18th Annual Competition and Regulation Summer School and Conference (CRESSE)

18th CRESSE Summer School & Conference
10th CRESSE Lawyers’ Course
5th Executive Programme (CALEP)

The 18th Annual Competition and Regulation Summer School and Conference (CRESSE) will take place from June 29 to July 10, 2024 (Conference dates: July 5 – July 7, 2024), in MINOA PALACE RESORT, Chania, Crete Island, Greece.

Preliminary Program – CRESSE Conference 2024

The CRESSE Summer School brings together many of the top European and USA economists and legal experts in Competition and Regulation, from over 25 distinguished Universities, as well as from law practices, authorities and economic consultancies (see School Faculty – Modules). The CRESSE 2024 Summer School will take place from June 29 to July 10, 2024.

CRESSE also offers each year a number of Advanced Short Courses in specific topics of Competition Policy.

The CRESSE Lawyers’ Course on “The Role of Economics in Competition Law and Practice” is taught by some of the foremost competition economists in the world, is targeted to lawyers, enforcers and judges working in competition law or any other field of law where the knowledge of economic theory is important. The 10th CRESSE Lawyers’ Course will take place from July 5 to July 8, 2024.

The CRESSE Executive Programme (CALEP) co-organized with OECD is a yearly executive training taught by eminent competition professors, lawyers, economists and members of the OECD secretariat. The course is tailored to be an essential professional development opportunity for Leaders / Heads and emerging Leaders of competition agencies, Commissioners, Board Members and Senior Officials (Directors General and other high-level officers) of competition and other regulatory agencies throughout the world. A multidisciplinary approach is followed, with courses in competition economics and law and in management, taught by leading experts with deep expertise and vast practical experience in competition law and its enforcement from academia, policy world and from the private and public sector. The 5th CRESSE Executive Programme (CALEP) will take place from July 6 to July 10, 2024.

The CRESSE Conference on “Advances in the Analysis of Competition Policy and Regulation” will take place from July 5 to July 7, 2024. 

The CRESSE Conference 2024 Keynote Speakers
  • Competition Policy Keynote Lecture by Prof. Julian Wright (National University of Singapore) on “Artificial intelligence, data and competition policy
  • J-J Laffont Keynote Lecture by Prof. Giacomo Calzolari (European University Institute) on “Algorithms and Competition”
  • Keynote Lawyers’ Lecture by Prof. Christopher S. Yoo
  • (Imasogie Professor in Law and Technology, Professor of Communication, Professor of Computer and Information Science, and Founding Director of the Center for Technology, Innovation & Competition, University of Pennsylvania) on “Conceptual Frameworks to Guide When to Replace Competition Law with Ex Ante Rules”
The CRESSE Conference 2024 Invited Speakers