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March 2017

Webinar: Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP) and the Circular Economy

13 March 2017, 14:30 - 16:00
The webinar will take place the 13 March at 2:30 - 4:00 p.m and will be organized by REBus with ECAP, and hosted by ICLEI– Local Governments for Sustainability.

The objectives of the webinar are to introduce the concept of Circular Procurement through best practice examples selected from the project REBus, report on the work of the European Commission in this area and the priorities for the next years, and to present activities of the 10YFP on SPP Working Group 4c "Promoting Resource Efficient Business Models and Circular Economy".

Finally, Barbara van Offenbeek of Rijkswaterstaat will be reporting on the cases studies in the textile sector from project REBus and ECAP.

You can register to the webinar via iclei-events.webex.com

European Commission EASME PPI webinars

22 March 2017, 13:30 - 17:00
EASME is organising 3 webinars on procurement of energy efficient solutions on Wednesday 22 March 2017. €20 million of funding is available

Horizon 2020 supports the procurement of energy efficient solutions and the realisation of energy efficiency projects by funding Public Procurement of Innovative Solutions (including parts of purchasing costs), Project Development Assistance, development and roll-out of innovative financing schemes and making the energy efficiency market investible. Applications for funding are open until 7 June 2017.

13:30 – 15:00 PPI solutions for energy efficiency
15:00 – 16:00 Project Development Assistance
16:00 – 17:00 Innovative financing for energy efficiency

For more information and to register, visit the EASME website.

PPI4Waste Workshop for innovative procurement in waste management

29 March 2017, 10:00
Frankfurt, Germany
The PPI4Waste workshop for Innovative Procurement (PPI) in Waste management for innovative procurement, organised by ICLEI and KOINNO, will take place in Frankfurt on 29 March 2017 from 10:00 until 15:00.

The PPI4Waste project aims to achieve resource efficiency, sustainable waste management and sustainable consumption throughout Europe by increasing innovative public procurement through networking, capacity building, and dissemination.

The workshop aims to discuss the latest PPI tools, present innovative examples related to innovation in public procurement and discuss the new proposed related legal framework. The language will be german.

Further details on the training workshop are available on PPI4Waste project website.

Annual Conference on European Public Procurement Law 2017

30 - 31 March 2017, 9:00 - 17:00
Trier, Germany
The Annual Conference on European Public Procurement Law 2017 will take place the 30-31 of March 2017 in Trier, Germany. The event will bring together legal practitioners to discuss the latest legislative and jurisprudential developments.

Conference key topics will include the implementation of the new Directives and sectoral approach in the Member States, and the anticipated impact of TTIP, CETA and Brexit on EU public procurement.

The conference will also include a section focusing on the legal challenges and best practices in key sectors by Marc Gabriel, Chair of the European Public Procurement Group, Patricia Anna Eyckmans, Legal Advisor for the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and Philipp Tepper, Coordinator, Sustainable Economy and Procurement, ICLEI.

For more information on the event visit www.era.int

May 2017

eafip Workshop for Public Procurers in the Education, Recreation, Culture and Religion sectors

17 May 2017, 9:00 - 17:00
Berlin, Germany
The eafip Workshop for Public Procurers in the Education, Recreation, Culture and Religion sectors (ministries, regional and local authorities, agencies, public bodies, etc.) will be held at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy in Berlin, Germany on 17th May 2017 eafip.eu/events/workshops/education/

The workshop is open to public contracting authorities who have a unique chance to openly discuss unmet procurement needs, innovation concepts, project ideas, and much more. All procurers have an opportunity to briefly present their ideas / plan / projects in the parallel sessions. Please note that this event will be held in English and attendance is free of charge.

June 2017

Conference on Strategic Public Procurement

2 June 2017, 9:30 - 17:00
Paris, France
The Conference on Strategic Public Procurement, taking place in Paris the 2 June 2017, organized by the European Commission and the OECD, aims to raise awareness among decision makers and the procurement community about the benefits of strategic procurement with an emphasis on sustainability, social responsibility and innovation.

