Competition Policy and the Tech Industry: What is at stake?

BY Maggie Clark
March 27, 2018

On April 12, CCIA invites you to join us for a luncheon panel event to discuss the implications of competition policy for the tech industry — in the U.S., in the EU and around the world.

Competition Policy and the Tech Industry: What is at Stake?

Thursday, April 12, 2018
12:00pm – 1:30pm

The Grand Hyatt
1000 H Street NW

With a special keynote address by Bruce Hoffman, Acting Director of the Bureau of Competition at the FTC, our panel of experts will include:

  • Cristina Cafarra, Vice President, Head of European Competition Practice, Charles River Associates
  • William E. Kovacic, Professor of Global Competition Law and Policy, George Washington University, and Director, Competition Law Center
  • Marianela Lopez-Galdos, Director of Competition & Regulatory Policy, CCIA (moderator)
  • Geoffrey Manne, Founder and Executive Director,International Center for Law and Economics
  • Nicolas Petit, Visiting Scholar at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University and Professor, Law School of the University of Liege

Registration will open at 11:45am and the program will begin promptly at 12:15pm. Complimentary lunch will be served.

RSVP at: https://cciacompetitionandtech.eventbrite.com

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