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ACM SIGecom Business Meeting at EC10
  • Thanks to our sponsors

2
What is SIGecom?
  • Association for Computing Machinery Special
    Interest Group on Electronic Commerce http//sige
    com.org/
  • Founded 1999 by Stuart Feldman Elected officers,
    2003 11th year of SIG and 11th EC Conference
  • 300 members
  • Main activities EC Conference Exchanges
    Newsletter

dedicated to the advancement of electronic
commerce, principles and practice. As the leading
computing-centric professional organization in
the field, SIGecom seeks to promote the informed
development of commerce automation technology,
employing the best available engineering methods
and economic understanding.
3
What is ACM?
  • Association for Computing Machinery
  • Non-profit computer society
  • Supports computer science research (SIGs),
    practice, education, and policy
  • Well run, competent CEO, staff, solid finances
    even through recession
  • Understands incentives!
  • SIGs keep conference profit
  • SIGs share in Digital Library revenue for SIG
    publications

4
Who are we?
  • David Pennock, Chair Joan Feigenbaum, Vice
    Chair Amy Greenwald, Treasurer
  • SIGecom Exchanges Editor, Vincent Conitzer
  • Dan Reeves, Information Director

5
Who are we?
  • David Pennock, Chair Joan Feigenbaum, Vice
    Chair Amy Greenwald, Treasurer
  • (Second) term ends June 2011
  • SIGecom Exchanges Editor, Vincent Conitzer
  • New editor named! ()
  • Dan Reeves, Information Director
  • Dan has new role () Call for volunteers
  • From Dans TimePie 31.4 /- 5.07 min/wk

() More later
6
Thanks
  • David Parkes, General Chair Chris Dellarocas,
    Moshe Tennenholtz PC Chairs
  • Record attendance! 1st gt 200
  • Rahul Sami, Workshop Chair
  • Jason Hartline, Tutorials Chair
  • Yiling Chen, Jenn Wortman Vaughan Local
    Arrangements
  • Sven Seuken, Haoqi Zhang Student Co-Organizers
  • Ann Marie King, Webmaster
  • PC members, Invited speakers, Submit-ers,
    Contributors, Participants!

CombineNet Facebook NEW! Google Microsoft Yahoo!
Harvard ACM
7
Announcing EC 2011
  • San Jose, CA, June 4-11, 2011
  • Yoav Shoham, General Chair Yan Chen, Tim
    Roughgarden Program Co-Chairs

8
Congrats 2009 ACM Awards
  • John Riedl, Past PC Chair ACM Fellow
  • Tim Roughgarden, next PC Chair The Grace Murray
    Hopper Award For his research combining computer
    science and game theory to analyze network
    routing among self-interested parties
  • Andrew Goldberg, Past PC, author ACM Fellow

9
  • Electronic newsletter www.sigecom.org/exchanges/
  • Published 2/year since 2000
  • Surveys, letters, conf reports, book reviews,
    original research
  • Announcing new editor!
  • Yiling Chen, Harvard
  • Daniel Reeves, Puzzle Ed.
  • Rejuvenation under Vince Conitzer 2007-2010
    Publishing timely and topical surveys from area
    leaders Editors puzzle. Website revamp by Dan
    Reeves
  • Past Editors
  • 07-10 Vince Contizer
  • 06-07 William Walsh
  • 0406 Amy Greenwald
  • 0003 Peter Wurman

10
ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce 1999-
Premier forum for CS research on commerce and
economics
Date City Co-Loc Att Sub Acc
Nov 99 Denver OOPSLA 110 72 29
Oct 00 Minneapolis OOPSLA 106 150 19
Oct 01 Tampa OOPSLA 85 100 35
Jun 03 San Diego FCRC 91 110 19
May 04 New York WWW 97 146 16
Jun 05 Vancouver none 77 113 28
Jun 06 Ann Arbor none 175 127 28
Jun 07 San Diego FCRC 136 154 27
Jul 08 Chicago AAAI 156 198 19
Jul 09 Stanford TARK 177 161 25
Jun 10 Cambridge STOC, WEIS 220 136 33
Jun 11 San Jose FCRC
Jun 12 Barcelona?
  • Strengths
  • Rigorous technical standards, reputation
  • Participation by top CS researchers in Theory,
    AI academia industry
  • Advancing young leaders careers
  • Attendance increasing
  • Participation and financial support from
    Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo!,...
  • Solid finances
  • Bridging disciplines economics/incentives with
    computation/technology
  • Serving a growing discipline Cornell, GTech,
    Harvard, Northwestern, Stanford, Umich, UPenn
    Google, Microsoft, Yahoo! AGT, AMMA, BAGT, GEB,
    EI, NYCE, SAGT, WINE, WWW

11
Finances
Discretionary funds per member 231.00
12
CS?Econ Ecosystem
  • Repeat co-located workshops at EC
  • Ad Auctions 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010 (90
    registered!)
  • TAC 200?, 2010 (50 registered)
  • NetEcon 2006, 2007, 2009 80 people
  • Prediction Markets 2007, 2008
  • In cooperation conferences
  • RecSys, SAGT, Web Science, BQGT
  • Growth in field endorsed events, gov, industry
  • AMMA,BAGT,COMSOC,NYCE,WINE, WWW
  • Journals, books AGT, GEB, EI
  • NSF funding
  • Ebay, Facebook, Google, HP, Microsoft, Yahoo!
  • Short term goals
  • Best dissertation award
  • Journal of Economics and Computation, Vince
    Conitzer
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