• 1st European Conference on e-Public Procurement (ECPP) and 1st Exhibition of European e-Platforms

    The objectives of this 1st European Conference on e-Public Procurement and 1st Exhibition of European e-Platforms are: Discussing the implications of the single digital market on public procurement; Presenting the new advances of e-procurement available through Software as a Service (SaaS); Discussing the role of e-procurement to improve the management of each organization; Identifying major macro-economic benefits due to the dissemination of e-public procurement; Discussing alternative strategies to simplify and to overcome e-procurement obstacles; Analyzing the new European Directives for e-public procurement; Presenting e-procurement impacts on innovation and on SMEs access to public markets; Proposing new initiatives to increase cross-border public procurement. An exhibition of “best-of-breed” services of e-platforms is open during the whole day.

  • Europeone - eGovernment Conference
    03/12/2012 to 04/12/2012

    The Europeone e-Government Conference will bring together experts from the Commission, the Member States, the Candidate Countries and the Private Sector. The conference will focus on issues related to interoperability, key enablers, cross border services, trust and privacy, new technologies tendencies, and e-procurement. Experts will discuss and exchange ideas/experiences on how to empower European citizens and businesses in order to improve their mobility across Europe. Discussions will also focus on how Governments are transforming in order to be more efficient, productive and push economic growth in these difficult global times. The event is organized within the context of the Cyprus Presidency of the Council of EU.

  • Workshop: Improving Transparency in Government Decision Making

    This is an open event intended for Member States, policy-makers and practitioners interested in improveming the transparency of government decision making at European, national and local level and anyone interested in the area of public administrations as well as businesses and/or citizens who interact with them: eGovernment project implementers, stakeholders in FP6 and FP7 research projects, researchers, businesses, ePractice members etc. This event is all about networking. A few selected speakers will set the scene with a 15 minute presentation and the rest of the programme will be dedicated to roundtable discussions and networking purposes.

  • Open hearing “Accelerating e-Procurement: what role for the EU?”

    The European Commission organises this public hearing on the use of e-procurement. The conference will bring together all those interested in using the possibilities offered by ICT to re-model procurement processes with a view to driving efficiency gains in public procurement. The hearing will be an opportunity to discuss the ideas in the Commission’s Green Paper whilst the public consultation is still ongoing. Interested parties can submit views and reactions in response to the Green Paper until 31 January 2011.