Events :: Conference on Electronic Procurement – Challenges and Opportunities
Conference on Electronic Procurement – Challenges and Opportunities
26 June 2012, Brussels, Belgium
The European Commission and the European Parliament are organising a conference to highlight the opportunities offered by electronic procurement (e-procurement)in order to simplify public procurement procedures and to achieve better procurement outcomes as well as better value-for-money in public expenditure. The conference programme will include: presentations from contracting authorities and companies that are already using e-procurement tools, from the EU and beyond, explaining the challenges they had to overcome and the benefits they have obtained; a panel of senior European policy-makers and business people discussing the potential of e-procurement to address current economic and political challenges faced by the EU; presentations on the e-procurement landscape in Europe, including e-procurement solutions and best practices in the marketplace.