Event details

 
Start date: Thursday, 15 Feb, 6:00 pm
End date: Thursday, 15 Feb, 8:00 pm
 
 
About

We are delighted to announce the twentieth London Information Retrieval Meetup, a free evening event aimed at enthusiasts and professionals curious to explore and discuss the latest trends in the field.

This time the Meetup is Hybrid, with a live event in Southampton, thanks to CMI and the University of Southampton, being streamed online on Zoom!

ATTENTION: Remember to fill out the form to confirm the registration:
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>>>> IN-PRESENCE MEETUP

Location:
Building 100 Room 4013 at Highfield Campus Southampton
[see blog post for info about parking and bus information]

Date: 15th February 2024 | Open doors from 5:45 PM (GMT)

>>>> ONLINE MEETUP

Location: Zoom

Date: 15th February 2024 | 6:00-8:00 PM (GMT)

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The event will be structured around 2 technical talks, each followed by a Q&A session. The event will end with a networking session.

> Open doors from 5:45 PM GMT (in-presence)

6:00-6:05 PM Welcome from Haiming Liu (Director of the Centre for Machine Intelligence (CMI))
6:05-6:20 PM Welcome from Alessandro Benedetti (Director @ Sease)

> 6:20-7:00 PM FIRST TALK
Large Language Models for Information Extraction and Information Retrieval – Stuart Middleton (Associate Professor at University of Southampton)

> 7:00-7:40 PM SECOND TALK
Word Embeddings Compression for Neural Language Models – Amit Kumar Jaiswal (Postdoc at University of Surrey and Honorary Research
Fellow, UCL)

> 8:00-9:00 PM Networking session + buffet

For more info, including speaker bios, abstracts and timing please check our website https://sease.io/

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