Call for participation: “Information Science Trends: Search Engines and Information Retrieval” (Hamburg, Germany, April 26)

The European Chapter (EC) of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) is seeking for your contribution! We invite you to the research and networking seminar on “Information Science Trends: Search Engines and Information Retrieval” in Hamburg.

The event is part of the series on Information Science Trends. The events focus on a certain research topic introduced by invited speeches from research and industry. Additionally, they will provide networking space to energetically share ideas and interests from the fields of information science and related disciplines.

Participants who wish to contribute are asked to submit abstracts and short presentations about their research and projects. Everyone from researchers to students and practitioners can join!

Participation is not restricted those presenting. Registration for the event is now open, please see below.

Our first event will take place on Friday, April 26, 2019, at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg, Germany. Confirmed speakers include Prof. Olof Sundin (Lund University, Sweden), Tom Alby (data scientist at Euler Hermes, Germany) and Prof. Dirk Lewandowski (Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany).

The event  focuses on Search Engines and Information Retrieval. Apart from the invited talks, we invite you to present your current projects, research or practical case studies. This may include, but is not limited to:

  • Retrieval research on web search engines, web services, professional information services, social media
  • Information seeking behaviour
  • Information retrieval
  • Discovery systems
  • People interacting with search systems
  • Searching in the library and other scientific contexts
  • Understanding user behaviour

Submission guidelines:

Please submit your extended abstract (up to 1,000 words including references) in English. Submissions are due on: March 31, 2019. Please send your submission to asist.europeanchapter@gmail.com

Accepted abstracts will be presented in the form of short talks (15 mins.).

Participation

Participating in this event is free. Please register at

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/information-science-trends-search-engines-and-information-retrieval-tickets-58978348829

We are happy to answer any questions regarding this event. Please send an e-mail to: asist.europeanchapter@gmail.com or any of the ASIST European Chapter officers:

Dirk Lewandowski, dirk.lewandowski@haw-hamburg.de

Aylin Ilhan, aylin.ilhan@hhu.de

Isabelle Dorsch, isabelle.dorsch@hhu.de

Fabian Odoni, fabian.odoni@htwchur.ch

Tamara Heck, heck@dipf.de

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