[Corpora-List] SEARCH SOLUTIONS 2015

Kruschwitz, Udo udo at essex.ac.uk
Fri Sep 18 12:46:29 CEST 2015


Thursday 26 November, Covent Garden, London (with tutorial programme on Weds 25 November)

Innovations in Search and 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, 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 includes a Tutorial Programme on Wednesday 25 November and the main event is on Thursday 26 November.


Fabrizio Silvestri, Yahoo!


Michaela Regneri, Spiegel Verlag

Information Management & Search @ DER SPIEGEL

Behshad Behzadi, Google


Bhaskar Mitra, Microsoft Research / Bing

2vec or not to vec: A brief look at text embeddings for Search

Tessa Radwan, Newspaper Licensing Agency

Handling printed and online news content in one search solution

Tom Crane, Digirati

New things to search

Alison Weightman, Cochrane Information Retrieval Methods Group

Searching and screening efficiency: Emerging techniques for systematic review

Tony Russell-Rose, UXLabs

User requirements for complex search strategies

Dave Clarke, Synaptica


David Corney, Signal

Finding relevance in a real-time, large-scale stream of news articles

Charlie Hull, Flax

Towards a new model of test-based relevance tuning


Designing Search

Tony Russell-Rose, UXLabs

Crowdsourcing for Data Processing and Search

Gianluca Demartini, University of Sheffield

Text Analysis with GATE,

Diana Maynard, University of Sheffield

Evaluating Search

Paul Clough, University of Sheffield


Search Solutions 2015 is organised by the Information Retrieval Specialist Group of the BCS (The Chartered Institute for IT) and ISKO (International Society for Knowledge Organization), and is held at the BCS Central London Office:

BCS, 1st Floor The Davidson Building 5 Southampton Street London, WC2E 7HA http://www.bcs.org/server.php?show=nav.8404


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

Early Bird Rates (until 23:59 on 31-Oct-2015) * BCS member rate: 99 * Non-member rate: 129

Normal Rates (from 01-Nov-2015) * 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. The registration fees for tutorials are as follows:

Early Bird Rates (until 23:59 on 31-Oct-2015) BCS member rate: 90 Non-member rate: 110

Normal Rates (from 01-Nov-2015 until 23:59 on 17-Nov-2015) BCS member rate: 110 Non-member rate: 130

Closing Date for tutorial bookings is 23:59 on Wednesday 11th November 2015 at 11:59 pm. No more bookings will be taken after this date.

Cancellations & Refunds Full refund available if cancellation received before 12pm on Monday 16th November 2015. Name substitutions will be allowed if notified before the closing date.

We are pleased to announce up to five fee waivers for students wishing to attend Search Solutions this year. See website for further details:


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