Events Winter 2017

One Day Events

Search Solutions 2017. The annual practioner focused event for the IRSG held at the BCS offices in Covent Garden, together with a tutorial day on 28 November 2017, with the main event on 29th November 2017.

Conferences/Workshops

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

3DUI 2017: IEEE 12th Symposium on 3D User Interfaces. Of interest to members interested in novel interfaces for search. 18-19 March 2017, Los Angeles, California, USA. http://3dui.org/

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/

IEEE ICBDACI 2017: International Conference on Big Data Analytics and Computational Intelligence. Of interest to members working in the area of big data and search. 23-25 March 2017, Chirala, Andhra Pradesh, India. http://icbdaci-conference.org/2017/

ICADIWT 2017: Eighth International Conference on the Applications of Digital Information and Web Technologies. A general conference with several themes on search. 29-31 March 2017, 2017 Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juarez, Juarez City, Mexico. http://www.socio.org.uk/icadiwt/

CORIA 2017: Conference on Information Retrieval and Applications. A French conference on IR. 29-31 March Marseille, France. http://www.lsis.org/coria2017/index.php/en/175-2/

SAC 2017: 32th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing. A conference with several themes on search. 3–7 April 2017, Marrakech, Morocco. http://www.sigapp.org/sac/sac2017/

ACIIDS 2017: 9th Asian Conference on Intelligent Information and Database Systems. A general conference on databases with a special session on web technologies. 3-5 April 2017, ) Kanazawa, Japan. https://aciids.pwr.edu.pl/2017/

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/

CHI 2017: ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Of interest to members working in the area of search interfaces. 6-11 May 2017, Colorado Convention Center, Denver, USA. http://chi2017.acm.org/

AAMAS 2017: 16th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems. A general agents conference of interest to members working in that area. 8-12 May 2017, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
http://www.aamas2017.org/

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/

SIGMODS 2017: International Conference on Management of Data. A general conference on the management of data, with several themes on Big Data of interest to members. 14-19 May 2017, Raleigh, USA. http://sigmod2017.org/

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/

ESWC 2017: A conference on semantic technologies, of interest to members working in the area of semantic search. 28 May to 1 June 2017, Portorož, Slovenia. http://2017.eswc-conferences.org/

QQML2017: 9th Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference. Of interest to members working in the area of search and libraries. 23-26 May 2017, Limerick, Ireland. http://www.isast.org/

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

Web3D 2017: The 22nd International Conference on 3D Web Technology. Of interest to members working on novel technologies for web search. 5-7 June 2017, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. http://web3d2017.web3d.org/

ICWE 2017: 17th International Conference on Web Engineering. Of interest to members working in the area of web search. 5-8 June 2017, Rome, Italy. http://icwe2017.webengineering.org/

ICAIL 2017: The 16th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law. Of interest to members working in the domain of legal search. 12-16 June 2017, King’s College London. http://nms.kcl.ac.uk/icail2017/

JCDL ‘17: ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries. Of interest to members working in the area of search and digital libaries. 19-23 June 2017, Toronto, Ontario CA. http://2017.jcdl.org/

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/

DEW 2017: Data Exploration in the Web 3.0 Age. Of interest to members working in the area of the Semantic web and search. 21-23 June 2017, Poznan, Poland. http://swlab.unica.it/dew2017/

IIMSS 2017: 10th International Conference on Intelligent Interactive Multimedia Systems and Services. Of interest to members working in the area of interactive multimedia search. 21-23 June 2017, Vilamoura, The Algarve, Portugal. http://iimss-17.kesinternational.org/

I-SPAN-2017, FCST-2017, ISCC-2017: International Conferences. A variety of conferences with many theme on search. 21-23 June 2017, Exeter, England. http://cse.stfx.ca/~ISPAN2017/, http://cse.stfx.ca/~FCST2017/, http://cse.stfx.ca/~iscc2017/.

