The 2016 Lecture was given by Peter Ingwersen, Professor Emeritus at The Royal School of Library and Information Science, University of Copenhagen, at the Geological Society during the afternoon of Monday 31st October.
The programme for the afternoon is was follows:
2.00 Chairman's introductory remarks
2.05 Sponsor's remarks
2.10 Stephen Robertson
Search: then and now
-- with particular reference to the web
2.45 Questions and discussion
3.00 Presentation of the 2016 Tony Kent Strix Award to Professor Maristella Agosti
3.30 The Tony Kent Strix Annual Lecture: Peter Ingwersen
Context in Interactive IR
4.15 Questions and discussion
The event will include a discussion and some time for refreshments and networking.
The Tony Kent Strix Award is managed by UKeiG (a Special Interest Group of CILIP the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals) in partnership with the Chemical Information and Computer Applications Group of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC CICAG); the International Society for Knowledge Organisation UK Chapter (ISKO UK) and the British Computer Society Information Retrieval Specialist Group (BCS IRSG).
The Annual Lecture series is sponsored by Google.