New York Computer Science and Economics Day (NYCE Day), Oct 3 2008

NYCE Day 2008 is the first annual New York Computer Science and Economics Day. This will be held at the NY Academy of Sciences on October 3, 2008.  See Travel Details for more information.

The goal of the meeting is to bring together researchers in the larger NY metropolitan area with interests in Computer Science, Economics, Marketing and Business, and common focus in understanding and developing the economics of Internet activity. Examples of topics of interest include theoretical, modeling, algorithmic and empirical work on advertising and marketing based on search, user-generated content, or social networks, and other means of monetizing Internet.

Call for Participation: We solicit speakers for the rump session. Each speaker will have 5 min to describe a problem and result, an experiment/system and results, or an open problem or a big challenge. If you'd like to speak, please email with NYCE in the subject line, and one paragraph text description of what you would like to present (with pointer to refs if needed). Submissions must be received by Sept 12 and accepted speakers will be notified by Sept 19.

Dates: Submission Deadline: Sept 12.
           Notification: Sept 16.

Invited Speakers:
Asim Ansari (Columbia)
Constantinos Daskalakis (MIT)
Tuomas Sandholm (CMU)
Susan Athey (Harvard)


This is a free event.
Advance registration is strongly encouraged.


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Tentative Program:

09:00 -- 10:00  Invited Talk1: Costis Daskalakis
10:00 -- 11:00  Invited Talk 2: Asim Ansari
11:00 -- 11.30  Coffee Break.
11:30 -- 12.30  Invited Talk 3: Susan Athey
12:30 -- 02.30: Lunch (On your own)
02:30 -- 03.30: Rump Session Speakers
  Aranyank Mehta     Christina Aperjis
  Nikolay Archak       Sampath Kannan
  Evdokia Nikolova   Zhengzheng Pan
  Aaron Jaggard       Sebastian Lehaie
  Nick Feamster       Jacomo Corbo
  Ivy Li
03:30 -- 04.00  Break.
04:00 -- 05:00: Invited Talk 4: Tuomas Sandholm

Organizers:

Anindya Ghose, New York University, Stern School of Business.
S. Muthu Muthukrishnan, Google, Inc
David Pennock, Yahoo! Inc
Sergei Vassilvitskii, Yahoo! Inc.
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