Contests: Theory and Evidence Conference 2015 Contests: Theory and Evidence Conference 2015

UEA’s Centre for Behavioural and Experimental Social Science hosted a conference on Contests: Theory and Evidence on Saturday 25 – Sunday 26 July 2015.  The conference brought together leading experts from around the world on contest theory and experimenters in contests.

The conference was held in the Thomas Paine Study Centre at the University of East Anglia in Norwich. For a schedule of events please see the final program:

Venue: Thomas Paine Study Centre Lecture Hall, UEA

Day 1: 25 July (Saturday)

9.45-10.15: Registration and Tea / Coffee

10.15-10.30: Inauguration and welcome note by the CBESS Director

10.30-12.00: Regular Session 1 (Wolfgang Leininger, Qiang Fu, Tore Nilssen)

                        Chair: Galina Zudenkova

12.00-1.00: Lunch

1.00-2.00: Lightning Session 1 (Lingbo Huang, Alberto Vesperoni,

   Alex Vazquez, David Rojo-Arjona, Emanuela Lezzi)

                        Chair: Karl Warneryd

2.00-2.30: Tea / Coffee

2.30-4.00: Regular Session 2 (Dave Malueg, Oliver Gurtler, Abhijit Ramalingam)

                        Chair: Yiquan Gu

4.00-4.30: Tea / Coffee / Snacks

4.30-5.30: Keynote Speech (Dan Kovenock)

Chair: Luis Corchon

5.30-7.00: A tour to the historic Norwich city centre

7.00: Dinner at the city centre


Day 2: 26 July (Sunday)

9.00-9.30: Late registration and Tea / Coffee

9.30-11.00: Regular Session 3 (Matthias Dahm, Karl Warneryd, Subhasish M. Chowdhury)

                        Chair: Bettina Klose

11.00-11.30: Tea / Coffee

11.30-12.30: Lightning Session 2 (Marco Serena, Rudi Stracke, Alan Gelder,

       Anwehsa Mukherjee, Anastasia Danilov)

                        Chair: David Cooper

12.30-1.30: Lunch

1.30-3.00: Regular Session 4 (Friederike Mengel, Iryna Topolyan, Enrique Fatas)

Chair: Santiago Sanchez-Pages

3.00-3.30: Tea / Coffee / Snacks

3.30-5.00: Regular Session 5 (Jingfeng Lu, Ted Turocy, Carmen Bevia)

Chair: Bibhas Saha

5.00-5.30: Drinks / nibbles and the end of the conference

7.00: Dinner at the country side


For further details see the full schedule or contact Subhasish M. Chowdhury at