Events Summer 2015

One Day Events

Search Solutions 2015: The groups annual practitioner based meeting, with an associated tutorial day. http://irsg.bcs.org/SearchSolutions/2015/sse2015.php. 25-26 November 2015, BCS Offices Covent Garden.

Conferences/Workshops

SIGIR 2015: The 38th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference. The big conference in IR. 9-13 August 2015, Santiago, Chile. http://sigir2015.org/

IEEE BigDataSE-15: The 9th IEEE International Conference on Big Data Science and Engineering. Of interest to members working in the area of big data and search. 20-22 August 2015, Helsinki, Finland/ http://comnet.aalto.fi/BDSE2015/

MobileHCI 2015: ACM International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services. Of interest to members working in the area of Mobile search. Copenhagen, Denmark, 24-27 August 2015. http://mobilehci.acm.org/

SPIRE 2015: 22nd edition of the International Symposium on String Processing and Information Retrieval. A wide ranging conference on textprocessing, with a theme on search. 1 – 4 September 2015. King’s College London, UK. http://www.dcs.kcl.ac.uk/events/spire2015/

DEXA 2015: the International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications. A conference with many themes on IR, with some interesting workshops. 1 -4 September 2015. Valencia, Spain. http://tir.webis.de/

HT2015: 26th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media. Of interest to members working in various areas of search, with a focus on hypertext and social media. 2-4 September 2015 Cyprus. http://ht.acm.org/ht2015/

SIMBig 2015: 2nd Annual International Symposium on Information Management and Big Data. A conference with various themes of interest to members. 2-4 September 2015, Cusco, Peru. http://simbig.org/SIMBig2015/

ECKM 2015: 16th European Conference on Knowledge Management. Of interest to those members working in the area of knowledge management and search. 3 – 4 September 2015, The University of Udine, Italy. http://academic-conferences.org/eckm/eckm2015/eckm15-timetable.htm

KDWEB 2015: 1st International Workshop on Knowledge Discovery on the WEB. Of interest to members working in the area of web search. 3-5 September 2015, Cagliari, Italy. http://www.iascgroup.it/kdweb2015.html

INTERSPEECH 2015: Speech beyond Speech: Towards a Better Understanding of the Most Important Biosignal. Of interest to members working in the area of searching audio, specifically speech. 6-10 September 2015. Dresden, Germany. http://interspeech2015.org/

ECMLPKDD 2015: European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases. Of interest to members working in the area of Machine Learning and Search.7th-11th September 2015. Porto, Portugal. http://www.ecmlpkdd2015.org

UbiComp/ISWC 2015: ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing. A conference with various themes of interest to members. 7-11 September 2015, Osaka, Japan. http://ubicomp.org/ubicomp2015/

TeMA 2015: 17th Portuguese Conference on Artificial Intelligence (EPIA 2015). A conference on AI with a track on text mining. 8-11 September 2015. University of Coimbra, Portugal. http://epia2015.dei.uc.pt

CLEF 2015: Conferences and Labs of the Evaluation Forum. of onterest to members interested in understaking various kinds of evaluations on test collections. Toulouse, France. 8-11 September 2015. http://clef2015.clef-initiative.eu/

ADBIS 2015: 19th East-European Conference on Advances in Databases and Information Systems. A general information systems conference with various themes in search. 8-11 September 2015, Poitiers, France. http://adbis2015.ensma.fr/

INTERACT 2015: The 15th IFIP TC.13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction. Of interest to members working in the area of HCI and search. 14-18 September 2015, Bamberg, Germany. http://www.interact2015.org/

TPDL 2015: International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries. Of interest to members working in the area of digital libraries and search. 14-18 September 2015, Poznan, Poland. http://tpdl2015.info/

SEMANTiCS 2015: 11th International Conference on Semantic Systems. Of interest to members working in the area of semantic search. 15-17 September 2015, Vienna, Austria. http://www.semantics.cc

RecSys 2015: 9th ACM International Conference on Recommender Systems. Of interest to members working in the area of recommender systems and search. 16-20 September 2015. Vienna, Austria. http://recsys.acm.org/recsys15/

CDVE2015: The 12th International Conference on Cooperative Design, Visualization and Engineering. A conference with many these of interest to those interested in search. 20-23 September 2015, Mallorca, Spain. http://www.cdve.org/index.html

ICCCI 2015: 7th International Conference on Computational Collective Intelligence Technologies and Applications. A wide ranging conference with many themes on search including a special session on big data. 21-23 September 2015. Madrid, Spain. http://antares.sip.ucm.es/iccci2015/

KI 2015: The 38th German Conference on Artificial Intelligence. Of interest to members working in the area of AI and Search. 21-25 September 2015. Dresden. http://ki2015.computational-logic.org/

ICTIR 2015: ACM SIGIR International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval. A conference which focuses on theory and information retrieval. 27-30 September 2015, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA. http://ictir2015.org/.

