June 3rd, 2015
09.00-09.30 Registration / Coffee
09.30-11.00 Private Television in Europe: Opening up or protecting European markets? 

Prof. Dr. Caroline Pauwels (Director of iMinds-SMIT, Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
Mr. Daniel Knapp (Director Advertising, IHS Technology)
11.00-11.20 Coffee break
11.20-13.00 SESSION 1: Platforms as competitive advantage? The logics, pitfalls and advantages of platform economics
Chair: Prof. Dr. Caroline Buts, Head of Competition, Economics and Policy Center, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Katharina Hölck (iMinds-SMIT, Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
Mr. Nico Flores (Analysys Mason)
Mr. Erkki Ormala (Aalto University)
13.00-14.00 Lunch
14.00-15.40 SESSION II: Content as competitive advantage: differentiating through content
Chair: Ross Biggam, Director General, ACT
Prof. Dr. Jeanette Steemers (CAMRI, Westminster University)
Dr. Tim Raats (iMinds-SMIT, Vrije Universiteit Brussel)

Prof. Dr. Gillian Doyle (University of Glasgow)
Dr. Ansgar Held (European Commission)
15.40-16.00 Coffee Break
16.00-17.40 SESSION III: Competition within or across borders?
Chair: Lorena Boix Alonso, Head of Unit for Converging Media and Content, European Commission

Dr. Ben Van Rompuy (Head of the Sports Law Centre, Asser Institute The Hague) and Dr. Tom Evens (iMinds-MICT, Ghent University)
Mr. Krzysztof Kuik (Head of Antitrust, DG Competition, European Commission)
Caroline van Weede (Cable Europe)
17.40-18.00 Coffee break
18.00-19.00 Future Visions Panel
Moderator: Prof. Dr. Andra Leurdijk, For All Media


Tim Suter (Perspective Associates)
Ross Biggam (ACT)
Lorena Boix Alonso (European Commission)
Prof. Dr. Karen Donders (iMinds-SMIT, Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
Prof. Dr. Trine Syvertsen (University of Oslo)
19.00-... Reception
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