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SIGIR'07

The 30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference
23-27 July 2007, Amsterdam

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Textkernel

SAP

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Endeca

WCC

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Industry Event

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SIGIR Industry Event

The SIGIR Industry Event takes place at the Paviljoen (map).

Participation to the Industry Event is on invitation only.

9.00 - 9.10
Opening

Enterprise Search

9.10 - 9.30
Information Sensemaking in a Business Scenario
Omar Alonso (SAP)
9.30 - 9.50
Search, Analytics and Discovery
Aya Soffer (IBM)
9.50 - 10.10
Legal Discovery and Litigation Support
TBA (Orcatec LLC)

10.10 - 10.30
Break

Consumer Search

10.30 - 10.50
TBA
William Chang (Baidu)
10.50 - 11.10
Google Search: Helping Users Find What They Want, Millions of Times a Day
Maureen Heymans (Google)
11.10 - 11.30
Multimedia Search Relevance
Hugh Williams (Microsoft)

11.30 - 11.50
Break

Consumer Search (continued)

11.50 - 12.10
Yahoo! Answers: Applications of machine learning in social search
Byron Dom (Yahoo!)

Vertical Search

12.10 - 12.30
The Integration of Web-based Content within Scopus
Craig Scott (Scirus)
12.30 - 12.50
Evaluating the Search Applications of Industry and Public Websites
Thomas Mandl (CH consortium)

12.50 - 14.00
Lunch

Novel Search Applications

14.00 - 14.20
Information Access and the User Experience
Daniel Tunkelang (Endeca)
14.20 - 14.40
Result Relevancy beyond Linguistics in E-Commerce Search
Ronny Roeller (Fredhopper)
14.40 - 15.00
State of the Art in Mobile Search
Jochen Leidner (Linguit Ltd.)

15.00 - 15.20
Break

Practitioner's Panel

15.20 - 16.10
Panel with:
Niels Lucas Luijcx (TNO Quality of Life)
Marian Hellema (Royal Dutch National Library, KB)
Ron Boelsma (Royal Dutch National Police, KLPD)
Hank van de Loo (RTL Group)

16.10 - 16.30
Break

Language Technology

16.30 - 16.50
Linguistic analysis applied in practical cases
Dr. Edward W. Vergragt (Collexis)
16.50 - 17.10
The relevance of Natural Language {website|internet|enterprise} Search
Marcel Smit (Q-go)
17.10 - 17.30
Knowledge Poor Information Extraction in Action
Jakub Zavrel (Textkernel)

17.30 - 19.00
Reception