Events Autumn 2021

Note: Due to the COVID-19 crisis some events have been cancelled, postponed or will be run virtually. We have provided information on each of the events with the current status at the time of writing. Please check the URL of the event for further details.

One Day Events

Search Solutions 2021. This two day event will be held on 23rd and 24th November, with a tutorial day. https://www.bcs.org/membership/member-communities/information-retrieval-specialist-group/conferences-and-events/search-solutions/search-solutions-2021/

Conferences, workshops and Tutorials

ASSIS&T: 84th Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology. A conference with various information science themes of interest to search. Virtual. 30 October – 2 November 2021. https://www.asist.org/am21/

CIKM 2021: 30th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management. A general conference with a theme on search. Virtual. 1-5 November 2021. https://www.cikm2021.org/

EMNLP 2021: Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing. Of interest to members working in the area of NLP and IR.Online and Dominican Republic, 7-11 November 2021. https://2021.emnlp.org/

HCOMP 2021: 9th AAAI Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing. Of interest to members working with crowdsoucing and IR problems such as indexing and evaluation. Online, 14-18 November 2021. https://www.humancomputation.com/

ISKO 2021: 5th ISKO Conference Spain-Portugal (15th ISKO Spain). Of interest to members working in the area of knowledge organization and search. Lisbon, Portugal, 25-26 November 2021. https://www.isko2021.letras.ulisboa.pt/

OzChi 2021: 33rd Australian Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). An HCI conference of interest to users working the user side of search technologies and services.  Online. 30 November – 3 December 2021. http://www.ozchi.org/2021/

ICADL 2021: The 23rd International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries. Of interest to members working in the area of digital libraries and search. Online. 1-3 December 2021. https://icadl.net/icadl2021/

MUM 2021: 20th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia. Of interest to members working in the area of mobile multimedia search. Leuven, Belgium, 5-8 December 2021. https://www.mum-conf.org/2021/

ICDM 2021: The IEEE International Conference on Data Mining. A conference with many themes of interest to members, including a workshop on Mining and Learning in the Legal Domain.  Auckland, New Zealand, 7-10 December 2021. https://icdm2021.auckland.ac.nz/

FIRE 2021: 13th meeting of the Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation. An evaluation forum focusing on evaluation issues in IR. Online Conference. 13-17 December 2021. http://fire.irsi.res.in/fire/2021/home

WSDM 2022: The 15th ACM Conference on Web Search and Data Mining. Of interest working in the area of web search. Phoenix, Arizona, USA, 21-25 February 2022. http://www.wsdm-conference.org/2022/

iConference 2022: The iSchool conference. Of interest to members more interested in information science aspects of information retrieval. Online. 28 February – 4 March 2022. https://ischools.org/iConference

CHIIR 2022: ACM SIGIR Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval. A conference focuses on human computer interaction issues in IR. Online and Regensburg, Germany,14-18 March, 2022. https://ai.ur.de/chiir2022/home

DCC 2022: Data Compression Conference. Of interest to members using compression techniques in their work e.g. compressing indexes. Snowbird, Utah, 22-25 March 2022. https://www.cs.brandeis.edu/~dcc/

MMM 2022: 28th International Conference on Multimedia Modeling. Of interest to members working in the area of multimedia search. 5-8 April 2022, Qui Nhon, Vietnam. http://mmm2022.org/

ECIR 2022: 44th European Conference on Information Retrieval. The groups annual conference on IR.  Stavanger, Norway, 10-14 April 2022. https://ecir2022.org/

SAC 2022: The 37th ACM/SIGAPP Symposium On Applied Computing.  A wide ranging conference on many issues in computing including IR. Brno, Czech Republic, 25 -29 April 2022. https://www.sigapp.org/sac/sac2022/

WebConf 2020: The Web Conference 2022. A conference focusing on the web, with key theme on web search. Online, 25 -29 April 2022. https://www2022.thewebconf.org/

CHI 2022:ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. The premier HCI conference with themes of interest to members. New Orleans, 30 April – 6 May 2022. https://chi2022.acm.org/

RCIS 2022: 16th International Conference on Research Challenges in Information Science. Of interest to members working on research issues in IR. Barcelona, Spain, 17-20 May 2022. http://www.rcis-conf.com/rcis2022/

JCDL 2022: ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries 2022. Of interest to members working in the area of digital libraries and search. Cologne, Germany, June 20 – 24, 2022. https://2022.jcdl.org/

CLEF 2022: Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum. A conference with various evaluation themes. Bologna, Italy, 5-8 September 2022. http://clef2022.clef-initiative.eu

ISIC 2022: The Information Seeking in Context Conference. Of interest to members working in the area of Information Behaviour and Seeking. Berlin, Germany, 26-29 September 2022. https://pages.cms.hu-berlin.de/ibi/isic-2022/

Winter and Autumn Schools

DeepLearn 2022 Winter. Of interest to members investigating the use of Deep learning in IR projects or services. Bournemouth, UK, 17-21 January  2022. https://irdta.eu/deeplearn/2022wi/

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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