BCS IR Call for Participation and Booking Form

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For NIR people in the UK. This is the British Computer Society's
Information Retrieval group's conference.

-- Jill

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>                        BCS IR CONFERENCE PROGRAMME
>
>                                22, 23 March 1994
>
>                        Drymen,  by Loch Lomond, Scotland
>
>
>                        *** CALL FOR PARTICIPATION ***
>
>                
>The conference will take place in the Buchanan Highland Hotel,Drymen, a
>small atmospheric village  located some 15 miles north of Glasgow and 30
>minutes walk from Loch  Lomond.   Is is hosted by the Department of
>Information Science, University of Strathclyde.
>
>
>
>TRANSPORTATION TO/FROM GLASGOW
>
>A special bus is available for transportation to/from Glasgow to Drymen.
>On Tuesday 22 March the bus will leave from the front of Livingstone 
>Tower, Strathclyde University,  26 Richmond Street, Glasgow (this is 
>right in the city centre), at 12:00.   It will depart from Drymen on
>Wednesday 23 March at 14:15 arriving in Glasgow city centre at 15:00. 
>Public Transport to Drymen is also available hourly from Glasgow 
>Buchanan Bus Station, full details will be posted on registration and 
>are available on request by email from conference@dis.strath.ac.uk
>
>Weather permitting attendees are cordially invited to an afternoon
>promenade in the gardens of Ross Priory on Wednesday 23 March.   Ross
>Priory (now owned by Strathclyde University) is an 18th Century Country
>house situated at the south shore of Loch Lomond, near Drymen.
>
>
>CONFERENCE PROGRAMME
>
>11 -  on        Registration
>
>12:00           Private Bus Leaves from Glasgow City Centre, Dept. of
>                Information  Science, 26 Richmond Street, Glasgow.
>
>1:00 -2:00      Lunch
>
>2:00 - 2:15     Open 
>
>2:15 - 2:45     "Partitioned Signature Files and Beyond".  F. Kelledy
>                 Dublin City University.
>
>2:45 - 3:15     "IR by imaging".  Fabio Crestani,
>                 Padova University.
>
>3:15 - 4:00      Coffee
>
>4:00 - 4:30      "A Linguistic approach to IR". Ruari O'Donnell
>                  Dublin City University.
>
>4:30 - 5:00     "The Roiters Collection" Mark Sanderson.
>
>5:00             AGM
>7:00             Drinks
>8:00             Dinner
>
>
>Wednesday 23 March (Parallel Sessions A and B)
>
>9:00 - 9:30     - "Potential for Incorporating Document Ranking into the
>                   MenUSE Front-End Search Intermediary System", Martin
>                   Smith, Huddersfield University.
>
>                - "A Natural Language Understanding system for reference
>                   resolution in information dialogues", F. C. Johnson,
>                   Manchester Metropolitan University.
>
>9:30 - 10:00    - "Discovery of optimal weights in a concept selection
>                   system",P.V.G Bradbeer,Napier University.
>
>                - "Design  of Graphical User Interface for a Highly
>                   Interactive IR System",  Margaret Fieldhouse 
>                   City University(London).
>
>10:00 - 10:30   - "Codon Signatures: A document retrieval method", 
>                   Jaber Al-Merri,Strathclyde University.
>
>                - "Supporting Query by Navigation", F.C. Berger  
>                   Nijmegen University.
>
>10:30 - 11:15      Coffee
>
>11:15 - 11:45   - "Using Worldnet for Conceptual Distance Measurement"
>                   R. Richardson, Dublin City University.
>                
>                - "Situations, a General Framework for Studying IR",
>                   T.W.C Huibers, Utrecht University.
>
>11:50 - 12:20     "Mrs. Thatcher Handbag Modem", John Lindsay,
>                   Kingston University.
>                
>12:20 - 12:30      Close 
>
>12:30              Lunch
>
>2:15               Return bus departs to Glasgow (arrives Glasgow 15:00)
>
>2:15 - 4:00        Afternoon promenade in Ross Priory gardens (by Loch
>                   Lomond),  Weather permitting. All welcome.
>
>17:00              Minibus from Ross Priory arrives in Glasgow George
>                   Square.
>
>------------------------------------------------------
>
>
>                16th BCS IR COLLOQUIUM
>                    22-23 MARCH 1994
>
>        ***  CONFERENCE REGISTRATION   FORM   ***
>
>Please complete and return this form to conference@dis.strath.ac.uk
>or by post together with a booking deposit to BCS IR Conference, 
>Information Science Dept, Strathclyde University, 26 Richmond Street,
>Glasgow G1 1XH, Scotland.  For further information please contact
>secretary@dis.strath.ac.uk, fax 44 41 553 1393, or telephone 
>44 41 552 4400 ext 3700
>
>
>A) PERSONAL DETAILS
>        First Names:
>        Surname:
>        Institution:
>        Address:
>        Telephone No:
>        E-mail:                         
>        Fax:
>
>   Please indicate registration fee category (prices in sterling,
>        for details see below)*:
>
>        Standard Fee                    160
>        Standard Fee (Students)         140
>        Standard Fee (Speakers)         130
>        Non Residential Fee              55
>
>
>B) SPECIAL DIETARY REQUIREMENTS.
>
>
>
>
>C) EXTRA NIGHTS
>
>   I do/do not require an extra night accommodation at Buchanan Highland
>   Hotel,Drymen ($50 sterling per night including breakfast) on the
>   following dates (please tick):
>
>        Monday 22 March 1994    ___
>        Wednesday 23 March 1994 ___
>
>
>IMPORTANT
>   A deposit of 30 *must* be paid at the time of this booking.  Please
>   post cheques in sterling, made payable to "University of Strathclyde" to
>
>        BCSIR Conference,
>        Department of Information Science,
>        University of Strathclyde.
>        26 Richmond Street, Glasgow G1 1XH
>        Scotland.
>
>
>ATTENDANCE FEES
>There is a standard residencial conference fee  (with discounts for
>students and speakers), and a reduced non-residencial fee (all figures
>quoted are in sterling).
>
>The standard residencial fee (all at the Buchanan Highland Hotel,Drymen)
>for attendance to the two day colloquium is $160,  $students 140, and 
>speakers $130.    This includes:
>
> - transport to Drymen from Glasgow by private bus
> - conference registration
> - accomodation, coffee, lunch and dinner on Tuesday 22 March
> - breakfast and lunch on Wednesday 23 March
> - transport back to Glasgow city centre by private bus
> - conference proceedings
>
>The reduced non-residencial fee is 55.  This includes only conference
>registration, tea/coffee, and lunch on 22d and 23d march. There is a Youth
>Hostel in Rowardenan by Loch Lomond,  some 10 miles away from the
>conferece's venue.  Please note that those subscribing to the
>non-residencial fee are responsible for their own transportation.
>
>
>TRANSPORTATION TO/FROM GLASGOW
>A special bus is available for transportation to/from Glasgow to Drymen.
>On Tuesday 22 March the bus will leave from the front of Livingstone
>Tower, Strathclyde University,  26 Richmond Street, Glasgow (this is
>right in the city centre), at 12:00.   A return bus will depart from
>Drymen on Wednesday 23 March at 14:15 arriving in Glasgow city centre at
>15:00.
>
>There is also a reduced public transport service between Glasgow and
>Drymen.  Buses from Glasgow to Drymen leave from Buchanan Bus Station
>(Glasgow City Centre) daily at  8:30, 11:30, 14:15 and 16:00.   Return
>buses (Drymen to Glasgow) depart Drymen at 13:10, 16:15 and 17:45.
>
>