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International Symposium at CEATEC 2019 (October 16, 2019)

June 6, 2019
The Japan Fair Trade Commission

 Japan Fair Trade Commission will hold an international symposium titled "Digital Platforms and Competition Policy" on Wednesday, 16th October, 2019 at CEATEC 2019 as follows:


1 General Information

Title Digital Platforms and Competition Policy
Date Wednesday, October 16, 2019
3:00pm – 5:00pm
Venue Makuhari Messe International Conference Hall
Language Japanese/English (simultaneous interpretation provided)
Fee Free
(pre-registration required via CEATEC homepage
https://reg.jesa.or.jp/?act=Conferences&func=Detailed&event_id=9&conference_id=639)
Host Japan Fair Trade Commission,Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA)
Co-Host Fair Trade Institute


2 Program

3:00pm~3:20pm Opening

3:00pm~3:10pm Kazuyuki Sugimoto (Chairman, Japan Fair Trade Commission)
3:10pm~3:20pm Nobuhiro Endo (Chairman, JEITA, Chairman of the Board Representative Director NEC Corporation)

3:20pm~5:00pm Panel Discussion "Digital Platforms and Competition Policy"

3:20pm~4:20pm Presentation
4:20pm~5:00pm Discussion (including Q&A session between the panelists and the floor)


Moderator : Hiroshi Ohashi (Chief Researcher of Competition Policy Research Center, Japan Fair Trade Commission (CPRC), Vice Dean, Graduate School of Public Policy School)

Panelists :
●   Kris Dekeyser (Director of the Policy and Strategy Directorate at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Competition)
● Daniel Francis (Associate Director for Digital Markets, U.S. Federal Trade Commission)
● Dick Rinkema (Chief Counsel, Asia Competition Law & Policy, Microsoft Corporation)
● Hiroaki Ishigaki (Managing Director/Tokyo Office Head, NERA Economic Consulting)
● Shuichi Sugahisa (Director General, Japan Fair Trade Commission Economic Affairs Bureau)

*The sequence of the presentation might vary



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