Diamond Sponsors

Microsoft Google

Silver Sponsors


Bronze Sponsors

Thomson West IBM AOL


ask.com amazon.com

Book Exhibits

Springer Morgan Kaufmann Salford Systems

Conference Sponsors


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UW ISchool UW ISchool

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August 6-11, 2006, Seattle, Washington

Space NeedleSIGIR is the major international forum for the presentation of new research results and the demonstration of new systems and techniques in the broad field of information retrieval.

The 29th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference was held at the University of Washington Campus in Seattle, WA, August 6-11, 2006.

SIGIR 2006 Has Been Concluded!

Check the Conference Statistics of the most Successful SIGIR ever!

Check the PHOTOS

See photos of sessions and social events on a day by day basis at flickr.com


The program-at-a-glance is now online. The full program will be coming soon.


Registration is now open!
Click Here for the SIGIR 2006 Online Registration

Standard Registration ends July 31, 2006.
View registration details here.

Aug 6 (Sun) - Tutorials  and Doctoral Consortium 
Aug 7-9 (Mon-Wed) - Main Conference
Aug 10 (Thurs) - Workshops (eight 1-day)
Aug 11 (Fri) - Workshop (one 2-day)

More information on conference sponsor University of Washington Information School can be found at their website.


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Student Travel Support

Student authors can apply for student travel support from SIGIR. See this page for details. Applications for funding close on May 1. CLOSED

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