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From: Djoerd Hiemstra <sigir07@cs.utwente.nl>
Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2007 10:51:23 +0200
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ACM SIGIR 2007: Registration may reach maximum capacity soon

    The 30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on
      Research and Development in Information Retrieval
         23-27 July 2007, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
                  http://www.sigir2007.org

The 30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and 
Development in Information Retrieval will take place from 23 to 27 
July 2007 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

*Registration*
As of last week, SIGIR 2007 reached more than 90% of the total number 
of registrations that we can handle for the main conference. As soon 
as the maximum is reached, we will close the registration for the 
main conference. In that case, on-site registration for the main 
conference will not be possible. Registration for tutorials and 
workshops will remain open in any case.

*Organisation*
SIGIR is organised by ACM, CWI, TNO-ICT, University of Twente, 
University of Amsterdam, and Thaesis.

*Programme at a glance*

Monday, 23 July 2007
  Tutorials Session 1 (Mon 8:30-12:15)
    - Conducting Interactive IR User Studies
    - Introduction to Web Retrieval
    - Introduction to Text Mining
    - The Probabilistic Relevance Model: BM25 and Beyond
    - Cross-Language Information Access
  Tutorials Session 2 (Mon 13.15-17.00)
    - Conducting Interactive IR User Studies (part 2)
    - Introduction to Web Advertising
    - Supervised and Semi-Supervised Learning for IR
    - XML Retrieval: Integrated IR-DB Challenges and Solutions
    - Introduction to Recommender Systems
  Doctoral Consortium (Mon 9:00-17:00)
  Welcoming reception (Mon 18.00-19.00)

Tuesday, 24 July 2007
  Newcomer's breakfast (Tue 7:30-8:45?)
  Opening (Tue 9:00)
  Keynote 1: (Tue 9:15-10:15)
    - Edwin van Huis (Netherlands Institute for Sound & Vision)
      http://www.sigir2007.org/news/20070124edwinvanhuis.html
  Session 1: Personalization (Tue 11:00-12:30)
  Session 2: Routing and Filtering (Tue 11:00-12:30)
  Session 3: Evaluation I (Tue 11:00-12:30)
  Session 4: Classification and Clustering (Tue 14:00-15:30)
  Session 5: Image Retrieval (Tue 14:00-15:30)
  Session 6: Summaries (Tue 14:00-15:30)
  Session 7: Users and the Web (Tue 16:00-17:30)
  Session 8: Managing Memory (Tue 16:00-17:30)
  Session 9: Topic Detection and Tracking (Tue 16:00-17:30)
  Poster and Demo session (Tue 18.00?-21.00)

Wednesday, 25 July 2007
  Session 10: Web IR I (Wed 09:00-10:30)
  Session 11: Interaction (Wed 09:00-10:30)
  Session 12: Learning to Rank I (Wed 09:00-10:30)
  Session 13: Formal Models (Wed 11:00-13:00)
  Session 14: Question Answering (Wed 11:00-13:00)
  Session 15: Evaluation II (Wed 11:00-12:30)
  Session 16: Learning to Rank II (Wed 14:30-16:30)
  Session 17: Spam Spam Spam (Wed 14:30-16:00)
  Session 18: Music Retrieval (Wed 14:30-15:30)
  Session 19: Multi-Lingual IR (Wed 15:30-16:30)
  Surprise (Wed 17.00?-18.00)
  Banquet (19.00 - 23.00?)

Thursday 26 July 2007
  Keynote 2 (Tue 9:00-10:00)
    - Karen Spärck Jones' ACM Athena award video lecture
      Introduction by Donna Harman
      http://www.sigir2007.org/news/20070405karensparckjones.html
  Session 20: Link Analysis (Thu 10:30-12:00)
  Session 21: Collection Representation in Distributed IR (Thu 10:30-12:00)
  Session 22: Index Structures (Thu 10:30-12:00)
  Session 23: Web IR II (Thu 14:00-15:30)
  Session 24: Evaluation III (Thu 14:00-15:30)
  Session 25: Combination and Fusion (Thu 14:00-15:30)
  Session 26: Spoken Document Retrieval (Thu 16:00-17:30)
  Session 27: Domain Specific NLP (Thu 16:00-17:30)
  Session 28: Query Processing Strategies (Thu 16:00-17:30)

Friday, 27 July 2007
  Workshops (Fri  9:00-17:00)
    - Learning to Rank for Information Retrieval
    - Web Information Seeking and Interaction
    - Plagiarism Analysis, Authorship Identification, and Near-Duplicate 
      Detection
    - Improving Web retrieval for non-English queries
    - Multimedia Information Retrieval
    - Large scale Distributed Systems for Information Retrieval
    - Information retrieval and applications of graphical models
    - Focused Retrieval (Question Answering, Passage Retrieval, Element 
      Retrieval)
    - Searching Spontaneous Conversational Speech
  Industry Event (Fri 9:00-19:00)

*Important Dates*

July 15 2007:     On-line registration closes 
July 23-27, 2007: Conference in Amsterdam

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