Events Winter 2016

One Day Events

Conferences/Workshops

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/

WWW’2016: 25th International World Wide Web conference. Of interest to members working in the area of web search. Montreal, Canada. 11=15 April 2016. http://www2016.ca/

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/

CSCESM2016: The Third International Conference on Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Social Media. Of interest to members working in the area of searching social media.
13-15 May 2016. Metropolitan College, Thessaloniki, Greece. http://www.sdiwc.net/conferences/cscesm2016/

ICWSM-16: 10th International Conference on Web and Social Media. A conference with a dual focus on web and social media. 17-20 May 2016 Cologne, Germany. http://www.icwsm.org/2016/index.php

8th International ACM Web Science Conference 2016. Of interest to members working in the area of web search. 22-25 May 2016. Hannover, Germany
http://www.websci16.org/

COOP 2016: 12th International Conference on the Design of Cooperative Systems. Of interest to members working in the area of collaborative search. 23-27 May 2016. Trento, Italy.
http://www.coop2016.unitn.it/

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/

ICWE2016: 16th International Conference on Web Engineering. Of interest to members working in the area of web search. 6-9 June 2016. Lugano, Switzerland. http://icwe2016.inf.usi.ch

ACM ICMR 2016: International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval. Of interest to members working in the area of multimedia search. 6-9 June 2016. New York, USA. http://www.icmr2016.com/

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/

CERI 2016: 4th Spanish Conference in Information Retrieval. A spanish focused IR conference with two special sessions, one of which is on teaching IR. 14-16 June 2016. Granada, Spain
http://www.ugr.es/~ceri16/

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

CBMI 2016: 14th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing. Of interest to members working in the area of multimedia search. 15-17 June 2016. Bucharest, Romania. http://cbmi2016.upb.ro/

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

JCDL 2016: ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries. Of interest to members working in the area of digital libraries and search. 19-23 June 2016. Newark, NJ. USA. http://www.jcdl2016.org/

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. 26 June-1 July 2016, San Francisco, USA. http://sigmod2016.org/

SBP and BRiMS 2016: Joint Conferences on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction (SBP) and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation (BRiMS). Of interest to members working in the area of social media and search. 28 June-1 July 2016. UCDC Center, Washington DC, USA. http://sbp-brims.org

HYPERTEXT 2016: 27th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media. Of interest to members working on search in either hypertext or social media. 10-13 July 2016. Halifax, Canada.
http://ht.acm.org/ht2016/

ICALIP2016: The 5th International Conference on Audio, Language and Image Processing. Of interest to members working in various areas of multimedia search. 11-12 July 2016. Shanghai, China. http://www.icalip2016.org

British HCI 2016: 30th British Human Computer Interaction Conference. A UK focused HCI conference of interest to members working in the area of search interfaces. 11-15 July 2016. Bournemouth University. http://hci2016.bcs.org/

#SMSociety: 2016 International Conference on Social Media & Society. Of interest to members working in social media and search 11-14 July 2016. Goldsmiths University of London.
http://socialmediaandsociety.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

SAI Computing Conference. A general computing conference with various themes focusing on IR. 13 – 15 July 2016, America Square Conference Centre, London. http://saiconference.com/Computing2016

POLTEXT 2016: International Conference on the Advances in Computational Analysis of Political Text. Of interest to members working in the area of applying IR to the political domain. 14-16 July 2016. Dubrovnik, Croatia. www.poltext2016.net

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/

SIGIR 2016: 39th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. The premier IR conference. 17-22 July 2016. Pisa, Italy. http://sigir.org/sigir2016/

ACL 2016: The annual meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics. Of interest to members working in the area of NLP and search. 7-12 August 2016. Berlin, Germany. http://acl2016.org/

MobiWis 2016: The 13th International Conference on Mobile Web and Intelligent Information Systems. Of interest to members working in the area of mobile search. 22-24 August 2016. Vienna, Austria. http://www.mobiwis.org/2016/

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/

CLEF 2016: Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum – Information Access Evaluation meets Multilinguality, Multimodality and Interaction. Of interest to members working in the area of cross language IR. 5-8 September 2016. Évora, Portugal. http://clef2016.clef-initiative.eu/

ECCE 2016: European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomics. A general HCI conference of interest to members working in the area of search and interfaces. 6–8 September 2016. University of Nottingham. http://ecce2016.eace.net/

Mobile HCI 2016: 18th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services. Of interest to members working in the area of mobile search. 6-9 September 2016, Florence, Italy. http://mobilehci.acm.org/

SEMANTiCS 2016L 12th International Conference on Semantic Systems. Of interest to members working in the area of semantic search. 12-15 September 2016. Leipzig, Germany.
http://2016.semantics.cc

TSD 2016: Nineteenth International Conference on TEXT, SPEECH and DIALOGUE. A conference with several themes on search. 12-16 September 2016. Brno, Czech Republic. http://www.tsdconference.org/

ECMLPKDD 2016: 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. 19-23 September 2016. Riva Del Garda, Italy. http://www.ecmlpkdd2016.org/

WI’16: EEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence 2016. Of interest to members working in the area of web data e.g. search log analysis. 13-16 October 2016. Hilton Omaha, USA. http://wibih.unomaha.edu/wi

ASIS&T 2016 2016 Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology. An information science conference with several themes on search. 14-18 October 2016. Copenhagen, Denmark. https://www.asist.org/events/annual-meeting/annual-meeting-2016/

SUI 2016: The 4th ACM Symposium on Spatial User Interaction. A conference with a focus on spatial user behavior, of interest to members working in the area of geographical search among other areas. 15-16 October 2016, Tokyo, Japan. http://sui-symposium.org/

RecSys 2016: 10th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems. Of interest to members working in the area of recommender systems. 15-19 September 2016. Boston, MA, USA. https://recsys.acm.org/recsys16/

ICMI 2016: The International Conference on Multimodal Interaction. Of interest to members working in the area of multimodal interaction and search. 12-16 November 2016. Tokyo, Japan. http://icmi.acm.org/2016/

Winter and Summer Schools

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

iV&LSS 2016: Deep Learning – The 2nd Summer School on Integrating Vision and Language. A summer school with a number of themes related to search. 21–24 March 2016. University of Malta, Malta. http://ivl-net.eu/ivl-net-training-school-2016/

UBISS 2016 – 7th International UBI Summer School 2016. Of interest to members working in the area of mobile devices and search. 13-18 June 2016. Oulu, Finland. http://www.ubioulu.fi/en/UBISS2016

WebST 2016: International Summer School on Web Science and Technology. Of interest to members working in the area of web search. 18-22 July 2016. Bilbao, Spain. http://grammars.grlmc.com/webst2016/

ESSLLI 2016: 28th European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information. Of interest to members working in the area of more formal aspect of search. 15-26 August 2016, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Bolzano, Italy. http://esslli2016.unibz.it/

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.