Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speakers Prof. Charles L. A. Clarke University of Waterloo Evaluating Generative Information Retrieval Systems Traditionally, information retrieval systems have been evaluated with a combination of implicit feedback from user interactions, explicit user feedback, and paid assessment by human labellers. Over the past year, both academic researchers and commercial services have begun to employ large …read more


IR4Good Track Societal issues (such as algorithmic bias and fairness, privacy, and transparency) are becoming more and more relevant for making advances towards responsible Information Retrieval (IR). Indeed, these matters have a resonance at an interdisciplinary level (e.g., philosophy, law, sociology, civil society), beyond the purely technical perspective. For this reason, getting diverse communities involved …read more


Collab-a-thon ECIR 2024 introduces a new innovation for ECIR, called the “Collab-a-thon”. The Collab-a-thon will provide an opportunity for participants to foster new collaborations that can lead to exciting new research, and forge lasting relationships with like-minded researchers. A Collab-a-thon for each topic will be held after each presentation session, parallel with the following session. …read more

Industry Day

Industry Day We bring together practitioners and researchers in the Information Retrieval domain to promote knowledge sharing and innovation across academia and industry. This Industry Day of ECIR 2024 will be held on Thursday March 28th 2024 in Glasgow, UK, immediately after the main conference program.   Industry Day Schedule 08:30 – 09:00 Breakfast tea / …read more