Women in IR (Information Retrieval) at SIGIR 2016


The Women in IR group held a meetup at the 39th ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, 2016 held in Pisa, Italy. Over 70 researchers attended the event, which was the biggest occasion since the organization was formed in August 2015. Women in IR co-founders Laura Dietz and Shiri Dori-Hacohen led the meeting. Myungha Yang was also part of the organizing committee. Several researchers presented 1-minute lightning talks about their work. The floor was then opened for discussion regarding possible directions and initiative the group could take. Find out more: Event announcement / SIGIR Forum article


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