Schedule

July 24: Tutorials
See for the list of tutorials

July 25-27: Main conference

July 28: Workshops
See for the list of workshops

Social Events:

  • July 24 Evening: Pre-conference Reception, Beijing Hotel
  • July 25 Evening: Poster/demo Reception, Beijing Hotel
  • July 26 Evening: Banquet
  • July 27 Evening: Microsoft Reception, Microsoft Research Asia

 

Program at a Glance
July 24, 2011 Sunday
08:30-17:30 Tutorials Doctoral Consortium
18:00-20:00 Welcome reception
  July 25, 2011 Monday
07:00-08:30 New Comer's breakfast
08:30-10:00 Opening ceremony
Keynote speech - Qi Lu (Microsoft)
10:00-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-12:10 Users I Query Analysis I Learning to Rank
12:10-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:15 Personalization Retrieval models  I Social Media
15:15-15:45 Coffee break
15:45-17:25 Content Analysis Web IR Collaborative filtering I
18:30-22:00 Poster-Demo reception
  July 26, 2011 Tuesday
08:45-10:00 Keynote speech - ChengXiang Zhai (UIUC)
10:00-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-12:10 Users II Query Analysis II Communities
12:10-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:15 Classification Retrieval models II Image Search
15:15-15:45 Coffee break
15:45-17:25 Indexing Web Queries Collaborative filtering II
18:30-22:00 Banquet
  July 27, 2011 Wednesday
08:30-09:45 Latent Semantic Analysis Multimedia IR Summarization Industrial track
09:45-10:00 Coffee break
10:00-11:40 Vertical & Entity Search Query suggestions Linguistic Analysis
11:45-14:00 SIGIR Business Meeting (Lunch box provided)
14:00-15:15 Clustering Effectiveness Multilingual IR
15:15-15:30 Coffee break
15:30-17:10 Efficiency Recommender systems Test collections
17:10-17:30 Closing session
17:30-21:00 Reception at Microsoft Research Asia
(First bus leaves from the conference hotel at 17:30, and the reception
will start at 18:30)
  July 28, 2011 Thursday
08:30-17:30 Workshops