Call for Bids to Host CLEF 2017 - September 2017

The CLEF Steering Committee solicits proposals from groups interested in organizing the CLEF conference and labs in September 2017.

Guidelines on submitting a bid can be found in the Template for Bids available at:


Bids must be submitted by Friday, May 29th 2015 by email to the Steering Commitee Chair Nicola Ferro (chair@clef-initiative.eu).

The Steering Committee will review and select the proposals. The Steering Committee can ask for modifications and changes to the proposals, if deemed necessary.

Interested parties can contact the Steering Committee Chair Nicola Ferro (chair@clef-initiative.eu) to receive further details.

Important Dates

  • Bid submission deadline: May 29th, 2015
  • Feedback to bidders and discussion: June - July 2015
  • Bid selection: July 2015