Welcome - Opening Session
Introductory speech by Joaquim Nunes de Almeida , Director, Public Procurement, DG Internal Market and Services, European Commission.
Spending wisely: e-government, e-procurement and e-invoicing
Moderator: Joaquim Nunes de Almeida, Director, Public Procurement, DG Internal Market and Services, European Commission.
Modernising public administration and public procurement: the impact on the economy.
Anne Bucher, Director, Structural Reforms and Competitiveness, DG Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission.
The experience of Lithuania.
Rasa Noreikienė , Vice-Minister of Economy of the Republic of Lithuania.
eGovernment as a driver of the Digital Agenda for Spain.
Aitor Cubo , Deputy Director-General, Ministry of Public Administrations and State Holdings, Spain.
The STFI joint initiative.
Håkan Sörman , Director General, Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR).
Initiatives on e-procurement and e-invoicing to complete the Digital Single Market
Moderator: Ion Tudor, Economic analysis and e-Procurement, DG Internal Market and Services, European Commission.
CEF and Digital Services Infrastrutures.
Jean-François Junger , Deputy Head of unit, Public Services, DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology, European Commission.
OpenPEPPOL: Making Procurement Better.
André Hoddevik , Secretary General OpenPEPPOL.
The uptake of new technologies and the challenge for standardisation.
Jostein Frømyr , Vice Chair CEN/BII and UN/CEFACT.
Strategy, policy, governance: manage the shift to e-procurement and e-invoicing
Moderator: Kamil Kiljanski, Head of Unit, Economic Analysis and Impact Assessment, DG Internal Market and Services, European Commission.
Members of the panel
Malcolm Harbour, Member of the European Parliament, Chair of the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection.
Tom O’Brien, Head of eProcurement, Irish National Procurement Service.
Prof. Gustavo Piga, Rome II University.
Esa Tihilä, Chairman of EESPA (e-invoicing).
Successful cases of e-procurement implementation
Moderator: Panayotis Stamatopoulos, Head of Unit, Public Procurement Legislation II, DG Internal Market and Services, European Commission.
The case of a Central Purchasing Body: UGAP.
Sébastien Taupiac , Purchasing Deputy Director, UGAP.
Training buyers and suppliers in Flanders.
Ann Fournier , Purchasing Manager, Digipolis.
The perspective of users: MEDEF report.
Françoise Vergriete-Matringes , MEDEF Working Group on e-procurement.
The implementation of e-procurement in North-Rhine Westphalia.
Dr. Günther Horzetzky , State Secretary, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Energy and Industry of North Rhine-Westphalia.
E-invoicing contribution to the modernisation of public procurement
Mandatory e-invoicing – a great success.
Rikke Hougaard Zeberg , Deputy Director, Danish Agency for Digitisation.
E-invoicing: reducing costs and improving compliance.
Andrew Coulson , London borough of Camden.
Enabling micro-enterprises to send structured e-invoices to the public sector.
Dr. Gerhard Laga , Austrian Federal Economic Chamber/UEAPME.
The Catalonian e-invoicing hub: a single entry point to access all public administrations
Miquel Estapé , Deputy Director, Open Administration of Catalonia (Consorci AOC).
Video recordings from the conference
- Michel Barnier , Commissioner for Internal Market and Services, European Commission.