Events: Winter

One Day Events

Conferences/Workshops

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/

US2TS 2nd U.S. Semantic Technologies Symposium 2019. Of interest to members working with knowledge organisation schemes to support search technologies. Duke University, Durham, NC, USA. http://us2ts.org/2019/

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/

CICLing 2019: 20th International Conference on Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing. Of interest to members working in the area of NLP and search. La Rochelle, France. 7-13 April 2019. https://www.cicling.org/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. 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

IWPE’19: IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, co-located with Fifth International Workshop on Privacy Engineering. Privacy and search is an important issue for the IRSG community, and this conference is a good forum to address the issue. 20-23 May 2019. San Francisco, CA, USA. https://www.ieee-security.org/TC/SP2019/

LDK2019: Second Biennial Conference on Language, Data and Knowledge. A wide ranging conference with a number of themes related to search technologies. Leipzig, Germany. 21-23 May 2019. http://2019.ldk-conf.org/

JCDL 2019: ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries. Of interest to members working in the area search in Digital Libraries. Urbana-Champaign, IL. USA. 2-6 June 2019. https://2019.jcdl.org/

NAACL-HLT 2019: Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics. Of interest to members working in the area of NLP and search. Minneapolis USA, 2-7 June 2019. https://naacl2019.org/

PETRA 2019: The 12th PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments Conference. Of interest to members working in the area of pervasive search. Rhodes, Greece. 5-7 June 2019. http://www.petrae.org/

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/

ICWSM-19: 13th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media. Of interest to members using AI techniques for search on web 2.0 information. Munich, Germany. 11-14 June 2019. https://icwsm.org/2019/

SMARTCOMP 2019:5th IEEE International conference on Smart Computing. Of interest to members working in the area of ubiquitous computing and search. 12-15 June 2019, Washington DC, USA. http://www.smart-comp.org/

Interaction 2019: 20th edition of the International Human-Computer Interaction conference. Of interest to members working on the interaction side of search technologies. Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain. 25-28 June 2019. https://interaccion2019.ehu.eus/?lang=en

IVA 2019: 19th ACM International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents. Of interest to members interested in Virtual Agents and search. Paris, France. 2-5 July 2019. https://iva2019.sciencesconf.org/

FQAS 2019: 13th International Conference on Flexible Query Answering Systems. A conference focusing on the query aspect of search technologies. Amantea, Italy. 2-5 July 2019. http://www.fqas2019.units.it/

iV2019: 23rd International Conference Information Visualisation. Of interest to members working in the area of visualization and search. http://www.graphicslink.co.uk/IV2019/ There are two venues:

  • IV2019 @ Paris, 2-5 July 2019, University of Paris 13, Paris, France.
  • IV2019 @ Adelaide, 16-19 July 2019, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia.

DMSVIVA2019: Twenty Fifth International DMS Conference on Visualization and Visual Languages. Of interest to members working in the area of visualization and search. Oriente, Lisbon, Portugal. 8-9 July 2019. http://ksiresearchorg.ipage.com/seke/dmsviva19.html

ISKO UK 2019: ISKO UKBiennial Conference 2019 – The Human Position in an Artificial World: Creativity, Ethics & AI in Knowledge Organization. Of interest to members working in the area of knowledge organisation, in the context of AI technologies. City, University of London. 15 – 16 July 2019. http://www.iskouk2019.org/index.html

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

IEEE CBDCom 2019: The 5th IEEE International Conference on Cloud and Big Data Computing. Of interest to members working on big data search problems. Fukuoka, Japan. 5-8 August 2019. http://cyber-science.org/2019/cbdcom/

IoP 2019: The 5th IEEE International Conference on Internet of People. Of interest to members working in the area of pervasive computing and search. Leicester, UK. 19-23 August 2019. http://www.smart-world.org/2019/iop/

CBMI 2019: International Conference on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing. Of Interest to members working in the area of multimedia search. Dublin, Ireland, 4-6 Sept 2019. http://cbmi2019.org/

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

TPDL 2018: 23rd International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries. Of interest to members working in the area of Digital Libraries and search. Oslo Metropolitan University, Oslo, Norway. 9-12 September 2019. http://www.tpdl.eu/tpdl2019/

ACM RecSys 2019: 13th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems. Of interest to members working in the area of recommendations and personalisation in search. Copenhagen, Denmark. 16-20 September 2019. https://recsys.acm.org/recsys19/

BreMM19: The 4th Bremen Conference on Multimodality. Multimodality and search is a potential interest for the IRSG community. Bremen University, Germany. 25-27 September 2019. https://www.mm2014.uni-bremen.de/

MOBILEHCI 2019: 21th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services. Of interest to members working in the area of mobile search. Taipei International Convention Center, Taipei, Taiwan. 1–4 October 2019. https://mobilehci.acm.org/2019/

ICTIR 2019: The 5th ACM SIGIR International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval. A conference focusing on the theory side or search. Santa Clara, California, USA. 2-5 October 2019. http://ictir2019.org/

CDVE2019: The 16th International Conference on Cooperative Design, Visualization and Engineering. Of interest to members working in the area of visualization and search. Mallorca, Spain. 6-9 October 2019. http://www.cdve.org/index.html

ACM Multimedia 2019: 27th ACM International Conference on Multimedia. Of interest to members working in the area of multimedia and search. Nice, France. 21-25 October 2019. https://www.acmmm.org/2019/

ISWC 2019: 18th International Semantic Web Conference. Of interest to members working with knowledge organisation schemes to support search technologies. Auckland, New Zealand, 26-30 October 2019. https://iswc2019.semanticweb.org/

ISMIR 2019: 20th International Conference on Music Information Retrieval. Of interest to members working on music IR problems. Delft, The Netherlands. 4-8 November 2019. http://ismir2019.ismir.net

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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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