Procurement of Innovation platform


NOHRCON - Nordic Public Procurement Forum | Copenhagen (Denmark), 19-22 November 2019

The scope of NPP 2019 is to provide delegates with a thorough insight on the implications of the EU Public Procurement Directives, access to the latest research, knowledge and inspiration through relevant case experiences and an update on recent developments in case law of the Court of Justice in the field of public procurement.
- Sue Arrowsmith, Achilles Professor of Public Procurement Law and Policy, University of Nottingham, UK
- Steen Treumer, Professor of Public Procurement Law and Privatization Law, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

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European Buyers Forum | Lyon (France), 26 November 2019

This event will look at sharing experiences at French and at European level. After the introductory session, there will be three different round tables: "Tools which derive from the Small Business Act",  "How to facilitate access to SMEs / VSEs to public procurement?", and "How to facilitate access to SMEs / VSEs to private order". In the afternoon there will be BtoB meetings between European Buyers and the "innovative, attractive companies" from the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

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Seminar: Fostering innovation and measuring its impact in public procurement | Helsinki (Finland), 28 November 2019

The European Commission together with the Finnish Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment and the Finnish Competence Center for Sustainable and Innovative Public Procurement KEINO is hosting an interactive seminar on ‘Fostering innovation and measuring its impact in public procurement’.  The seminar will provide an insight into how to measure innovative procurement and its impact, on both national and organisational levels. Ongoing initiatives as well as new ideas and concepts to enhance the impact of public procurement and its contribution to a more competitive and innovative economy, and the transition towards carbon-neutrality will be discussed.

Registration deadline: 20 November

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Government ICT | London (UK), 23 January 2020

Now in its 15th year, this conference will bring together over 350+ senior technology and transformation leaders from both central and local government, and the wider public sector. Providing access to expert speakers and pioneering case studies, it will give insight into how the public sector can incorporate best-practice and IT transformation strategies. Following the launch of the Government Technology Innovation Strategy, the day will provide a crucial understanding of the challenges and solutions to futureproofing services.

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PROCUREX Ireland | Dublin (Ireland), 12 March 2020

Procurex Ireland brings together key decision makers and market-leading suppliers from across the island of Ireland, who contribute to the ongoing delivery and strategic development of public sector procurement.

Procurex Ireland provides both buyers and suppliers with an unparalleled opportunity to enhance their knowledge and skills, in addition to sharing best practice through the extensive networking and collaboration opportunities available.

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Public Sector Solutions Expo | London (UK), 24-25 June 2020

PSS connects market-leading solution providers with senior procurers, decision-makers and influencers from across local and central government and the wider public sector. We exist to support the public sector by addressing the key challenges facing the sector, including;
- Sustainable public procurement; achieving efficiency and social value
- Innovating procurement and the impact of pre-engagement
- Best practice in cost saving and collaborative approaches to public services
- Unlocking the potential of digital, technology and data for future government

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5th Global Procurement Conference | Rome, Villa Mondragone (Italy), 7-8 July 2020

The goal of the Global Procurement Conference is to raise awareness for the planetary implications of joint decisions regarding what is purchased, how and for whom in the public domain.

The Global Procurement Conference is generally structured with a total of six sessions dedicated to a specific theme. Each session hosts at least two speakers and lasts 90 minutes: 30 minutes for each speaker and 30 minutes for debate.

These are the topics that will be discussed:
- Market Analysis before Tender Process
- Raising Public Procurement from Local to Global Standards: Worth it?
- Negotiations during Competitive Tenders
- Issues in Contract Management
- IFI’s Case Studies
- Does E-Procurement really makes Procurement Global?

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