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Efficiency in Public Procurement: How to ensure it?

2018-05-10

9 - 4 PM
2018-05-10
Vilnius Grand Resort, Ežeraičių 2, Vilnius district

We invite you to the Annual Public Procurement Conference 2018 "Efficiency in Public Procurement: How to ensure it?" The aim of the conference is to discuss public procurement tendencies, the importance of procurement planning, and the concept as well as practical aspects of the most economically advantageous tender. Keynote speakers of the conference, co-organised by COBALT and CountLine, include Marc Steiner, Judge of the Swiss Federal Administrative Court, Dr Deividas Soloveičik, COBALT Partner and Head of the Public Procurement Practice Group, Piotr Bogdanowicz, Member of the Board of the Public Procurement Law Association and Professor of Warsaw University, and others.

Date: 10 May 2018

Location: Vilnius Grand Resort, Ežeraičių 2, Vilnius district

Main topics:

  • The importance of procurement planning in the public procurement process
  • The relation between inaccurate conditions of tender and damage resulting from the execution of a public contract, and the possibility of compensation for damage
  • The role of a contracting authority in detecting anti-competitive agreements
  • The most economically advantageous tender – notion and practical issues
  • Functioning of the public procurement system
  • (Non-)transparency and (un)fairness of public procurement: myths and reality
  • Reliance on the capacities of other entities and doubts following Esaprojekt case

The topics will be presented by the most prominent public procurement experts from Lithuania and abroad:

  • Diana Vilytė, Director of the Public Procurement Office
  • Deividas Soloveičik, Partner and Head of the Public Procurement Practice at COBALT Lithuania
  • Irma Urmonaitė, Head of the Anti-Competitive Agreements Investigation Division, Competition Council of the Republic of Lithuania
  • Marc Steiner, Judge of the Federal Administrative Court of Switzerland
  • Irmantas Beržauskas, Head of the Procurement Division, AB Klaipėdos nafta
  • Dr Piotr Bogdanowicz, Professor, University of Warsaw, Member of the Board of the Public Procurement Law Association
  • Sergejus Muravjovas, Executive Director of Transparency International Lithuania
  • Julius Lukošius, Director of the Economic Audit Department, National Audit Office of Lithuania

More information: http://www.vpkonferencija.lt/