#ossym23 5th Open Search Symposium 4-6 October 2023 CERN, Geneva, Switzerland

#ossym23 – Call for papers for 5th International Symposium on Open Search | Media Release

#ossym23: Call for papers is open until 31st May

In October 2023, the Open Search community will gather at CERN in Geneva for its autumn meeting. Papers on research and best practice projects can be submitted until the end of May 2023. For the fifth time, #ossym will provide a forum to discuss and further develop ideas and concepts of open internet search.

Organized by ows.eu project partners Open Search Foundation and CERN the International Open Search Symposium will again be hosted as a hybrid conference in Geneva from 4 to 6 October 2023.

The call for papers is aimed at a wide range of experts – invited are, among others, researchers and speakers from research and informatics, data centres, libraries, technology companies, politics, education as well as legal, ethical and societal thought leaders.

Participants can submit scientific papers, practical experiences or new concepts and positions on relevant areas of Open Search. This includes topics as diverse as Open Search architectures and platforms, web data analytics and mining, Large Language Models (LLM), Machine Learning (ML) and generative Artificial Intelligence (AI), but also new business models for an Open Search world or policy and governance.

Research contributions are accepted as full papers (4-6 pages) in English. Developers of concepts and best practices may submit an extended abstract (1 page). Acceptance is subject to peer review and will be communicated by 15 July 2023. Full papers and abstracts presented at #ossym23 will be published in an online proceedings (including DOIs and ISBN) after the event.

Information and Registration
The #ossym23 will be hosted – in person and online – by the CERN in Geneva from October 4th to 6th. Participation is free of charge. More information is provided on the webpage of the organizer, the Open Search Foundation. Registration is open as of May 31st, 2023.
More detailed information can be found on the website: opensearchfoundation.org/ossym23

#ossym23 5th Open Search Symposium 4-6 October 2023 CERN, Geneva, Switzerland

About the Organiser – Open Search Foundation e.V.
The Open Search Foundation e.V. is a European movement to create the foundation for independent, free and self-determined access to information on the Internet. In cooperation with research institutions, computer centres and other partners, we’re committed to searching the web in a way that benefits everyone.
Motto: “Together for a Better Net”. More info on the website: opensearchfoundation.org