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Canceled: Bergen Competition Policy Conference 2020

April 23, 2020, 08:00 - April 24, 2020, 17:00


The BECCLE conference has been canceled due to the recent developments of COVID-19 outbreak in Norway. We are considering the possibility of setting a new date for the conference this fall.


Bergen Center for Competition Law and Economics (BECCLE) is pleased to announce the sixth annual conference on competition policy on the 23st and 24nd of April in Bergen, Norway.

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

Time and date: 23 and 24 April 2020
Location: NHH Norwegian School of Economics
Contact: For any questions, please contact the organising committee via beccle2020@nhh.no 

For the open sessions at the BECCLE conference, we welcome both theoretical and empirical papers, as well as case studies. Lawyers are especially encouraged to submit papers. Submission deadline expired on February 3, 2020. Authors of accepted papers will be notified no later than March 9, 2020. All papers will be allocated a discussant, and presenters may be asked to discuss a paper.

Register here

Keynote speakers

  • Professor Aviv Nevo, University of Pennsylvania
  • Professor Bruno Jullien, TSE
  • More speakers will be announced soon

Invited speakers:

Additional Information

There is no conference fee. We offer lunch free of charge to all attendees. We also offer a conference dinner (free of charge) to all presenters.

We have reserved a room block for our conference participants at Thon Hotel Orion. Please check this web page for reservation and rate information. Booking deadline: Friday 3 April.

Conference organizers

Scientific Committee

  • Greg Shaffer (U Rochester and UoB/BECCLE)
  • Thibaud Verge (ENSAE ParisTech and NHH/BECCLE)
  • Özlem Bedre-Defolie (ESMT Berlin)
  • Joseph Harrington (U Pennsylvania and NHH/BECCLE)
  • Erling Hjelmeng (U Oslo and BECCLE)
  • Frode Steen (NHH and BECCLE)
  • Malin Arve (NHH and BECCLE)
  • Tommy Staahl Gabrielsen (U Bergen and BECCLE)
  • Ronny Gjendemsjø (U Bergen and BECCLE)
  • Ignacio Herrera Anchustegui (U Bergen and BECCLE)
  • Simen Aardal Ulsaker (NHH and BECCLE)
  • Bjørn Olav Johansen (U Bergen and BECCLE)
  • Tore Nilssen (U Oslo and BECCLE)

Local Organising Committee

  • Olga Pushkash (NHH)
  • Alina Ozhegova (NHH and BECCLE)
  • Emil Mathias Strøm Halseth (NHH and BECCLE)
  • Ingrid Halvorsen Barlund (U Bergen and BECCLE)
  • Teis Lunde Lømo (U Bergen and BECCLE).


April 23, 2020, 08:00
April 24, 2020, 17:00
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Bergen, 5045 Norway
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