Conference

After the 5th EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABLE AND INNOVATIVE PUBLIC PROCUREMENT, in Academia das Ciências – Rua da Academia das Ciências, Lisboa, Portugal, at 5-6 MAY 2022, LISBON, SUPPORTED BY COMEGI – LUSÍADA UNIVERSITY (NATIONAL FUNDS THOUGH PROJECT PROJECT UIDB/04005/2020 OF FCT) AND OPET (IST TAGUSPARK), you are invited to send your paper following the guidelines of this journal until 1st of july and the Special Issue will be published in September, 2022.


Invited Plenary Speakers: 

Dr. Ana Saraiva

Lusíada University, Portugal
Topic: “Innovation of e-procurement in e-learning for basic and secondary education

Dr. Beloke Alea Arrate
Deusto University, Spain
Topic:Social accounting to achieve value-based public procurement

Prof. Cláudia Monge
Lawyer offica BAS, Portugal
Topic: “Green Hospitals and Ecologic Contracting

Prof. Désirée Klinger
University of Hamburg, Germany
Topic:A Value-Based Approach to Implement Green Public Procurement: Economic Tools as alternative to regulation

Dr. Ezgi Uysal
Torino University, Italy
Topic:The applicability and impacts of mandatory human rights due diligence on EU Public Procurement

Prof. François Lichère
Université Jean Moulin, France
Topic:New procedures of directives 2014

Dr. Giullia Botta
University of Milan, Italy
Topic: “Intersecting EU Public Procurement Law and Business & Human Rights: What Opportunities and Challenges to Address Human Rights Risks in the Textiles Supply Chains?

Dr. Laura Treviño Lozano
University of Greenwitch, UK
Topic:The applicability and impacts of mandatory human rights due diligence on EU Public Procurement

Specialist Luana Swensson
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Topic:Sustainable public food procurement: an international perspective

Prof. Luís Valadares Tavares
Lusíada University, Portugal
Topic:A Multicriteria model to evaluate tenders for Green Procurement of Public Works

Prof. Marta Andhov
University of Copenhagen, DenmarK
Topic: Public Procurement and Climate Change”

Prof. Michael Eßig
Bundeswehr University Munich, Germany
Topic:Sustainability, Innovation, and public supply management: Is there an strategy implementation deficit in public procurement?

Dr. Nadia Sava
Babes-Bolyai University, Romania
Topic:Smart contracts and public procurement: between potential and implementation. A literature review

Prof. Nuno Cunha Rodrigues
University of Lisbon, Portugal
Topic: “Enhancing the strategic use of public procurement as a tool for contracting authorities

Prof. Nuno Silva

Lusíada University, Portugal
Topic: “Innovation of e-procurement in e-learning for basic and secondary education

Dr. Paula Trindade
LNEG, Portugal
Topic: “Benchmarking innovation procurement: applying a new methodology to the case of Portugal

Prof. Roberto Caranta
Torino University, Italy
Topic:Making PPPs – and Other Complex Works Contracts – Sustainable. A EU Legal Approach

Prof. Steven Van Garsse
University of Hasselt, Belgium
Topic:PPPs and the circular economy

Prof. Tátrai Tünde
Corvinus University of Budapeste, Hungary
Topic:Uses and absuses of Dynamic Purchasing Systems

Prof. Williem A. Janssen

Utrecht University, Netherlands
Topic: “Moving Towards EU Mandatory Sustainable and Social Requirements: a New role for the Commission and Fragmentation ahead?

 

OBJECTIVES


This conference takes place after COP26 and focus on major challenges to be addressed by Public Procurement:

How can the Public Procurement budget of more than 17% of EU GDP can be used to contribute to the COP26 targets on sustainability?

How can Public Procurement stimulate the public policies of innovation and of the digital transition?

How can the process of change of public authorities be supported avoiding the traditional lowest price award and moving to sustainable and innovative public procurement?

How can public procurement be used to accelerate such change and to build sustainable and innovative electronic public markets?

How can be developed urban and regional public e-market places (SMARKETCITIES) to promote more innovation and sustainability?

How can be developed supplies marketplaces for industry, namely, construction, based on sustainability criteria?

How can more modern procedures of public contracting ruled by the EU Directives of 2014 – Competitive procedure with negotiation, Competitive dialogue, Innovation Partnership, Dynamic purchasing systems and Electronic catalogues- be used to develop sustainable and innovative public procurement?


TOPICS ADDRESSED BY THE CONFERENCE


A – COP26 targets and the required changes on public procurement

B – Selection of candidates in terms of trust on sustainability compliance by candidates

C – Evaluation of tenders including sustainability criteria and the promotion of innovation?

D – Guidelines and examples of application of the life cycle costing

E – Public procurement for the rehabilitation and the construction of new buildings meeting the requirements of the Directive 2018/844 of 30 May on “nearly zero energy buildings”

F – Application of the guidelines and manuals of the European Commission on Green Public Procurement

G- Public procurement to promote innovation and the digital transition

H – Use of modern procedures – Competitive procedure with negotiation, Competitive dialogue, Innovation Partnership, Dynamic purchasing systems and Electronic catalogues- to develop sustainable and innovative public procurement

I – Development of sustainable and innovative industrial marketplaces (SMARKETSUPPLIES) construction using public procurement

J – Development of sustainable and innovative urban and regional marketplaces (SMARKETCITIES) using public procurement

K – Use of BIM and other digital design tools for public procurement (TWINTECH)

L – Training and change support for public procurers to cope with sustainable and innovative public procurement

 


Conference working languages: English


PROGRAM


The Program has the following major sessions including an initial keynote speech, presentation and discussion of submitted papers:


A – COP26 and New Challenges for SPP
B – Sustainable Design and Construction Procurement
C – SPP Using New procedures of Directives 2014
D – ICT Sustainable and Innovative Procurement
E – Food and Catering SPP
F – Value Based Healthcare and SPP
G – Marketplaces and SMARKETCITY for SPP
H – Doctoral Dissertations, Programs and Opportunities

 

CALENDER


B) Submission of extended abstracts (3 pages) » 6 April 2022

C) Decision for acceptance/rejection » 12 April 2022

D) Conference – Lisbon, Academia das Ciências » 5 – 6 May 2022

E) Submission of selected material » 1 July 2022

F) Edition of the special issue » September, 2022


Cristina Saraiva – [email protected]
Vasco Borges Moreira – [email protected]