GDEC-CRESSE International Workshop on Advances in Competition Policy Analysis
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 6, 2017
In the week of the V BRICS International Competition Conference, CRESSE, and the Competition, Law and Economics Research Group (GDEC) of the Institute of Economics/UFRJ have joined forces to organize an international workshop on advances in competition analysis in Brazil. The workshop provides a gathering of scholars and practitioners for high level international scholarly work dissemination and discussions on competition issues.
CRESSE is an international network of academics and professionals, practicing in Competition or Regulatory Authorities, Consultancies and Legal Practices, with an interest in Competition Policy and Sectoral Regulation. In addition to the annual Annual Competition and Regulation European Summer School and Conference and Lawyers Week, CRESSE has organized and contributed to similar events in different countries.
GDEC is a research group on competition, law and economics and regulation, at the Institute of Economics at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). The Institute of Economics is one of the leading centers for economic research and has a distinguished graduate program in economics in Brazil.
In addition to the Workshop, CRESSE and GDEC, jointly with CADE, are organizing a day seminar in Brasilia on November 8, 2017, the Lectures in Competition Analysis.
MONDAY, JULY 3
- Call for papers
MONDAY, AUGUST 7
- Call for papers deadline
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10
- Registration opens
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15
- Complete version of papers
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3
- Registration ends
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6
- Workshop date
PROGRAM AT A GLANCE
REGISTRATION AND FEES
To complete your registration please go to the Registration Payment page (receipt information form and payment).
Academics and Professionals: BRL 200.00 until October 6, 2017, and BRL 400.00 after this date.
Graduate Students*: BRL 100.00 until October 6, 2017, and BRL 200.00 after this date.
Undergraduate Students**: BRL 50.00 until October 6, 2017, and BRL100.00 after this date
*, ** - Students – please send student status proof to firstname.lastname@example.org after registering.
IBRAC Associates fee after October 5, 2017 is BRL 200.00.
Fees are not refundable except in the case of event cancellation.
The conference will take place at the Mercure Botafogo Mourisco Hotel. Situated near the downtown city center, in the tourist Zone between Sugarloaf and Copacabana Beach, a fifteen-minute drive from Santos Dumont airport. Served by several bus lines and the metro, the venue offers rapid access conditions to various areas of the city, in addition to being close from two multi-services shopping centers, such as Rio Sul and Casa e Gourmet shopping mall.
Rua da Passagem, 39 - Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Brasil
There are a number of hotels located in the Copacabana, Botafogo areas, very close to the conference venue. We have negotiated special rates with the conference venue, the Mercure Botafogo Mourisco hotel.
SINGLE* - R$ 289,00 + 5% tax
DOUBLE* - R$ 309,00 + 5% tax
The hotel offers a pool, a restaurant, room service from 7am to 11pm, a business center and wireless internet.
To make your reservation or for more information, please contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org, informing the title of the event ("GDEC-CRESSE International Workshop on Advances in Competition Policy Analysis").
WEATHER - November is classed as spring in Rio de Janeiro, so the weather is warm and fairly wet. During this month, the average temperature is 76ºF/24°C, created by average highs of 81ºF/27°C, recorded in the hottest part of the day and average lows of 71ºF/21°C, recorded during the coolest part of the night.
TRANSPORTATION - There are several yellow cabs, to/from airport shuttles and ride-sharing apps, such as Uber, Cabify, EasyTaxi and 99Taxis.
VISA REQUIREMENTS - For Visa requirements for US Nationals and others click here.
Ana Frazão - UnB
Eduardo P. S. Fiúza - IPEA
João Luiz Pondé - GDEC/UFRJ
Luis Carlos D. Prado - GDEC/UFRJ
Paulo Furquim de Azevedo - Insper
Sergio Aquino de Souza - UFC
Ricardo M. Ruiz - UFMG
Victor Gomes - UnB
Yannis Katsoulacos – CRESSE/UAEB
Eduardo Pontual Ribeiro – GDEC/UFRJ
Camila Pires Alves – GDEC/UFRJ
Alexandre Lima de Freitas
Gustavo Medeiros Pereira
Lucas Fernandes Oliveira
Marcella de Vasconcelos Souza
Marcos Puccioni de Oliveira Lyra
Raíssa Fernandes Yabiko