CUTS International and CIRC invite papers for the Vth CUTS-CIRC Biennial Conference on Competition, Regulation & Development. The conference aims to discuss the role of regulation and competition in creating appropriate incentives for fostering innovation for sustainable development.
The background note for the conference is available onthis link.
The conference has 4 plenary sessions:
Revisiting Competition and IPR
Disruptive Technologies and Economic Regulations
Building Organisational capacities for tackling policy and regulatory uncertainty
Challenges and Opportunities of Development Financing for Fostering an Innovation based Ecosystem
Papers are invited for Plenary Sessions 1-4. Each plenary will have 2 slots (Number is tentative) reserved for paper presentations (15 minutes for each presentation).
The presentations will be succeeded by a moderated panel discussion (45 minutes) and an open floor discussion (15 minutes).
The organisers invite interested scholars/practitioners to submit a 500 word abstract, on any of the four plenary sessions of the conference.
Support would be available in terms of air travel, accommodation and meals at the conference venue.