Events – Winter 2018

One Day Events

Watch out for our annual Search Solutions event in November!

Conferences/Workshops

IUI 2018: 23rd International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces. Of interest to members working on interfaces for search. 7-11 March 2018, Tokyo, Japan. http://iui.acm.org/

CHIIR 2018: ACM SIGIR Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval. Of interest to members working in the area of user interaction with search. 11-15 March 2018, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA. http://sigir.org/chiir2018/

TEI 2018: Twelfth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interactions. Of interest to members working in the area of pervasive IR. 18–21 March, Stockholm, Sweden. https://tei.acm.org/2018/

IoTBDS 2018: 3rd Int.l Conf. on Internet of Things, Big Data and Security. A conference with several themes on search. March 19 – 21, 2018. Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. http://iotbds.org/

ICEIS 2018: 20th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems. Of interest to members working in the area of Enterprise Search. 21 – 24 March 2018. Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. http://www.iceis.org/

iConference 2018: 25-28 March 2018, University of Sheffield. A general information conference with themes relevant to search. http://ischools.org/the-iconference/call-for-participation/

DCC 2018: Data Compression Conference. Of interest to members working on the more technical side of IR e.g. compression of inverted file indexes. 27-30 March 2018. Snowbird, Utah. http://www.cs.brandeis.edu/~dcc/

ECIR 2018: 40th European Conference on Information Retrieval. The groups annual conference. 26-29 March 2018. Grenoble, France. https://www.ecir2018.org/

LATA 2018: 12th International Conference on Language and Automata Theory and Applications. A conference with several themes on search, including theory and pattern matching. 8-12 April 2018. Bar-Ilan near Tel Aviv, Israel. http://grammars.grlmc.com/LATA2018/

ACM SAC 2018: 33rd Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing. A conference with several themes on search. 9-13 April 2018, Pau, France. http://www.sigapp.org/sac/sac2018/

ACM/IEEE IoTDI 2018: ACM/IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things Design and Implementation. Of interest to members working in the area of ubiquitous search. 17-20 April 2018. Orlando, Florida, U.S.A. http://conferences.computer.org/IoTDI/

WWW 2018: The Web Conference. Of interest to members working in the area of web search. 23-27 April 2018, Lyon, France. https://www2018.thewebconf.org/

IC-SDV 2018 – The International Conference for Search, Data and Text Mining and Visualization. Of interest to members working on the visualization of search results or interactions etc. 23-24 April 2018, Nice, France. http://www.haxel.com/ii-sdv

Algorithms, Automation and News conference. Of interest to members working in the area of search and news. 22–23 May 2018, Munich, Germany. http://algorithmic.news

EEWC 2018: Eighth Enterprise Engineering Working Conference. Of interest to members working in the area of enterprise search. 28 May- 1 June 2018, Luxembourg, Luxembourg. http://ciaonetwork.org/eewc2018

JCDL 2018: The ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries. Of interest to members working in the area of Digital Libraries and search. 3-6 June 2018. Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.A. https://2018.jcdl.org/

IEEE IVMSP 2018, Image, Video, and Multidimensional Signal Processing. Of interest to members working in the area of either image or video search. 10-12 June Zagori, Aristi Village, Greece. http://www.ivmsp2018.org

ACM ICMR 2018: International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval. Of interest to members working in the area of multimedia IR. 11-14 June 2018, Yokohama, Japan. http://www.icmr2018.org/

MMSys 2018: ACM Multimedia Systems Conference. A conference focusing on multimedia, with a theme on search for such content. 12-15 June 2018. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. http://www.mmsys2018.org/

KES-IIMSS 2018: 11th KES International Symposium on Intelligent Interactive Multimedia Systems and Services. Of interest to members working in the area of Multimedia and Search. 20-22 June 2018, Mantra, Gold Coast, Australia.
http://iimss-18.kesinternational.org

ICADIWT 2018: The Ninth International Conference on the Applications of Digital Information and Web Technologies. Of interest to members working in the area of web search. 25-27 June 2018. Porto, Portugal. http://www.socio.org.uk/icadiwt

ACM TVX 2018: ACM International Conference on Interactive Experiences for TV and Online Video. Of interest to members working in the area of Video search. 26-28 June 2018, Seoul, Republic of Korea. https://tvx.acm.org/2018/

EISIC 2018: The 8th European Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference. Of interest to members working in the area of fake news. 26-29 June, 2018, Middlesex University, London, UK. http://www.eisic.eu/

HCI 2018: 32nd British Human Computer Interaction Conference. A general HCI conference of interest to members working in the area of interaction and search. 2-6 July, 2018, Belfast, Northern Ireland. http://hci2018.bcs.org/

IEEE BigData Congress 2018: 2018 IEEE International Congress on Big Data. Of interest to members working in the area of the Big Data problem. 2-7 July 2018, San Francisco, California, USA. http://conferences.computer.org/bigdatacongress/2018/

