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Margarida Matos Rosa

President of the AdC

V Lisbon

Conference on Competition Law

and Economics.

 

Lisbon. 18 and 19 October 2018.

It is my pleasure to host you in Lisbon, at an event which seeks to promote debate on recent trends in competition policy and practice. As in past editions, the Lisbon Conference brings together renowned specialists from Portugal and abroad in competition law and economics.

The Lisbon Conference, which will take place on 18 and 19 October 2018, is also a commemoration of the 15th anniversary of the AdC.

Lisbon.

 

Charismatic, verstaile and cosmopolitan, Lisbon is also a city which preserves tradition and holds a rich heritage, history and singular culture.

Known as the city of seven hills, it is not hard to find viewpoints with the best views. Walking through Lisbon’s neighbourhoods, you may cross paths with fado and peculiar architecture.

Increasingly sought out for tourism, Lisbon offers hospitality, security, diverse activities, restaurants and a unique gastronomy. Not to mention the sun. Enjoy your stay in the city.

 

Suggestions to see and enjoy:

 

Alfama and Castelo – Old Lisbon;

Baixa and Chiado – Trendy downtown;

Avenida da Liberdade and Rossio – Shopping;

Parque das Nações – the new and modern city;

Belém – Monuments and the river;

Bairro Alto and Bica – Restaurants and nightlife.

 

www.visitlisboa.com

 

Near the venue where the Conference will take place there are other accommodation options:

 

Vila Galé Opera

 

Altis Belém Hotel

 

Hotel Jerónimo 8

 

The Vintage Hotel & Spa


City centre:

Eurostars das Letras

 

Hotel Dom Pedro Lisboa

 

Corinthia Hotel

 

SANA Malhoa Hotel

The venue.

The Lisbon Conference will take place at SUD Hall, Lisbon.

 

 

- Taxi to Avenida Brasília - Pavilhão Poente
(near MAAT – Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology);

- Metro to Cais do Sodré (green line), train to Belém (Cascais line) and walk 500m;

- Bus (Carris): 728 until Hospital Egas Moniz stop and walk 500m; or 15E, 201, 714, 727, 751 until Rua Pinto Ferreira stop or Altinho stop and walk 1 km.

Programme

18 October (Thursday)

 

Registration (08:30)

 

Opening Session (09:30)

 

 

Keynote (10:00)

 

José Luís Cruz Vilaça, Judge, European Court of Justice

 

The role of competition policy in today's world(10:30)

 

Frédéric Jenny, Chairman, OECD Competition Committee

Harry First, Charles L. Denison Professor of Law, New York University (NYU)

Johannes Laitenberger, Director-General, DG Competition, European Commission

Maria João Melícias, Member of the Board, Autoridade da Concorrência (AdC)

 

Coffee break (11:45)

 

Innovation in Merger Control (12:00)

 

Jacques Steenbergen, President, Belgian Competition Authority

Jorge Padilla, Senior Managing Director and Head of Compass Lexecon Europe

Howard Shelanski, Professor of Law, Georgetown Law

Tommaso Valletti, Chief Economist, DG Competition, European Commission

 

Lunch (13:15)

 

The impact of digitalization on competition policy and practice (14h45)

 

Konrad Ost, Vice-President, Bundeskartellamt

António Gomes, Acting Deputy Director, OECD Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs

Ariel Ezrachi, Slaughter and May Professor of Competition Law, Oxford University

Cristina Caffarra, Vice-President, Charles River Associates

Isabelle de Silva, President, Autorité de la Concurrence

 

Coffee break (16:00)

 

Vertical mergers in media markets (16:30)

 

Ana Sofia Rodrigues, Chief Economist, Autoridade da Concorrência (AdC)

Giulio Federico, Head of Unit, Chief Economist Team, DG Competition, European Commission

Nancy Rose, Head of the Department of Economics and Charles P. Kindleberger Professor of Applied Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Serge Moresi, Vice-President, Charles River Associates

 

Keynote (17:45)

 

Richard Gilbert, Emeritus Professor of Economics, University of California at Berkeley

19 October (Friday)

 

Financial Services – Competition, Innovation and Stability in Banking (09:00)

 

Andrea Gomes da Silva, Executive Director, Markets and Mergers, UK Competition and Markets Authority

Miguel de la Mano, Executive Vice President, Compass Lexecon Brussels Office

Maria Ortíz, Commissioner, Comisión Nacional de Mercados y Competencia (CNMC)

Nuno Rocha de Carvalho, Member of the Board, Autoridade da Concorrência (AdC)

 

Coffee break (10:15)

 

Excessive pricing (10:45)

 

Jorge Padilla, Senior Managing Director and Head of Compass Lexecon Europe

Massimo Motta, Professor of Economics, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics

Nils Wahl, Advocate-General, European Court of Justice

Peter Freeman CBE QC (Hon), Chairman, UK Competition Appeal Tribunal

 

AdC Competition Policy Award Ceremony (12:00)

 

Margarida Matos Rosa, President of the AdC Competition Policy Award Jury

Massimo Motta, Member of the AdC Competition Policy Jury

AdC Competition Policy Award Winner

 

Closing session (12:30)

 

Meeting of the Lusophone Competition Network (15:30)

 

Speakers

Ana Sofia Rodrigues

Chief Economist and Director, Studies and Market Monitoring Bureau, Autoridade da Concorrência (AdC) – Portuguese Competition Authority

 

Andrea Gomes da Silva

Executive Director, Markets and Mergers, UK Competition and Markets Authority

 

António Gomes

Acting Deputy Director, OECD Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs

 

Ariel Ezrachi

Slaughter and May Professor of Competition Law, Oxford University

 

Cristina Caffarra

Vice-President, Charles River Associates

 

Frédéric Jenny

Chairman, OECD Competition Committee

 

Giulio Federico

Head of Unit, Chief Economist Team, DG Competition, European Commission

 

Harry First

Charles L. Denison Professor of Law, New York University (NYU)

 

Howard Shelanski

Professor of Law, Georgetown Law

 

Isabelle de Silva

President, Autorité de la Concurrence

 

Jacques Steenbergen

President, Belgian Competition Authority

 

Johannes Laitenberger

Director-General, DG Competition, European Commission

 

Jorge Padilla

Senior Managing Director and Head of Compass Lexecon Europe

 

José Luís Cruz Vilaça

Judge, Court of Justice of the European Union

 

Konrad Ost

Vice-President, Bundeskartellamt

 

Margarida Matos Rosa

President, Autoridade da Concorrência (AdC) – Portuguese Competition Authority

 

Maria João Melícias

Member of the Board, Autoridade da Concorrência (AdC) – Portuguese Competition Authority

 

Maria Ortiz

Member of the Board of the National Commission for Markets and Competition, Spain

 

Massimo Motta

Professor of Economics, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics

 

Miguel de la Mano

Executive Vice President, Compass Lexecon Brussels Office

 

Nancy Rose

Head of the Department of Economics and Charles P. Kindleberger Professor of Applied Economics, Massachussetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

 

Nuno Rocha de Carvalho

Member of the Board, Autoridade da Concorrência (AdC) – Portuguese Competition Authority

 

Nils Wahl

Advocate-General, European Court of Justice

 

Peter Freeman

CBE QC (Hon), Chairman, Competition Appeal Tribunal

 

Richard Gilbert

Emeritus Professor of Economics, University of California at Berkeley

 

Serge Moresi

Vice-President, Charles River Associates

 

Tommaso Valletti

Chief Economist, DG Competition, European Commission

 

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