We host and attend events on search & relevance across the world. Come and join our Search Meetup groups or meet us as we talk at a conference! You can see the next events we'll attend below.

We run Haystack, the search relevance conference, twice a year as a large event in the USA and Europe plus we tour smaller Haystack events in Europe and the USA. We also host the London Lucene/Solr Meetup and the Haystack LIVE! Meetup (which presents regular online talks on search & relevance). We’re also regular speakers at other events including ApacheCon, Berlin Buzzwords, MICES (Mix Camp for E-commerce), Search Solutions, Taxonomy Bootcamp & Enterprise Search Summit. Come and meet our team!

Why you should come to one of our events

You’ll learn why search is still so hard to get right, how to measure search quality and collaborate effectively to improve it. You’ll hear from others facing the same problems as you, understand how to implement cutting-edge AI-powered techniques while getting the very best from your current technology.

Our events our peer-to-peer, friendly and approachable – not just vendors pitching their products, but real people telling you what works and importantly what doesn’t!

Talks from past events are available on our Youtube channel.

Upcoming Events

Go Beyond Search with Generative AI

  • January 3rd 2024 | 4pm-5pm GMT / 11am-12pm US Eastern Time

Join Erik Schwartz and Charlie Hull for a live chat about how to go beyond search with generative AI

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generative AI with Erik Schwartz and Charlie Hull

Retrieve, Augment, Generate then Measure – How to Build Open Source AI

  • 6th February 2024 | 5pm GMT / 12pm US Eastern

Join Charlie Hull at the UK’s premier event on all things Open to hear about how to build open source generative AI grounded in truth

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Charlie Hull at State of Open Con 2024

FOSS Backstage Design – The power of adding a story to your demo

  • 6th March 2024 | 11.05-11.25 CET (10.05-10.25 GMT)

Join René Kriegler at FOSS Backstage Design in Berlin to hear about how we added a story to our demo of e-commerce search – and Meet Pete, the Search Product Manager

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Learn how to improve search if you’re just starting out – you might not even have a search team! Practical tips and tools for measuring & improving search quality.

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Eric Pugh Headshot

Create spectacular success in your next AI-based search project by focusing on the needs of your customers. Let a celebrated workshop leader, 5-times UX Design book author, and inventor of 24 design patents give you the practical lean UX tools you need

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Measuring Search & AI

  • April 25nd, 2024 | 9am-5pm

This workshop will teach how to evaluate AI-powered search using both traditional and more modern techniques

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David Fisher

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