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ACM SIGIR'06 (Seattle, USA; Aug 6-11, 2006) Call for Participation: ADVANCE REGISTRATION ends June 30th.

From: Raman Chandrasekar <Raman.Chandrasekar@microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Jun 2006 23:08:47 -0700
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To: <irlist@sheffield.ac.uk>
Cc: <SearchTextMining.sigirlist5@spaces.msn.com>, <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. Advance registration
(discounted rates!) ends in 3 days, on June 30th.
                      
                       SIGIR 2006 
                       http://www.sigir2006.org 
                       August 6-11, 2006, 
                       University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.

Don't forget to make your Room Reservations:
http://www.sigir2006.org/accomodations.asp 

There are rooms available at the two conference hotels (Silver Cloud
Inn, and  Watertown), and at the University of Washington  Halls of
Residence.

SIGIR 2006
  Advance Registration until June 30
  Standard Registration July 1-31
  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

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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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