Mapping & Governing the Online World: Call for Papers

Conference dates

16 Jun 2024 - 21 Jun 2024


Monte Verita, Ascona, Switzerland


The conference “Mapping and Governing the Online World” brings researchers from law, economics, management, computer science and related fields together to present and discuss empirical and theoretical research on issues of privacy, consumer protection, antitrust, contracts, intellectual property, and AI regulation. The conference will contribute to the debate on how to regulate digital markets by discussing empirical evidence and theoretical frameworks on the effects of such regulation. The 5-day conference provides an inspiring forum to exchange research ideas and develop new interdisciplinary collaborations in beautiful surroundings. The conference will also facilitate interaction between researchers, policymakers, policy experts and practitioners.

Keynote Speakers
* Antoine Babinet, Deputy Head of Unit, DMA Enforcement, DG Competition, European Commission
* Jennifer Urban, Chairperson of the California Privacy Protection Agency Board & Clinical Professor of Law, UC Berkeley
* Joel Waldfogel, University of Minnesota

The conference is co-organized by Stefan Bechtold (ETH Zurich), Florencia Marotta-Wurgler (NYU) & Christian Peukert (HEC Lausanne).

For more information on how to submit a paper or participate in the conference in other ways (until Feb 11, 2024), please visit