In the search community, e-commerce search has received far less attention and is less established than search in other domains, such as enterprise search or general web search. But it is a very exciting domain with a lot of challenges. That's why we started MICES 2017 as an informal one-day event to bring together experts of different backgrounds - such as IT, product managers, UX designers, search managers, information retrieval specialists, search engine vendors - to discuss challenges, ideas, best practices, and case studies in the e-commerce search domain.
In response to the overwhelmingly positive feedback about MICES 2017, we have decided to organise another event in 2018. Our call for papers and registration have not opened yet, but you can leave your email address to be notified when they start.
Meanwhile you may want to check out Haystack - The search relevance conference (10 & 11 April) - organised by our friends at OpenSource Connections
MICES brings together participants from a variety of backgrounds, all sharing a common interest in e-commerce search. In order to stimulate and facilitate discussion, we will start with scheduled talks in the morning. This will be followed by self-organising sessions: participants are encouraged to initiate discussions about their topics of interest or to give an ad hoc presentation.
The workshop welcomes all topics related to e-commerce search. We have compiled a list of topics that will probably feature at the workshop. This list is not comprehensive. Participants are welcome to discuss further topics at the workshop.
The call for papers and the registration will open in early 2018.
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René has been working as a search consultant for clients in Germany and abroad for more than ten years. Although he is interested in all aspects of search and NLP, key areas include search relevance consulting and e-commerce search. His technological focus is on Solr/Lucene.
Paul is a freelance consultant in the e-commerce domain. He supports his client as product manager, Scrum product owner and business development consultant, focussing on search (onsite, SEO/SEA), mobile and responsive application development, and agile transitioning.
ESEMOS is a German company focusing on web and e-commerce search. Their customers range from small online shops to international web portals. They appreciate ESEMOS's hands-on approach and their long experience in the search industry.
MICES is partnering with Berlin Buzzwords and takes place on the day after the main conference.
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