Events Autumn 2018

One Day Events

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

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


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.

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.

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,

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

CLEF 2019: An IR evaluation competition and workshop. Lugano, Switzerland – September 9-12, 2019

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.

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. He is a Fellow of the BCS.

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