Invitational Symposium: Antitrust Challenge of Multi-Channel Distribution in the Internet Age

Jun 22

Invitational Symposium: Antitrust Challenge of Multi-Channel Distribution in the Internet Age

Date: June 22, 2011
Location: National Press Club, Washington DC

On Wednesday, June 22, 2011, academics and practioners met to discuss and devate the evolving developments in multi-channel distribution and shopper marketing which have profound implications for antitrust. 

Welcome and Overview 
Albert A. Foer, President, American Antitrust Institute
Gregory T. Gundlach, Professor, University of North Florida Coggin College of Business  

Multichannel Distribution, Retailing and Supply Chain:  Academic Research
Joseph P. Cannon, Associate Professor of Marketing, Colorado State Univ. College of Business
Paul W. Farris, Landmark Communications Professor of Business Administration, University of Virginia Darden School of Business
Andy Tsay, Department Chair and Associate Professor of Operations Management & Information Systems, Santa Clara University Leavey School of Business  
 
Case Study: Babies“R”Us
William Comanor, Professor of Economics, University of California Santa Barbara; Professor of Health Services, University of California Los Angeles  

Luncheon 
Jonathan Sallet, Partner, O’Melveny & Myers LLP  

AAI Research on Multi-Channel Distribution and RPM 
Joseph P. Cannon, Associate Professor of Marketing, Colorado State University College of Business
Gregory T. Gundlach, Professor, University of North Florida Coggin College of Business 
Ken Manning, Head of Department of Marketing, Colorado State University College of Business  

Consequences for Antitrust Thought and Practice 
Marina Lao, Professor, Seton Hall University School of Law
Russell Lamb, Principal, Advanced Analytical Consulting Group  

Roundtable Discussion
Albert A. Foer, President, American Antitrust Institute
Gregory T. Gundlach, Professor, University of North Florida Coggin College of Business