User Engagement in Interactive Information Retrieval

Thursday, 17 October 2019 - 12:00pm

Blue Bag Lunch: Interactive Info Retrieval 17 October

The Office of Information and Communications Technology invites you to a Blue Bag lunch on:

User Engagement in Interactive Information Retrieval

Date: 17 October

Time: 12 – 2 pm

Location: Secretariat Building, S-1520

Effective evaluation of user engagement is paramount for companies and organizations operating information retrieval systems. In this talk we will explore the many facets of such evaluation through discussions on how short term and long term engagement yield different effects and produce various challenges for design and implementation.

This Blue Bag Lunch will be relevant to anyone interested in, or working in, search, website content or web design, information management, and UX design.

The presentation will be followed by an open discussion.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Blue Bag. Kindly send your RSVP to unite@un.org.

Featured Speaker

Mengdie Zhuang, PhD - Research Fellow in The Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, University College London, London, UK; specializes in information retrieval, data visualization, affective computation, human computer interaction, and spatial data analysis.