Conference Programme 2019

RESPONSIBLE PUBLIC PROCUREMENT 2019
Strategic approach to public procurement
October, 3rd – 4th, 2019 in Prague

Programme (subject to change)

Thursday October 3, 2019

9:00 – 9:30  Registration and coffee 
9:30-10:00 Welcome and opening

  • Ingrid Štegmannová, State Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
  • Jan Sixta, State Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture (TBC)
10:00-10:50 International context of socially responsible public procurement

  • Current challenges, trends, and visions concerning strategic public procurement
  • International institutions perspectives on using public procurement as a strategic tool to reach sustainability goals
  • Recommended methodologies and tools
  • Farid Yaker, Programme Officer in Sustainable Public Procurement, UN environment
  • Erika Bozzay, Senior Adviser, Public Procurement, OECD
  • Anna Lupi, Legal and Policy Officer, DG Grow, European Commission
10:50-11:20 Coffee break
11:20-12:45 Implementing socially responsible public procurement on the national level

  • National strategies, policies and action plans for sustainable public procurement
  • Ingrid Štegmannová, State Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Czech Republic
  • Magdalena Olejarz, Director of the EU and International Cooperation Department, Urząd zamówień publicznych, Poland
  • Lidia Capparelli, GPP Senior Manager, Consip, S.p.A., Italy
  • Branislav Ondruš, State Secretary, Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Family, Slovakia
  • Cindy Nadesan, Procurement Improvement Officer, Surrey Council, United Kingdom
12:45-13:45 Lunch
13:45-15:10 Examples of socially responsible public procurement implemented by contracting authorities

  • Implementation of the responsible public procurement in organizations
  • Miquel Benito, Director of Coordination of Public Procurement, Barcelona City Council, Spain
  • Thomas de Jonghe, Project Lead Strategic & Sustainable Procurement, City of Ghent, Belgium (TBC)
  • Marta Valešová, Bursar, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
  • Jakub Kopřiva, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Transport, Czech Republic
  • Peter Nohrstedt, Sustainability Manager, SKL Kommentus, Sweden
15:10-15:30 Coffee break
15:30-17:15 Workshops (details will be specified later)

I. Implementing socially responsible public procurement within organization

  • Dalma Kittka, Head of Procurement Department, Budapest, Hungary
  • Miquel Benito, Director of Coordination of Public Procurement, Barcelona City Council, Spain
  • Thomas de Jonghe, Project Lead Strategic & Sustainable Procurement, City of Ghent, Belgium (TBC)
  • Peter Nohrstedt, Sustainability Manager, SKL Kommentus, Sweden
  • Lenka Hollerová, Head of Public Procurement, Jičín Town, Czech Republic

II. Socially responsible public procurement in the construction sector

  • Petr Kubala, Director General, Vltava River Basin, state enterprise, Czech Republic
  • Jiří Prokš, Head of Public Procurement, University of Chemistry and Technology, Czech Republic
  • Other speakers to be confirmed

III. Reporting, monitoring, and measuring socially responsible public procurement

  • Charlotte Österman, Partner & Sustainable Development Director for Pax Tecum Global Consultancy and Advisor to Social Value UK’s Council

In English language only.

19:30-22:00 Award for contribution to development of the socially responsible public procurement in the Czech Republic

Venue: TBC

19.30 Welcome drink

20:15 Award ceremony

20:45 Reception                                                 

 

Friday October 4, 2019

8:30-9:00  Registration and coffee 
 9:00 Opening
9:00-9:30 Summary of the workshops

  1. Implementing socially responsible public procurement within organization
  2. Socially responsible public procurement in the construction sector
  3. Reporting, monitoring, and measuring socially responsible public procurement
9:30-11:00 Supervisory mechanisms and their approach to sustainable public procurement

  • Jaroslav Hlivák, President, Office for Public Procurement, Slovakia
  • Eva Kubišová, Vice-President, Úřad pro ochranu hospodářské soutěže, Czech Republic
  • Magdalena Olejarz, Director of the EU and International Cooperation Department, Office for Public Procurement, Poland
  • (TBC) Közbeszerzési Hatóság, Hungary
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-12:00 Good practice marketplace – inspirational public contracts

  • Short introductions of inspirational public procurements
    • Carla Canal, Project Manager Policy Coherence for Development Direction of Global Justice and International Cooperation, Barcelona City Council, Spain
    • Lenka Hollerová, Head of Procurement Department, Jičín town, Czech Republic
    • Dalma Kittka, Head of Procurement Department, City of Budapest, Hungary
    • South-Moravian Region, Czech Republic (TBS)
    • Thomas de Jonghe, Project Lead Strategic & Sustainable Procurement, City of Ghent, Belgium (TBC)
    • Tomáš Havlíček, Director, Investment Section, Vltava River Basin, state enterprise, Czech Republic
12:00-13:00 Competency framework in sustainable public procurement

  • Education of public procurement professionals
  • Key competences and their development
  • EU perspectives on competency framework
  • Leona Gergelová Šteigrová, Head of the Unit Public Procurement, Head of the project Implementation Support and Development of Socially Responsible Public Procurement, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Czech Republic
  • Martin Hadaš, Head of the Unit Public Procurement, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
  • Cindy Nadesan, Procurement Improvement Officer, Surrey Council, United Kingdom
  • Radka Vladyková, Director of the Bureau, The Union of Towns and Municipalities of the Czech Republic
  • (TBC), European Commission
13:00 Closing, lunch