Doctoral Consortium

The ECIR 2020 Doctoral Consortium is an excellent forum for PhD students to discuss their research ideas with world-class researchers in the area of information retrieval.

The consortium will take place on 14th April 2020 with the following procedure: Student presentations are followed by discussions and individual meetings with established information retrieval researchers who are members of the Doctoral Consortium Committee (also called “mentors”).


09:00Opening and welcome
09:15Keynote 1: Dyaa Albakour
10:00Coffee break
10:30Student presentations (4x 20 minutes)
13:00Student presentations (3x 20 minutes)
14:00Keynote 2: Vanessa Murdock
14:45Break-out session 1-to-1 between student and mentor
15:30Coffee break
16:00Break-out discussion in 2 groups of students
16:15Plenary student reporting
The DC is an online meeting, times are Lisbon time.

For further questions please contact the Doctoral Consortium co-chairs ([email protected]):

  • Stefan Rueger
  • Suzan Verberne