Chillin'Competition

Relaxing whilst doing Competition Law is not an Oxymoron

College of Europe Alumni in Competition (30 May) (Feat. us) [Update]

leave a comment »

Resultado de imagen para college of europe alumni

College of Europe alumni have set up the “Alumni in Competition” group. Like many platforms, this one seeks to leverage network effects. The idea is to bring together senior experts and young professionals with ties to the CoE to stimulate discussion and “inspire a new generation of competition professionals”.  

As it often happens, the goal is commendable but its implementation may be questionable: the organizers have decided to start off with an inaugural event featuring the two least inspirational speakers they could find: Pablo (as a young somewhat promising academic) and myself (as an established senior statesman, of course).

On the plus side, they have also invited Nick Banasevic (DG Comp) and Aleksandra Boutin (Compass Lexecon) (so there’s an enforcer, ana academic an economist and a lawyer) and they have been so sensible as to organize it at a bar. In fact, my impression is that the group intends to bring together senior experts and young professionals with ties to the CoE essentially to stimulate beer consumption. This is of course why we gladly accepted to take part and be the example that young professionals would be well advised not to follow.

Readers of this blog will not be fooled and know not to expect much from us (except perhaps a round from Pablo if he feels generous), but join us if you can! The event will take place next Wednesday 30 May at 20:00 at Piada Bar (Rue de Trèves 44– right across from the European Parliament).

Please confirm your attendance by registering under https://collegeofeurope.hivebrite.com/networks/events/8445

P.S. If anyone has registration issues, please contact: joanna.hornik@coleurope.eu

Written by Alfonso Lamadrid

23 May 2018 at 11:22 am

Posted in Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: