Conference Venue

SIGIR was held in Boston in 2009, in Geneva in 2010, and the 34th conference will take place in Beijing in July 2011.

SIGIR 2011 will be held from July 24-28, 2011, in Beijing, China, a city with over 3000 years of recorded history and today's cultural and political capital of China. We look forward to seeing you in Beijing for SIGIR 2011!

SIGIR 2011 will take place at the crossroads of Chang An Avenue and the district of Wangfujing, at the Beijing Hotel:

Beijing Hotel

Address: No. 33 East Chang An Avenue, Beijing 100004, P. R. China

Tel: (86-10)65137766

Fax: (86-10)65137307

The hotel that SIGIR 2011 will be held in was the Olympic Family Hotel and the headquarters for the International Olympic Committee during the 2008 Summer Olympic Games. Its a 5-star hotel and has been a city landmark since 1900. Ideally situated at the crossroads of the famous Chang An Avenue and the district of Wangfujing, the SIGIR venue is in the heart of the city, just a few minutes from the famous Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square.

Directions to the conference venue and conference hotel are available from the hotel's web site. The location of the conference hotel is also shown on the map below:

Several other hotels have been carefully selected to accommodate conference attendees. These hotels lie in the vicinity of the conference venue, and range from luxurious 5-star to thrifty hostel. You may book these hotels at

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