PETRA’17: 10th PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments. A conference with a number of relevant themes to IR and Search. 21-23 June 2017, Island of Rhodes, Greece. http://www.petrae.org/

FQAS 2017: 12th International Conference on Flexible Query Answering Systems. Of interest to members working in the area of question answering systems and search. 21-23 June 2017, University of Westminster, London, UK. http://fqas-2017.org/

CBMS 2017: IEEE Computer-Based Medical Systems 2017. Of interest to members working in the area of health information retrieval. 22-24 June 2017. Thessaloniki, Greece. http://cbms2017.org/

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/

British HCI 2017: 31st British Human Computer Interaction Conference. Of interest to members working in the area of HCI and Search. 3-6 July 2017, University of Sunderland’s St. Peter’s Campus. http://hci2017.bcs.org/

HT2017: Hypertext 2017. Of interest to members working in the area of hypertext and search. 4 – 7 July 2017, Prague, Czech Republic. https://ht.acm.org/ht2017/

ACM UMAP 2017: 25th ACM Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization. Of interest to members working in the area of user focused work in search. 9-12 July 2017, Bratislava, Slovakia. http://www.um.org/umap2017/

HCI International 2017: An HCI conference of interest to members working in the area of search interfaces. 9-14 July 2017, Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, Canada. http://2017.hci.international/

ICDM 2017: 17th Industrial Conference on Data Mining. Of interest to members working in the area of text mining, with an industrial focus. 12–16 July 2017, New York, USA. http://www.data-mining-forum.de/

IJCAI-17: 26th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence. A key AI conference of interest to members working with AI on IR problems. 19-25 August 2017, Melbourne, Australia. http://ijcai-17.org/

IVA 2017: 17th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents. Of interest to members working in the area of agents for search and information filtering. 27-30 August 2017, Stockholm, Sweden. http://iva2016.ict.usc.edu/

RecSys 2017: ACM Conference on Recommender Systems. Of interest to members working in the area of recommender systems and search. 27-31 August 2017, Como, Italy. https://recsys.acm.org/recsys17/

DMBD’2017: 2nd International Conference of Data Mining and Big Data. Of interest to members working in the area of big data and search. 27 July – 01 August 2017, Fukuoka, Japan. http://dmbd2017.ic-si.org/

ACL 2017: Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics. Of interest to members working in the area of NLP and search. 30 July -4 August 2017, Vancouver, Canada. http://acl2017.org/

Mobile HCI 2017: 19th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services. Of interest to members working in the area of mobile interfaces and search. 4-7 September, Vienna, Austria. http://mobilehci.acm.org/2017/

IntelliSys 2017: Intelligent Systems Conference. Of interest to members working in the area of AI and search. 7-8 September 2017, London, United Kingdom. http://www.saiconference.com/IntelliSys2017

ISKO-UK biennial conference: Knowledge Organization – what’s the story? Classification, Indexing, Taxonomies and Ontologies – current state and direction of travel. Of interest to members working in the area of knowledge organisation and search. 11-12 September 2017, UCL, London. http://www.iskouk.org/content/isko-uk-conference-2017-knowledge-organization-whats-story

CDVE2017: 14th International Conference on Cooperative Design, Visualization and Engineering. Of interest to members working in the area of visualisastion and search. 17-20 September 2017, Mallorca, Spain. http://www.cdve.org/index.html

ICIP 2017: IEEE International Conference on Image Processing. Of interest to members working in the area of Content based image retrieval (CBIR). 17-20 September 2017, Beijing, China. http://2017.ieeeicip.org/

TPDL2017: International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries. Of interest to members working in the area of digital libraries and search. 18-21 September 2017, Grand Hotel Palace, Thessaloniki, Greece. http://www.tpdl.eu/tpdl2017

INTERACT 2017: 16th IFIP TC.13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction. A conference of interest to members working on search interfaces. 25-29 September 2017, Mumbai, India. http://interact2017.org/

CIKM 2017: The 26th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management. A major conference on IKM, with a theme on search. 6-10 November 2017, Singapore. http://cikm2017.org/

ICMI’17: International Conference on Multimodal Interaction. Of interest to members working in the area of interactive search. 13-17th November 2017, Glasgow, Scotland. https://icmi.acm.org/2017/

Summer and Autumn Schools

UBISS 2017: 8th International UBI Summer School 2017. Of interest to members interested in working in more novel areas of search. 12-17 June 2017, Oulu, Finland. http://ubicomp.oulu.fi/UBISS

WWSSS’17: Annual Web Science Summer School. Of interest to members working in the area of web search. 1-8 July 2017, St. Petersburg, Russia. http://wwsss17.com/

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.

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