24 - 25 October 2017
European Public Procurement 2017
Featuring top legal specialists from across the European Union
Two days of in-depth procurement discussion on a sectoral, national, and supranational scale. What is next for European public procurement?
CETA, Brexit, Continuing Corruption in Italy - The World of Procurement is in Flux
Brexit will mean one of the largest public procurement markets leaving the EU. However, CETA, EU-Japan, EAC, and a host of new trade agreements will see the size (and shape) of public procurement following EU rules change drastically. Poland & Italy both face uphill political battles that will shake their procurement ability to the core. The future of EU defense spending is in the balance.
Join us to discuss the issues facing key sectors, individual countries, and the supranational EU body.
- Pick from one of three key procurement sectors in our streamed afternoon
- Hear about the disruption to defense procurement, both on a national level and to the wider EU
- With Brexit looming, find out what access to the British healthcare market is set to look like
- Discuss the benefits and drawback to bundling projects in the construction industry
Navigate National Differences
- Hear from procurement offices and services from across the EU
- Digest local case law and what it means for the procurement system in core markets
- Find out the latest on procurement access to Britain post-Brexit
- Infrastructure procurement spending has reach all new highs in Poland. Learn how to access this vital market
- CETA, EAC, Singapore - discuss the latest on free trade agreements and their impact on your procurement strategy
- Corruption in public procurement costs the EU €5-billion a year. Learn the latest thoughts on how to identify and fight corruption
- Reflect on HORIZON 2020 as we reach the halfway mark
- Learn about the MAPs revision and its place in modern public procurement
- Hear from the OECD on consortia in public procurement and how to avoid falling foul of competition law
Featuring speakers from across the EU
Excellent topics and discussions. I would highly recommend for senior procurement executives to attend to bring forward legal recommendations and lessons learned to their organisations.
Director, Missions Procurement Operations
Global Affairs Canada
An excellent in-depth update on the practical application of procurement law.
Herbert Smith Freehills
Excellent framework for discussions; thorough and detailed insights from the speakers.
Țuca Zbârcea & Asociații