IDC’2015: 9th International Symposium on Intelligent Distributed Computing. Of interest to members working in the area of distributed or federated IR systems. University of Minho, Guimarães, Portugal. 7th-9th October 2015. http://algoritmi.uminho.pt/IDC2015

SWBI2015: The International Conference on Semantic Web Business and Innovation. A general semantic web conference with a theme on search. 7-9 October 2015. The University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (HES-SO Valais-Wallis). http://sdiwc.net/conferences/swbi2015/

ISWC2015: 14th International Semantic Web Conference. Of interest to members working in the area of semantic search. 11-15 October 2015. Bethlehem, PA, USA. http://iswc2015.semanticweb.org/

HEALTHCOM 2015: 17th IEEE International Conference on e-Health Networking, Application & Services. A general health informatics conference, of interest to members working in searching for health information. 14-17 October 2015, Boston, USA. http://www.ieee-healthcom.org/

ICNLSP 2015: International Conference on Natural Language and Speech Processing. Of interest to members working in the area of IR and various aspects of NLP. 18-19 October 2015, Algiers, Algeria. http://www.icnlsp.org/

DSAA 2015: IEEE 2015 International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics. Of interest to members working in the area of Big Data and search. 19-21 October, 2015, Paris, France. http://dsaa2015.lip6.fr/

ER 2015: 34th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling. Interested in conceptual modeling and search? Then this is the conference for you. 19 – 22 October 2015, Stockholm, Sweden. http://er2015.dsv.su.se/

CIKM 2015: 24th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management. A wide ranging conference with a retrieval track. A special theme this year – Science For Data. 19-23 October 2015, Melbourne, Australia. http://www.cikm-2015.org

ICDIM 2015: Tenth International Conference on Digital Information Management. A general conference on information management with themes on search. 21-23 October 2015, Jeju Island, South Korea. http://www.icdim.org/

I-Know 2015: 15th International Conference on Knowledge Technologies and Data-driven Business. A general information management conference with various themes on search. 21-23 October 2015, Graz, Austria. http://www.i-know.at/

SaW 2015: International Workshop on Semantic and Web. A workshop of interest to members working on semantic search. 21-23 October 2015, Porto, Portugal. http://www.ifis.uni-luebeck.de/~groppe/SaW_at_CSE2015/

IUCC-2015: 14th IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Communications. Of interest to members working on novel interfaces and ideas in search. 26-28 October 2015, Liverpool. http://cse.stfx.ca/~iucc2015/index.html

ACMMultimedia 2015. 23rd ACM Multimedia Conference. Of interest to members working in the area of Multimedia retrieval. 26-30 October 2015, Brisbane, Australia. http://www.acmmm.org/2015/

IEEE Big Data 2015: 2015 IEEE International Conference on Big Data. Of interest to members working in the area of Big Data and search. 29 October – 1 November 2015, Santa Clara, CA, USA. http://cci.drexel.edu/bigdata/bigdata2015/

International UDC Seminar: Classification & Authority Control: Expanding Resource Discovery. Of interest to members working in the area of Knowledge Organisation and Search. 29-30 October 2015, The National Library of Portugal in Lisbon. http://seminar.udcc.org/2015/

IIT’15: 2015 11th International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology – Special Theme: Smart Living Cities, Big Data and Sustainable Development. Of interest to members working in novel areas of search. 1-3 November 2015, Dubai, UAE. http://www.it-innovations.ae/iit2015/index.html

CONTEXT 2015: The Ninth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modeling and Using Context. Of interest to members working in the area of context and Search. Larnaca, Cyprus, 2–6 November 2015. http://cyprusconferences.org/context2015/

SMAP 2015: 10th International Workshop on Semantic and Social Media Adaptation and Personalization. Of interest to members working in social media and search, 5-6 November 2015, Trento, Italy. http://smap2015.org/

