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

Keith van Rijsbergen Award

Call for Nominations: Keith has been a pioneer in modern information retrieval and a strong advocate of the development of models and theories in information retrieval. Keith has also been recognised for his mentorship of numerous researchers within the community. ECIR 2024 proposes a new award (the KvR Award) to encourage and recognise researchers who …read more

Student Support Grants and Student Volunteers

The submission deadline (January 24th, 2024 (AOE)) has now passed and we are no longer accepting new applications. Thanks to our friends at the Scottish Informatics & Computer Science Alliance (SICSA) and the SIGIR Friends program, we have a number of student grants available to cover the registration costs for ECIR 2024.    There are two …read more

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