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.

PRESENTATION
 
IMPORTANT DATES

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

Click here to register.

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

 

Notes:

*, ** - Students – please send student status proof to gdec@ie.ufrj.br after registering.

IBRAC Associates fee after October 5, 2017 is BRL 200.00.

Fees are not refundable except in the case of event cancellation.

CONFERENCE VENUE

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.


Address:

Rua da Passagem, 39 - Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Brasil 
CEP: 22290-030

ACCOMODATION

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

*Breakfast included.

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 h8940-re@accor.com.br or h8940-sb@accor.com.br, informing the title of the event ("GDEC-CRESSE International Workshop on Advances in Competition Policy Analysis").

TRAVEL INFORMATION

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.

 
 
 

SPONSORS

PLATINUM

 

GOLD

OTHERS

SUPPORTERS

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
 

 

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE
 

 

 

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

SUPPORT TEAM

Alexandre Lima de Freitas

Gustavo Medeiros Pereira

João Dias

Lucas Fernandes Oliveira

Marcella de Vasconcelos Souza

Marcos Puccioni de Oliveira Lyra

Raíssa Fernandes Yabiko

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