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Here’s a quick preview of the final programme for Search Solutions 2017. Don’t forget that the deadline for early bird registration is October 31st. Hope to see you there!

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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!

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Here’s a quick preview of the final programme for Search Solutions 2015. Don’t forget that the deadline for early bird registration is October 31st. Hope to see you there!

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Here’s a quick preview of the final programme for Search Solutions 2014. Don’t forget that the deadline for early bird registration is Friday, October 31st. Hope to see you there!

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The official announcement has yet to go out, but here’s a quick preview of the final programme for Search Solutions 2013. Don’t forget that the deadline for early bird registration ends on Wednesday, October 31st. Hope to see you there!

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designing-the-search-experience_largeRemember the Yahoo! Directory? It was a hand-built taxonomy that allowed users to browse and discover Internet resources. By categorizing sites by topic and location, it became the definitive map of the World Wide Web. But at the turn of the millennium, Yahoo! transformed itself from a directory into a search engine. The task of organising so many disparate items into a single coherent structure had simply become too overwhelming.

A decade later, this story is all too familiar. Online stores sell hundreds of thousands of items, social networks host millions of users, and Flickr hosts billions of photos. Navigation is no longer the future: search is the key to sense-making in the digital universe.

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Just a quick reminder that the deadline for early bird registration for Search Solutions 2012 ends on Wednesday, October 31st. Full details of the confirmed programme (including the fishbowl session) are appended below.

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We’re just in the process of drafting the programme for Search Solutions 2012, to be held on November 28-29 at BCS London. As in previous years, we aim to offer a topical selection of presentations, panels and keynote talks by influential industry leaders on novel and emerging applications in search and information retrieval, whilst maintaining the collegiate spirit of a community event. If you’ve never been before, take a look at last year’s programme.

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Just a quick reminder that the deadline for early bird registrations ends on Monday, i.e. October 31st. Full details of the confirmed programme (including the fishbowl session) are appended below.

SEARCH SOLUTIONS 2011

Wednesday 16th November

BCS London HQ, Covent Garden

*** Early Bird Registration ends: Monday, October 31st***

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 November.

Programme

09:30 – 10:00 Registration and coffee

SESSION 1: THE CHANGING FACE OF SEARCH

  • 10:00 – 10:10 Introduction
  • 10:10 – 10:35 John Tait, Principal, johntait.net Ltd, Using Physical Quantities in Finding Similar Documents
  • 10:35 – 11:00 Lewis Crawford, Web Archiving Programme Technical Lead, British Library, Analytics and Access to the UK Web Archive
  • 11:00 – 11:25 Toby Mostyn, CTO, Polecat, Search for Public Conversations

11:25 – 12:00 BREAK

SESSION 2: WEB SEARCH CHALLENGES

  • 12:00 – 12:25 Ricardo Baeza-Yates, VP Research, Yahoo!, Beyond the Ten Blue Links
  • 12:25 – 12:50 Gabriella Kazai, Research Consultant, Microsoft Research Cambridge, Crowdsourcing Search Relevance

12:50 – 14:00 LUNCH

SESSION 3: ENTERPRISE SEARCH

  • 14:00 – 14:25 Marianne Sweeney, Principal, Daedalus Information Systems, Successful Enterprise Search by Design
  • 14:25 – 14:50 Matt Taylor, General Manager, Funnelback, Search Experience Management – Techniques for Search Success
  • 14:50 – 15:15 Iain Fletcher, VP Marketing, Search Technologies, A New Content Processing Framework for Search Applications

15:15 – 15:45 BREAK

SESSION 4: BEYOND SEARCH: CONTENT ANALYSIS

  • 15:45 – 16:10 Jarred McGinnis, Research Manager, Press Association, The Press Association Approach to Search and News
  • 16:10 – 16:35 Ian Kegel, Technical Group Leader, British Telecom, Broadband TV and Recommendation: Improving the customer experience
  • 16:35 – 17:00 Kristian Norling, Senior FIndability Consultant, Findwise, Information Flow on the intranet at Region Västra Götaland

Fishbowl Session:

  • 17:00 – 17:30 Hot topics in search. Want to discuss your own hot topic? Join in, it’s a fishbowl session!

17:30 – 20:00 DRINKS RECEPTION

The event will also be followed by the IRSG AGM (from 18:00).

Location

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

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 details of the tutorial programme and pricing, please refer to the Search Solutions Tutorials page.

Please register via BCS Online Registration.

Related Posts:

  1. Designing the Search Experience (tutorial at Search Solutions 2011)
  2. Search Solutions 2011: lineup announced!
  3. Search Solutions 2010: Reactions & Reflections
  4. ECIR Industry Day – lineup announced
  5. Search Solutions 2010: Topics & Titles

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