The annual European Conference on Information Retrieval is the premier European forum for the presentation of new research results in the field of Information Retrieval. ECIR provides an opportunity for both young and established researchers to present research papers reporting new, unpublished, and innovative research results. ECIR has traditionally had a strong student focus and papers whose sole or main author is a postgraduate student or postdoctoral researcher are especially welcome.

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Announcing the ECIR Industry Impact Award, sponsored by Signal AI

We are delighted to announce that ECIR 2020 will feature a new award. The award aims to recognise excellence in industrial impact, and hence to strengthen the connection and collaboration with industry. The award will be given to authors of one selected full paper from the ECIR programme. Factors that will be taken into account …

Important Dates

Workshop submission: 1 September 2019, 11:59 pm (AoE)
Workshop notifications: 1 October 2019

Full paper submission: 1 October 10 October 2019, 11:59 pm (AoE)

Short paper submission: 15 October 20 October 2019, 11:59 pm (AoE)

Reproducibility submission: 15 October 20 October 2019, 11:59 pm (AoE)

Demo submission: 15 October 20 October 2019, 11:59 pm (AoE)

Full/short/reproducibility/demo notifications: 6 December 2019 9 December 2019

Camera-ready copy: 27 December 2019 20 January 2020

Tutorials submission: 15 November 2019, 11:59 pm (AoE)
Tutorials notifications: 15 December 2019

Doctoral consortium submission: 29 November 2019, 11:59 pm (AoE)

Workshops and tutorials: 14 April 2020
Main Conference: 15-17 April 2020


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Industry impact award sponsor

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  • For any general question, please email general-chairs_at_ecir2020.org
  • Program chairs: pc-chairs_at_ecir2020.org
  • Short paper chairs: posters_at_ecir2020.org
  • Reproducibility chairs: reproducibility_at_ecir2020.org
  • Workshop chairs: workshops_at_ecir2020.org
  • Tutorial chairs: tutorials_at_ecir2020.org
  • Demo chairs: demos_at_ecir2020.org
  • Publicity chairs: publicity_at_ecir2020.org
  • Proceeding chairs: proceedings_at_ecir2020.org
  • Sponsor chairs: sponsors_at_ecir2020.org
  • Industry day chairs: industry-day_at_ecir2020.org
  • Doctoral Consortium chair: dc_at_ecir2020.org
  • Student grant chairs: grants_at_ecir2020.org
  • Local chair: info_at_ecir2020.org