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The IIOC began at Northeastern University in 2003, as an initiative of the Industrial Organization Society led by Professors John Kwoka and Chris Snyder.  It has now matured into one of the premier field conferences.

IIOC over the years

April 5-7, 2019

Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel
Boston, Massachusetts
The full program schedule is posted at  https://editorialexpress.com/conference/IIOC2019/program/IIOC2019.html

Keynote Speaker:Glenn Ellison
Plenary Speakers: Kate Ho, Leemore Dafny, John Van Reenan, Chad Syverson
Sponsors: Analysis Group, applEcon, Bates White, The Brattle Group, Charles River Associates, Compass Lexecon, Google, Matrix Economics Microsoft, NERA Economic Consulting, the University of Florida Public Utility Research Center and University of Florida Robert F. Lanzillotti Public Policy Research Center, and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

Pictures Friday

Pictures Saturday

April 20-22, 2018

Hilton Indianapolis Hotel
Indianapolis, Indiana

The full program schedule is posted at https://editorialexpress.com/conference/IIOC2018/program/IIOC2018.html


Keynote Speaker:Nancy L. Rose

Plenary Talk: Jean Tirole

Sponsors: Amazon, Analysis Group, applEcon, Bates White, The Brattle Group, BRG Berkeley Research Group, Compass Lexecon, Google, Matrix Economics Microsoft, NERA Economic Consulting, the University of Florida Public Utility Research Center and University of Florida Robert F. Lanzillotti Public Policy Research Center, and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

April 7-9, 2017

Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel
Boston, Massachusetts

The full program schedule is posted at https://editorialexpress.com/conference/IIOC2017/program/IIOC2017.html

Keynote Speaker:Steven T. Berry

Sponsors: Amazon, Analysis Group, Bates White, The Brattle Group, Charles River Associates, Compass Lexecon, Google, the Kauffman Foundation, Matrix Economics Microsoft, NERA Economic Consulting, the University of Florida Public Utility Research Center and University of Florida Robert F. Lanzillotti Public Policy Research Center, and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

 April 15-17, 2016

Drexel University LeBow School of Business
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Papers: http://editorialexpress.com/conference/IIOC2016/program/IIOC2016.html

Keynote Speaker:Michael Whinston

Sponsors: Analysis Group, Bates White, The Brattle Group, Charles River Associates, Compass Lexecon, Facebook, Google, the Kauffman Foundation, Microsoft, NERA Economic Consulting, the University of Florida Public Utility Research Center and University of Florida Robert F. Lanzillotti Public Policy Research Center, and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.Click here for a link to the photos from the IIOC 2016.

April 24-26, 2015

Boston Park Plaza Hotel and Towers
Boston, Massachusetts

Papers: http://editorialexpress.com/conference/IIOC2015/program/IIOC2015.html

Keynote Speaker: Severin Borenstein

Sponsors: Amazon, Analysis Group, Bates White, Charles River Associates, Compass Lexecon, Cornerstone Research, Microsoft, NERA Economic Consulting, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Public Utility Research Center at the University of Florida, Robert F. Lanzillotti Public Policy Research Center at the University of Florida

Click here for a link to the photos from the IIOC 2014.

April 11-13, 2014

Northwestern Law Searle Center on Law, Regulation and Economic Growth
Chicago, Illinois

Papers/Program: http://editorialexpress.com/conference/IIOC2014/program/IIOC2014.html

IIOC_2014Progam.pdf

2014 Printed Program Keynote Speaker:Dennis Carlton

Sponsors: Analysis Group, Bates White, Brattle Group, eBay, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Google, Microsoft, NERA Economic Consulting, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Public Utility Research Center at the University of Florida, Robert F. Lanzillotti Public Policy Research Center at the University of Florida

Click here  for a link to the photos from the IIOC 2014.

 May 16-18, 2013

The Boston Park Plaza Hotel and Towers
Boston, Massachusetts

Papers/Program: http://editorialexpress.com/conference/IIOC2013/program/IIOC2013.html
IIOC_2014Progam
2013 Printed Program
Keynote Speaker: Carl Shapiro
Sponsors: Analysis Group, Bates White, Brattle Group, eBay, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Google, Microsoft, NERA Economic Consulting, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Public Utility Research Center at the University of Florida, Robert F. Lanzillotti Public Policy Research Center at the University of Florida

Click here for the photos from the IIOC 2013.

