Programme

Pre-event programme
Maatschappelijk Verantwoord Inkopen Congres – Dutch National Annual Sustainable Procurement Conference (MVI Congress), 08:30 - 18:00Live market engagement: Sustainable procurement of ICT, 09:00 - 13:00

Public authorities informed suppliers of information and communication technology (ICT) of their socially responsible procurement needs and intentions. The suppliers had an opportunity to present available solutions and demonstrate their capacity to meet the requirements. Download the full programme.

 


11:00 - 14:00Registration Open

13:00 - 14:00Lunch (Vegetarian): Food for thought

14:00 - 14:40Plenary 1: Dare to Ask. Dare to do!

Presenters

Dr. Bertrand Piccard, Chairman and Initiator of the Solar Impulse Foundation

Hubert Bruls, Mayor of Nijmegen 
Mark Hidson, Global Director, ICLEI Sustainable Procurement Centre; Deputy Regional Director, ICLEI Europe


14:40 - 15:30Plenary 2: Using procurement more strategically?

Presenters

Irmfried Schwimann, Deputy Director-General, Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, European Commission

Panellists

Irmfried Schwimann, Deputy Director-General, DG GROW, European Commission

Mark Hidson,  Global Director, ICLEI Sustainable Procurement Centre; Deputy Regional Director, ICLEI Europe

Thomas De Jonghe, Project leader, Strategic & Sustainable Procurement, The City of Ghent (Belgium)


15:30 - 16:00Refreshments and Networking

16:00 - 17:20Breakout Sessions: Procuring to achieve strategic goals


17:20 - 18:00Plenary 3: Strategic procurement in action

Presenters:
Roald Lapperre, Director-General for the Environment and International Affairs, Ministry for Infrastructure and Water Management, The Netherlands
Frederic Ximeno, Commissioner for Ecology, City of Barcelona (Spain)


18:00 - 19:15Welcome Reception


19:15Nijmegen Social Events

09:00 - 10:40Plenary 4: Culture and behavioural change: are you willing and able?

Presenters

Dr. Jolien Grandia, Assistant Professor, Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Maria Pagel Fray, Special Advisor on Environmental and Climate Issues, City of Copenhagen, Denmark

Dóra Anna Kókai, Head of Project Management Unit, Municipality of Budapest, Hungary


Panellists

Lorenz Berzau, National Contact Group Coordinator, Amfori

Dr. Jolien Grandia, Assistant Professor, Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Maria Pagel Fray, Special Advisor on Environmental and Climate Issues, City of Copenhagen, Denmark

Dalma Kittka, Head of Public Procurement Unit, Municipality of Budapest, Hungary

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Presenter

Lieve Bos, Policy officer innovation procurementDirectorate General Communication Networks, Content and Technology, European Commission


10:40 -11:10Refreshments and Networking

11:10 - 12:50Market Lounge 1: Using procurement strategically


12:50 - 14:00Lunch (Vegetarian): Food for thought

14:00 - 15:40Breakout Sessions: People, Process & Performance – bringing it all together


15:40 - 16:10Refreshments and Networking

16:10 - 17:30Plenary 5: Dare to do! Disruptors and game changers

Harriët Tiemens, Deputy Mayor, Nijmegen will lead by example and inspire use all to think and act disruptvely, as she shares the secret behind What's powering Nijmegen.

 

1. Karolina Huss, Senior Project Management, Gate 21 - Prototype before you procure

2. Reyes Tirado, Senior Scientist, Greenpeace - Less is more

3. Lieke van Kerkhoven, Co-Founder, FLOOW2 - Why buy when you can share?

4. Carsten Rothballer, Coodinator, ICLEI - Turning up the heat on energy procurement

5. Tilman Reinhardt, Lawyer - Make the case with strategic litigation!

6. Matija Matoković, DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, European Comission - Innovation Brokers


17:30Close of Day

19:00Official Dinner and Procura+ Awards Ceremony

Speakers:

Harriët Tiemens, Deputy Mayor of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Marzena Rogalska, Director Single Market for Public Administrations, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, European Commission


09:00 - 10:20Plenary 6: Procurement Confessions

Presenters

Paul Louis Iske, Chief Failure Officer, The Institute for Brilliant Failures

Anita Poort, Directorate of Legal Affairs, Municipality of Amsterdam:  The 'Pay Attention' Programme: how a mistake led to a new way of procuring in Amsterdam


10:20 - 10:50Refreshments and Networking

10:50 - 12:20Market Lounge 2: Tools and approaches for effective procurement

 


12:20 - 13:10Plenary 7: Dare to look forward: What’s next for procurement?

Presenters

Dr. Hugo-Maria Schally, Head of unit for Sustainable Production, Products and Consumption, Directorate for Circular Economy and Green Growth, DG ENV, European Commission
Mark Hidson,  Global Director, ICLEI Sustainable Procurement Centre; Deputy Regional Director, ICLEI Europe
Cuno van Geet, Strategic Advisor Sustainable Procurement, Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, The Netherlands.

 


13:10Lunch (Vegetarian): Food for thought

AfternoonStudy Tours