Events Autumn 2016

One Day Events

Search Solutions 2016. The annual practioner focused event for the IRSG held at the BCS offices in Covent Garden, together with a tutorial day. 29-30 November 2016. http://irsg.bcs.org/SearchSolutions/2016/sse2016.php

Conferences/Workshops

ISS 2016: ACM Interactive Surfaces and Spaces. Of interest to members working in the area of alternative interfaces search. 6-9 November 2016, Niagara Falls, Canada. http://iss2016.acm.org/

IoT2016: 6th International Conference on the Internet of Things. Of interest to members working in the area of mobile search. 7–9 November 2016 in Stuttgart, Germany.
http://www.iot-conference.org/iot2016

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/

MIKE 2016: Fourth International Conference on Mining Intellgigence and Knowlege Exploration. A conference with varous themes related to search. 13-19 November 2016. National Polytechnic Institute (IPN), Mexico City. http://www.mike.org.in/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/

TrustData 2016: 7th International Workshop on Trust, Security and Privacy for Big Data. Of interest to members working in privacy and search. 16-18 November 2016, Zhangjiajie, China. http://trust.csu.edu.cn/conference/TrustData2016/

SLTC 2016: The Sixth Swedish Language Technology Conference. Of interest to members working in the area of NLP and search. 17-18 November, 2016, Umeå University, 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/

MTSR 2016: 10th International Conference on Metadata and Semantics Research. Of interest to members working on meta-data and IR. 22-25 November 2016, Göttingen, Germany. http://www.mtsr-conf.org/

DIR 2016:15TH DUTCH-BELGIAN INFORMATION RETRIEVAL WORKSHOP. A Benelux IR workshop. 25 November 2016, Delft, The Netherlands. https://chauff.github.io/dir2016/

SITIS 2016: 2016 IEEE International Conference on Signal Image Technology & Internet Based Systems. A conference with several themes on search including a track on social media. 28 November – 1 December 2016, Naples Italy. http://www.sitis-conf.org/

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/

AIRS 2016: The Twelfth Asia Information Retrieval Societies Conference. Of interest to members working on problems involving Asian languages. 30 November – 2 December 2016, Beijing, China. http://airs2016.ruc.edu.cn/

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/

IEEE Big Data 2016: 2016 IEEE International Conference on Big Data. A conference of interest to members working in the retrieval of large sets of unstructured data.
5-8 December 2016, Washington DC, USA. http://cci.drexel.edu/bigdata/bigdata2016/

BDSN 2016: The 4th International workshop on Big Data and Social Networking Management and Security. A conference of interest to members working in the retrieval of large sets of unstructured data 5-7 December 2016, Barcelona, Spain. http://emergingtechnet.org/BDSN2016/

FTC 2016: Future Technologies Conference 2016. A forum for to consider the future nature of IR? 6-7 December 2016, San Francisco, United States. http://www.saiconference.com/FTC2016

BDCAT-2016: The 3rd IEEE/ACM International Conference on Big Data Computing, Applications and Technologies. A conference of interest to members working in the retrieval of large sets of unstructured data. 6-9 December 2016, Shanghai, China. http://computing.derby.ac.uk/bdcat2016/

COLING 2016: 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics. Of interest to members work with NLP assisted search. 11th to 16th December 2016, Osaka, Japan, http://coling2016.anlp.jp/

IEEE ICDM 2016: IEEE International Conference on Data Mining. A data mining conference with various themes and workshops on search. 12-15 December 2016, Barcelona, Spain. http://icdm2016.eurecat.org/

BigTrust 2016: The 1st International Workshop on Trust, Security and Privacy for Big Data. A conference with several themes of interest to search professionals. 14-16 December 2016, Granada, Spain. http://csee.hnu.edu.cn/hbs/

SIMPDA2016: 6th IFIP 2.6 International Symposium on Data-Driven Process Discovery and Analysis. A conference with various themes of interest to members. 14-16 December 2016, Graz, Austria. http://simpda2016.di.unimi.it

ICON-2016: 13th International Conference on Natural Language Processing. Of interest to members using NLP techniques in search. 17-20 December 2016, Varanasi, India. http://ltrc.iiit.ac.in/icon2016/

SPM 2016: Third International Conference on Signal, Image Processing and Multimedia. Of interest to members working in the area of multmedia and search. 23-24 December 2016, Sydney, Australia. http://netcom2016.org/spm/index.html

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/

WSDM 2017: ACM International WSDM Conference. Of interesting to members working in the area of machine learning/data mining and search. 6-10 February 2017, Cambridge UK. http://www.wsdm-conference.org/2017/

HEALTHINF 2017: 10th International Conference on Health Informatics. Of interest to members working in the area of searching health information. 21 – 23 February 2017, Porto, Portugal. http://www.healthinf.biostec.org/

CHIIR 2017: ACM SIGIR Conference on Human Information Interaction & Retrieval. A conference focusing on the interaction aspect of search. 7-11 March 2017. Oslo, Norway. http://sigir.org/chiir2017/

IUI 2017: 22nd ACM International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces. A conference of interest to members working in the area of interfaces and search. 13-16 March 2017, St. Raphael Resort, Limassol, Cyprus. http://iui.acm.org/2017

EDBT/ICDT 2017: 20th International Conference on Extending Database Technology. A conference with a number of different them related to IR. 21-24 March 2017, Venice, Italy. http://edbticdt2017.unive.it/

SAC 2017: 32th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing. A conference with several themes on search. 3–7 April 2017, Marrakech, Morocco. http://www.cs.unibo.it/sacwt17/

WWW 2017: 26th International World Wide Web. Of interest to members working in the area of web search. 3-7 April 2017, Perth, Australia. http://www2017.com.au

ECIR 2017: European Conference on Information Retrieval. The groups annual conference. 8-13 April 2017, Aberdeen, Scotland. http://www.ecir2017.org/

SDM’17: The 17th SIAM International Conference on Data Mining. A conference with a number of themes related to search. 27-29 April 2017, The Westin Galleria Houston, Houston, Texas, USA. www.siam.org/meetings/sdm17/

RCIS 2017: IEEE Eleventh International Conference on Research Challenges in Information Science. A general information science conference of interest to IRSG members. 10-12 May 2017, Brighton, United Kingdom. http://www.sense-brighton.eu/rcis2017/

ICWSM 2017: The 11th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media. Of interest to members working in the area of social media and search or social media impact on search. : 15-18 May 2017, Montreal, Canada. http://icwsm.org/2017/

ACM ICMR 2017: International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval. Of interest to members working in the area of multimedia search. 5-8 June 2016, Bucharest, Romania. http://www.icmr2017.ro/index.php

ACM MMSys 2017: The 8th ACM Multimedia Systems Conference. A conference of interest to members working in the area of multimedia and search. 20-23 June 2017, Taipei, Taiwan. http://mmsys17.iis.sinica.edu.tw/

ECSM 2017: 4th European Conference on Social Media. Of interest to members working in the area of searching social media or using social media to aid search. 3-4 July 2017, Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius, Lithuania. http://www.academic-conferences.org/conferences/ecsm/ecsm-call-for-papers/

Summer and Autumn Schools

About Andy Macfarlane
Andy Macfarlane

Andy is a Reader in Information Retrieval in the School of Informatics at City University, and currently co-directs the Centre of Interactive Systems Research with Prof Stephen Robertson of Microsoft Research Cambridge. He is the past Chair of the BCS Information Retrieval Specialist Group and is a long standing member of that SG.

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.