Social Programs

SIGIR 2017 invites participants to join the following social programs to make friends, increase awareness, express your views, and have fun! Event times are subject to change.

Social programs are basically free of charge or its cost is included in the registration fee, unless otherwise stated below.

Monday, August 7
18:00-19:00 Women in IR
19:00-21:00 Reception
Tuesday, August 8
12:30-14:00 Students’ Luncheon (Students and invitation only)
19:00-21:00 Students’ Get-Together
Both students and non-students participants are welcome to Students’ Get-Together. Possibly subject to additional fee. More details will be provided later.
Wednesday, August 9
12:30-14:00 Diversity & Inclusion Luncheon
This year, SIGIR is sponsoring a Diversity and Inclusion Lunch to provide a forum for community members to learn about and discuss issues related to diversity and inclusion. There is no additional charge for this lunch and it is open to everyone.  We ask that you register for this event so that we can plan accordingly.
19:30-21:30 Banquet
Please note that each accompanying person will need an additional ticket for the Banquet.
Thursday, August 10
12:30-14:00 SIGIR Business Meeting