Call for Bids to Host CLEF 2019 - September 2019

The CLEF Steering Committee solicits proposals from groups interested in organizing the CLEF conference and labs in September 2019.

CLEF 2019 will be a special edition marking the 20th anniversary of the CLEF Initiative.

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

Bids must be submitted by Friday, July 7th 2017 by email to the Steering Commitee Chair Nicola Ferro (

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 ( to receive further details.

Important Dates

- Bid submission deadline: July 7th, 2017 

- Feedback to bidders and discussion: early August 2017 

- Bid selection: late August 2017