Regulating the State’s Business - Public Procurement, Concessions and Public Private Partnerships

Venue: Club of the University Foundation

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Event Date/Time: Mar 12, 2013 / 9:00 am - (GMT +1:00 hours) End Date/Time: Mar 13, 2013 / 5:15 pm - (GMT +1:00 hours)
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With the revised draft legislative proposals on the public procurement directives, the European Commission aims to streamline and improve procurement procedures and to promote innovative, environmental and social aspects as a strategic means to achieve the Europe 2020 goals. The conference will discuss in depth the

  • Current reforms of the public procurement directives
  • Extension of public procurement rules to concessions
  • Relationship between Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) and State aid regulation in infrastructure markets
  • Financing, efficiency and risk mitigation of PPP projects

For an intensive examination of the revised public procurement directives as well as practical guidance on sustainable procurement issues you should not miss the interactive workshop on the second day!


Rue d'Egmont 11

Conference Speakers

Andrea BIONDI, King’s College London

Christopher BOVIS, University of Hull

Martin BURGI, University of Munich Jan JACKHOLT, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Christian KOENIG, University of Bonn

Stephan RECHTEN, Beiten Burkhardt

Tobias TRAUPEL, Ministry of Economics, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany Anne VAN AAKEN, St Gallen University