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[eu_members at aclweb dot org] California: ACM Seventeenth Conference on Information and Knowledge Management CIKM 2008 -- Call for Participation



ACM Seventeenth Conference on Information and Knowledge Management
CIKM 2008

October 26-30, 2008, Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa, California, USA.


**Early registration deadline closes 22 August 2008**
**Conference hotel is filling up - BOOK NOW**


Since 1992, the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management
(CIKM) has successfully brought together leading researchers and
developers from the database, information retrieval, and knowledge
management communities. The purpose of the conference is to identify
challenging problems facing the development of future knowledge and
information systems, and to shape future research directions through the
publication of high quality, applied and theoretical research findings.
In CIKM 2008, we will continue the tradition of promoting collaboration
among multiple areas. CIKM 2008 topics are in the broad areas of
Databases, Information Retrieval, and Knowledge Management. CIKM 2008
also includes an Industry track.

WEBSITE:  http://www.cikm2008.org/

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Databases: Rakesh Agrawal (Microsoft Search Labs, USA)
Information Retrieval: Bruce Croft (University of Massachusetts Amherst,
USA)
Knowledge Management:  Pedro Domingos (University of Washington, USA)

PAPERS: http://www.cikm2008.org/accepted_papers.php
POSTERS: http://www.cikm2008.org/posters.php
WORKSHOPS: http://www.cikm2008.org/workshops.php
TUTORIAL: http://www.cikm2008.org/tutorials.php
INDUSTRY EVENT: http://www.cikm2008.org/industry_event.php

REGISTRATION: http://cikm2008.org/registration.php

October is peak season in Napa. That combined with several other major
events will lead to a a high hotel occupancy rate. To ensure that your
accommodation is secured, we strongly encourage you to complete your
reservation AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

ACCOMODATION: http://cikm2008.org/local_information.php

CORPORATE SUPPORTERS
Gold: Information Retrieval Facility, Microsoft, SearchMe.com
Silver: Advertising.com, Ask.com, eBay Research Labs, Yahoo! Research
Bronze: A9.com, Centre for Next Generation Localisation, Exalead.com,
Justsystems Evans Research, LinkedIn, UMBC
Video Supporter: Videolectures.net
Book exhibits: Springer, Cambridge University Press
Supported by ACM SIGIR and ACM SIGWEB


Looking forward to meeting many of you at CIKM 2008, Napa Valley.

James G. Shanahan (CIKM 2008 General Chair)
Mounia Lalmas (CIKM 2008 PR Chair)