[Corpora-List] Search Solutions 2018: Tuesday 27 November, Covent Garden, London

Kruschwitz, Udo udo at essex.ac.uk
Wed Oct 24 11:07:58 CEST 2018


SEARCH SOLUTIONS 2018

Tuesday 27 November, Covent Garden, London

Innovations in Search and Information Retrieval

Search Solutions is a special one-day event dedicated to 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 also features a Tutorial Programme on Monday 26th November.

09:30 - 10:00 Registration and coffee

SESSION 1: MORE THAN SEARCH: RECOMMENDATION AND EXPLORATION 10:00 - 10:15 Introduction 10:15 - 10:45 Mounia Lalmas, Spotify, "Information access at scale" 10:45 - 11:15 Saul Vargas, ASOS, "Challenges in Fashion Recommendations"

11:15 - 11:45 BREAK

SESSION 2: BEYOND KEYWORD SEARCH: SEMANTIC/CONVERSATIONAL/IMAGE SEARCH 11:45 - 12:15 Enrique Alfonseca, Google, "Conversational Search in the Google Assistant" 12:15 - 12:45 Erik Graf, Cortical.io, "AI in the Wild" 12:45 - 13:15 Sylwia Frankowska-Takhari, City, University of London, "Online journalism and images"

13:15 - 14:15 LUNCH

SESSION 3: MAKING SEARCH TRANSPARENT: EXPLAINABILITY AND REPLICABILITY 14:15 - 14:45 Tony Russell-Rose, 2dSearch, "Reimagining advanced search" 14:45 - 15:15 Gabriella Kazai, Microsoft Research, "Explainable search" 15:15 - 15:45 Andy Hind, Oracle, "Academic Research to Open Source"

15:45 - 16:00 BREAK

SESSION 4: A WORLD BEYOND WEB SEARCH: ENTERPRISE AND PROFESSIONAL SEARCH 16:00 - 16:30 Martin White, Intranet Focus, "Enterprise search behaviours - unravelling reality" 16:30 - 17:00 Farhad Shokraneh, University of Nottingham, "Automation of Systematic Reviews" 17:00 - 17:30 OUR TRADITIONAL FISHBOWL SESSION

17:30 DRINKS

TUTORIAL PROGRAMME (26 November)

Designing Search

Tony Russell-Rose, UXLabs Ltd

Text Analysis with GATE,

Diana Maynard, University of Sheffield

Reproducible and Replicable Search for Research Methods in Systematic Reviews

Farhad Shahkroneh, University of Nottingham

LOCATION

Search Solutions 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

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

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

Normal Rates (from 01-Nov) * 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) * BCS/ISKO member rate: 90 * Non-member rate: 110

Normal Rates (from 01-Nov) * BCS/ISKO member rate: 110 * Non-member rate: 130

We are pleased to announce up to five fee waivers for students wishing to attend Search Solutions this year. See website for further details: http://irsg.bcs.org/SearchSolutions/2018/sse2018.php



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