Haystack - The Search Relevance Conference.

April 24th-25th, 2019

Haystack is the conference for improving search relevance. Haystack is the no-holds-barred conference for organizations where search, matching, and relevance really matters to the bottom line.

Activate: Search and AI

October 17-18, 2018

*The* conference focused on Solr now adds an AI element, we've made the pilgrimage since 2010

Think Like a Relevance Engineer Training

July 10th-11th, 2018

Learn to improve search quality from the best experts in the field. From TFIDF, to Semantic Search, to Learning to Rank with Solr and Elasticsearch

Berlin Buzzwords - The Neural Search Frontier

June 10-12, 2018

Will search relevance be revolutionized by deep learning? Join Doug Turnbull, author of 'Relevant Search', and Tommaso Teofili, author of 'Deep Learning for Search' as we explore the budding field of Neural Search.

Cognitive Computing Summit - Learning To Rank

May 22-23rd, 2018

Learning to Rank (LTR) is now available for both Solr and Elasticsearch. Why is this such a hot topic? What does an organization need to leverage a Learning to Rank solution? Liz explains the LTR pipeline in terms of what is available as an off-the-shelf solution and what isn't. She discusses the challenges faced when implementing LTR and some open research areas moving forward.

Haystack - The Search Relevance Conference.

April 10th-11th, 2018

Haystack is the conference for improving search relevance. Haystack is the no-holds-barred conference for organizations where search, matching, and relevance really matters to the bottom line.

Cognitive Solutions day

Feb 23rd, 2018

Want to hear how the next generation of digital solutions are applying AI and Machine Intelligence to create intelligent applications, like Chatbots and Virtual Assistants?

LuceneRevolution 2017

September 12-15, 2017

*The* conference focused on Solr, we've made the pilgrimage since 2010

OpenSource Connections is proud to host beSwarm 8

April, 29th

OpenSource Connections is proud to again host beSwarm! beSwarm is a gathering of tech enthusiasts from all over central Virginia to discuss, share, and learn about anything that interests us. The idea of the event is that participants “vote with their feet,” moving around the room and forming swarms around interesting discussions and presentations.

Elastic DC Meetup: Kibana Basics

April, 26th

New to Kibana, and related tools? In April we'll be doing a beginners night for folks interested in Kibana and adjacent topics. We'll have a 25 minute share plus YOUR lightning talks!

DrupalCon: Baltimore

April 24th

Can Drupal+Solr Yield Google-like results? Come chat with CEO Eric Pugh at DrupalCon!

RVA Data Hackers

April, 18th

Doug will highlight the Elasticsearch Learning to Rank plugin OSC has developed. Jason Kowalewski will discuss use cases related to personalized job search & recs.

Elastic DC Meetup

March, 29th

Doug will highlight the Elasticsearch Learning to Rank plugin OSC has developed. Jason Kowalewski will discuss use cases related to personalized job search & recs.

Future of Data Philly Meetup

March 22, 2017

Doug will be speaking about 'Elasticsearch as a General Purpose Recommendation System' including highlighting Elastic Graph's capabilities to support a real-time recommendation system.

Elastic{On}

March, 5-7th

Doug will be attending ElasticOn and sharing OSC's new Elasticsearch Learning to Rank Plugin with the conference attendees.

LuceneRevolution

October 11 - 14

*The* conference focused on Solr, we've made the pilgrimage since 2010

beCamp!

September 16 - 17

If you're a geek in or around the Charlottesville metroplex or even if you're merely tech-curious, this is the event you don't want to miss. beCamp is Charlottesville's version of the BarCamp unconference phenomenon: organized on the fly by attendees, for attendees.

Cassandra Summit

September 7 - 8

Eric will be giving a short talk on how to break the Cassandra data modeling strait jacket with DSE Search

Elastic Fantastics, New York

May 3rd

Doug Turnbull continues his "Relevant Search" book tour by speaking at the New York City Elastic Fantastics!

DevIgnition

April 29th

Doug will speak at the the annual Washington, DC area developers conference about search relevance!

Elastic Fantastics, Dallas

April 28th

Doug Turnbull continues his "Relevant Search" book tour by speaking at the Dallas Elastic Fantastics!

