Events Spring 2014

One day events

Making Metadata work. A one day event on meta-data of interest to members working in the area of meta-data and search. A joint event with ISKO UK.  23rd June 2014. BCS offices, 5 Southampton Street, London WC2 7HA. http://www.iskouk.org/events/metadata_June_2014.htm

Conferences/Workshops

LIDA 2014: Libraries in the Digital Age. Of interest to members working in the area of search in Libaries. 16–20 June 2014, University of Zadar, Zadar, Croatia.  http://ozk.unizd.hr/lida/

ICSC 2014: Eighth IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing. Of interest to members working in the area of Semantic Search. 16-18 June 2014, Newport Beach, CA, USA. http://www.ieee-icsc.org/

CBMI 2014: 12th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing. Of interest to members working in the area of Multimeda indexing and Search. 18-20 June 2014, Klagenfurt, Austria. http://cbmi2014.itec.aau.at/

CERI 2014l 3rd Spanish Conference on Information Retrieval. A Spanish focused IR conference. 19-20 June 2014, A Coruña (Spain). http://ceri2014.udc.es

ACL 2014: 52nd Annual meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics. Of interest to members working in the area of NLP and search. 22-27 June, Baltimore, USA. http://www.cs.jhu.edu/ACL2014/

ACM Web Science 2014 Conference. Of interest to members working in the area of Web Search. 23-26 June 2014. Bloomington, Indiana, USA. websci14.org

ISMIS 2014: 21st International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems. Those working on AI aspects of search will be interested in this conference. 25-27 June 2014, Roskilde, Denmark. http://isl.ruc.dk/ismis2014/index.php

ACM TVX 2014: ACM International Conference on Interactive Experiences for Television & Online Video. Of interest to members working on video retrieval. 25th – 27th June 2014. Culture Lab, Newcastle University, UK. http://tvx2014.com/

ICALIP 2014: International Conference on Audio, Language and Image processing. Of interest to members working in the area of multimedia search. 7-9 July 2014, Shanghai, China. http://www.icalip2014.org/

SIGIR 2014: The 37th Annual ACM SIGIR CONFERENCE. The biggest conference in the field. 6-11 July 2014. Gold Coast, Australia. http://sigir.org/sigir2014/index.php

UMAP2014: 22nd Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization. Of interest to members interested in the more user side of search. 7-11 July 2014, Aalborg, Denmark. http://um.org/umap2014/

ECSM 2014: European Conference on Social Media. Of interest to members working in the area of social search. 10-11 July 2014, University of Brighton, UK. http://academic-conferences.org/ecsm/ecsm2014/ecsm14-home.htm

ICME 2014: IEEE International conference of Multimedia and Expo. A multimedia conference with a workshop on mobile multimedia computing, so of interest to members working in multimedia search of various kinds. 14-18 July 2014, Chengdu, China. http://www.icme2014.org/

SocialCom 2014: The 7th ASE International Conference on Social Computing. Of interest to members working in the area of social search. 4-7 August 2014,  Beijing, China, http://socialcom2014beijing.scienceengineering.org/

WIC 2014: The 2014 Web Intelligence Congress. Of interest to members working in the area of Web Search, personalisation, recommendation and social media.  11-14 August 2014, Warsaw, Poland. http://wic2014.mimuw.edu.pl/

ASONAM ’14: The 2014 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Network Analysis and Mining. Of interest to members working in the area of Social Search. 17-20 August 2014, Beijing China. http://www.asonam2014.org/

COLING 2014: 25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics. Of interest to members working on NLP and IR. 23-29 August 2014, Helix Convention Centre at Dublin City University (DCU). http://www.coling-2014.org/

IIiX 2014: 5th Information Interaction in Context Conference. Of interest to members working in the user aspects of search. 26-29 August, 2014, Regensburg, Germany. http://iiix2014.ur.de/

MobiWIS 2014: 11th International Conference on Mobile Web Information Systems. Of interested to members working in the area of mobile search. 27-29 August 2014, Barcelona, Spain. http://www.mobiwis.org/2014/

Hypertext 2014 – 25th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media. This is of interest to members working in the area of navigation and search. 1-4 Sept. 2014, Santiago, Chile. http://ht.acm.org/ht2014/

DEXA 2014: 25th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications. A database conference with themes on text retrieval, plus TIR’14: 11th International Workshop on Text-Based Information Retrieval. 1-5 September 2014, Munich, Germany. http://www.dexa.org/

