Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

1st Annual Conference on e-procurement: "Electronic Procurement,Challenges and Opportunities"

1st Annual Conference on e-procurement: "Electronic Procurement,Challenges and Opportunities"
Published on: 01/06/2012
Event date: 26/06/2012
Location: European Parliment
Organiser: DG GROW G4

Welcome:
What do you want to get out of this conference?

Alain Deckers (464 kB), Head of Unit, E-procurement and economic analysis of procurement markets, DG Internal Market and Services, European Commission.

Opening session

Keynote speeches

E-procurement in the context of the modernisation of public procurement legislation
Marc Tarabella (48 kB), Member of the European Parliament, Rapporteur on the proposals to modernize public procurement legislation.

E-procurement as a tool to boost the Internal Market
Jonathan Faull  (58 kB), Director-General, DG Internal Market and Services, European Commission.

Session 1

Mapping out Buyers’ Experiences and Good Practices at national and regional level

Moderator: Alain Deckers, Head of Unit, E-procurement and economic analysis of procurement markets, DG Internal Market and Services, European Commission.

Presentations

The experience in e-procurement in Estonia.
Agris Peedu (460 kB), Head of Public Procurements and State Aid Department and Acting Deputy Secretary-General for Administrative Policy, Estonian Ministry of Finance.

A Central Purchasing Body.
Marc Christopher Schmidt (1 MB), IT project leader XVergabe , Procurement Agency of the German Federal Ministry of Interior.

Connecting regional and local contracting authorities through e-procurement.
Massimiliano Inzerillo (3 MB), Manager E-Procurement Services, Central Procurement Agency, Lombardia Region.

Applying e-procurement to specific sectors:
housing and energy

Moderator: Klaus Wiedner, Head of Unit, Public Procurement Legislation II, DG Internal Market and Services, European Commission.

Presentations

E-procuring works in social housings: the case of Vosgelis.
Régis Courroy (741 kB), Procurement manager, Office of Public Housing, Vosges Department, Vosgelis.

E-procurement implementation in a utility company.
Ing. Miloš Olejník (325 kB), Procurement and Services Director, Slovakian electricity.

Session 2

The International Dimension of E-procurement:
Tools and Practices in e-procurement Leading Countries

Moderator: Erik Nooteboom, Acting Director, Public Procurement, DG Internal Market and Services, European Commission.

Presentations

The experience of the Republic of Korea.
Hoin Kang (2 MB), Administrator, Public Procurement Service of the Republic of Korea.

Global opportunities and challenges from e-Procurement.
Robert Hunja (1 MB), Public Procurement Program Manager, World Bank Institute.

Session 3

The EU eProcurement landscape. What Solutions exist?
Major Challenges and Opportunities

Moderator: Pablo Arias Echeverría, Member of the European Parliament, Coordinator of IMCO Working Group on E-Commerce.

Presentations

The e-procurement landscape in the EU.
Gabriella Cattaneo (852 kB), Associate Vice President, IDC European Government Consulting.

Best practices and lessons learnt in implementing e-procurement.
Floris Ampe (522 kB), Partner, PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

Session 4

The Business Case: the Perspective of Economic
Operators submitting Tenders on line

Moderator: Alain Deckers, Head of Unit, E-procurement and economic analysis of procurement markets, DG Internal Market and Services, European Commission.

Presentations

The dematerialisation of public procurement procedures in a pharmaceutical company.
Franck Rozé (1 MB), Director of Hospital Markets, Bristol-Myers Squibb.

The case of a French SME using e-procurement (video - 5’02”)

The results of survey of users in Portugal.
Prof. Luís Valadares Tavares (890 kB), Technical University of Lisbon.

Opening up SME opportunities through eProcurement.
Scott Bell (669 kB), Head of Procurement Policy and Systems, Scottish Procurement, The Scottish Government.

Session 5

High level Panel – The way forward: Shaping e-Procurement
Policy and Legislation in the EU

Moderator: John Higgins, Director General DIGITALEUROPE.

Malcolm Harbour, Member of the European Parliament, Chair of committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO).
Jørgen Abild Andersen, Director General, Telecom Danish Business Authority, Ministry of Business and Growth.
Andreas Nemec (67 kB), CEO, Austrian Federal Procurement Agency (BBG).
Harry van Dorenmalen, Chairman, IBM Europe.

Closing keynote speech

How to make the best of e-procurement?

Michel Barnier, Commissioner for Internal Market and Services, European Commission.