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CHALLENGES TO ANTITRUST IN A CHANGING ECONOMY

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Harvard Law School

1585 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

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8:00 - 8:40 am Registration & Breakfast


8:40 - 8:45 am

WELCOME REMARKS

Einer R. ELHAUGE, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School, Cambridge


8:45 - 9:00 am

INTRODUCTORY REMARKS

Edward J. BLACK, President & CEO, CCIA, Washington DC


9:00 – 9:30 am

OPENING KEYNOTE


9:30 - 10:45 am

MEASURING MARKET CONCENTRATION

Bruce H. KOBAYASHI, Director, Bureau of Economics, US FTC, Washington DC

Henri PIFFAUT, Adviser to the Deputy Director General for Mergers, European Commission, Brussels

Nancy ROSE, Professor of Applied Economics, MIT, Cambridge

Lawrence WHITE, Professor, NYU Stern Business School, New York

Moderator: Martin GAYNOR, Professor, Economics and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College, Pittsburgh



10:45 - 11:00 am Coffee Break


11:00 am - 12:15 pm

THE CONSUMER WELFARE STANDARD

Rob ATKINSON, President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, Washington DC

Jonathan B. BAKER, Research Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law, Washington DC

Renata B. HESSE, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell, Washington DC

Diana MOSS, President, American Antitrust Institute, Washington DC

Moderator: Einer R. ELHAUGE, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School, Cambridge


12:15- 1:30 pm

LUNCH KEYNOTE SPEECH

Richard L. SCHMALENSEE, Emeritus Professor of Management, MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge



1:30 - 2:45 pm

COMPETITION ON/VIA THE INTERNET

Eliana GARCÉS, Principal, The Brattle Group, Washington DC

Andrei HAGIU, Associate Professor of Information Systems, Boston University Questrom School of Business

Michael MANDEL, Chief Economic Strategist, Progressive Policy Institute, Washington DC

Nikhil SHANBHAG, Director, Competition and Telecommunications Law, Facebook, San Francisco

Moderator: Greg IP, Chief Economics Commentator, The Wall Street Journal, New York


2:45-3:00 pm Coffee Break


3:00 - 4:15 pm

IS MONOPOLY POWER RISING?

James BESSEN, Executive Director, Technology & Policy Research Initiative; Director and Founder, Research on Innovation, Boston University School of Law

Julie BRILL, Corporate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Microsoft, Redmond

Hal VARIAN, Professor of Business, Economics, and Information Management, University of California, Berkeley

Moderator: David S. EVANS, Chairman, Global Economics Group; Founder & CEO, CPI, Boston


4:15 – 5:30 pm

ENFORCERS ROUNDTABLE: WHAT'S UNDER THE RADAR?

Joaquín ALMUNIA, Former Commissioner for Competition, EC, Brussels

Bill BAER, Partner, Arnold & Porter; Former AGG, US DOJ, Washington DC

William E. KOVACIC, Director, The GWU Competition Law Center, Washington DC, Former Chairman, US FTC, Washington DC

Jon LEIBOWITZ, Partner, Davis Polk, Former Chairman, US FTC, Washington DC

Moderator: Susan A. CREIGHTON, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Washington, DC


5:30 - 5:45 pm

WRAP-UP & CLOSING REMARKS

David S. EVANS, Chairman, Global Economics Group; Founder & CEO, CPI, Boston


5:45 - 6:30 pm Cocktail Reception


* To be confirmed


Accommodation:

Sheraton Commander Hotel -16 Garden Street, Cambridge

Hotel Reservations Cut-offs date: November 1st. A discounted block of sleeping rooms has been reserved at the Sheraton Commander Hotel. Rooms will be available until the cut-off or when the block fills, whichever comes first. To reserve a room contact cpi-events@competitionpolicyinternational.com.

Alternative Hotels:

The Charles Hotel, 1 Benner Street, Cambridge, +1-855-213-0582

Harvard Square Hotel, 110 Mount Auburn Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge +1- 617-864-5200

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