PARIS | 25-26 OCTOBER 2018

About

The University Sorbonne of Paris and and the Faculty of Economics of the University of Rome Tor Vergata are pleased to announce the launch of the 4th Interdisciplinary Symposium on Public Procurement .

More news on the event, including the speakers and the topics, coming soon


Goals and Motivations

The aim of the Symposium is to bring together economists and lawyers in the field of public procurement through dialogue and discourse. The organizers have the ambition to reduce the terminology barrier between economists and lawyers, come across cultural divide and reach joint wider understanding of practical issues. The Symposium attempts to suggest reform measures for better rules of acquisition for Public Administrations and provides a platform for the discourse on the challenging issues of the modern practices in public procurement.

While topics and references will certainly involve the European Union environment it shall not be limited to this area, taking advantage of best practices worldwide.

Background

The Interdisciplinary Symposium on Public Procurement is a series of extremely successful events that were held in the leading European capitals and hosted renowned experts, researchers and scientists in the field of public procurement.

Previous editions

1st Interdisciplinary Symposium on Public Procurement (6-7 June 2011, Rome, Italy)
2nd Interdisciplinary Symposium on Public Procurement (22-23 September 2014, Budapest, Hungary)
3rd Interdisciplinary Symposium on Public Procurement (28-30 September 2016, Belgrade, Serbia)


Organisers

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CALL FOR PAPERS

On behalf of the organizing committee, we would like to invite you to participate in the 4th Interdisciplinary Symposium on Public Procurement which will host well-known academics, and practitioners. In order to be part of this Symposium as a speaker, we invite you to submit a paper on one of the topics outlined

Please send your full paper and CV no later than July 16th, 2018 to: publicprocurementsymposium@gmail.com

The registration is now closed.

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  • Stephane Saussier - Christopher Bovis

  • Giancoarlo Spagnolo - Andreas H. Glass

  • Tünde Tátrai - Francesco Decarolis

  • Christopher Yukins - Mihaly Fazekas

RAPPORTEURS & Speakers

Papers presented will be partly based on invitations (8 papers) of rapporteurs and partly on the selection of another 8 papers submitted. We en courage you to submit your paper on one of the four topics only.

Paulo Magina

Head of Public Procurement Unit, OECD

Theme 1:

Life Cycle Costing in Public Procurement

(October 25, 2018 from 10,00 to 13,00) | Chair: Farid Yaker, United Nations Environment Programme

Rapporteurs

Christopher Bovis

Professor of Business Law, Hull University Business School
Lesson: Life cycle costing in public procurement

Stéphane Saussier

Professor of Economics, Sorbonne Business School.
Lesson: Life cycle costing in public procurement

Speakers

Aure Adell

Project coordinator and partner at Ecoinstitut SCCL

Dacian Dragos

Jean Monnet Professor of Administrative and EU Law

Theme 2:

Calculating Costs and Savings of Public Procurement

(October 25, 2018 from 14,00 to 16,30) | Chair: Gustavo Piga, University of Rome Tor Vergata

Rapporteurs

Giancarlo Spagnolo

Professor of Economics, Stockholm School of Economics
Lesson: Calculating the costs and savings of public procurement

Andreas H. Glass

Assistant Professor, Bundeswehr University Munich

Speakers

André Åslundh

Public transport administration at the County Council of Stockholm

Fabrizio Sbicca

Italian National Anti-Corruption Authority

Theme 3:

Corruption and Probity in Public Procurement

(October 26, 2018 from 10,00 to 13,00) | Chair: Annalisa Castelli, University of Rome Tor Vergata

Rapporteurs

Tünde Tátrai

Associate Professor, Corvinus University of Budapest
Lesson: Corruption and Probity in Public Procurement

Francesco Decarolis

Associate Professor, Bocconi University

Speakers

Stéphane Saussier

Professor of Economics, Sorbonne Business School.

Jan Telgen

Professor of Public Procurement, University of Twente

Theme 4:

Public Procurement and International Trade Agreements: CETA, TTIP and beyond

(October 25, 2018 from 14,00 to 16,30) | Chair: Martin Trybus, University of Birmingham

Rapporteurs

Christopher Yukins

Professor in Government Procurement Law, George Washington University
Lesson: Public procurement and international trade agreements

Mihaly Fazekas

Research fellow, University of Cambridge
Lesson: Public procurement and international trade agreements: CETA, TTIP and beyond

Speakers

Jean Heilman Grier

Principal Trade Consultant, Djaghe LLC

Zornitsa Kutlina-Dimitrova

European Commission

COMMITTEE


The 4th International Public Procurement Symposium in Paris (France), will be organized and coordinated by:

Gustavo Piga, Stéphane Saussier and Tunde Tatrai

Gustavo Piga

Professor of Economics at Tor Vergata University of Rome

Tünde Tátrai

Professor at Corvinus University of Budapest

Stéphane Saussier

Professor of Economics, Sorbonne Business School.

Programme

The program for the 4th Public Procurement Symposium in Paris (France) is now available. Please click below to download the pdf document.
Welcome Speech: Paulo Magina, OECD Public Governance Directorate

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