The 2012 II-SDV conference will take place in Nice, 16-17 April 2012. The II-SDV meeting takes place in Nice in April 2012 for an intensive two days. Venue is the Hotel Plaza in central Nice. The meeting provides an international forum for those in the field of advanced search applications, data and text mining, and visualization technology. The primary focus is on tools for intelligence and the meeting examines the requirements of specialists in scientific and technical information.