Frank Verboven - Titular Professor of the Innovation & Regulation in Digital Services Chair - Professeur Titulaire de la Chaire Innovation & Régulation des Services Numériques.
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Digital Services Platforms Regulation

Timing and Territory


Timing and Territory : this is the formula proposed by Bruno Lasserre, adopted and discussed by our guests at the conference organized by the  Innovation and Regulation in Digital Services Chair, to summarize two key questions that regulators are called to respond to apprehend the phenomenon of digital platforms.

During this conference, we welcomed:

Pierre FOREST, Métaboli, Cédric O’NEIL, 1001 Pharmacies, Marc LEBOURGES, Orange, Chairman of the ETNO Working Group « Competition Policy », and for a round table of regulators : Bruno LASSERRE, President, Competition Authory, Sébastien SORIANO, President, ARCEP, Nicolas CURIEN, CSA Member, et Edouard GEFFRAY, Secretary General, CNIL

Their presentations will be on line very soon on the website of the Chair as well as an extensive summary of the discussions.

- 1001 Pharmacies, MarketPlace de produits de santé. Cédric O’Neill

- Les GAFA et le marché du jeu vidéo. Pierre Forest

- La régulation des plateformes. Marc Lebourges

Digital Services Platforms Regulation

12:30 am

After a first conference organized by the Chair last October 23rd and devoted to “economics of platforms”, we invite you to participate to this second conference dedicated to the regulation issues raised by their rapid development. Some digital platforms have won some very important positions in their relevant markets. Competition, diversity of offerings, net neutrality, protection of privacy, challenge the regulatory models.

After that some companies have presented their experience, we will have the honor to welcome :

- Bruno Lasserre, President of the Competition Authority,

- Sebastien Soriano, President of ARCEP,

- Nicolas Curien, member of the CSA,

- Edouard Geffray, Secretary General of the CNIL

who will present their views and debate the regulatory principles to be implemented.

Presentations will be in French.

In parallel, the Chair has partnered with the  Communications & Strategies journal and “Concurrence” journal for the publication of presentations and articles on this important topic.

The conference will take place at Telecom Paris Tech, 46 rue Barrault, 75013 PARIS, April 7th , from 2.30 pm to 6pm in amphi Estaunié

The detailed conference agenda will be communicated very soon, but it is already possible to register. Registration is free but mandatory.

Master IREN

The Innovation and Regulation in Digital Services Chair is a key support of the Master IREN (Network Industry and Digital Economy)

This M2 is managed by a multidisciplinary team from a partnership between Paris Dauphine University, Paris Sud University, Ecole Polytechnique, Supélec and Telecom ParisTech. Focused on economics and management, it is intended to train managers, consultants, contractors or researchers specialized networks and innovation. Partnerships with startups and incubators as well as large high-tech companies or public authorities (regulators) provide many opportunities in the digital, telecoms, energy, electronics, transportation, media and many service industries.

Joëlle Toledano and Eric Brousseau, members of the teaching team, will hold an “oral” on Campus Channel on Saturday, January 24th at 2pm.

Here is the link, single entry point before, during and after the oral.

8th ICT Paris Conference

9:00 am

The Economics of Information and Communications Technologies

Paris, October 2-3, 2015

The Innovation & Regulation in Digital Services Chair will host the 8th conference on Economics of Information and Communications Technologies, in Paris, October 2 and 3, 2015. This conference will gather in Paris, October 2-3, 2015, academic researchers presenting theoritical, empirical as well as policy-oriented articles.

Tommaso Valetti (Imperial College London) and Matthijs Wildenbeest (Kelley School of Business) will be invited as keynote speakers.

The deadline for submission of full papers is June 15, 2015. The Chair will cover accommodation expenses for the participants presenting or discussing an accepted article. Participants can also apply for reimbursement of travel expenses..

See the Call for Papers