ISIC 2014: the Information Behaviour Conference. Of interest to members working in the area of information seeking. 2-5 September 2014, Leeds. http://isic2014.com/

MMAP’14/ ASIR’14: 7th International Symposium on Multimedia Applications and Processing AND 4th International Workshop on Advances in Semantic Information Retrieval. Of interest to members working in the area of Multimedia Search or Semantic Search. 7-10 September 2014, Warsaw, Poland. http://fedcsis.org/mmap AND http://fedcsis.org/asir

JCDL 2014/TPDL 2014: Digital Libraries 2014 – ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries AND International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries. Of interest to members working in the area of Digital Libraries and Search. 8-12th September 2014, London. http://www.dl2014.org/

TSD 2014: 17th International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialogue. Of interest to members working in the area of NLP and search. 8-12th September 2014, Brno, Czech Republic. http://www.tsdconference.org/tsd2014/

ECLM/PKDD 2014: European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of KD in databases. Of interest to members working in machine learning and search. 15-19 September 2014, Nancy, France. http://www.ecmlpkdd2014.org/

#di2014: International Conference on Digital Intelligence. A conference with many themes including social media of interest to members. 17-19 September 2014, Nantes, France. http://www.di2014.org/

IDIMC 2014: International Data and Information Management Conference. Of interest working in the area of information science and searching. 17 September 2014. Loughborough. http://idimc.org/

FoRESSE: 1st International Workshop on Future search Engines. Interested in the future of search – then this is for you! 22nd September 2014. Stuttgart, Germany. http://foresee.unister.de/

#SMSocity14: 2013 Social Media & Society Conference. Of interest to members working on social search. 27-28 September 2014. Toronto, Canada. http://socialmediaandsociety.com/

RecSys 2014: ACM International Conference on Recommender Systems. Recommender Systems are the focus of this particular conference. 6-10 October 2014, Foster City, Silicon Valley, California. http://recsys.acm.org/recsys14/

ICIC 2014: international conference on Trends for Scientific Information Professionals. Of particular interest to members working in areas such as patent searching. 12-15 October 2014, Heildelberg, Germany. http://www.haxel.com/icic/2014

SLSP 2014: 2nd International Conference on Statistical Language and Speech Processing. Of interest to members working in the areas of statstics as applied to search. 14-16 October 2014, Grenoble, France. http://grammars.grlmc.com/slsp2014/

SPIRE 2014/LA-Web 2014: 9th Latin American Web Congress. Of interest to members working in web search. 20-24 October 2014, Ouro Preto, Brazil. http://www.decom.ufop.br/Spire-La-Web2014/

ISMIR 2014: The 15th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference. Of interest to members working in the area of music search. 27-31 October 2014. Taipai, Taiwan. http://www.terasoft.com.tw/conf/ismir2014/

BigData 2014: 2014 IEEE International Conference on Big Data. Of interest to members working in the area of large dataset search. 27-30 October 2014, Washington DC, USA. http://cci.drexel.edu/bigdata/bigdata2014/index.htm

77th ASIST Annual Meeting: Connecting Collections, Cultures and Communites. Of interest to members working more in the area of information science and search. 31 October 2014 to 4 November 2014, Seattle, USA. http://www.asis.org/asist2014/

CIKM 2014: 23rd ACM international Conference on Information and Knowledge Management. Has various themes including one on information retrieval. 3-7 November 2014. Shanghai, China. http://cikm2014.fudan.edu.cn/

ACM Multimedia 2014: 22nd ACM international conference on Multimedia. Of interest to members working in the area of multimedia and search. 3-7 November 2014, Orlando, Florida, USA. http://acmmm.org/2014/

ICADL 2014: 16th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries. Of interest to members working in the area of digital libraries. 5-7 November 2014, Chaing Mai, Thailand. http://icadl2014.cmu.ac.th/

SMAP 2014: 9th International Workshop on Semantic and Social Media Adaptation and Personalization. Of interest to members working on social search. Corfu, Greece, 6-7 November 2014. http://www.smap2014.org/

SocInfo’14: The 6th International Conference on Social Informatics. Social Search is an interest these days, and this is a good forum for this type of work. 10-13 November 2014, Barcelona, Spain. http://socinfo2014.org/

Summer Schools

RuSSIR 2014: 8th Russian Summer School in Information Retrieval. An annual summer school in Russia on IR. 18-22 August 2014.Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. 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.