[Elsnet-list] Search Solutions 2010, London, October 21

Kruschwitz U udo at essex.ac.uk
Wed Sep 15 13:38:29 CEST 2010


Thursday 21st October
BCS London HQ, Covent Garden

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 and 
collegial, with attendance limited to 60 delegates. The high quality 
technical programme includes presentations, panels and case studies in 
which delegates present and share opinions, insight and expertise.

The event should appeal to researchers, practitioners, consultants, end 
users or indeed anyone interested in the latest developments in web and 
enterprise search.

We will have talks from the following speakers:

Behshad Behzadi, Google: "Web Search  Freshness"
Vishwa Vinay, Microsoft: "Click evidence - Signals and Tasks"
Greg Lindahl, Blekko: “Instant Indexing”

Nick Patience, 451 Group: "The trends shaping the future of enterprise 
search 2010-2013"
Dusan Rnic, Endeca: "Enterprise Search and its Evolution"
Chirag Gandhi, mPhasis: "I Still haven’t found what I am looking for..."

Charlie Hull, Flax: "What's the story with open source? --- Searching 
and monitoring news media with open-source technology”
Till Kinstler, German Common Library Network: "Current trends in library 
search: From electronic card boxes to large scale, aggregated search 
Roberto Cornacchia, Spinque: "Search by strategy"

Mihai Lupu, Information Retrieval Facility: "Scaling up innovation"
Rob Stacey, TrueKnowledge: "Reconciling facts: how to check the 
consistency of facts created from web crawling"
Vivian Lin Dufour, Yahoo!: "How to help searchers become better searchers"

Provisional programme:

09:30 - 10:00 Registration and coffee
10:00 - 13:00 Introduction, Session 1 & 2 + Coffee break
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 17:30 Session 3 & 4 + Tea break + Panel
17:30 - 19:00 Drinks reception

The event will also be followed by the IRSG AGM (timing TBD).

Search Solutions is organised by the Information Retrieval Specialist 
Group of the BCS (British Computer Society), and is held at the BCS 
Central London Office:

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

Note that there is no on-site registration.
*** Early Bird Registration ends: Thursday 7th of October ***

For further details, including registration, see

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