Following the success of the SIGIR 2007 Industry Event and the SIGIR 2009 Industry Track, this year’s SIGIR conference will include an Industry Track, to be held on Thursday, 22nd July, 2010, during the regular conference program, and in parallel with the technical tracks.
The Industry Track's objectives are twofold. The first objective is presenting the state-of-the-art in search, delivered as keynote talks by influential technical leaders from the search industry. The confirmed keynote speakers include:
The second objective of the Industry Track is the presentation of interesting, novel and innovative ideas from the search industry. There will be two sessions with three presentations per session. Each of these presentations will be 30 minutes long including Q&A.
Industry authors are invited to prepare proposals for presenting interesting, novel and innovative IR ideas, and submit these to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 30th 2010. The proposals should contain (with respective lengths):
When submitting a proposal, please bear in mind the following:
We look forward to receiving your submissions, and welcoming you to the SIGIR 2010 Conference and Industry Track.