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On-line registration is now closed. On-site registration will open at the Hilton Hotel on July 27.

The on-site regisration desk hours:

  • Sunday, Jul 27 - 18:00-20:00
  • Monday, Jul 28 - 7:30-19:00
  • Tuesday July 29 - 7:00-17:00
  • Wednesday July 30 - 7:00-17:00
  • Thursday July 31 - 8:00-13:00
  • Friday, August 1 - 8:00-9:30 (at the Bahen Centre, U of T)

The on-site registration rates are as follows:

  • SIGIR Conference Registration Fee -
    • Member: US$495
    • Non-Member: US$575
    • Student: US$250
  • Half-Day Tutorial Fee -
    • Member: US$150
    • Non-Member: US$175
    • Student: US$95
  • Full-Day Tutorial Fee -
    • Member: US$275
    • Non-Member: US$325
    • Student: US$175
  • Workshop Registration Fee -
    • Member: US$80
    • Non-Member: US$100
    • Student: US$80
  • One-Day Conference Registration -
    • Member: US$195
    • Non-Member: US$225
    • Student: US$100

Extra banquet tickets may be purchased at the registration desk for US$75 each.

Tutorial registration fee includes tutorial notes. Conference registration fee includes one copy of the conference proceedings, the poster and demo session, a reception on the evening of July 29, a banquet on the evening of July 30, and a box lunch for the business meeting. One-Day fee includes one copy of the conference proceedings and access to that day's sessions. A One-Day Conference registration does not include admission to the banquet; tickets may be purchased separately. Workshops registration fee includes lunch and workshop notes.