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Search Solutions 2020

Search Solutions 2020

Wednesday 25 November, 2020, Online Event

Innovations in Search & Information Retrieval


Search Solutions is the premier UK forum for presentation of the latest innovations in search and information retrieval. In contrast to other major industry events, Search Solutions aims to be highly interactive.

The programme includes presentations, panels and keynote talks by influential industry leaders on novel and emerging applications in search and information retrieval.

NOTE: Search Solutions offers a Tutorial Programme on Tuesday 24th November, 2020.

Programme


Abstracts of talks

All times are UK times (GMT).

10:00-10:05Introduction
SESSION 1
10:05-10:35Elaine Toms, University of Sheffield: Conceptualising Search as a Set of Cognitive Prostheses
10:35-11:05David Maxwell, TU Delft: Searching, Stopping and User Modelling
11:05-11:15Q&A
SESSION 2
11:30-12:00Paul Cleverley, Robert Gordon University: The Impact of COVID-19 on Enterprise Search
12:00-12:30Paul Levay, NICE: Systematic searching in the age of uncertainty: identifying the evidence for NICE guidelines
12:30-12:45Q&A
12:45-13:30LUNCH BREAK
13:30-13:35Introduction
SESSION 3
13:35-14:05Charlie Hull, OpenSource Connections: Building the best ecommerce search with open source software
14:05-14:35Agnes Molnar, Search Explained, Budapest: Impact of information quality on successful enterprise search implementation - a case study
14:35-14:45Q&A
SESSION 4
14:45-15:15Marianne Sweeny, Daedalus Information Systems, USA: IR Intelligence: Introduction to Neural IR & Learning To Rank
15:15-15:45Michael Bendersky, Google Research: TF-Ranking: Learning-to-Rank in Tensorflow
15:45-15:55Q&A
SESSION 5
16:05-16:35Tony Russell-Rose, UX Labs & Goldsmiths University: Searching fast & slow
16:35-17:05Jeremy Pickens, OpenText, USA: Challenges and Opportunities in Ediscovery and Information Governance: Not Everything is Big Data
SESSION 6
17:10-17:40Ricardo Baeza-Yates, Northeastern University at Silicon Valley: Search Biases
17:40-18:00Q&A and closing remarks

Location

Online event. Further details will be provided in due course.

Registration

Please visit our Eventbrite registration page to register.

Registration fees (including VAT) are as follows:

Search Solutions + Tutorials (BCS/ISKO/CILIP member): £20.00
Search Solutions + Tutorials (Students): £13.00
Search Solutions + Tutorials (Non-Member): £25.00

Search Solutions only (BCS/ISKO/CILIP member): £15.00
Search Solutions only (Students): £10.00
Search Solutions only (Non-Member): £20.00

Tutorials only (BCS/ISKO/CILIP member): £10.00
Tutorials only (Students): £5.00
Tutorials only (Non-Member): £15.00

Organizers

Ingo Frommholz, University of Bedfordshire
Tony Russell-Rose, UXLabs and Goldsmiths, University of London
Udo Kruschwitz, University of Regensburg
Steven Zimmerman, University of Essex
Martin White, Intranet Focus Ltd, UK
Haiming Liu, University of Bedfordshire


Contact

For enquiries about the event please contact Ingo Frommholz.

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