2013: Seventh IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing. Of interest to members working in the area of semantic search and/or the semantic web. Irvine, CA, USA, 16th-18th September 2013. http://www.ieee-icsc.org/

FQAS 2013: Tenth International Conference on Flexible Query Answering Systems. Of interest to members working questioning and answering using search technologies. University of Granada, Granada, Spain, 18th-20th September 2013. http://idbis.ugr.es/fqas2013/

KDIR 2013. International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval. Of interest to members working on KD and search. Vilamoura, Portugal, 19 – 22 September 2013. http://www.kdir.ic3k.org/

TPLD 2013: 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

GSCL 2013: Bi-annual meeting of the German Society for Computational Linguistics and Language Technology (GSCL). Of interest to members working in NLP and search. 25th to 27th September at Technische Universität,  Darmstadt. http://gscl2013.ukp.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de/

CIKM 2013: The 22nd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management. A well regarded conference with a theme on searching.  27 Oct– 1Nov 2013. San Francisco Airport Marriot Waterfront, Burlingame, CA, USA. http://www.cikm2013.org

ICTIR 2013: 4th  International Conference on  the Theory  of Information Retrieval. 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/

HCIR 2013: Symposium on Human-Computer Interaction & Information Retrieval. Of interest to members working in the area of UI’s and search. 3-4 October 2013, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. http://hcir.info/hcir-2013

SKG 2013: 9th International Conference on Semantics, Knowledge and Grids. Of interest to members working in the area of semantic search. 3-4 October, Beijing, China. http://www.knowledgegrid.net/SKG2013/

IEEE BigData 2013: 2013 IEEE International Conference on Big Data. Collections which need to be searched are becoming very large now – many members will be particularly interested in this area. 6-9 October 2013, Silicon Valley, CA,  USA. http://www.ischool.drexel.edu/bigdata/bigdata2013/index.htm

10th International Symposium on Computer Music Modelling and Retrieval/Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research 2013 “Sound, Music & Motion”. Of interest to members working in the area of music retrieval. 15th – 18th October 2013, CNRS – Laboratoire de Mécanique et d’Acoustique, Marseille, France. http://www.cmmr2013.cnrs-mrs.fr/

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

ISMIR 2013 14th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference. Of interest to members working in the area of music retrieval. 4th – 8th November 2013, Curitiba, Brazil. http://ismir2013.ismir.net/ismir2013

MTSR 2013: 7th Metadata and Semantics Research Conference. Of interest to members who use meta-data in the context of search and/or search technologies. Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, Greece, November 19-22, 2013. http://mtsr2013.teithe.gr/

ICADL 2013: International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries. Of interest to members working in the area of digital libraries and IR. 9-11 December , 2013, Bangalore, India; http://www.isim.ac.in/icadl2013/Index.html

Conferences/Workshops

ESSIR 2013: 9th European Summer School in Information Retrieval (). 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

RuSSIR 2013: 7th Russian Summer School in Information Retrieval. 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.