July 11 - 15, 2021
Virtual

Overview

The annual SIGIR conference 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 (IR). The conference welcomes contributions related to any aspect of information retrieval and access, including theories and foundations, algorithms and applications, and evaluation and analysis.

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    Keynote Speaker
    Xin Luna Dong
    July 15 at 10 a.m.
    Zero to one billion: The path for a rich product graph

    Amazon organizing committee members

    Workshops

    SIGIR 2021 Workshop on eCommerce (ECOM21)
    July 15
    Amazon Organizer: Shervin Malmasi

    Workshop website: https://sigir-ecom.github.io/
    SIGIR 2021 First International Workshop on Causality in Search and Recommendation
    July 15
    Co-located with The 44th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval

    Tutorials

    Deep Learning on Graphs for Natural Language Processing
    July 11
    Amazon Organizer: Heng Ji

    Session 1: 10:00-11:30 EDT - July 11; Live Q&A + Practicum
    Session 2: 21:00-22:30 EDT July 11; Live Q&A + Practicum

    Website: https://sigir.org/sigir2021/tutorials/

    Webinars

    SIGIR 2021 DEI panel discussion
    July 14, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET
    Join Amazon Alexa senior applied scientist, Luca Soldaini, and other panelists at this year's DEI panel discussion: What should the SIGIR community do to promote Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity?

    Session 1: 14 July 2021 13:00 (EDT)
    Session 2: 14 July 2021 22:00 (EDT)
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