QED Conference - Modernising EU public procurement rules

25 September 2012, 12:00-18:30

Residence Palace, International Press Centre, Rue de la Loi 155 - 1040 Brussels


Possible discussion points:


Panel 1 - Public procurement in the health care sector


Speaker line-up

Charles-Edouard Escurat Director of Resource and Expertise Center, RESAH-Idf –Procurement Network of Paris Region Healthcare sector

Joerg Jenewein Director EU Government Affairs, Merck Serono

Dr. Virginia Acha Director International Affairs - Global Policy, Pfizer

Moderator: Professor Christopher H. Bovis University of Hull


Panel 2 - Public procurement in the transport sector


Speaker line-up

Heide Rühle MEP, IMCO shadow rapporteur, European Parliament

Pierre Delsaux Deputy Director General DG MARKT, European Commission

Sally Collier Deputy Chief Procurement Officer, Efficiency and Reform Group, Cabinet Office, UK

Ulf Gustafsson Senior Manager Public Affairs, Volvo Bus Corporation    


Panel 3 - Public procurement in the water and waste sector


Speaker line-up

Hans-Eckart Niethammer Legal Director, SITA Northern Europe Waste Services

Nils Lundkvist Manager Technical Strategy, Waste Management, City of Stockholm, Traffic administration, Waste department

Peter Curran Partner and head of procurement, Arthur Cox, Belfast

Benjamin von Engelhardt Second Secretary for Cohesion Policy, Public Procurement, Competition Policy, Permanent Representation of Germany to the EU  

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