The 31st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference
20-24 July 2008, Singapore

Organisation Committee

General Co-Chairs :
Tat-Seng Chua (National University of Singapore)
Mun-Kew Leong (National Library Board, Singapore)

Technical Program Co-Chairs
Sung Hyon Myaeng (Information and Communications University, Korea)
Douglas W. Oard (University of Maryland, College Park, USA)
Fabrizio Sebastiani (National Council of Research, Italy)

Posters and Demos Co-Chairs
Fabio Crestani (University of Lugano, Switzerland)
Efthimis N. Efthimiadis (University of Washington, USA)
Hang Li (Microsoft Research Asia, China)

Tutorials Chair
Edie M. Rasmussen (University of British Columbia, Canada)

Workshop Co-Chairs
Peter Anick
(Yahoo! Inc, USA)
Hwee Tou Ng (National University of Singapore)

Mentors Chair
Jian-Yun Nie (University of Montreal, Canada)

Best Paper Award Chair
Noriko Kando (National Institute of Informatics, Japan)

Doctoral Consortium Co-Chairs
Susan Dumais (Microsoft Research)
Andrew Trotman (University of Otago, New Zealand)

Publicity Co-Chairs
Soumen Chakrabarti (IIT Bombay, India)
Colleen Cool (Queens College, City University of New York, USA)
Gareth Jones (Dublin City University, Ireland)
Ming Zhou (Microsoft Research Asia, China)

Publication Chair
Ee-Peng Lim (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

Registration Chair
Min-Yen Kan (National University of Singapore)

Junhan Zhu (National University of Singapore)

Local Arrangements
Haizhou Li (Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore)
Hwee-Hwa Pang (Singapore Management University)

Finance Chair
Wee-Sun Lee (National University of Singapore)

Conference Secretariat
Siew-Foong Ho (National University of Singapore)