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Conferences and Symposia

May 01, 2005


Statistical Challenges in E-Commerce
May 22-23, 2005
This interdisciplinary symposium will feature workshops which identify problems and research questions related to empirical research in electronic commerce by bringing together researchers from information systems, statistics and related fields to help better understand how these various lines of work connect to one another and how, together, they can contribute to the modernization and enhancement of empirical research methods for electronic commerce and our digital society at large.

Sponsored by the Center for Electric Markets and Enterprises and the University of Maryland Statistics Consortium.

Financial Information Systems and Cybersecurity: A Public Policy Perspective
May 26, 2005

Information security is a subject of increasing interest in a world where business is driven by data. The second annual Forum on Financial Information Systems and Cybersecurity will feature discussions by academians and subject matter experts from around the world.

Co-Coordinators: Lawrence A. Gordon, and Martin P. Loeb, University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business, and William Lucyshyn, University of Maryland, School of Public Policy

Imagining Tomorrow’s Internet: The Convergence of Digital and Social Networks
Smith’s Fifth Annual Netcentricity Conference
April 29, 2005

Smith’s Fifth Annual Netcentricity Conference featured thought leaders and cutting-edge research at the intersection of digital and social networks. Speakers included executives and researchers from, the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy at Columbia University, the Weatherhead School of Management at Case University, Health A to Z, and Washington Technology Partners, among others. The program featured panels on virtual communities in health care, open source networks, and global coordination of digital and social networks.

Sponsored by the Center for Electronic Markets and Enterprises, Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Entrepreneurship Within and Across Borders
April 22-23, 2005

The first Smith Entrepreneurship Research Conference, "Entrepreneurship Within and Across Borders," brought together some of the world's leading scholars in the field of entrepreneurship to share their research, ideas and thoughts on topics such as entrepreneurial cognitions and behavior, learning and entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial ecosystems, new venture business models and entrepreneurship in a global context.

Sponsored by the United States Department of Education and the Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Conference co-chairs: Anil Gupta and Violina Rindova, University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business.

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