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Sunday, 5 June 2005

18.00 h

Boat trip (departure 18.00 h) followed by rustic dinner (~19.30 h) in the Chestnut Garden of the “Rheinhotel Dreesen” at the invitation of the Federal Minister of Economics and Labour (addresses see below)

Monday, 6 June 2005

08.00 – 08.30 h

Registration at the International Congress Centre Bonn (former Plenary Hall – German Parliament, addresses see below)

08.30 – 09.00 h

Opening address by Dr Ulf Böge,
President of the Bundeskartellamt

09.00 – 09.30 h

Introductory speech
Ms Neelie Kroes, Member of the European Commission

09.30 - 10.00 h

Introductory speech
Kurt Beck, Minister-President of the Land Rheinland-Pfalz

10.00 – 10.30 h

Coffee break

10.30 – 12.25 h

Panel discussion

The  Competition Principle as a Guideline for Legislation and State Action
The Responsibility of Politics and the Role of Competition Authorities

Moderator
Prof Dr Wolfgang Bernhardt, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung GmbH, Frankfurt/Main

Prof Dr Jürgen Basedow, Chairman of the Monopolies Commission, Bonn

R. Hewitt Pate, Assistant Attorney General,
Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice,
Washington D.C.

Kai-Uwe Ricke, Chairman of the Board of Management of Deutsche Telekom AG, Bonn

Hubertus Schmoldt, Chairman of the industrial trade union Bergbau, Chemie, Energie (mining, chemicals and energy), Hannover

Jürgen R. Thumann, President of the Federation of German Industries (BDI), Berlin

 

Discussion

12.25 h

Closing speech by Dr Ulf Böge

12.30 – 14.00 h

Lunch in the restaurant of the Plenary Hall

 

Addresses:
Boat trip departure point: Brassertufer “Alter Zoll”, Bonn,
+49 (0) 171 7432222
Boats name “Wappen von Bonn”

Rheinhotel Dreesen: Rheinstraße 45-49, 53179 Bonn,
+49 (0) 228 8202 0
Old City Hall: Markt, Bonn, + 49 (0) 228 773430
Grandhotel Petersberg: 53639 Königswinter,
+49 (0) 2223 74 0

Conference Venue:
Internationales Kongresszentrum Bundeshaus Bonn (IKBB),
International Congress Centre Bonn, Görresstraße 15, 53113 Bonn

Contact during conference:
+49 (0) 228 9267 470, fax: +49 (0) 228 9267 415
in urgent cases also via mobile:
+49 (0) 171 7862082 or +49 (0) 173 5647549