Events Autumn 2018

One Day Events

DIR2018: The Dutch-Belgian Information Retrieval workshop 2018. 23 November 2018. Leiden, the Netherlands. http://dir2018.nl/

Our annual search solutions event will take place on Tuesday 27th November 2018, with tutorials taking place one day beforehand on Monday 26th November 2018 https://irsg.bcs.org/SearchSolutions/2018/sse2018.php

Conferences/Workshops

ACM ISS 2018: Approaching Aesthetics on User Interface and Interaction Design. A workshop on interaction design for members interested in search interfaces. 25-28 November 2018. Tokyo, Japan. http://iss2018ws.xrenlab.com/.

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/

WIS/COLLNET 2018: 14th International Conference on Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics (WIS) & 18th COLLNET Meeting. Of interest to members using metrics such webometrics to inform search. 5-8 December 2018, University of Macau, Macau, http://socio.org.uk/collnet2018/

FIRE 2018: Tenth meeting of the Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation. A conference with a focus on evaluation in IR. 7th – 9th December, Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of information and communication technology, Gandhinagar, India. http://fire.irsi.res.in/fire/2018/home

IEEE Big Data 2018: 2018 IEEE International Conference on Big Data. Of interest to members working on searching large data sets. 10-13 December 2018, Seattle, WA, USA. http://cci.drexel.edu/bigdata/bigdata2018/index.html

ADCS 2018: 23rd Australasian Document Computing Symposium. Of interest to members working in the area of document management systems and search. Dunedin, New Zealand. 11-12 December 2018. http://adcs-conference.org/2018/

MMM 2019: 25th International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling. Of interest to members working in the area of Multimedia search. 8-11 January 2019. Thessaloniki, Greece. http://mmm2019.iti.gr/

BOBCATSSS 2019: Information and technology transforming lives: connection, interaction, innovation. Of interest to members working in the area of Library systems and search. Osijek, Croatia, 22-24 January 2019. http://bobcatsss2019.ffos.hr/index.html

WSDM 2019: The 12th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining. Of interest to members working in the area of web search. 11-15 February 2019, Melbourne, Australia. http://www.wsdm-conference.org/2019/

ICPRAM 2019: 8th International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods. A conference with various themes of interest to members working in the IR world. Prague, Czech Republic. 19-21 February 2019. http://www.icpram.org/

HUCAPP 2019: 3rd International Conference on Human Computer Interaction Theory and Applications. Of interest to members working in the area of search interactions. Prague, Czech Republic. 25-27 February 2019. http://www.hucapp.visigrapp.org/

CHIIR 2018: ACM SIGIR Conference on Human Information Interaction and Information. A conference with a very clear focus on user issues in search. 10-14 March 2019. Glasgow, Scotland. http://sigir.org/chiir2019/

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/

ACM IUI 2018: 23rd annual meeting of the intelligent interfaces community. Of interest to members working on intelligent interfaces and search. 17-20 March 2019. Los Angeles, CA, USA. http://iui.acm.org/2018/

DCC 2019: Data Compression Conference. Of interest to members working on technical issues such as compression of search data. Snowbird, Utah. 26-29 March 2019. http://www.cs.brandeis.edu/~dcc/

SAC 2019: The 34th ACM Symposium on Applied Computing. A long running conference with a theme on IR. 8-12 April 2019. St. Raphael Resort, Limassol, Cyprus. https://www.sigapp.org/sac/sac2019/

ECIR 2019: 41st BCS-IRSG European Conference on Information Retrieval. The groups annual conference. 14-19 April 2019. Cologne, Germany. http://www.ecir2019.org/

IoTBDS 2019: 4th International Conference on Internet of Things, Big Data and Security. A conference with many themes of interest to members including big data and privacy. Heraklion, Crete, Greece. 2-4 May 2019. http://iotbds.org/

CHI 2019: ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. The biggest HCI conference of interest to members working in the area of interaction and search. 4-9 May 2018. Glasgow, Scotland.
https://chi2019.acm.org/

AKBC 2019: 1st Conference on Automated Knowledge Base Construction (AKBC). Of interest to members working in the semantic search domain. 20-22 May 2019, Amherst, MA, USA. http://www.akbc.ws

ACM UMAP 2019: 27th ACM International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization. Of interest to members working on the user side of search, including both personalization and recommendation. Larnaca, Cyprus. 9-12 June 2019. http://www.cyprusconferences.org/umap2019/

SIGIR 2019: 42nd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. The most prominent IR conference internationally. Paris, France. 21-25 July 2019. http://sigir.org/sigir2019/

ACL 2019: The 57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics. Of interest to members working in the area of NLP and search. Florence, Italy. 28 July – 2 August 2019. http://www.acl2019.org/EN/index.xhtml

CLEF 2019: An IR evaluation competition and workshop. Lugano, Switzerland – September 9-12, 2019
http://clef2019.clef-initiative.eu/

Summer and Autumn Schools

AFIRM’19: ACM SIGIR/SIGKDD Africa Summer School on Machine Learning for Data Mining and Search. Of interest to members working in areas related to data science or learning to rank etc. 14-18 January 2019, Cape Town, South Africa. http://pumbaa.cs.uct.ac.za/afirm2019

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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