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November 21-23, 2003

Combinatorial Bidding Conference

Friday November 21
4:00 p.m.Check In
7:00 p.m.Dinner
Saturday November 22
7:30 - 8:30Breakfast
8:30 - 8:45Opening
8:45 - 10:15Combinatorial Auction Design
David Porter, Stephen Rassenti and Vernon Smith
A Computationally Friendly Combinatorial Auction: Who Needs Wochnick When You Can Watch the Clock Tick? (pdf)
Larry Ausubel
Clock Auctions, Proxy Auctions, and Possible Hybrids (pdf)
Discussant(s): Jeremy Bulow
10:15 - 10:45Break
10:45 - 11:30Session
Walt Strack, Brett Tarnutzer and Melissa Dunford
Building a Spectrum Auction System (pdf)
11:30 - 12:15
Karla Hoffman
Issues in FCC Package Bidding Auction Design (pdf)
Discussant(s): Richard Steinberg
12:15 - 1:45Lunch - Keynote Speech
John Muletta
1:45 - 2:30
Noam Nisan
The Power and Limitations of Item-Price Combinatorial Auctions (pdf)
Discussant(s): Illya Segal
2:30 - 3:15
Peter Wurman
Computing Price Trajectories in Combinatorial Auctions With Proxy Bidding (pdf)
Discussant(s): Rakesh Vohra
3:15 - 3:45Break
3:45 - 5:15Transitioning Spectrum to Efficient Use
Evan Kwerel
A Proposal for an FCC Exchange (pdf)
Michael Rothkopf and Coleman Bazelon
Interlicense Competition: Spectrum Deregulation without Confiscation or Giveaways (pdf)
Paul Milgrom
Voluntary Relocation of Spectrum Incumbents (pdf)
Discussant(s): Greg Rosston
6:00 - 7:00Reception
7:00 - 9:00Dinner
Sunday November 23
7:30 - 8:30Breakfast
8:30 - 9:15
David Parkes
Towards Iterative Combinatorial Exchanges (pdf) (2.476 MB)
Discussant(s): Jayant Kalagnanam
9:15 - 10:00
Tuomas Sandholm
Winner Determination in Combinatorial Exchanges (pdf)
10:00 - 10:30Break
10:30 - 12:00What are the Best Designs for FCC Spectrum Auctions and Exchanges?
Moderator: Kwerel
Panel: Paul Milgrom, David Porter, Peter Cramton, David Parkes, Karla Hoffman
12:00 - 12:15Closing
12:15 - 1:30Lunch
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