Agenda 2019

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THURSDAY Jan 31st , 2019

7:00 - 9:00 pm Welcome reception

 

 

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 1, 2019

7:00 - 7:30 am Breakfast buffet

7:30 - 10:00 am Session I: Two Sided Platforms

    Yash Kanoria (Columbia): Facilitating the search for partners on matching platforms

    Andrei Hagiu (Boston): Creating platforms by hosting rivals

    Upender Subramanian (Dallas): Your Uber is  Arriving: Managing on-demand workers through surge pricing, forecast communication and worker incentives

  

10:00 am - 4:00 pm Outdoor activities - The Snowbird and Alta Ski Resorts
 

4:00-4:45 pm Light afternoon snacks (Primrose)
 

4:45 - 6:45 pm Session II: Pricing and Risk in Operations

      Ahmet Kuyumcu (Founder and CEO of Prorize): Revenue Management In The Self -Storage Industry

      Nitin Bakshi (Utah): Reporting (or Not) of Precursors to Disasters
 

 

7:00 - 8:15 pm: Dinner

Keynote Speaker: Tava Olsen (Univ. of Auckland, NZ): Agriculture 4.0

     

 

 

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 2, 2019

7:00 - 7:30 am Breakfast buffet (Primrose)

7:30 - 10:00 am Session III: Blockchains

      Vlad Babich (Georgetown): Distributed ledgers: What OM researchers should know about Blockchain Technology

      Gerry Tsoukalas (Penn): Blockchain and the Value of Operational Transparency for Supply Chain Finance

      Ciamac Moallemi (Columbia): An Economic Analysis of the Bitcoin Payment System

 

10:00 am - 4:00 pm Outdoor activities - The Snowbird and Alta Ski Resorts

4:00-4:45 pm Light afternoon snacks (Primrose)

 

4:45 - 6:45 pm Session IV: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

       Steve Tadelis (Berkeley): Using Economics and Machine Learning to Engineer Trust

      Jonathan Brogaard (Utah): Networks and productivity: Causal evidence from editor rotations

 

7:00 - 9:30 pm Dinner
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