The BCS-IRSG Committee (referred to here as IRSG) is interested to hear from bidders who wish to organize the European Conference on Information Retrieval 2026 (ECIR 2026) in a European country. This will be the 48th edition of the conference.

ECIR 2025 is to be held in Lucca, Italy. Recent ECIR events have been held in Glasgow, Scotland 2024; Dublin, Ireland 2023; Stavanger, Norway 2022; Lucca, Italy, 2021 (online); Lisbon, Portugal, 2020 (online); Cologne, Germany, 2019; Grenoble, France, 2018; Aberdeen, UK, 2017.

Details of the bidding process

Call for bids: ECIR 2026 (PDF)
ECIR budget template (XLS)

Deadline for ECIR 2026 proposals: Midnight UTC Friday 23rd August 2024.

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