The annual European Conference on Information Retrieval is the main European forum for the presentation of new research results in the field of Information Retrieval. ECIR encourages the submission of high quality research papers on a variety of topics reporting original, previously unpublished results.
The the 36th ECIR conference will take place in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, from the 13th to the 16th of April in 2014. The conference is organised by the Intelligent Systems Lab Amsterdam (ISLA) at the University of Amsterdam.
Aside from the main conference, which will last for 3 days, EICR offers workshops, tutorials and an industry day. Proceedings are available at this site http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007%2F978-3-319-06028-6 where a preview of each paper can be accessed.