| Category: ||E-Conf |
| Subject: ||The 32nd Annual ACM SIGIR Conference July 19-23 2009, Boston, USA |
| From: || |
| 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
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
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