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ACM SIGIR'06 (Seattle, USA; Aug 6-11, 2006) Call for Participation: Register by July 31 to get Standard Registration rates!

From: Raman Chandrasekar <Raman.Chandrasekar@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2006 08:02:00 -0700
Message-ID: <C666D8EF5C34C04083B0AC8B6DAC54AC01960B66@RED-MSG-71.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Raman Chandrasekar" <raman.chandrasekar@microsoft.com>
Cc: "Efthimis Efthimiadis" <efthimis@u.washington.edu>
> [Apologies for multiple postings]
> 
> SIGIR 2006, the 29th Annual International Conference of ACM's Special
> Interest Group on Information Retrieval (SIGIR) will be held August
> 6-11, 2006 at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.
> Registration for conference is now open. Standard registration (yes,
> this is cheaper than on-site registration!) ends in a few days, on
> July 31st. Rates go up on August 1st.
> 
Register NOW and save!!
>                       
> SIGIR 2006 
> http://www.sigir2006.org 
> August 6-11, 2006, 
> University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.
> 
Accommodation:
> Don't forget to make your room reservations. There are rooms available
> at the University Tower Hotel (book by July 28th to get SIGIR rate),
> and at the University of Washington Halls of Residence. See
> http://www.sigir2006.org/accomodations.asp for details.
> 
Registration:
> Standard Registration ends on July 31st. 
> Late/On-site Registration starts Aug 1
> 
> Member Rates: To qualify for member rates, you must be a member of ACM
> SIGIR, ACM SIGCHI, ACM SIGWEB, ACM, or ASIST. 
> 
> Program Summary
> 
>         Aug 6    (Sun)    Tutorials (8)  and Doctoral Consortium (9)
>        Aug 6     (Sun)    Welcoming Reception and dinner at the new
> Boeing Future of Flight Aviation Center (sponsored by Boeing). 
>        Aug 7-9  (Mon-Wed) - Main Conference (74 papers)
>        Aug 7     (Mon)   Salton Award Winner Keynote Address
>        Aug 7     (Mon)   Posters (63) and Demonstrations (11)
> Reception & buffet dinner
>        Aug 8     (Tue)   Keynote Address by Jon Kleinberg
>        Aug 8     (Tue)   SIGIR Business Meeting
>        Aug 8     (Tue)   Banquet at Tillicum Village (sponsored by
> Microsoft)
>        Aug 9     (Wed)  Keynote Address by Radha Radhakrishnan 
>        Aug 10   (Thu)    Workshops (eight 1-day) Aug 11 (Fri) -
> Workshop (one 2-day) 
> 
> Seventy four (18.5%) of the submitted papers were accepted. Geographic
> areas represented are: 49 from the Americas, 11 from Europe and 14
> from Asia - Pacific. In addition to the full papers, 63 posters 11
> demonstrations, 8 tutorials and 9 workshops were accepted for
> inclusion in the technical program. A doctoral consortium with 9 PhD
> candidates is also part of the technical program. 
> 
> Looking forward to seeing you in Seattle!
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Efthi
> 
> * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 
> Efthimis N. Efthimiadis <efthimis@u.washington.edu>
> Associate Professor    
> The Information School, University of Washington       
> Suite 370 Mary Gates Hall, Box 352840     
> Seattle, WA 98195-2840, USA     
> tel.(off.) 206-616-6077, 
> (sch) 206-685-9937, 
> fax. 206-616-3152  
> http://faculty.washington.edu/efthimis
> http://www.sigir2006.org
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