 March 16-18, 2012

George Mason University School of Law
Arlington, Virginia

Papers/Program: http://editorialexpress.com/conference/IIOC2012/program/IIOC2012.html
http://www.ios.neu.edu/IIOC2012program_Econ.pdf
Keynote Speaker: Richard Schmalensee
Sponsors: Analysis Group, Brattle Group, Google, Kauffman Foundation, Microsoft, NERA Economic Consulting, Public Utility Research Center at the University of Florida, Robert F. Lanzillotti Public Policy Research Center at the University of Florida

To see pictures from the 10th annual IIOC, you can visit http://tuttle-tuttle.smugmug.com/Events/10th-Annual-IIOC/22232679_wj6bhr#!i=1776076783&k=3zgT4K5

April 8-10, 2011

The Boston Park Plaza
Boston, Massachusetts

Papers/Program: http://editorialexpress.com/conference/IIOC2011/program/IIOC2011.html

Keynote Speaker: R. Preston McAfee
Sponsors: Analysis Group, Brattle Group, Kauffman Foundation, Microsoft, NERA Economic Consulting, Public Utility Research Center, University of Florida, Robert F. Lanzillotti Public Policy Research Center, University of Florida

May 14-16, 2010

University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Papers/Program: http://editorialexpress.com/conference/IIOC2010/program/IIOC2010.html
    IIOC_2014Program
  • Keynote Speaker: John Sutton
  • Sponsors: Analysis Group, APPA American Public Power Association, Brattle Group, Microsoft, NERA Economic Consulting, Public Utility Research Center at the University of Florida, Robert F. Lanzillotti Public Policy Research Center at the University of Florida, Sauder
  •  April 3-5. 2009
  • Northeastern University
    Boston, MA
  • Papers/Program: http://editorialexpress.com/conference/IIOC2009/program/IIOC2009.html
  • Keynote Speaker: Robert H. Porter
  • Sponsors: APPA American Public Power Association, Analysis Group, Brattle Group, Cornerstone Research, Microsoft, NERA Economic Consulting, Public Utility Research Center at the University of Florida, Robert F. Lanzillotti Public Policy Research Center at

 May 16-18, 2008*

Marymount University
Arlington, Virginia

  • Papers/Program: http://editorialexpress.com/conference/IIOC2008/program/IIOC2008.html
  • Keynote Speaker: Ariel Pakes
  • Sponsors: Analysis Group, APPA American Public Power Association, Brattle Group, CRA International, Cornerstone Research, Microsoft, NERA Economic Consulting, Public Utility Research Center at the University of Florida and the Robert F. Lanzillotti Public Policy Research Centerat the University of Florida
    *New time block added in 2008 – Friday afternoon graduate student sessions added

April 13-15, 2007

Georgia Southern
Savannah, Georgia

4th Annual IIOC Conference April 7-9, 2006

Northeastern University Boston, Massachusetts

Papers/Program: http://editorialexpress.com/conference/IIOC2006/program/IIOC2006.html

Keynote Speaker: F.M. Scherer

  • Sponsors: Analysis Group, APPA, The Brattle Group, CRA International, Eastern Bank, Microsoft, Public Utility Research Center at the University of Florida Robert F. Lanzillotti Public Policy Research Center at the University of Florida, TJX and Northeastern University College of Arts and Sciences

April 8-9, 2005

Georgia Institute of Tech Hotel and Conference Center Atlanta, Georgia

  • Papers/Program: http://www.ios.neu.edu/iioc2005/program.pdf
    Keynote Speaker: Margaret Slade, David Sappington
  • Sponsors: Analysis Group, Center for Paper Business and Industry Studies, Charles River Associates,Troutman Sanders LLP, and The Robert F. Lanzillotti Public Policy Research Center at the University of Florida

April 23-24, 2004

Kellogg School of Management
Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois

Papers/Program: http://www.ios.neu.edu/iioc2004/program.pdf

Keynote Speaker: Paul Joskow, Robert Porter
Sponsors: Analysis Group, Charles River Associates, and Chicago Partners

April 4-5, 2003

Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts

  • Keynote Speaker: Ariel Pakes, Michael Riordan
  • Papers/Program:Papers/Program IIOC2003_program.pdf
  • Sponsors: Analysis Group, APPA, Charles River Associates, Giannini Foundation, Kluwer