Workshop Program

Day 1: January 20th

09.00 — 10.00 Registration

09.45 — 10.00 Opening Remarks

Chair: Fabio Crestani, Univ. Lugano, Switzerland

10.00 — 11.00 Keynote Talk: Antonio Gullì, Microsoft. Integrating Search Suggestions and Entities

Chair: Roberto Basili, Univ. Roma 2, Italy

11.00 — 11.30 Coffee Break

11.30 — 12.30 Session 1: Theory

Chair: Gianni Amati, FUB, Italy

12.30 — 14.00 Lunch

14.00 — 15.00 Session 2: Classification and Recommendation

Chair: Giovanni Semeraro, University of Bari

15.00 — 15.30 Coffee Break

15:30 — 16:30 Session 3: Semantics

Chair: Claudio Carpineto: FUB, Italy

 

Day 2: January 21th

09.30 — 10.50 Session 4: Natural Language Processing

Chair: Fabrizio Sebastiani, CNR-ISTI, Italy

10:50 — 11.20 Coffee Break

11.20 — 12.40 Session 5: Applications

Chair: Raffaele Perego, IST-CNR, Italy

12.40 — 14.00 Lunch

14.00 — 16.20 Panel: Information and Knowledge Retrieval in the age of Social Media

Chair: Gabriella Pasi, Univ. Milano-Bicocca, Italy

Participants:

      • Renato Soru – Tiscali
      • Loredana Grimaldi - Corporate Identity & Public Relations – Telecom Italia
      • Andrea Basso – Sisvel Technology
      • Davide Bennato – University of Catania, Fondazione Luigi Einaudi

16.20 — 16.30 Closing Remarks

Chair: Roberto Basili and Fabio Crestani