International conference by the Public Procurement Authority of Hungary

Challenges in sustainable public procurements international conference

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CHALLENGES IN SUSTAINABLE PUBLIC PROCUREMENTS

 

DAY 1 – 5 JUNE 2019

 

OPENING SPEECHES

9.00-9.15         Csaba Balázs Rigó – Public Procurement Authority, President

9.15-9.30         Andrea Bártfai-Mager – Minister without Portfolio for the Development of Public Assets

9.30-9.45         László Domokos – State Audit Office, President

9.45-10.00       László György – Ministry for Innovation and Technology, Minister of State for Economic Strategy and Regulation

10.00-10.15      Gábor Zupkó – Head of European Commission's Representation in Hungary

10.15-10.30      Nándor Csepreghy – Blue Planet Foundation, Director

10.30-11.00     COFFEE BREAK, PRESS CONFERENCE

 

PUBLIC PROCUREMENTS

SERVING SUSTAINABILITY AND INNOVATION

11.00-11.30     Sustainability Initiatives of the European Commission – Emmanuelle Maire – European Commission, DG Environment (30’)

11.30-12.00     OECD Recommendations on Public Procurement with focus on Sustainability - János Bertók, OECD (30’)

12.00-12.30     Practices and Trends in Sustainable Public Procurement – Farid Yaker, United Nations Environment Programme (30’)

12.15-14.00     LUNCH

 

GREEN SOLUTIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Chair: Orsolya Barna Hungarian Public Procurement Institute

14.00-14.30     Sustainable Public Procurement – Challenge? - László Kovács – Public Procurement Authority of Hungary (30’)

14.30-15.00     Modernising European Public Procurement – Christopher Bovis, University of Hull (30’)

15.00-15.30     Green Public Procurement in Budapest – Dalma Kittka, Municipality of Budapest (30’)

15.30-15.45      COFFEE BREAK

15.45-16.15     How to apply ecolabels in public procurement - András Béres, Ottó Herman Institute (30’)

16.15-16.45      The Sustainability Compass - Ann-Kathrin Voge, Engagement Global (30’)

16.45-17.15      Discussion

18.00               DINNER

 

DAY 2 – 6 JUNE 2019

 

INNOVATION CHALLENGES IN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT

09.00-09.30      Strategic Public Procurement in EU Trade Policy – Péter Kovács, European Commission (30’)

09.30-10.00      Innovation in Practice – a Hungarian Example – András Arnhoffer, Zalavíz Waterworks Company (30’)

10.00-10.30     Pitch Slam – presentation of sustainable solutions (30’)

  • ZalaZONE – András Háry, Automotive Proving Ground Zala Ltd.
  • Platio – Gábor Hamsik, Innovative Block Paving Developer LLC.

10.30-11.00     COFFEE BREAK

 

SECTION I.

PUBLIC PROCUREMENT REVIEW AND EFFICIENCY

Chair: Sándor Puskás Public Procurement Arbitration Board, Chairman

11.00-11.25 State of Play of the Remedies DirectivesJugatx Ortiz Gonzales, European Commission (25’)

11.25-11.50 Public Procurement Review in the Czech RepublicIveta Pospíšilíková, Office for the Protection of Competition (25’)

11.50-12.15 Public Procurement Review in Germany – Gabriele Herlemann, Bundeskartellamt (25’)

12.15-12.40 Public Procurement Review Experience in Croatia – Goran Matešic, State Commission for Supervision of Public Procurement Procedures (25’)

12.40-13.00 Discussion

 

SECTION II.

STRATEGIC ASPECTS IN PUBLIC PROCUREMENTS

Chair: Tünde Tátrai Corvinus University of Budapest, Assistant Professor

11.00-11.25 Social Aspects in Public Procurement – Jan Telgen, Public Procurement Research Centre (25’)

11.25-11.50 Polish Experience in the Field of Social Public Procurement – Hubert Nowak, Public Procurement Office of Poland (25’)

11.50-12.15 Slovak Experience in Sustainable Public Procurement – Janka Valčuhová, Office for Public Procurement (25’)

12.15-12.40 Sustainable Aspects in ICT Procurement – Antonia Schmidt, Bitkom (25’)

12.40-13.00 Discussion 

 

13.00-14.30   LUNCH