Events Autumn 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

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/

AINL-ISMW FRUCT: Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language & Information Extraction, Social Media and Web Search. A conference with a number of themes pertaining to search. 9-14 November 2015, St-Petersburg, Russia. http://www.ainlfruct.com/

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

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/

CSCI-ISMC: The 2015 Int’l Symp. on Mobile Computing, Wireless Networks & Security. Of interest to members working in the area of Mobile Search. 7-9 December 2015, Las Vegas, USA. http://www.americancse.org/events/csci2015

ADCS 2015: THE 20TH AUSTRALASIAN DOCUMENT COMPUTING SYMPOSIUM. A general document processing conference with themes on search. 8-9 December 2015, Parramatta, Australia. http://staff.scem.uws.edu.au/~lapark/adcs2015/

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/

MIKE 2015: The Third International Conference on Mining Intelligence and Knowledge Exploration. Of interest to members working in the area of knowledge discovery and search. 9-11 December 2015, International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, India. http://www.mike.org.in/2015/

SIMPDA2015: 5th International Symposium on Data-driven Process Discovery and Analysis. Focusing on process analysis of interest to members working in the area of using search to support processes and other aspects. 9-11 December 2015, Vienna, Austria. http://www.mike.org.in/2015/

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

SocialCom 2015: The 8th IEEE International Conference on Social Computing and Networking. Of interesto to members working in the area of social search. 19–21 December 2015, Chengdu, China. http://umc.uestc.edu.cn/conference/SocialCom2015/

MMM 2016: The 22nd International Conference On MultiMedia Modelling. Of interest to members working in the area of multimedia indexing and retrieval. 4-6 January 2016, Miami, Florida, U.S.A. http://www.eecs.ucf.edu/mmm2016/

IDIMC 2016: International Conference on Data and Information Management. Of interest to members working in information management who are concerned with search supporting organisations. 12-13 January 2016, Loughborough University, Loughborough. http://idimc.org/

EGC 2016: 16th Conference on Knowledge Extraction and Management. Of interest to members working in the area of knowledge extraction and search, with a particular interest in Indexing. 18-22 January 2016, Reims, France. http://egc2016.univ-reims.fr/index.php/Pr%C3%A9sentation

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

TEI’16: ACM TANGIBLE, EMBEDDED AND EMBODIED INTERACTION. A conference focusing on different forms of interaction, around the body – which can be considered for search. 14-17 February 2016 in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. http://www.tei-conf.org/16/

WSDM 2016: The 9th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining. Of interest to members working in the area of web search. 22-25 February 2016, San Francisco, California, USA. http://www.wsdm-conference.org/2016/index.html

ICAART 2016: 8th International Conference on Agents and Artifical Intelligence. Of interest to members working in the area of agents and search. 24-26 February 2016, Rome, Italy. http://www.icaart.org/Home.aspx

FoIKS 2016: 9th International Symposium on Foundations of Information and Knowledge Systems. A conference with various themes including one on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval. 7-11 March 2016 – Linz, Austria. http://cdcc.faw.jku.at/FoIKS2016/

ACM IUI 2016: ACM Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces. Of interest to members working in the area of search and interfaces. 7-10 March 2016, Sonoma, CA, USA. http://iui.acm.org/2016/

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

LATA 2016: 10th International Conference on Language and Automata Theory and Applications. Of interest to members working on the more theoretical side of search. 14-18 March 2016, Prague, Czech Republic. http://grammars.grlmc.com/lata2016/

3DUI 2016: IEEE 11th Symposium on 3D User Interfaces. Of interest to members working on the more novel aspect of search interfaces. 19-20 March 2016, Greenville, South Carolina, USA. http://3dui.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/

AICAS 2016: The Fourth International Workshop on Advances in Intelligent Context-Aware systems. Of interest to members working in the area of context aware search. 23-25 March 2016, Le Régent Congress Centre, Crans-Montana, Switzerland. https://sites.google.com/site/ainaaicas16/

DCC 2016: DATA COMPRESSION CONFERENCE. Of interest to members working in the area of data compression and search. 29 March – 1 April 2016, Snowbird, Utah. http://www.cs.brandeis.edu/~dcc/

SAC 2016: 31th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing. A conference with many themes on IR. 4–8 April 2016, Pisa, Italy. http://www.acm.org/conferences/sac/sac2016/

PERSUASIVE 2016: The 11th International Conference on Persuasive Technology. A conference focused on persuation rather than coercion or deception, a theme of interest to members. 5-7 April 2016, Salzburg, Austria. http://persuasive2016.org/

