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Mon Sep 30 2013

Confs: Computational Linguistics/UK

Editor for this issue: Caylen Cole-Hazel <caylenlinguistlist.org>

Date: 29-Sep-2013
From: Udo Kruschwitz <udoessex.ac.uk>
Subject: Search Solutions 2013
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Search Solutions 2013

Date: 27-Nov-2013 - 27-Nov-2013
Location: London, United Kingdom
Contact: Udo Kruschwitz
Contact Email: udoessex.ac.uk
Meeting URL: http://irsg.bcs.org/SearchSolutions/2013/sse2013.php

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Meeting Description:

Search Solutions 2013
Wednesday 27 November
Covent Garden, London

Innovations in Web & Enterprise Search

Search Solutions is a special one day event dedicated to the latest
innovations in web & enterprise search. In contrast to other major
industry events, Search Solutions aims to be highly interactive, with
attendance strictly limited.

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

- Search Solutions now offers a Tutorial Programme on Tuesday 26 November
- We are pleased to announce up to five fee waivers for students wishing
to attend Search Solutions this year. See website for further details

Search Solutions is organised by the Information Retrieval Specialist Group
of the BCS (The Chartered Institute for IT), and is held at the BCS Central London Office:

BCS, 1st Floor
The Davidson Building
5 Southampton Street
London, WC2E 7HA

Registration fees (including VAT at 20%) for Search Solutions are as follows:

Early Bird Rates (until 23:59 on 31-Oct-2013)
* BCS member rate: £99
* Non-member rate: £129

Normal Rates (from 01-Nov-2013)
* BCS member rate: £119
* Non-member rate: £149

Registration fees include lunch and a copy of the proceedings.
Tea and coffee will also be available throughout the day followed
by a drinks reception in the evening. Tutorials are payable separately.

Confirmed speakers:

Henning Rode, Technical Lead, TextKernel
CV search at TextKernel

Sandra Collins, Director, Digital Repository of Ireland
Information preservation and access at the digital repository of Ireland

Helen Lippell, Strategic Metadata Manager, Press Association
Enterprise Search - How to triage problems quickly and prescribe the right medicine

Margaret Hanley, UX Consultant, Transform UK
Understanding users' search intent

Kristian Norling, Consultant, Findwise
Reflections on the 2013 enterprise search survey

Mounia Lalmas, Principal Research Scientist, Yahoo! Labs
An engaging click

Filip Radlinski, Researcher, Microsoft Research
Sensitive online search evaluation

Behshad Behzadi, Researcher, Google Switzerland

Dan Jackson, Senior web architect, UCL
The changing face of search at UCL

Peter Wallqvist, Director, Ravn Systems
Universal search and social networking: Exploiting the features of each to enhance the other

Nikolaos Nanas, CEO, NOOWIT
Adaptive information filtering: From theory to practice

Tutorial programme
26 November

Dr. Tony Russell-Rose, UXLabs Ltd
Designing search usability

Jane List, Extract Information Limited
Patent searching: Focus on Asian patent information frameworks

Prof. Stefan Rueger, The Open University
Multimedia information retrieval frameworks

Dr. Sharon McDonald, University of Sunderland
Evaluating Search: Designing effective user-centred evaluation frameworks

Martin White, Intranet Focus Ltd
Information resources for the search community

Dr. Veli Bicer and Dr. Vanessa Lopez, IBM Research Ireland
City Search: An evolution of search to incorporate city data
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