DAY 4 - Asleep at the wheel? 4.3 billion reasons to remain awake...
  • Asleep at the Wheel? 4.3 Billion Reasons to Remain Awake...
  • Leading experts will be invited to test the principles of procurement, whilst offering novel operational strategies that align organisational objectives with the organisation’s supply base!
  • St.David's Hotel. The perfect place the perfect space!

Asleep at the Wheel? 4.3 Billion Reasons to Remain Awake...

Leading experts will be invited to test the principles of procurement, whilst offering novel operational strategies that align organisational objectives with the organisation’s supply base!

This event is 'part funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) through the Welsh Government'.

'COMMUNITY BENEFITS' AGENDA - BREAKFAST
07:45 - 08:00 : Registration - 'Community Benefits', A Business Breakfast hosted by Cardiff University
08:00 - 08:15 : Light Breakfast & Networking
Session Chair: Prof. Geo Quinot, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
08:15 - 08:35 : 'Developing the Community Benefits Measurement Tool and Calculating the Local Multiplier Effect', Justin Sacks, CEO, Ripl
08:35 - 08:55 : 'A Welsh Case Study', Martin Gallimore, Communities Manager, Carillion

'ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL' AGENDA - MAIN PROGRAMME
09:00 - 09:30 : Registration - ‘Asleep at the Wheel? 4.3 Billion Reasons to Remain Awake...’
09:30 - 10:00 : ‘Ministerial Address’, Jane Hutt AM, Welsh Government Minister for Finance and Government Business
10:00 - 10:30 : 'How much flexibility do the new Procurement Directives Bring?', Marta Lasuk, European Commission, Brussels

• 10:30 - 11:45 : 'Pre-Market Engagement - New Practices & Opportunities'
Session Chair: Anders Jessen, DG Trade, European Commission
Paul Henty, Speechly Bircham LLP, UK
Chris Jansen, Dutch Society of Construction Law, Netherlands
Chris Hoyle, Crown Commercial Service, UK
Questions & Answers Session

• 11:45 - 12:00 : Refreshments & Networking

• 12:00 - 13:10 : 'Selection of Candidates and Self-Cleaning in Directive 2014/24: How Will it Work?'
Session Chair: Professor Roberto Caranta, University of Turin, Italy
Peter Trepte, The University of Nottingham, UK
Simone Davina, Siemens, Netherlands
Lisa Thomas-Lewis, Value Wales Procurement, Welsh Government, Wales, UK

Questions & Answers Session

13:10 - 14:00 : Lunch & Networking

14:00 - 15:15 : Challenges and Opportunities for Awarding Contracts under Directive 2014/24
Session Chair: Prof. Martin Trybus, Birmingham University, UK
Prof Jan Telgen, Twente University, Netherlands
Simon Taylor, Keating Chambers
Nigel Giffin QC, Kings Bench Walk Chambers, London, UK
Questions & Answers Session

15:15 - 15:30 : Refreshments & Networking

Transposition Challenges and Solutions
15:30 - 17:00 : Roundtable discussion with interactive audience participation
Session Chair: Dr Pedro Telles, Institute for Competition & Procurement Studies (ICPS), Bangor University
Nick Sullivan - Value Wales Procurement, Welsh Government, Wales, UK
Sally Collier, Crown Commercial Services, UK
Isabel Rosa - IMPIC, Portugal
Sharon Smyth, Central Procurement Directorate, Northern Ireland
Wouter Stolwijk - PIANNO, Netherlands


17:00 - Session Close

19:30 - Join us at Bill's Restaurant for our evening event, ‘Pub Talk'. (INVITATION ONLY).


TODAY'S INTENDED AUDIENCE:
• Public Procurement teams interested in learning how to take advantage of the new strategies permitted by the new EU Procurement Directives.
• Public Procurement teams interested in expanding their purchasing capabilities, skills, and strategies in legally compliant fashion.
• Suppliers who sell products and services to the public sector who want to learn about the new SME innovations in the latest EU Procurement Directives.
• Professionals, Academics and Students seeking new knowledge on leading issues in public procurement, law, management and strategy.
•Public Procurement Legal Advisers.