About this seminar
What is this course about?
The seminar will provide an overview of the current rules and developments in European public procurement based on the public procurement directive (Directive 2014/24/EU) and the directive on the award of concession contracts (Directive 2014/23/EU). The public procurement directive will be examined in detail, covering the scope, procedures, rules on public contracts, contract performance and specific procurement regimes. The seminar will also address key issues in the use of competitive dialogue and the competitive procedure with negotiation. It will cover PPP/private finance, indicating where PPP are being used and when they work best for financing infrastructure projects
Who will benefit most?
The seminar is intended for officials from national, sub-national and local authorities and other public bodies from the EU Member States, candidate countries and European bodies and organisations, who wish to familiarise themselves with European public procurement, PPP/private finance and concessions. It should also be of interest to private sector providers, professional advisers and academics.
What you will learn in this course
This seminar will provide an understanding of the latest rules and developments in European public procurement, PPP/private finance and concessions. It should be of benefit to representatives from contracting authorities and businesses who need to familiarise themselves with the rules and policies at European level. Most importantly, the seminar will offer an excellent platform to exchange experiences and concerns in dealing with European public procurement, PPP/private finance and concessions.
Hilton Imperial Hotel
Marijana Blazica 2
Tel.: +385 20 320 320; www.hilton.com
Ms Belinda Vetter
Tel: + 31 43 3296382
The fee includes documentation and refreshments. Lunches, a reception or dinner are included if mentioned in the programme. After the seminar, a certificate of participation will be handed out and participants will be given access to the digital version of the seminar documents. Accommodation and travel costs are at the expense of the participants or their administration.
EIPA offers a 10% discount to all civil servants working for one of EIPA’s supporting countries, and civil servants working for an EU institution, body or agency.
Who are the supporting countries?
Civil servants coming from the following EIPA supporting countries are entitled to get the reduced fee: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom.
For all other participants, the regular fee applies.
Confirmation of registration will be forwarded to participants on receipt of the completed online registration form.
Prior payment is a condition for participation.
For administrative reasons you will be charged €150 for cancellations received within 15 days before the activity begins. There is no charge for qualified substitute participants.
EIPA reserves the right to cancel the activity up to 2 weeks before the starting date. In that case, registration fees received will be fully reimbursed. EIPA accepts no responsibility for any costs incurred (travel, accommodation, etc.).
|09.15||Welcome and introduction
Rita Beuter, Senior Expert, European Policies Unit, EIPA, Maastricht (NL)
Michael Burnett, Expert, European Public Management, EIPA, Maastricht (NL)
|09.30||European public procurement: rules and principles
|11.00||The procurement directive (Directive 2014/24/EU): scope, general rules, rules on public contracts
|13.45||The procurement directive (Directive 2014/24/EU): scope, general rules, rules on public contracts (continued)
|14.15||Competitive dialogue and the competitive procedure with negotiation
|16.00||PPP/private finance for infrastructure
|17.30||End of first day|
|09.30||Contract performance, specific procurement regimes and application of the directive
|11.30||Directive 2014/23/EU: the directive on the award of concession contracts
|13.00||Evaluation and end of seminar|