EVENTS

   

UPCOMING EVENTS


June 2021

Launch of Circular and Fair ICT Pact

14 June 2021, 16:00 - 17:00

On June 14th 2021, 4-5 pm CET, a group of countries and regions is launching the Circular and Fair ICT Pact (CFIT). Participants of this new international partnership will use their collective procurement power to accelerate the ICT sector towards becoming more circular and fair. Actions will be taken in good dialogue with the ICT industry and other relevant actors. The pact is an initiative under the UN One Planet Network SPP Programme.

You can register here and more information can be found on the website or mail to cfit@rws.nl


procuRE International OMC Event

25 June 2021, 10:00 - 12:00

procuRE brings together 6 procurers from 6 countries to jointly tackle the common challenge of achieving 100% Renewable Energy Supply in existing public buildings. The procurers are willing to invest 7.68 million € in Research and Development to address this challenge in their regions, to be prepared in coming years to tackle their combined stock of over 21,000 buildings.

procuRE is carrying out an Open Market Consultation in the form of a series of events which aim to:

• inform potential suppliers (industry) about the procuRE pre-commercial procurement opportunities
• explain in detail the pre-commercial procurement process
• open a dialogue with potential suppliers about the scope of procurement envisaged in the project
• facilitate matchmaking among potential suppliers in need of support in the building of consortia

City representatives are welcome to join the event and also to become preferred partners within the project.

Preliminary Agenda:
• Welcome & Introduction
• procuRE Aim & Scope
• Procurement of Innovation and Tender Process
• Q&A on project and process
• Information on Local Building
• Q&A on local site
• Next steps

Registration is required. Participation is free of charge:

This event is preliminarily linked to World Sustainable Energy Days – WSED, which will take place on 21 – 25 June 2021.


July 2021

6th Global Procurement Conference

7 - 9 July 2021

The conference will be held VIRTUALLY in 6 sessions distributed in 3 separate events on July 7th, 8th and 9th 2021. Each session hosts two speakers and lasts 90 minutes: 30 minutes for each speaker and 30 minutes for debate.

The goal of the Global Procurement Conference is to raise awareness for the planetary implications of joint decisions regarding what is purchased, how and for whom in the public domain.

The University of Rome Tor Vergata, with the support of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, has the pleasure of organizing yearly an event where experts from International Financial Institutions and regulatory bodies, policy-makers, economists, engineers, lawyers, procurers gather for a much-needed debate concerning issues related to innovation, competitiveness, sustainability and regulation in public procurement worldwide.

You find more information here.


October 2021

Forum Compraverde Buygreen

6 - 8 October 2021

Online

The Forum Compraverde Buygreen is an Italian and European event for public and private policies, projects and initiatives on green and sustainable procurement, it’s approaching to its XV edition. Two days on the state-of-the-art of Green Procurement through seminars, workshops, trainings, one to one exchanges and other participated initiatives will enable the discussion of the newest legal issues, of national and international best practices, and the opportunities in the field of Green Procurement and ecological transition.

The Forum aims at promoting a just and sustainable economy. Conferences, workshops and seminars will focus on the dissemination of green and sustainable procurement at municipal, regional, national and European level, and on specific related themes, such as sustainable building and low environmental impact infrastructures, green areas management, sustainable food, sustainable cultural events, circular procurement and best practices for ecological transition and real change.

More information here.