[Elsnet-list] Call for Participation: Search Solutions 2011, London, November 16

Kruschwitz U udo at essex.ac.uk
Tue Sep 27 16:02:28 CEST 2011


Wednesday 16th 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.

NOTE: Search Solutions now offers a Tutorial Programme on Tuesday 15th 


* Ricardo Baeza-Yates, VP Research, Yahoo!,
  Beyond the Ten Blue Links

* John Tait, Chief Science Officer, Information Retrieval Facility,
  Using Physical Quantities in Finding Similar Documents

* Gabriella Kazai, Research Consultant, Microsoft Research Cambridge,
  Crowdsourcing Search Relevance

* Matt Taylor, General Manager, Funnelback,
  Search Experience Management - Techniques for Search Success

* Toby Mostyn, CTO, Polecat,
  Search for Public Conversations

* Jarred McGinnis, Research Manager, Press Association,
  The Press Association Approach to Search and News

* Lewis Crawford, Web Archiving Programme Technical Lead, British Library,
  Analytics and Access to the UK Web Archive

* Ian Kegel, Technical Group Leader, British Telecom,
  Broadband TV and Recommendation: Improving the customer experience

* Marianne Sweeny, Principal, Daedalus Information Systems,
  Successful Enterprise Search by Design


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


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

Early Bird Rates (until 23:59 on 31-Oct-2011)
* BCS member rate: £99
* Non-member rate: £129
* Student rate: £99

Normal Rates (from 01-Nov-2011)
* BCS member rate: £119
* Non-member rate: £149
* Student rate: £99

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.

For further details, including registration, see: 

Dr Udo Kruschwitz
University of Essex
School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering
Wivenhoe Park

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