Here’s a quick preview of the final programme for Search Solutions 2016. Don’t forget that the deadline for early bird registration is October 31st. Hope to see you there!
SEARCH SOLUTIONS 2016
Wednesday 30th November
BCS London HQ, Covent Garden
*** Early Bird Registration ends October 31st***
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.
09:30 – 10:00 Registration and coffee
Sebastian Blohm, Microsoft Research
Focused Inbox: Learning personalized e-mail filters for Millions of users
Qin Yin, Google
Mobile Search Stack
Marc Bron, Yahoo!
Incorporating Implicit and Explicit User Experience Signals in Ad Quality Ranking
Vassilis Plachouras Thomson-Reuters
Interacting with Financial Data using Natural Language Generation
Graham Digby, Lexis Nexis
Questions with defined answers
Matthew Karas, Speech Engineering Limited
Speech-Based Archive Search in the Real World
Paul Cleverley, Robert Gordon University
Enterprise Search: A study of explicit feedback from the user interface
Jon Brassey, Trip Database
Adding value to clinical search by exploiting great content and clickstream data
Frederic Fol Leymarie, DynAikon Ltd
Human Visual Perception + Computer Vision to provide greater User Control for Shape-based Search
Charlie Hull, Flax
Tony Russell-Rose, IRSG vice-chair
Announcing the winners of the IRSG Search Industry Awards 2016
* 17:00 – 17:30 Panel Session
17:30 – 20:00 DRINKS RECEPTION
The event will also be followed by the IRSG AGM (from 18:00).
Search Solutions is organised by the Information Retrieval Specialist Group of the BCS and is held at the BCS Central London Office:
BCS, 1st Floor
The Davidson Building
5 Southampton Street
London, WC2E 7HA Map
Registration fees (including VAT at 20%) 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.
For details of the tutorial programme and pricing, please refer to the Search Solutions Tutorials page.
Please register via BCS Online Registration.
- Supporting Discovery of Archival Collections: Challenges and Opportunities
- Search Strategy Formulation: A Framework For Learning (part 2)
- Searching for talent: The information retrieval challenges of recruitment professionals (part 3)
- User requirements for complex search strategies
- Search strategies considered harmful?