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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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