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The symposium is being held at the Segal Building at 500 Granville St. in room 1200. The entrance is on Granville St. close to the intersection with West Pender, and the meeting room is just on the left as you come in the door. If you need parking, there are several parking lots close by that charge between $12-$15 for the day: try IMPARK on Seymour between W. Pender and Dunsmuir or IMPARK at 450 West Cordova.

Thursday (October 3):
08:0009:00 Breakfast with Check-in and Walk-up Registration (registration opens at 8 AM)
09:00–09:30 Opening
09:30–10:30 Special Event to Remember Gene Golovchinsky
10.3011:00 Break
11:00–12:00 Keynote - Ed Chi, Google
12:00–13:00 Lunch (provided)
 Short Papers (x4)
 Poster Boasters (x12)
15:00–17:00 Poster Session with Coffee Served at 15:30-16:00 
18:00–20:00  Reception

Friday (October 4):
08:00 – 09:30 Breakfast
09:30 – 10:30
 Keynote - Cristina Conati, UBC: Who are my users and how I can help them? The quest of user-adaptive interaction
10:30 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 12:00 Full Paper Presentations
    * Slow Search: Information Retrieval without Time Constraints
        Jaime Teevan, Kevyn Collins-Thompson, Ryen W. White, Susan Dumais, and Yubin Kim
    * Adaptation of a Search User Interface towards User Needs – A Prototype Study with Children & Adults
        Tatiana Gossen, Marcus Nitsche, Jana Vos and Andreas Nuernberger
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch (on your own)
14:00 – 15:30 Full Paper Presentations
    *Are Some Tweets More Interesting Than Others? #HardQuestion
        Omar Alonso, Catherine Marshall and Marc Najork
    * Sewing the Seams of Sensemaking: A Practical Interface for Tagging and Organizing Saved Search Results
        Marti Hearst and Duane Degler
    * Why Do Users Perceive Search Tasks As Difficult? Exploring Difficulty in Different Task Types
        Jingjing Liu and Chang Suk Kim
15:30 – 16:00 Break
16:00 – 17:00 Workshop-wide Discussion
17:00 Closing

1. Short paper presentations are 15 minutes each, broken up as 10 min talk, 3 min Q&A, 2 min setup
2. Poster boasters are 4 minutes each, broken up as 2 min talk and 2 min setup (Q&A happens at poster session)
3. Full paper presentations are 30 minutes each, broken up as 20 min talk, 8 min Q&A, 2 min setup