Events Spring 2016

One Day Events

FINREC 2016: 2nd International Workshop on Personalization & Recommender Systems in Financial Services. Of interest to members working in the area of either personalisation or recommender systems for search. 16th June 2016. Bari, Italy. https://finrec2016.wordpress.com/

Conferences/Workshops

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/

MOBILESoft 2016: IEEE/ACM 3rd International Conference on Mobile Software Engineering and Systems. Of interest to members working in the area of mobile search. 16-17 May 2016. Austin, TX. USA. http://mobilesoftconf.org/2016/

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/

IIR 2016: 7th Italian Information Retrieval Workshop. A short workshop focused on IR in Italy. 30-31 May 2016. Venice, Italy. http://www.dais.unive.it/IIR2016/

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/

Digital Humanities 2016. A general conference with a number of themes of interest to members including a workhop on comuptational history. 12-16 July. Krakow, Poland. http://dh2016.adho.org/

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

The European Data Forum 2016: Of interest to members working on big data problems in search. 29-30 June 2016 Evoluon, Eindhoven, The Netherlands. http://2016.data-forum.eu/

IHCI 2016: 10th International Conference on Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction 2016. Of interest to members working in the area of interfaces and search. 2 – 4 July 2016. Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. http://ihci-conf.org/

RuleML 2016: 0th International Web Rule Symposium. Of interest to members working in the area of the semantic web. 6–9 July 2016. Stony Brook University, New York, USA. http://2016.ruleml.org/

IJCAI-16: 25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence. A general AI conference with several themes on AI. 9-15 July 2016. New York, USA. http://ijcai-16.org/index.php/welcome/view/home

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

ACM UMAP 2016: The 24th ACM Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization. Of interest to members working on user focused issues in Search. 13-17 July 2016. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. http://www.um.org/umap2016/

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/

UIC 2016: 13th IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing. Of particular interest to members working in the area of mobile search, but there are themes of interest such as sentiment analysis workshop SMMA-2016. 18-21 July 2016, Toulouse, France. http://uic2016.sciencesconf.org/

ICAI’16: The 18th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence. A general conference on AI with many themes of interest to those working in search. 25-28 July 2016. Monte Carlo Resort, Las Vegas, USA. http://worldcomp.org/events/2016/conferences/icai2016

ABDA’16: The 3rd International Conference on Advances in Big Data Analytics. Of interest to members working in the area of big data and searchJuly 25-28 . 2016. Monte Carlo Resort, Las Vegas, USA.
http://worldcomp.org/events/2016/conferences/abda2016

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/

ASONAM 2016: The 2016 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining. Of interest to members working in the area of social search. 18-21 August 2016. UC Davis, Davis, CA, USA. http://asonam.cpsc.ucalgary.ca/2016/

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/

ISMW FRUCT 2016 conference on Intelligence, Social Media and Web. Of interest to members working in the area of social search or web search. 28 August – 4 September 2016. Saint-Petersburg, Russia. http://ismw-fruct.spbu.ru/index.html#general

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/

TIR’16: 13th International Workshop on Text-Based Information Retrieval. Focused on text IR, co-located with DEXA 2016, also of interest to members. 5-8 September 2016. Porto, Portugal. http://www.uni-weimar.de/medien/webis/events/tir-16/tir16-web/

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/

KDWEB 2016: 2nd International Workshop on Knowledge Discovery on the WEB. Of interest to members working in the area of semantic search and ontologies. 8-10 September 2016. Cagliari, Italy. http://www.iascgroup.it/kdweb2016

SEMANTiCS 2016: 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/tsd2016/

ICTIR 2016: Second ACM SIGIR International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval. Of interest to members working more in the theory side of search. 12-16 September 2016. University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA. http://ictir2016.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/

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/

ISIC 2016: The Information Behaviour Conference: Information Seeking in Context. Of interest to members working in the more general area of information seeking. 20-13 September 2016. Zadar, Croatia. http://isic2016.com/?lang=en

