SCHEDULE

8:30 am - 9:00 am

REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST

9:00 am - 9:15 am

INTRODUCTORY REMARKS

Marianela LÓPEZ-GALDOS, Global Competition Counsel, CCIA

9:15 am - 10:30 am

MERGERS IN THE DIGITAL SPACE: IMPACT ON INNOVATION

Adina CLAICI, Director, Copenhagen Economics

Aleksandra BOUTIN, Founding Partner, Positive Competition

Pedro GONZAGA, Competition Expert, Competition Division, OECD

Robert KLOTZ, Partner, Antitrust & Competition, Sheppard Mullin

Moderator: Ben VAN ROMPUY, Assistant Professor of Competition Law, Europa Institute, Leiden Law School

10:30 am - 10:45 am

COFFEE BREAK

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

BIG DATA: UNDERSTANDING AND ANALYZING ITS COMPETITIVE EFFECTS

Thomas KRAMLER, Head of Unit, e-Commerce & Data Economy, DG Comp, European Commission

Justus HAUCAP, Director, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics

Bill BATCHELOR, Partner, Antitrust/Competition, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Alexander ITALIANER, Senior International Policy Advisor, Arnold & Porter

Moderator: Marianela LÓPEZ-GALDOS, Global Competition Counsel, CCIA

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

FIRESIDE CHAT WITH...

Sir Christopher BELLAMY QC, Chairman of the Global Competition Practice, Linklaters

Jacques STEENBERGEN, President, Belgian Competition Authority

William KOVACIC, Director, The GWU Competition Law Center

Moderator: Lewis CROFTS, Editor-In-Chief, Mlex

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

LUNCH

1:45 pm - 3:00 pm

REGULATION OR COMPETITION IN THE DIGITAL SPACE: WHAT'S BEST FOR CONSUMERS?

Rene AUGUSTINE, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, International and Policy, US DOJ

Jonathan BAKER, Research Professor of Law, Washington College of Law, American University

Georgios MAVROS, Public Policy & Government Relations EMEA, Google

Samuel LAURINKARI, Head of EU Affairs, eBay

Nicholas BANASEVIC, Head of Unit, IT, Internet & Consumer Electronics, DG Comp, European Commission

Moderator: Assimakis KOMNINOS, Partner, White & Case

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm

COFFEE BREAK

3:15 pm - 4:30 pm

ONGOING CONSULTATIONS

Maria COPPOLA, Counsel for International Antitrust, US FTC

Joaquín LÓPEZ VÁLLES, Director, Department for the Promotion of Competition, CNMC

Henri PIFFAUT, Vice President, French Competition Authority

Will HAYTER, Senior Director for Policy, Advocacy & International, CMA

Moderator: Jacques STEENBERGEN, President, Belgian Competition Authority

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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