Events Spring 2018

One Day Events

Watch out for our annual Search Solutions event in November!

Conferences/Workshops

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/

NAACL-HLT 2018: 16th 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. 5-6 June 2018. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. http://naacl2018.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/

IDC 2018: 2018 ACM Interaction Design and Children Conference. Of interest to members working on search systems for the under 18’s. 19-22 June 2018. Trondheim, Norway. http://idc-2018.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

CERI 2018: 5th Spanish Conference in Information Retrieval. A conference in Spain focused on IR. 25-27 June 2018. Zaragoza, Spain. http://ceri2018.unizar.es

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/

PETRA 2018: The 11th PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments. Of interest to members working in the area of mobile technologies and search. 26-29 June 2018. Cofu, Greece. http://www.petrae.org/

DSS-2018: The 4th IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Systems. A focus on data science which will be of interest to members working in the area of search and data science. 28-30 June 2018. http://cse.stfx.ca/~dss2018/

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

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/

ICFHR 2018: The 16th International Conference on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition. Of interest to members working on the search of handwritten documents. 5 – 8 August 2018. Niagara Falls, USA. http://icfhr2018.org/

ICALIP 2018: The 6th International Conference on Audio, Language and Image Processing. Of interest to members working in the area of speech and language retrieval. 16-17 July 2018. Shanghai, China. http://www.icalip2018.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/

SIMBig 2018 – 5th Annual International Symposium on Information Management and Big Data. A conferencw with many themes on search. 3-5 September 2018, Universidad del Pacífico, Lima, Peru. http://simbig.org/SIMBig2018/

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/

DEXA 2018: 29th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications. A conference with various themes on search including a workshop focused specfically on IR. 3-6 September 2018. Regensburg, Germany. http://www.dexa.org/

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/

SEMANTiCS 2018: The Linked Data Conference 14th International Conference on Semantic Systems. Of interest to members working in the area of semantic search. 10-13 September 2018. Vienna, Austria. https://2018.semantics.cc/

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/

iWOAR 2018: 5th international Workshop on Sensor-based Activity Recognition and Interaction. Of interest to members working in the area of mobile and pervasive search. 20-21 September 2018. Berlin, Germany. http://iwoar.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/

KI2018: The 41st German Conference on Artificial Intelligence. A general conference on AI with themes on AI and search. 24-28 September 2018, Berlin, Germany. http://ki2018.dai-labor.de

NordiCHI 2018: 10th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction. Of interest to members working in the area of HCI and search interfaces. 29 September – 3 October 2018. Oslo, Norway. http://nordichi2018.org/

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/

SLSP 2018: 6th International Conference on Statistical Language and Speech Processing. Of interest to members working in the area of speech and audio search. 15-17 October 2018. Mons, Belgium. http://slsp2018.irdta.eu/

Taxonomy Boot Camp London. Of interest to members working with knowledge organisations and search. 16-17 October 2018. Olympia London. http://www.taxonomybootcamp.com/London/2018/default.aspx

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

CIIS 2018: The 3rd International Conference on Computational Intelligence in Information Systems. A broad IS conference with various themes on search. 16-18 November 2018. Brunei. http://www.utb.edu.bn/ciis2018/

CDVE2018: The 15th International Conference on Cooperative Design, Visualization and Engineering. Of interest to members working with visualization and search. 21-24 October 2018. Hangzhou, China. http://www.cdve.org/index.html

ASSETS 2018: ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility. Of interest to members working in the area of disability and its impact on search technologies. 22-24 October 2018. Galway, Ireland. https://assets18.sigaccess.org/index.html

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/

WI’18: IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence 2018. Of interest to members working in the area of web search. 3-6 December 2018. Santiago, Chile. https://webintelligence2018.com/

PerCom 2019: The Seventeenth Annual IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications. Of interest to members working in the area of pervasive computing and search. 11-15 March 2019. Kyoto, Japan. http://www.percom.org/

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/

Thirteenth Madrid UPM Advanced Statistics and Data Mining Summer School. A summer schools with lots of relevant courses to search practitioners. 25 June – 6 July 2018. Boadilla del Monte, near Madrid. http://www.dia.fi.upm.es/ASDM

ISWS 2018: The International Semantic Web Research Summer School. Members working in the area of semantic search will be drawn to this. 1-8 July 2018. Bertinoro, near Bologna, Italy. http://isws2018.semanticwebschool.org/

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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