Oct 10 – 12, 2022
Europe/Zurich timezone

10-12 October 2022

The 4th International Open Search Symposium was bringing together the Open Internet Search community in Europe, involving science, computing centres, libraries, politics, legal and ethics experts and society, the Open Search Symposium series provides a forum to discuss and  advance the ideas and concepts of Open Internet search in Europe.  ( Open Search Foundation)

Conference Programme  

Research Tracks

  • Machine Learning, Web Mining, Content Retrieval and Web Analysis
  • Innovative Search Applications, Open Search Use Cases and Challenges
  • Future open search paradigms and concepts
  • Alternative Search Engines (invited / application oriented)
  • Search Quality and Search Ethics

Industry Session:

  • Alternative Search Engines
    • Raphaël Auphan, Chief Executive Officer, Qwant, Paris
    • Isabel Claus, Founder & Managing Director, thinkers GmbH, Vienna
    • Josef Cullhed, alexandria.org

Interactive Session:

  • Education + Literacy
    • Melanie Platz, Saarland University

Panel Discussion:

  • Ethics in Search
    • Rosie Graham, Co-Director of the Centre for Digital Cultures, University of Birmingham
    • Renée Ridway, University of Aarhus

Conference Timetable

  • The detailed Timetable is available here.

Conference format

  • The conference took place at CERN with the possibility of Online participation.

Symposium organizing committee

Andreas Wagner, CERN
Christian Guetl , TU Graz
Christine Plote, Open Search Foundation
Michael Granitzer, Univ. Passau
Stefan Voigt, Open Search Foundation




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