PROJECT NUMBER: 1630807

European Public Procurement, PPP/Private Finance and Concessions

20-21/Oct/2016  •  Dubrovnik  •  EIPA members' fee: €895

Introduction
Project Leader
Rita Beuter
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Target group
The seminar is intended for officials from national, sub-national and local authorities and other public bodies from the EU Member States, candidate countries and European bodies and organisations, who wish to familiarise themselves with European public procurement, PPP/private finance and concessions. It should also be of interest to private sector providers, professional advisers and academics.

Description
The seminar will provide an overview of the current rules and developments in European public procurement based on the 2014 public procurement directive (Directive 2014/24/EU) and the 2014 directive on the award of concession contracts (Directive 2014/23/EU). The 2014 public procurement directive will be examined in detail, covering the scope, procedures, rules on public contracts, contract performance and specific procurement regimes. The seminar will also address key issues in the use of competitive dialogue and the competitive procedure with negotiation. It will cover PPP/private finance, indicating where PPP are being used and when they work best. It will also give an introduction to the Investment Plan for Europe.

Learning methodology
The seminar will be based on presentations and discussions, with an emphasis on a high level of interactivity. Most importantly, the seminar will offer an excellent platform to exchange experiences and concerns in dealing with European public procurement, PPP/private finance and concessions.

Objectives
This seminar will provide an understanding of the latest rules and developments in European public procurement, PPP/private finance and concessions. It should be of benefit to representatives from contracting authorities and businesses who need to familiarise themselves with the rules and policies at European level.

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