2013 Program

Co-chairs: Geoff Parker and Marshall Van Alstyne
7:30 – 8:00 am Registration and check-in at the Castle, 225 Bay State Road
8:00 – 8:25 am Continental Breakfast
8:25 – 8:30 am Welcome
8:30 – 10:00 am Session 1 Papers
Marketplace or reseller?
Authors: Andrei Hagiu, Julian Wright
Discussant: Brian Kimball Dunn
Control mechanisms in platform-based service marketplaces – Principles for control design and implementation
Authors: Julia Manner, Michael Schermann, Andreas Maertl, Helmut Krcmar
Discussant: Bryan Pon
Platform Change: Theorizing the Evolution of Hybrid Product Platforms in Process Automation
Authors: Johan Sandberg, Jonny Holmstrom, Kalle Lyytinen
Discussant: Christoph Riedl
10:00 – 10:30 am Coffee Break
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Session 2 Papers
Patent Commons, Thickets, and Open Source Software Entry by Start-Up Firms
Authors: Wen Wen, Marco Ceccagnoli, Chris Forman
Discussant: Feng Zhu
Dynamics of Platform-based Networks during Architectural Shifts in Video Games: Theory and Evidence
Authors: N. Venkatraman, Arati Srinivasan
Discussant: Carmelo Cennamo
Growth and Innovation in Software Ecosystems
Authors: Lones Smith, Geoffrey Parker, Marshall Van Alstyne
Discussant: Andrei Hagiu
12:00 – 12:45 pm Buffet Lunch    
12:45 – 1:15 pm Piano Concert    
1:15 – 1:30 pm Short Break    
1:30 – 3:00 pm Session 3 Papers
Daily Deal Websites in Markets with Asymmetric Information
Authors: Mark Bender, Esther Gal-Or, Tansev Geylani
Discussant: Frank MacCrory
Platform Pricing at Sports Card Conventions
Authors: Marc Rysman, Ginger Jin
Discussant: Chris Forman
Multi-Platform Access to Digital Content
Author: Hemant Bhargava
Discussant: DJ Wu
3:00 – 3:30 pm Afternoon Snack Break  
3:30 – 5:00 pm Session 4 Papers
The Evolution of Modular Product Architectures and the Emergence of Platform Ecosystems
Authors: C. Jason Woodard, Eric K. Clemons
Discussant: Tushar Shanker
To Hunt or to Scavenge: Competitive Advantage and Competitive Strategy in Platform Industries
Authors: Johannes Moenius, Sarit Markovich
Discussant: Cheng Zhang
Collective Intelligence and Neutral Point of View: The Case of Wikipedia
Authors: Shane Greenstein, Feng Zhu
Discussant: Peng Huang
5:00 – 5:30 pm Wrap-up and Final Thoughts  
5:30 pm Walk to Hotel Commonwealth    
6:00 – 7:00 pm Reception at Hotel Commonwealth, 500 Commonwealth Ave.
7:00 – 9:00 pm Seated Dinner at Hotel Commonwealth