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Category:   E-Conf
Subject:   The 32nd Annual ACM SIGIR Conference July 19-23 2009, Boston, USA
Email:   fdiaz_(on)_cs.umass.edu
Date received:   06 May 2009
Deadline:   24 May 2009
Start date:   19 Jul 2009

SIGIR General Announcement The 32nd annual ACM SIGIR conference will be held this summer, July 19-23, 2009. SIGIR is the major international forum for the presentation of new research results and the demonstration of new systems and techniques in the broad field of information retrieval. SIGIR will be held in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, at the Sheraton Boston Hotel and at Northeastern University. SIGIR will begin with a day of tutorials on Sunday, July 19. The main technical program will follow on Monday, July 20, through Wednesday, July 22, and a special full-day Industry Track will take place on Wednesday, in parallel with the technical sessions. The conference will conclude with a day of workshops on Thursday, July 23. Information on the tutorials, workshops, technical program, and Industry Day are available from the SIGIR 2009 website: http://sigir2009.org/ Registration for the conference is now available through the SIGIR 2009 website, with early registration rates available through May 24. SIGIR has arranged a group rate of $189 per night at the Sheraton Boston Hotel, where the main technical program will be held. This group rate is available through June 18; hotel registration information is available through the SIGIR 2009 website. Finally, SIGIR has arranged for university housing on the campus of Northeastern University, where the workshops and tutorials will be held. The campus of Northeastern University is located approximately 1km from the Sheraton Boston Hotel, and public transportation is available between the two locations. Rates for university housing are $85/$65 per night for single/double occupancy. University housing is available to all SIGIR participants, though preference will be given to students if demand exceeds supply; registration information is available through the SIGIR 2009 website. We look forward to seeing you at SIGIR! James Allan Jay Aslam General Co-chairs, SIGIR 2009 _______________________________________________ Elsnet-list mailing list Elsnet-list_(at)_mailman.let.uu.nl http://mailman.elsnet.org/mailman/listinfo/elsnet-list

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