15th ACM Conference on Economics and Computation <http://www.sigecom.org/ec14> June 8-12, 2014, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Early registration deadline and hotel reservation cutoff: May 15, 2014.
Since 1999 the ACM Special Interest Group on Electronic Commerce (SIGecom) has sponsored the leading scientific conference on advances in theory, systems, and applications at the interface of economics and computation, including applications to electronic commerce.
The Fifteenth ACM Conference on Economics and Computation (EC'14) will feature invited speakers (Matthew O. Jackson and Kevin Leyton-Brown), paper presentations, workshops, and tutorials.
The conference will be held from Sunday, June 8, 2014 through Thursday, June 12, 2014 at the Sheraton Palo Alto near Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA. Accepted technical papers and invited talks will be presented from June 10 through June 12; tutorials and workshops will be held on June 8 and June 9.
This year the conference is collocated with a meeting of the NBER Market Design working group, and with the NSF/CEME Decentralization Conference.
Registration <http://www.sigecom.org/ec14/registration.html> is now open with the early registration period and the reduced rate for the conference hotel <http://www.sigecom.org/ec14/conferencehotel.html> ending May 15, 2014.
The program can be found here: http://www.sigecom.org/ec14/schedule_conference.html
Matthew O. Jackson: Centrality, Gossip and Diffusion of Information in Networks
Kevin Leyton-Brown: Pragmatic Algorithmic Game Theory
Workshops, tutorials, and a special session will be held June 8 and 9.
A joint session for EC, NBER and Decentralization on CS and Economics (Monday June 9, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM) Organized by the Events Chairs: Susan Athey (Stanford), Moshe Babaioff (Microsoft), Vincent Conitzer (Duke), David Easley (Cornell), Fuhito Kojima (Stanford), Scott Page (Univ. of Michigan), Parag Pathak (MIT)
Invited speakers: Susan Athey (Stanford), Joaquin Candela (Facebook), Jon Kleinberg (Cornell), Tim Roughgarden (Stanford)
The 10th Ad Auction Workshop (Sunday June 8, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM) Organizers: Patrick Jordan (Microsoft), Renato Paes Leme (Google), De Liu (University of Kentucky), Chris Wilkens (Yahoo!), Itai Ashlagi (MIT)
The 4th Workshop on Social Computing and User Generated Content (Sunday June 8 2:00 PM- 3:30 PM and Monday June 9 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
Organizers: Yan Chen (University of Michigan), Yiling Chen (Harvard), Arpita Ghosh (Cornell), Ashish Goel (Stanford), Aleksands Slivkins (Microsoft Research)
The 2nd Workshop on Crowdsourcing and Online Behavioral Experiments (Sunday June 8, 4:00 PM- 6:00 PM)
Organizers: Sid Suri (Microsoft Research), Winter A. Mason (Facebook) and Daniel G. Goldstein (Microsoft Research)
Recent progress in multi-dimensional mechanism design (Sunday June 8, 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM) Tutors: Yang Cai (UC Berkeley), Costis Daskalakis (MIT), and Matt Weinberg (MIT)
Axiomatic social choice theory: from Arrow's impossibility to Fishburn's maximal lotteries (Sunday June 8, 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM) Tutor: Felix Brandt (TU München)
Bitcoin: the first decentralized digital currency (Sunday June 8, 4:00 PM- 6:00 PM) Tutor: Aviv Zohar (Hebrew Univ.)
Privacy, information economics, and mechanism design (Monday June 9, 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM) Tutors: Cynthia Dwork (Microsoft Research), Mallesh Pai (UPenn), and Aaron Roth (UPenn)