The event will feature speakers recognised for their expertise and leadership in the field and look at policies to support strategic procurement and at key challenges when implementing strategic public procurement. Sessions will also consider the topic of market engagement and the design of award criteria based on innovation/green/social criteria.

To attend the conference and for more information on the event, please visit http://ec.europa.eu/growth. The deadline for initial expressions of interest in attending is 9 May 2017.

World Circular Economy Forum 2017

5 - 7 June 2017
Helsinki, Finland
The World Circular Economy Forum will take place in Helsinki on the 5 - 7 June 2017 and will be focusing on different circular economy topics, including its relation to the UN Agenda 2030 and Sustainable Development Goals.

The Forum consists of 17 plenary and paralles sessions showcasing circular economy solutions for business, cities and finance. These will include a session on "Supporting Growth of Circular SMEs", which will be exploring tools for supporting SMEs such as investment support, innovative and green public procurement and matchmaking services.

For more information on the event visit www.sitra.fi

EU GPP criteria for Transport Webinar

6 June 2017, 9:30 - 12:00
The second ad hoc working group meeting of the revision of the EU GPP criteria for Transport will be held by means of four interactive webinars as follows:

- 1st interactive webinar on 6 June 2017 from 9.30 to 12.00 (CET): Category 1 Cars, LCVs and L-category vehicles

- 2nd interactive webinar on 8 June 2017 from 14.30 to 17.00 (CET): Category 2 Mobility services and Category 7 Post, courier and moving services

- 3rd interactive webinar on 13 June 2017 from 10.30 to 13.00 (CET): Category 3 Purchase or lease of buses and Category 5 Purchase or lease of waste collection vehicles

- 4th interactive webinar on 14 June 2017 from 9.30 to 12.00 (CET): Category 4 Bus services and Category 6 Waste collection services

If you are interested in participating, please send an email indicating which webinars to JRC-IPTS-GPP-TRANSPORT@ec.europa.eu.

EU GPP criteria for Transport Webinar

8 June 2017, 14:30 - 17:00
The second ad hoc working group meeting of the revision of the EU GPP criteria for Transport will be held by means of four interactive webinars as follows:

- 1st interactive webinar on 6 June 2017 from 9.30 to 12.00 (CET): Category 1 Cars, LCVs and L-category vehicles

- 2nd interactive webinar on 8 June 2017 from 14.30 to 17.00 (CET): Category 2 Mobility services and Category 7 Post, courier and moving services

- 3rd interactive webinar on 13 June 2017 from 10.30 to 13.00 (CET): Category 3 Purchase or lease of buses and Category 5 Purchase or lease of waste collection vehicles

- 4th interactive webinar on 14 June 2017 from 9.30 to 12.00 (CET): Category 4 Bus services and Category 6 Waste collection services

If you are interested in participating, please send an email indicating which webinars to JRC-IPTS-GPP-TRANSPORT@ec.europa.eu.

EU GPP criteria for Transport Webinar

13 June 2017, 10:30 - 13:00
The second ad hoc working group meeting of the revision of the EU GPP criteria for Transport will be held by means of four interactive webinars as follows:

- 1st interactive webinar on 6 June 2017 from 9.30 to 12.00 (CET): Category 1 Cars, LCVs and L-category vehicles

- 2nd interactive webinar on 8 June 2017 from 14.30 to 17.00 (CET): Category 2 Mobility services and Category 7 Post, courier and moving services

- 3rd interactive webinar on 13 June 2017 from 10.30 to 13.00 (CET): Category 3 Purchase or lease of buses and Category 5 Purchase or lease of waste collection vehicles

- 4th interactive webinar on 14 June 2017 from 9.30 to 12.00 (CET): Category 4 Bus services and Category 6 Waste collection services

If you are interested in participating, please send an email indicating which webinars to JRC-IPTS-GPP-TRANSPORT@ec.europa.eu.