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Solr and Text Analytics Conference – June 15, 2011 (tutorials June 13-14) in McLean, VA

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Solr and Text Analytics Conference – June 15, 2011 (McLean, VA)

The 2011 Solr and Text Analytics Conference will be held on June 15, 2011 in McLean, VA and we invite you to submit a presentation. The conference will be attended by government employees and contractors who are evaluating, building, or using Solr for search applications throughout the government.

The conference theme is “Switching to Solr: Advancing Search for Government Solutions.” Preceding the conference will be two-day Solr tutorials taught by Solr experts from Lucid Imagination (June 13-14). For more information, see:­.

Submission Instructions

Topics can be submitted by e-mail to solr2011/at/basistech/dot/com and are due by February 14, 2011.
To submit a presentation, e-mail the following information:

  • Title:
  • Authors:
  • Description of presentation (100-150 words):
  • Brief description of author’s experience with Solr:
  • Is this talk targeted towards users or developers?:

Suggested Topics
Talks centered around Apache Solr and text analytics are welcomed. We are looking for both technical and non-technical talks. Suggested topics include:

  • Large-scale Apache Solr

    • Solr at exabyte scale
    • High-load deployments
    • Complex queries

  • Analytic interfaces

    • Geospatial search
    • Iterative analytics using Solr (index reprocessing, etc.)
    • Exploring and discovering big data with Solr
    • Linguistic plug-in use and development
    • Document clustering (semantic, field collapsing, dynamic faceting)
    • Language identification
    • Search in a multilingual site
    • Sentiment analysis

  • Text Mining

    • Text analytics processing
    • Entity extraction
    • Name matching

  • Security

    • Access control
    • Index encryption

  • Case studies and user experiences

    • Migrating to Solr from other search engines
    • Other topics

About the Conference
The Solr and Text Analytics Conference is sponsored by Basis Technology, which has been producing government conferences since 2006 focusing on topics including text analytics, human language technology, and the nexus of language, culture and technology for the federal community. For more information, see:­.

Basis Technology ( provides software solutions for text analytics, information retrieval, and name resolution in over 20 languages. Our customers include leading software vendors, content providers, financial institutions, and government agencies in the defense and intelligence industry.
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