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Monday 15th Sept
Time Location
08:00–08:45 Registration Reception
08:45-09:00 Opening and welcome
Paul White (Deputy Vice-Chancellor)
Paul Clough (CLEF 2014 General Chair)
High Tor 2
09:00-10:00 Keynote 1 – Ann Blandford (UCL)
Title: Information interaction evaluation
High Tor 2
10:00–10:30 Break – set up posters Dining room
10:30–12:30 Conference papers: Session 1 High Tor 2
12:30–13:30 Lunch Dining room
13:30–15:00 Conference papers: Session 2 High Tor 2
15:00–15:30 Break Dining room
15:30–18:00 Labs overview High Tor 2
18:00–19:30 Poster session and Welcome reception Dining Room and
Bar area

Tuesday 16th Sept
Time Location
High Tor 2 Sharman* High Tor 3 High Tor 4
09:00–10:00 Keynote 2 – Susan Dumais (Microsoft Research)
Title: Search and context
(High Tor 2)
10:00–10:30 Break (Dining room)
10:30–12:30 QA PAN INEX ImageCLEF
12:30–13:30 Lunch (Dining Room)
CLEF Steering Committee Meeting
13:30–15:30 QA PAN INEX ImageCLEF
15:30–16:00 Break (Dining room)
16:00-18:00 QA PAN INEX ImageCLEF
19:30–Late Conference dinner (Cutlers Hall)
*Note: the Sharman room is in a different building (Halifax Hall). Allow 5 mins to walk there from The Edge.

Wednesday 17th Sept
Time Location
High Tor 2 Sharman* High Tor 3 High Tor 4
09:00–10:00 Keynote 3 – Fabio Ciravegna (University of Sheffield)
Title: Playing 'Where’s Wally' with Social Media
(High Tor 2)
10:00–10:30 Break - set up posters (Dining Room)
10:30–12:30 Conference papers: Session 3 (High Tor 2)
12:30–13:30 Lunch (Dining Room)
13:30–15:30 QA-QALD (+INE) CLEFeHealth RepLab LifeCLEF
15:30–16:00 Break (Dining room)
16:00-18:00 QA (BioASQ) CLEFeHealth RepLab LifeCLEF
18:00–20:00 Happy 15th Birthday CLEF and refreshments
(Dining Room and Bar Area)
*Note: the Sharman room is in a different building (Halifax Hall). Allow 5 mins to walk there from The Edge.

Thursday 18th Sept
Time Location
High Tor 2 Ennis* High Tor 3 High Tor 4
09:00–10:00 Other evaluation initiatives (High Tor 2)
TREC: Ian Soboroff, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), USA
NTCIR: Hideo Joho, Faculty of Library, Information and Media Science, University of Tsukuba
FIRE: Prasenjit Majumder, DAIICT, Gandhinagar, India
MediaEval: Gareth Jones, Dublin City University, Ireland
10:00–10:30 Break (Dining Room)
10:30-12:30 NewsREEL CLEFeHealth RepLab LifeCLEF
12:30–13:30 Lunch (Dining Room)
13:30–14:00 CLEF 2015 Lab proposals and Closing (High Tor 2)
*Note: the Ennis room is in a different building (Halifax Hall). Allow 5 mins to walk there from The Edge.