On October 11-12, the First International Conference on Information Acquisition and Knowledge Services (IAKS 2014) and the 6th workshop on Search Behavior and User Cognition were held in Nanjing University of Science and Technology, NUST, with Peking University, NUST, University of Pittsburgh, Wuhan University and Nanjing University being the hosts.
The opening ceremony was presided by Professor Hui Guangping, dean of Economical Management College, and Professor Qian Linfang, Vice president of NUST, and Professor Ma Feicheng, conference president and director of Information Resource Research Center within Wuhan University gave the opening speeches representing undertaker and sponsor respectively.
Vice president Qian Linfang
Professor Hui Guangping
IAKS 2014 invited four world famous experts, Professor Ronald Larsen from University of Pittsburgh, USA, Professor Marchionini from University of North Carolina, USA, Professor Lai Maosheng from Peking University and Professor Wang Weijun from Huazhong Normal University to present keynote speeches, which involves the theory and application of big data, search behavior and cognition behavior.
Professor Lai Maosheng