HCOMP’18: The 6th AAAI Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing. Of interest to members using crowdsourcing to gather relevance assessments for search evaluations. 5-8 July 2018. Zurich, Switzerland. https://www.humancomputation.com/2018/index.html

UMAP 18: 26th ACM Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization. Of interest to members working in the area of context and search. 8 – 11 July 2018. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. http://www.um.org/umap2018/

SIGIR 2018: The 41st International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. The major conference on IR research. 8-12 July 2018, Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.A. http://sigir.org/sigir2018

UMAP 2018: 26th ACM Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization. Of interest to members working in the user side of search. 8-11 July 2018. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. http://www.um.org/umap2018/

ACM HYPERTEXT 2018: 29th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media 2018. Of interest to members working in the area of Hypertext and Search. 9-12 July 2018, Baltimore, USA. https://ht.acm.org/ht2018/

ICDM 2018: 18th Industrial Conference on Data Mining. Of interest to members working in the area of big data and search. 11–15 July 2018, New York, USA. http://www.data-mining-forum.de/icdm2018.php

ACL 2017: The 56th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics. Of interest to members working in the area of NLP and search. 15-20 July 2018. Melbourne, Australia. http://acl2018.org/

HWID’18: The 5th IFIP WG 13.6 Working Conference on Human Work Interaction Design. Of interest to members working in the area task based interaction in search. 20-21
August 2018 Aalto University, Espoo, Finland. https://blogs.aalto.fi/hwid2018/

COLING 2018: The 27th International Conference on Computational Linguistics. Of interest to members applying NLP to search. 20-25 August 2018. Santa Fe, New-Mexico, USA. http://coling2018.org/

DOCENG 2018: The 18th ACM Symposium on Document Engineering. Of interest to members working on a search element for document management systems. 28-31 August 2018 Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. https://doceng.org/doceng2018

DESIRES 2018: 1st Biennial Conference on Design of Experimental Search and Information Retrieval Systems. A conference focusing on innovation and search. 28-31 August 2018. Bertinoro, Italy. http://desires.dei.unipd.it/

MobileHCI 2018: 20th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services. Of interest to members working on mobile search and interaction. 3rd – 6th September 2018. Barcelona, Spain. https://mobilehci.acm.org/2018/

CBMI 2018: International Conference on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing. Of interest to members working on searching multimedia. 4-6 September 2018. La Rochelle, France. http://cbmi2018.univ-lr.fr/

SC 2018: The Spatial Cognition Conference 2018. Of interest to members working with spatial cognition and search. 5-8 September 2018, Tuebingen, Germany. http://sites.psu.edu/sc2018/

ICTIR 2018: The 4th ACM International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval. Of interest to members working in the area of theory and search. 15-18 September 2018. Tianjin, China. http://ictir2018.org/

First cross-domain IFIP Internet of Things (IoT) Conference. Of interest to members working in the areas of pervasive or mobile search. 18-20 September 2018, Poznań, Poland. http://wcc2018.put.poznan.pl/

KDIR 2018: 10th International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval. Of interest to members working in the areas of e-discovery or information extraction. 18-20 September 2018, Seville, Spain. http://www.kdir.ic3k.org/

SocInfo2018: 10th Social Inofrmatics. Of interest to members working in the area of social search. 24-27 September 2018. St.Petersburg, Russia. https://socinfo2018.hse.ru/

ACM RecSys 2018: Twelfth ACM Conference on Recommender Systems. Of interest to members working on recommender systems. 2-7 October 2018. Vancouver, Canada. https://recsys.acm.org/recsys18/

ISWC 2018: The 17th International Semantic Web Conference. Of interest to working on the problem of semantic search. 8 – 12 October 2018. Monterey, California, USA. http://iswc2018.semanticweb.org/

ISIC 2018: 12th Information Seeking in Context conference. Of interest to members working in the area of interaction and search. 9-11 October 2018, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland. http://www.isic2018.com/

ICMI 2018: The 20th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction. Of interest to members working on multimodel aspects of search. 16-20th October 2018. Boulder, Colorado. https://icmi.acm.org/2018/index.php?id=home

WISE 2018: The 19th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering. Of interest to members working in the area of web search. 12-15 November 2018. Zayed University, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. http://wise2018.connect.rs/

Summer and Autumn Schools

LxMLS 2018 – 8th Lisbon Machine Learning School. Of interest to members using machine learning with IR. 14-21 June 2018. Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Lisbon, Portugal. http://lxmls.it.pt/2018/

ESSLLI 2018: 30th European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information. Those working on the theory side of search will find this useful. 6-17 August 2018. Sofia University “St. Kl. Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria. http://esslli2018.folli.info/

RuSSIR 2018:12th Russian Summer School in Information Retrieval. A general IR summer school. 27–31 August 2018, Kazan, Russia. http://romip.ru/russir2018/

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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