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ACM SIGIR 2007: Hotel rooms to be reduced / Workshop submissions due

From: Djoerd Hiemstra <sigir07@cs.utwente.nl>
Date: Wed, 30 May 2007 15:39:55 +0200
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ACM SIGIR 2007: Hotel rooms to be reduced / Workshop submissions due 

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

*Accomodation*
We will reduce the allotment in the conference hotel on *8 June 2007*.
As accommodation may run out quickly, we recommend to book today 
rather than tomorrow.
See: http://www.sigir2007.org/accommodation.html

*Workshop submissions*
Deadline for submissions to most SIGIR workshops is this week.
Check out the individual workshop deadlines at:
http://www.sigir2007.org/workshops.html

*Registration*
The deadline for early registration with reduced fee is *15 June 2007*. 
See: http://www.sigir2007.org/registration.html

*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*

June 8 2007:      Allotment in the conference hotel reduced
June 15 2007:     Early registration deadline 
July 23-27, 2007: Conference in Amsterdam

See also:     http://www.sigir2007.org
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