The ZEW Centre for European Economic Research and the University of Mannheim are pleased to announce the inaugural conference of the Leibniz ScienceCampus Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation (MaCCI). The major objective of the MaCCI is to stimulate and disseminate research in the area of competition, regulation and innovation policy. The inaugural conference shall provide a platform for research and discussion between academic researchers and practitioners in state authorities, legal counsel and economic consultancies in the aforementioned fields. Theoretical, empirical as well as case study-oriented articles are welcome. We especially encourage the submission of papers by lawyers focusing on EU competition and/or comparative competition law.
Submission of Papers or Abstracts
Full papers as well as extended abstracts may be submitted. All proposals must include the following information:
An abstract of up to 200 words, authors’ full name and affiliation, contact details for corresponding author such as address, phone, and e-mail. All papers or abstracts should be submitted electronically to the organising committee via the e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org as doc or pdf files (preferably pdf) no later than 1 February 2012. Proposals must be in English. Authors of accepted papers or abstracts will be notified no later than 15 February 2012. Presenters may kindly be asked to discuss another paper. Young researchers are particularly encouraged to submit proposals.
Registration Fee Participation on the first day of the conference is free of charge. For the second day, the conference fee is € 120. It covers conference materials, coffee breaks and lunch. For participants who present a paper, the conference fee is waived.