Tuesday, August 24, 2010

NY Area CS + Economics (NYCE) Meeting III

The organizers are bringing together a terrific set of speakers. Here is their call for contributions to the rump session. -- Metoo

We invite participants to the third New York Computer Science and Economics Day (NYCE Day), October 15 2010, at the New York Academy of Sciences, 7 World Trade Center.

Details at: www.nyas.org/nyce2010

NYCE Day is a gathering for people in the larger New York City metropolitan area with interests in computer science, economics, marketing and finance to discuss common research problems and topics in a relaxed environment. The aim is to foster collaboration and the exchange of ideas.

The program features invited speakers Robert Almgren (NYU and Quantitative Brokers), Sham Kakade (Wharton), Robert Kleinberg (Cornell), Hal Varian (Google), and Mihalis Yannakakis (Columbia), and a rump session with short contributed presentations.

Call for Rump Session Speakers---Deadline September 13: We are currently soliciting speakers for the rump session. Each speaker will have 5 minutes to describe a problem and result, an experiment/system and results, or an open problem or a big challenge. If you would like to speak, please send a one paragraph text description of what you would like to present, including links to references if needed, to physicalscience@nyas.org with NYCE in the subject line. Submissions must be received by Monday, September 13 and accepted speakers will be notified by September 20.

Your participation and suggestions are greatly welcome. Please pass this information on to people who may be interested.

NYCE Organizers
Christian Borgs, Microsoft
Michael Kearns, University of Pennsylvania
Sebastien Lahaie, Yahoo!
Vahab Mirrokni, Google



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