BIBM15: 2015 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine. A general conference on health informatics, with various themes on search. 9-12 November 2015, Washington, DC, USA. http://cci.drexel.edu/ieeebibm/bibm2015/

ICDM 2015: IEEE International Conference on Data Mining. A conference with many themes and workshops on various aspects of search. 14 – 17 November 2015. Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA. http://icdm2015.stonybrook.edu/

ITS 2015: ACM Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces. Of interest to members working in more novel search UI’s. 15-18 November 2015. Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. http://www.its2015.org

SOTICS 2015: The Fifth International Conference on Social Media Technologies, Communication, and Informatics. Of interest to members working in social media and search. 15-20 November 2015, Barcelona, Spain. http://www.iaria.org/conferences2015/SOTICS15.html

SLSP 2015: 3rd International Conference on Statistical Language and Speech Processing. Of interest to members working in speech retrieval. 24-26 November 2015, Budapest, Hungary. http://grammars.grlmc.com/SLSP2015/

MUM 2015: 14th Int. Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia. Of interest to those working on mobile multimedia retrieval. 30 November – 2 December 2015, Linz, Austria. http://www.mum-conf.org/2015/

78th ASIS&T Annual Meeting. Of interest to members working more in the area of information science and search. 6-10 November 2015. Hyatt Regency, St. Louis, USA. http://www.asis.org/asist2015/am15cfp.html

MUM 2015: 14th Int. Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia. Of interest to members working in the area of mobile search. 30 November – 2 December 2015. Linz, Austria. http://www.mum-conf.org/2015/

AIRS 2015: The Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference. A general conference on IR based in the far east. 2-4 December 2015, Brisbane, Australia. http://airs-conference.org/2015/

IAT’15: IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology. Of interest to members working on Agent technology and search. 6-9 December 2015. Singapore. http://wi-iat15.ntulily.org

WI’15” IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence 2015. Of interest to members working in the area of web search engines. 6-9 December 2015, Singapore. http://wi-iat15.ntulily.org/

BDC 2015: IEEE/ACM International Conference on Big Data Computing. A conference of interest to members working in the area of big data and search. 7-10 December 2015, St. Raphael Resort, Limassol, Cyprus. http://datasys.cs.iit.edu/events/BDC2015/

ICADL2015: Asian Digital Library Conference 2015. Of interest to members working in the area of Digital Libraries and search. 9-12 December 2015. Yonsei University, Seoul Korea. http://icadl2015.org/

DataCom 2015: 2015 International Conference on Big Data Intelligence and Computing. A general conference on big data, of interest to members working on large text collections. 19 – 21 December 2015, Chengdu, China. http://umc.uestc.edu.cn/conference/DataCom2015

IEEE ICSC2016: Tenth IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing. Of interest to members working in the area of Semantic search. 3-5 February 2016, Laguna Hills, CA, USA. http://www.ieee-icsc.org

CHIIR 2016: Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval (CHIIR). Of interest to members working in the area of HCI and IR. 13-17 March 2016.Chapel Hill, North Carolina, US. http://sigir.org/chiir2016/

IEEE PerCom 2016: The Fourteenth Annual IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications. Of interest to members working in various areas such a mobile search. 14-18 March 2016,Sydney, Australia. http://www.percom.org

ECIR 2016: The 38th European Conference on Information Retrieval. The groups annual conference. 20-23 March 2016, Padua, Italy. http://ecir2016.dei.unipd.it/

iConference 2016: Partnership with Society. The annual iSchools conference with various themes of interest to those working in IR. 20-23 March 2016, Philadelphia, PA, USA. http://ischools.org/the-iconference/

MLDM´2016: 11th International Conference on Machine Learning and Data Mining. Of interest to members working in the area of machine learning and IR, New York, USA, 17-19 July 2016. http://www.mldm.de/

Summer Schools
RuSSIR 2015: 9th Russian Summer School in Information Retrieval. 24-28 August 2015, St. Petersburg, Russia. http://romip.ru/russir2015/

ASSIA 2015: Second Asian Summer School in Information Access. 24-27 August 2015, Taipei City, Taiwan. http://assia2015.lib.ntnu.edu.tw/

ESSIR 2015: 10th European Summer School in Information Retrieval. 31 August – 4 September 4, 2015, Thessaloniki, Greece. http://mklab.iti.gr/essir2015/

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.