GAI

Competition Law & Economics Symposium for International Competition Officials, February 13-14, 2

Agenda

Thursday, February 13, 2014

6:15 - 8:30 pm

 

Dinner, Le Méridien Arlington

Friday, February 14, 2014

7:30 - 8:25 am

 

Breakfast

8:25 - 8:30 am

 

Opening Remarks

 

James C. Cooper, Director, Research and Policy, Law & Economics Center and Lecturer in Law, George Mason University School of Law

 

Daniel D. Polsby, Dean and Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law

 

Randolph W. Tritell, Director, Office of International Affairs, Federal Trade Commission

8:30 - 10:00 am

 

Session 1: Law & Economics: Cooperation Between Lawyers and Economists at Competition Agencies

 

Session Leaders

 

The Honorable Julie S. BrillCommissioner Federal Trade Commission

 

Timothy J. MurisGeorge Mason University Foundation Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law 

 

Beatriz de Guindon Talavera, Deputy Director of Industry and Energy, Competition Division, National Markets and Competition Commission, Spain

10:15 - 11:45 am

 

Session 2: Competition Advocacy

 

Session Leaders

 

The Honorable Maureen Ohlhausen, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

 

Dan Sjöblom, Director General, Competition Authority, Sweden

12:00 - 1:00 pm

 

Lunch

1:00 - 2:30 pm

 

Session 3: Procedural Fairness

 

Session Leaders

 

The Honorable Douglas H. Ginsburg, Senior Circuit Judge, US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia and Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law

 

John Pecman, Commissioner of Competition, Competition Bureau, Canada

 

Stephen Weissman, Deputy Director, Bureau of Competition, Federal Trade Commission

2:45 - 4:15 pm

 

Session 4: The Interplay Between Competition and Non-Competition Concerns in Policy Formation

 

Session Leaders

 

The Honorable Edith RamirezChairwoman, Federal Trade Commission

 

Malgorzata Krasnodębska-Tomkiel, President, Office of Competition and Consumer Protection, Poland

4:15 pm

 

Adjourn