Search Solutions is the premier UK forum for the presentation of the latest innovations in search and information retrieval.

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Tuesday, 22 November 2022

  • Tutorial 1 (Full Day 9 am-6 pm) IR From Bag-of-words to BERT and Beyond through Practical Experiments
  • Tutorial 2 (AM 9 am-1 pm) Approaching Neural Search with Apache Solr and Open-source technologies
  • Tutorial 3 (PM 2 pm-6 pm) Simplifying NLP researchers work with Datafari Open Source
  • Tutorial 4 (Full Day 9 am-6 pm) Diverse Approaches to Systematic Searching

Wednesday, 23 November 2022

  • Search Solutions (10:00-18:00)
  • AGM (18:00-19:00) [Free to attend]

Ticket costs

(Prices quoted include VAT and booking fees.)

Tuesday 22 November 2022 - Tutorials

BCS Members: £80.00
Non-Members: £95.00
Students: £65.00

Wednesday 23 November 2022 - Search Solutions

BCS Members: £92.00
Non-Members: £110.00
Students: £80.00


We will issue a refund, excluding fees, if a cancellation is received within 14 days of the booking date or by noon on Monday 21 November 2022; otherwise, name substitutions will be allowed after this date.

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This event is brought to you by: BCS Information Retrieval specialist group

Search Solutions 2022 (Inc. Tutorials) - Information Retrieval SG
Date and time
Tuesday 22 November, 9:00am - Wednesday 23 November, 7:00pm
BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
25 Copthall Avenue
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