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Workshop for Young Competition Authorities

(By invitation only)

PLEASE NOTE: The entrance to the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy for participants of the Workshop has been changed. Please use the entrance at “Scharnhorststraße No. 37 (Tor 1)” instead of the entrance at “Invalidenstraße No. 48”. Scharnhorststraße is the first street on the left once you have passed the Ministry on Invalidenstraße.

Workshop Agenda

Wednesday, 15 March 2017 afternoon

13.00 h Registration (Workshop and Conference)

13.30 h Welcoming address Claudia Dörr-Voß, Director General for European Policy, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Berlin

13.40 h Opening address Andreas Mundt, President of the Bundeskartellamt

13.50 – 15.20 h

Panel I – “Competition has no lobby” – Strategies for successful advocacy with governments and other stakeholders

Teresa Moreira, Head of Competition Law and Policy and Consumer Protection Branch, UNCTAD

Dave Anderson, Partner, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP, Brussels
Arsenio M. Balisacan, Chairman of the Philippine Competition Commission
Alejandro Faya Rodríguez, Chief of staff of the Mexican Federal Economic Competition Commission
Yuriy Terentyev, Chairman of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine


15.20 – 15.45 h Break

15.45 – 17.15 h

Panel II – Market Studies in practice – Priorities, purpose, procedure

Professor Frédéric Jenny, Chairman of the OECD Competition Committee, Professor of Economics at ESSEC Paris Business School, and Co-Director of the European Center for Law and Economics of ESSEC

Andrea Coscelli, Acting Chief Executive of the UK Competition and Markets Authority
Professor Paul Heidhues, Professor of Behavioral and Competition Economics, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE)
Birgit Krueger, Head of the General Policy Division at the Bundeskartellamt
Liberty Mncube, Chief Economist at the Competition Commission of South Africa


17.15 h Closing Andreas Mundt, President of the Bundeskartellamt

Further Information
For further information about the organisation of the workshop please contact
Ms Barbara Schulze, Head of International Unit.
Phone: +49 (0) 228 - 9499 - 240
Mobile: +49 (0) 172 4268102
Fax: +49 (0) 228 - 9499 - 144

Workshop Venue
Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWI)
- Auditorium -
Scharnhorststr. 37 (Tor 1) (Entrance)
10115 Berlin

Leave the central railway station at the Europaplatz exit and keep to the right. Follow Invalidenstraße over the bridge (approx. 4 mins). The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, entrance at Invalidenstraße 48, is on the left-hand side.
Please have your passport or ID at hand.

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