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

Take part in a real-life market engagement event! Public authorities will inform suppliers of information and communication technology (ICT) of their socially responsible procurement needs and intentions. The suppliers will have an opportunity to present available solutions and demonstrate their capacity to meet the requirements. Participation is free of charge, but registration is necessary to ensure a place. Download the full programme and register by following this link

 


11:00 - 14:00Registration Open

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

14:00 - 14:30Plenary 1: Welcome and setting the scene

Presenters

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

Hubert Bruls, Mayor, Nijmegen 
Katrin Stjernfeldt Jammeh, Mayor, Malmö; Procura+ Network Chair 
Mark Hidson, Global Director, Sustainable Procurement Capacity Centre; Deputy Regional Director, ICLEI Europe


14:30 - 15:20Plenary 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, Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, European Commission

Karin Stjernfeldt Jammeh, Mayor, Malmö, Procura+ Network Chair

Raymond Johansson, Governing Mayor of Oslo (TBC)


15:20 - 15:50Refreshments and Networking

15:50 - 17:20Breakout Sessions: Procuring to achieve strategic goals

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

Presenters:
Stientje van Veldhoven, State Secretary of the Environment, The Netherlands
Janet Sanz, Deputy Mayor, City of Barcelona, Spain (TBC)


18:00 - 19:15Welcome Reception

19:15Nijmegen Social Events

09:00 - 10:40Plenary 4: Organisational culture and behavioural change: How to make friends and influence people

Presenters

Maria Pagel Fray, City of Copenhagen

Dóra Anna Kókai and Dalma Kittka, Municipality of Budapest


10:40 -11:10Refreshments and Networking

11:10 - 12:50Market Lounge 1

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 - 17:30Dare to do! Disruptors and game changers

Our Disruptors and Game Changers

Harriet Tiemens, Deputy Mayor, Nijmegen - Energising local green electricity supply

Karolina Huss, Senior Project Management, Gate 21 - Prototype before you procure: Public Private Innovation contracts

Reyes Tirado, Senior Scientist, Greenpeace - Less is more: reducing meat and dairy for a healthier life and planet

Lieke van Kerkhoven, Co-Founder, FLOOW2 - Changing the definition of procurement through sharing

Carsten Rothballer, Coodinator, ICLEI - Energizing Procurement: Informed energy planning for smart energy infrastructure procurement

Tilman Reinhardt, Lawyer - Advancing sustainable procurement through strategic litigation


17:30Close of Day

19:00Official Dinner and Procura+ Awards Ceremony

Speakers:

Harriët Tiemens, Deputy Mayor of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Marzena Rogalska, Acting Director Single Market for Public Administration, 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 (TBC)

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


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

13:10Lunch (Vegetarian): Food for thought

AfternoonStudy Tours

Key information:

 

Location: Radboud University
Bus departs from De Vereeniging at 13.30.
The bus will return to De Vereeniging at 16.00.
Maximum number of participants: 50

  

Key Information:

 

Location: Windpark Nijmegen
Bus departs from De Vereeniging at 13.15.
The bus will return to De Vereeniging at 16.00.
Maximum number of participants: 30

  

  

Key Information:

 

Location: Nijmegen North
Bus departs from De Vereeniging at 13.30.
The bus will return to De Vereeniging at 16.00.
Maximum number of participants: 30