Important Dates


Sep 2022:
NTCIR-17 Kickoff event online (zoom)
Jan 2023:
Dataset release*
Jan-Jun 2023:
Dry run*
Mar-Jul 2023:
Formal run *
Aug 1, 2023:
Evaluation results return
Aug 1, 2023:
Task overview release (draft)
Sep 1, 2023:
Submission due of participant papers (draft)
Nov 1, 2023:
Camera-ready participant paper due
Dec 12-15, 2023:
NTCIR-17 Conference in NII, Tokyo, Japan

Event with * vary across tasks. For the latest and detailed schedule, please visit each task website.



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    National holidays in Japan:
    - 2022: Sep 19th(Mon) and 23th(Fri), Oct 10th(Mon), Nov 3rd(Thu) and 23th(Wed), Nov 3rd(Wed) - 2022: From Jan 1st(Sun) to 2nd(Mon) and 9th(Mon), Feb 11th(Sat) and 23th(Thu), Mar 21th(Tue), Apr 29th(Sat), from May 3rd(Wed) to 5th(Fri), Jul 17th(Mon), Aug 11th (Fri), Sep 18th(Mon) and 23th(Sat), Oct 9th(Mon), Nov 3rd(Fri) and 23th(Thu)

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Last Modified: 2023-01-11