Solr 6 Online Chat

April 19th

Solr 6 is now available! What's included, and what can you do with it? Join us while we record the next SearchDisco podcast on that topic.

Great Wide Open

March 16-17, 2016

This talk digs into best practices for implementing search interfaces, what makes a great search experience, and how to avoid many common pitfalls of search design.

Elastic DC Users Group

March 14th

Doug Turnbull kicks off his "Relevant Search" book tour by keynoting the DC Elastic users group!

Code4Lib 2016

March 7th

Doug Turnbull and Matt Overstreet teaching "Semantic Search for the Coder Librarian"

Elastic{On}

February 17-19

Our relevancy guru Doug brings his wisdom to the Elasticsearch crowd at Elastic{On}

CVJS

February 17, 2016

Walk through how a simple search interface can be written in AngularJS, using Elasticsearch as the search engine.

PyTennessee

February, 6th

Doug Turnbull will be speaking at the premier Southeast Python conference, presenting The Ghost in The Search Machine

beCraft Meetup

December 10th

Doug Turnbull will be presenting The Ghost in The Search Machine (aka Doug Turnbull’s Stupid Search Tricks)

InternetSummit 2015

November 20 - 21

We will be exhibiting Quepid and talking about the importance of relevant search

Cassandra Day: Dallas

Nov 5

We will be speaking and sharing war stories about building always on always available discovery systems using Cassandra

KMWorld 2015

November 2 - 5

We will be workshopping *Enabling a Sophisticated Search User Experience* at KMWorld

beCamp 2015

October 23-24

beCamp, that most Charlottesville of conferences brings together tech-curious folks from all walks of life.

LuceneRevolution

October 15-16

*The* conference focused on Solr, we've made the pilgrimage since 2010

Cassandra Summit

September 22-24

Returning for another year, John, Matt, Eric, and Chris will all be at Cassandra Summit, sharing war stories from our C* projects for the Federal Government and Commercial clients

Cassandra Day: New York

Aug 19

We will be sharing war stories about building always on always available discovery systems using Cassandra

VLDS Insights 2015

Jun 30

VLDS is the Virginia Longitudinal Data System, providing educational and workforce training data to improve public education. Eric will be looking at how we can help improve educational outcomes.

RVA Data Hackers

Jun 16

Doug will be talking about why ever data hacker should care about the magic inside a search engine and his new book Relevant Search!

Spark Summit 2015

Jun 15

Chris will be speaking at Spark Summit 2015 on "Lessons Learned with Spark at the US Patent & Trademark Office"

London Solr Meetup

Jun 4

Doug will be talking about Test Driven Relevancy, Quepid, and his new book Relevant Search!

Elastic{ON}

Mar 09-11

Daniel will be at Elastic{ON}15. He builds client-side search applications for Elasticsearch

Strata Conf 2015

Feb 17-20

Doug will be talking about "Database History from Codd to Brewer and Beyond"

All Things Open

October 22-23

Doug will be talking about How I learned to stop worrying and love the SQL -- converting Quepid from Redis to MySQL

DC Solr/Lucene Meetup

September 18

Doug will be talking about 'Hacking Lucene for Custom Search Results'.

New York Solr/Lucene Meetup

September 10

Doug will be talking about 'Test Driven Relevancy-How to Work w/Content Experts to Optimize Search Relevancy'.

Cassandra Summit

September 9-12

Matt, Eric, and Chris will all be at Cassandra Summit, sharing war stories from our C* projects for the Federal Government and Commercial clients

DrupalCon

June 2-6

Bringing search relevancy to Austin's Drupalcon.

BeCraft

May 17

Database History from Codd to Brewer and Beyond

Enterprise Data World

April 27 - May 1

Eric will be talking about building a smart search over Chinese Patents

Lucene/Solr Exchange DC

April 16

OSC presents relevance topics in a deep dive single track conference on Lucene and Solr

ApacheCon

April 7 - 9

Doug will be giving talks on "Hacking Lucene for Custom Search Results" as well as "Test Driven Relevancy -- How to Work with Content Experts to Optimize and Maintain Search Relevancy"

Great Wide Open

April 2 - 3

Discussing Spyglass - a Javascript search UI library

BigConf

March 21

Doug Turnbull and Eric Pugh give two talks on smart search at 2014 BigConf