European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2017)

Date(s) - 08/04/2017 - 13/04/2017
All Day

Robert Gordon Univeristy

SICSA is pleased to be sponsoring the 39th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2017) which is taking place at Robert Gordon University and the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) from 8 – 13 April 2017

The 39th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR) will be held in Aberdeen, Scotland from April 8-13, 2017. ECIR is the premier European research conference for the presentation of new results in the field of information retrieval (IR). ECIR 2017 has aimed to be inclusive of researchers stretching from the Northwest of Europe such as Scotland and Scandinavia, to Southeast on Eurasian boundary with Turkey. The programme now includes a new Doctoral Consortium for enabling wider student participation. To enable further opportunities for networking and social activities, we have provided the options of short trips to castles and distilleries nearby upon request.

Outline programme

Keynote Speakers confirmed:

Laura Dietz (University of New Hampshire) – Retrieving knowledge from the Web

Alexander Hauptmann (Carnegie Mellon University) – title TBC

Jaime Teevan (Microsoft Research) – Search, Re-Search

The schedule is as follows: 

Saturday 8th April 2017: Doctoral Consortium, Student and DC Panel, Welcome

Sunday 9th April 2017: Workshops & Tutorials

Monday 10th April 2017: Conference, Posters, Demo Session & Welcome Reception

Tuesday 11th April 2017: Conference, Conference banquet

Wednesday 12th April 2017: Conference, Reception/Welcome Industry Day

Thursday 13th April 2017: Industry Day

Registration is open and free SICSA student places are still available.  For more information please see the ECIR 2017 Web-site

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