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/

ACM Multimedia 2016: Of interest to members working in the area of Mutlmedia and Search. 15 – 19 October 2016. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. http://www.acmmm.org/2016/

ISWC 2016: 15th International Semantic Web Conference. Of interest to members working in the area of semantic search. 17 -21 October 2016. Kobe, Japan. http://iswc2016.semanticweb.org/

IEEE DSAA’2016: Third International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics. Of interest to members working in the area of Big Data and Search. 17-19 October 2016. Montreal, Canada. https://www.ualberta.ca/~dsaa16/

SPIRE 2016: 23rd International Symposium on String Processing and Information Retrieval. A general IR and string processing conference. 18-20 October 2016. Beppu, Oita, Japan. https://sites.google.com/site/spire2016jp/home

CDVE2016: 13th International Conference on Cooperative Design, Visualization and Engineering. Of interest to members working in the area of interfaces and search. 24-27 October 2016. Sydney, Australia. http://www.cdve.org/cfpaper.html

HCOMP 2016: The Fourth AAAI Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing. A conference with various themes of interest to members including the use of crowdsourcing for relevance. 30 October -3 November 2016. Austin, TX, USA. http://www.humancomputation.com/2016/

KDIR 2016: The 8th International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval. Of interest to members working in the area of ontologies and search. 9–11 November 2016. Porto, Portugal. http://www.kdir.ic3k.org/

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/

IEEE Big Data 2016: 2016 IEEE International Conference on Big Data. Of interest to members working on bit data problems.15-18 November 2016. Washington DC, USA. http://cci.drexel.edu/bigdata/bigdata2016/

SLTC 2016: 6th Swedish Language Technology Conference. Of interest to members working in the area of NLP and search. 16-19 November 2016. Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden. http://sltc2016.cs.umu.se/

EKAW 2016: 20th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management. Of interest to members working in the areas of semantic search and search in KM applications. 19-23 November 2016. Bologna, Italy. http://ekaw2016.cs.unibo.it/

IALP 2016: The 20th International Conference on Asian Language Processing. A general conference on language processing for Asian languages, with several themes related to IR. 21-23 November 2016.Tainan, Taiwan.
http://chinese.csie.ncku.edu.tw/IALP2016/

OzCHI 2016: The 28th Australian National Conference on Human-Computer Interaction. Of interest to members working in the area of HCI and search. 29 November – 2 December 2016. Launceston, Australia. http://www.ozchi.org/2016/

CLiC-it 2016: Third Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics. Of interest to members working in the area of NLP and search. 5-6 December 2016. Napoli, Italy. http://clic-it2016.dieti.unina.it/index.php/it/

MMM2017: 23rd Multimedia Modelling Conference. Of interest to members working in the area of multmedia and search. 4-6 January 2017. Reykjavik Iceland. http://mmm2017.ru.is/

Summer Schools

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

Madrid UPM Advanced Statistics and Data Mining summer school 2016. Of interest to members working on the statistical aspects of search. 27th June – 8th July 2016. Boadilla del Monte, Madrid, Spain. http://www.dia.fi.upm.es/?q=en/ASDM

WSTNet – Web Science Summer School 2016 . Of interest to members working in the area of web and related search issues. 30 June – 6 July in Koblenz, Germany. http://wwsss16.west.uni-koblenz.de

SSSW 2016 – The 12th Semantic Web Summer School. Of interest to members working in the area of semantic sesarch. 17-23 July 2016. Bertinoro, near Bologna, Italy. http://sssw.org/2016/

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/

RuSSIR 2016: 10th Russian Summer School in Information Retrieval. An annual summer school focused on IR held in Russia every year. Co-located with the RuSSIR Young Scientist Conference 2016. 22-26 August 2016. Saratov, Russia. http://romip.ru/russir2016/

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.