The 41st International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in
Information Retrieval
July 8-12, 2018 | Ann Arbor Michigan, USA

Call for Workshop Papers:

***Submission Deadline: May 4, 2018***

The SIGIR 2018 workshop program will host 10 compelling workshops that
highlight the breadth of interesting problems being explored in the field
of information retrieval and that explore novel ideas and emerging areas in
the field.

*Full day workshops*

CAIR’18: Conversational Approaches to Information Retrieval

*Organizers*: Jaime Arguello (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill),
Hideo Joho (University of Tsukuba), Julia Kiseleva (University of
Amsterdam), Filip Radlinski (Google), Damiano Spina (RMIT University)

ECOM’18: eCommerce

*Organizers*: Jon Degenhardt (eBay), Pino Di Fabbrizio (Rakuten IT), Surya
Kallumadi (Kansas State), Mohit Kumar (Flipkart), Yiu-Chang Lin (Rakuten
IT), Andrew Trotman (Univ. of Otago), Huasha Zhao (Alibaba)

ProfS2018: First International Workshop on Professional Search

*Organizers*: Suzan Verberne (Leiden University), Jiyin He (CWI), Udo
Kruschwitz (University of Essex), Birger Larsen (Aalborg University), Tony
Russell-Rose (UXLabs), Arjen P. de Vries (Radboud University)

KG4IR’18: Knowledge Graphs and Semantics for Text Retrieval, Analysis and

*Organizers*: Laura Dietz (Univ. of New Hampshire), Chenyan Xiong (Carnegie
Mellon Univ.), Jeff Dalton (Univ. of Glasgow), Edgar Meij (Bloomberg)

*Half day workshops *

BIRNDL’18: Bibliometric-enhanced IR and NLP for Digital Libraries

*Organizers*: Muthu Kumar Chandrasekaran (NUS), Kokil Jaidka (U Penn),
Philipp Mayr (GESIS)

CompS’18: Computational Surprise in Information Retrieval

*Organizers*: Xi Niu (UNC Charlotte), Wlodek Zadrozny (UNC Charlotte),
Kazjon Grace (Univ. of Sydney), Weimao Ke (Drexel Univ.)

DATA:SEARCH’18: Searching Data on the Web

*Organizers*: Paul Groth (Elsevier Labs), Laura Koesten (The Open Data
Institute, Univ. of Southampton), Philipp Mayr (GESIS), Maarten de Rijke
(Univ. of Amsterdam), Elena Simperl (Univ. of Southampton)

EARS’18: International Workshop on ExplainAble Recommendation and Search

*Organizers*: Yongfeng Zhang (Rutgers), Yi Zhang (UC Santa Cruz), Min Zhang
(Tsinghua Univ.)

Intelligent Transportation Informatics

*Organizers*: Lingyu Zhang (DiDi Chuxing), Zhenhui Li (Penn State Univ.),
Wei Ai (Univ. of Michigan)

Learning from Limited/Noisy data for IR

*Organizers*: Hamed Zamani (UMass Amherst), Mostafa Dehghani (Univ. of
Amsterdam), Fernando Diaz (Spotify), Hang Li (Toutiao AI Lab), Nick
Craswell (Microsoft)

Register now for SIGIR 2018!

Early Bird Deadline: *May 5, 2018*
Regular Registration Deadline: *June 8, 2018*
Late Registration Deadline: *June 30, 2018*

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