First day – October 24

8:30 – 9:00 - Registration of Participants

9:00 - 9:30 – Introductory Session
Associate Professor Flavius Antoniu Baias, Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest

Elisabetta Capannelli, Country Manager for Romania and Hungary, The World Bank, Europe and Central Asia

9:30 - 11:00 – Articles 101 and 102 TFEU – Chair: Peter Whelan
Associate Professor Sorin David, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest – Recent developments in Romanian jurisprudence regarding the application of art. 101 and 102 TFEU

Judge Anthony Collins, General Court of European Union – Recent case law  of the ECJ on restrictions of competition by object

Associate Professor Csongor István Nagy, Szeged University - EU competition law after Allianz/Generalli and the new De Minimis Notice

11:00 - 11:15 – Coffee Break

11:15 - 12:45 – Competition Policies at EU and National Level – Chair: Anna Gerbrandy
Professor Gheorghe Oprescu, Polytechnic Institute, Bucharest - The Relationship Between the Competition Law and the Sector Regulatory Rules

Lecturer Bogdan Chirițoiu, Faculty of Business Administration, University of Bucharest – The Harmonization of EU and National Competition Policies

Associate Professor George Anglițoiu, National School for Administrative and Political Studies – Application of Securitization Theory to EU Competition Policy

14:45 - 16:15 – Selected Issues in Connection with the Application of art. 101 and 102 TFEU – Chair: Sorin David
Associate Professor Peter Whelan, School of Law, University of Leeds – Cartel criminalization  and Regulation 1/2003: Avoiding Potential Problems

Associate Professor Adriana Almășan, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest – The Arbitrability of Articles 101 and 102 TFEU

Associate Professor Anna Gerbrandy, School of Law, University of Utrecht – Relation between economic-infused competition law and the duty to establish judgements  on facts true 

16:15 - 16:30 – Coffee Break

16:30 – 17:30 – Economic Perspective of Articles 101 and 102 TFEU – Chair: Bogdan Chirițoiu
Associate Professor Dragoș Vasile, Faculty of Commerce and Tourism, Academy of Economic Studies – The economic approach to competition policy

Associate Professor Dragoș Pâslaru, Faculty of International Relations, Academy of Economic Studies – Cluster development in Romania and potential risks of infringement on art. 101 and 102 TFEU