COMPLEXIS 2016: 1st International Conference on Complex Information Systems. A general information systems conference of interest to members. 22–24 April 2016, Rome, Italy. http://www.complexis.org/

ICEIS 2016: The 18th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems. Of interest to members working in the area of Enterprise search. 25–28 April, 2016, Rome, Italy. http://www.iceis.org/

SDM’16: THE 16th SIAM International conference on Data Mining. Of interest to members working in the area of Data Mining and Search. 5-7 May 2016, Hilton Miami Downtown, Miami, Florida, USA. http://www.siam.org/meetings/sdm16/

CHI 2016: ACM Computer-Human Interaction conference. A well regarded conference focusing on HCI, of interest to members working in the area of interaction and search. 7-12 May 2016. San Jose, California, USA. http://chi2016.acm.org/wp/

MMSys 2016: ACM Multimedia Systems 2016 Conference. Of interest to members working in multimedia search. 10-13 May 2016, Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, Austria. http://mmsys2016.itec.aau.at/

NABD 2016: 2nd Conference on New Advances in Big Data. Of interest to members working in the area of big data and search. 29-31 May 2016, Nanjing, China. http://www.engii.org/ws2016/Home.aspx?ID=718

ESWC 2016: 13th Extended Semantic Web Conference. Of interest to members working in the area of semantic web and search. 29 May 2016 – 2 June 2016, Anissaras, Crete, Greece. http://2016.eswc-conferences.org/

RCIS 2016: 10th IEEE International Conference on Research Challenges In Information Science. Of interest to members working on more information science aspect of IR. 1-3 June 2016, Grenoble, France. http://rcis-conf.com/rcis2016/

iSWAG 2016: Second International Symposium on Web Algorithms. Of interest to members working in the area of web search. ) 9-10 June 2016 Deauville, Normandy, France. http://iswag-symposium.org/

ACL/NAACL/EMNLP 2016: The 15th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies. Of interest to members working in the area of NLP and search. 12-17 June 2016, Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, San Diego, California. http://naacl.org/naacl-hlt-2016/

LIDA 2016: Biennial International Conference LIBRARIES IN THE DIGITAL AGE. Of interest to members working in the area of Libraries and search. 13-17 June 2016 University of Zadar, Zadar, Croatia. http://ozk.unizd.hr/lida/

MDM 2016: 17th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management. Of interest to members working in the area of mobile search. 13-16 June 2016, Porto, Portugal. http://www.mdmconferences.org/mdm2016/

WIMS 2016: 6th International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics. Of interest to members working in the area of web search. 13-15 June 2016, LGI2P, Ecole des Mines d’Alès, Parc G Besse, Nîmes, France. http://wims2016.mines-ales.fr/

1st EAI International Conference on Wearables in Heathcare. Of interest to members working in healthcare and search. 14-15 June 2016 Budapest, Hungary. http://healthwearconference.org/2016/show/home

MOBIMEDIA 2016: 9th EAI International Conference on Mobile Multimedia Communications. Of interest to members working on the conjunction of mobile and multimedia search. 18–20 June 2016, Xi’an, People’s Republic of China. http://healthwearconference.org/2016/show/home

IDC2016: The 15th Interaction Design and Children Conference. Of interest to members working in the area of under 18 searching and interaction. 21-24 June 2016.,The Lowry, Media City, Manchester. http://www.idc2016.org/venue/

SIGMOD 2016: ACM SIGMOD/PODS Conference. A big conference on the management of data with a few workshops of interest to members. 26th June – 1st July 2016, San Francisco, USA. http://sigmod2016.org/

ECSM 2016: 3rd European Conference on Social Media. Of interest to members working in the area of social search. 12-13 July 2016, EM Normandie, Caen, France. http://academic-conferences.org/ecsm/ecsm2016/ecsm16-home.htm

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, 16-21 July 2016. http://www.mldm.de/

HCII 2016: HCI International 2016. Of interest to members working in the area of HCI and search. 17-22 July 2016, Toronto, Canada. http://2016.hci.international/

TPDL 2016: International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries. Of interest to members working in the area of Digital Libaries and Search. 5-9 September 2016, Hannover, Germany. http://www.tpdl2016.org/

Winter Schools

BigDat 2016: 2nd International Winter School on Big Data. Of interest to members who need to know about big data aand its implications for IR. Bilbao, Spain, 8-12 February , 2016. http://grammars.grlmc.com/bigdat2016/

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.