Archived — Workshop on e-commerce and online advertising

OTTAWA, September 9, 2013 — The Competition Bureau and University of Ottawa’s Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC) are pleased to announce that they will co-host a one-day workshop to explore the areas of e-commerce and online advertising on October 1, 2013, at the University of Ottawa.

E-commerce and online advertising are an increasing part of consumers’ and businesses’ daily lives. Given the significance of competition and innovation online, the workshop will explore emerging issues in this very important area of the economy. In particular, it will foster discussion on a myriad of digital and e-commerce issues, including: emerging business models; competition and innovation; potential regulatory issues and concerns; and international regulatory frameworks and challenges. The workshop will include experts from Canada, the United States, England and Australia involved in a variety of different fields, such as marketing, advertising, academia and law enforcement.

The Bureau and CIPPIC invite all who are interested in this fascinating area to participate, including private sector, public sector, academia, consumer associations and the legal community.

Please register early as spaces are limited. Registrants can participate in person or via webcast. For additional information and to register, please visit the Workshop’s website.

The Competition Bureau, as an independent law enforcement agency, ensures that Canadian businesses and consumers prosper in a competitive and innovative marketplace.


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