November 22nd, 2005

Upcoming Search Conferences

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.

Conference Date Location
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!