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Subject: [ E-Conf ] Search Solutions 2012: November 29, London
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Date received: 15 Oct 2012
Deadline: -
Start date: 29 Nov 2012






SEARCH SOLUTIONS 2012

Thursday 29 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 Weds 28 November.


CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

     Alex Jaimes, Senior Research Scientist, Yahoo! Barcelona
     What Can Search Tell Us? A Human-Centered View

     Milad Shokouhi, Applied Researcher, Microsoft Research
     Time-Sensitive Query Trends in Bing Logs

     Emma Bayne, Head of Systems Development, National Archives
     Enhancing the Search Experience through Interface Design

     Gillian Strong, Senior Information Scientist, DSTL
     TBD

     Kristian Norling, CTO, Findwise
     What practitioners think about Enterprise Search

     Nick Patience, Director of Product Marketing & Strategy, Recommind
     TBD

     Martin White, Managing Directror, Intranet Focus Limited
     It’s not about technology, it’s about people!

     Leo Sauermann, CEO and Founder, Gnowsis EU
     TBD

     Stella Dextre Clarke, ISKO chair
     Thesauri and interoperability with other vocabularies

     Charlie Hull, CEO, Flax
     TBD


CONFIRMED TUTORIALS

     Dr. Dell Zhang, Birkbeck, University of London
     MapReduce Algorithms in Information Retrieval

     Dr. John Tait, johntait.net ltd
     Patent Searching and Landscaping

     Dr. Michael Oakes, University of Sunderland
     Applications of Text Processing

     Dr. Tony Russell-Rose, UXLabs
     Designing Search Usability


LOCATION

Search Solutions is organised by the Information Retrieval Specialist Group
of the BCS (The Chartered Institute for IT), and is held at the BCS 
Central London Office:

BCS, 1st Floor
The Davidson Building
5 Southampton Street
London, WC2E 7HA
http://www.bcs.org/server.php?show=nav.8404


REGISTRATION

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

Early Bird Rates (until 23:59 on 31-Oct-2012)
* BCS member rate: £99
* Non-member rate: £129
* Student rate: £99

Normal Rates (from 01-Nov-2012)
* 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 see: 
http://irsg.bcs.org/SearchSolutions/2012/sse2012.php

-- Dr Udo Kruschwitz 
	

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