Started in 2005 by Ravi Bapna (currently at University of Minnesota), Wolfgang Jank (currently at University of South Florida), and Galit Schmueli (National Tsing Hua University), the Statistical Conference in E-Commerce Research (SCECR) is a leading workshop attracting many top researchers throughout the world in the areas of information systems, quantitative marketing, economics,  statistics, machine learning, and computer science.

The workshop covers diverse domains such as e-commerce, social media, digital content, finance, and telecommunications.  Methods include econometric, machine learning, statistical inference, and unstructured and Big Data techniques.  The theme this year will be related to Big Data and economic impact.

The 2017 Organizers

Asst. Professor, Dr. Dung Nguyen Tien (Rector of University of Economics and Law – VNU), co-chair

Asst. Professor, Dr. Tuan Quang Phan (National University of Singapore, PhD Harvard University), co-chair

Asst. Professor, Dr. Rong Zheng (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, PhD NYU), co-chair

Dr. Su Hoanh Le (University of Economics and Law – VNU, PhD Pukyong National University, South Korea), member

MSc. Thanh Ho Trung (University of Economics and Law – VNU), member

Mr. Tien Tran Huu Phuc (Vietname Centre Point), member


Past participating universities and institutions include:

North America: New York University, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Minnesota, University of Connecticut, MIT, Temple University, Wharton School of Business (University of Pennsylvania), McGill University (Canada), University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Dallas, Microsoft Research, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), University of Maryland at College Park, Boston University, Boston College, INCAE Business School (Costa Rica), University of California at Irvine, Emory University

Europe: Tel Aviv University (Israel), Bar Ilan University (Israel), Rotterdam School of Management (Erasmus University, Netherlands), Universidade Catolica (Portugal), IE Business School (Spain), Delft University of Technology (the Netherlands), ALBA Graduate Business School (Greece)

Asia: National University of Singapore, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Indian School of Business, National Tsing Hua University (Taiwan), Singapore Management University