Bergen Competition Policy Conference 27-28 April 2017

Bergen Center for Competition Law and Economics (BECCLE) is pleased to announce the 3rd annual conference on competition policy on the 27th and 28th of April in Bergen, Norway.

The conference will combine sessions with invited speakers and presentations and discussions of original research papers in the fields of competition law and economics.

Date: 27 and 28 April 2017
Location: Norwegian School of Economics
Contact: For any questions, please contact the organising committee by using the following email address:
This web page will be updated continuously as details, program and information become available.

We are proud to announce keynote speaches by:

Plenary sessions also include speaches by:

Sadly, Nicolas Petit has had to cancel.

The conference will also include parallel sessions with presentations and discussions of original research papers on R&D, Mergers, State Aid, Verticals, Collusion, Competition Law, Broadband, Networks, Empirical IO, Regulation and Enforcement.

Follow the live stream of the plenary sessions here…


Download the conference program here…

Register for the conference here..

The conference is open for registration. For logistical reasons, we have an upper limit for the number of participants. Registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
For Norwegian Lawyers: Felles søknad om godkjenning av etterutdanning for advokater kan sendes i etterkant av konferansen.


Additional information:
Lunch is included for all registered attendees. There will be a complimentary conference dinner for presenters and invited guests.

PhD Course: Economics of Exclusion by Greg Shaffer
The University of Bergen is delighted to announce an intensive PhD course by Greg Shaffer (University of Rochester and UoB/BECCLE) on the “economics of exclusion” immediately prior to the conference. More details can be found here…

Scientific Committee:

  • Greg Shaffer (U Rochester and UoB/BECCLE)
  • Thibaud Verge (ENSAE ParisTech and NHH/BECCLE)
  • Erling Hjelmeng (U Oslo and BECCLE)
  • Caroline Heide Jørgensen (U Copenhagen and BECCLE)
  • Frode Steen (NHH and BECCLE)
  • Tommy Staahl Gabrielsen (U Bergen and BECCLE)
  • Halvard Haukeland Fredriksen (U Bergen and BECCLE)
  • Ronny Gjendemsjø (U Bergen and BECCLE)
  • Bjørn Olav Johansen (U Bergen and BECCLE)

Local Commitee:

  • Håvard Ormberg
  • Teis Lunde Lømo
  • Håvard Sandvik
  • Simen Ulsaker
  • Timothy Wyndham