The most important search conferences for 2006. I won't be at all of them, but think they're all worth going to.
Please note that the Enterprise Search Summit still has openings for presentations, especially case studies of specific aspects of enterprise search.
|Online Information 2005 - international meeting on information and content management, search and libraries.||November 29 - December 1, 2005||London, UK|
|Information Architecture Summit 2006 - Learning, Doing, and Selling IA CFP deadline December 15, 2006||March 23-27, 2006||Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada|
|ECIR - 28th European Conference on Information Retrieval - mainly academic and technical||April 10-12, 2006||Londin, UK|
|Search Engines Meeting (Infonortics) - a mix of academics, researchers, commercial developers, and web site managers.||April 24-25, 2006||Boston, Massachusetts, USA|
|Enterprise Search Summit - Case studies, new technologies and expert analysis. CFP deadline December 1, 2005||May 23-24, 2006 (workshops May 22)||New York, New York, USA|
|SIGIR 2006 - ACM SIG academic information retrieval and classification research. CFP deadline Jan. 30 2006, Posters Feb. 27, 2006||August 6-11, 2006||Seattle, Washington, USA|
|ASIST 2006 American Society for Information Science and Technology, academic conference covers Information Retrieval, Information Architecture, Libraries and related topics. CFP deadline Feb 13, 2006.||November 3-9, 2006||Austin, Texas , USA|
|KMWorld & Intranets - Knowledge Management and Intranet Management, including search engines and taxonomies||November, 2006||San Jose, California, USA|
If you know of any other good conferences, please reply here and I'll add them!