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Smart Procurement - Reducing Costs and Saving Energy

29 June 2011, Brussels

9:30 Registration, breakfast and welcome coffee

10:00 Welcome and Introduction

Yolanda Alonso, Basque Country EU-Office
Ander Elgorriaga, Environmental Management Corporation for the Basque Country (IHOBE)
[pdf-file]

10:15 From policy to implementation

Heide Rühle, Green Party, Member of the European Parliament
Tatiana Márquez Uriarte, Directorate-General for Energy, European Commission
Bertrand Wert, Directorate-General for Enterprise, European Commission
Robert Kaukewitsch, Directorate-General for the Environment, European Commission
Anna Pramborg, TCO Development (Sweden)
Angel Verdú, Aiguasol (Spain)

Facilitated by Peter Defranceschi, ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability

11:30 Spotlight on Smart Sustainable Procurement in Practice

Timothée Noël, Executive Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation, European Commission [pdf-file]
Philipp Tepper, ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability [pdf-file]
Kevin Willsher, Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (United Kingdom) [pdf-file]
Mar Campanero, Barcelona City Council (Spain) [pdf-file]
Bente Møller Jessen, Municipality of Kolding (Denmark) [pdf-file]
Dave Starling, London Borough of Bromley (United Kingdom) [pdf-file]

12:45 Networking Lunch

13:30 Get the know-how on smart procurement

Training session 1
Calculating the real costs of sustainable procurement using life-cycle costing (LCC) and CO2 emissions assessment
Training session 2
Calculating the real costs of sustainable procurement using life-cycle costing (LCC) and CO2 emissions assessment
Workshop session
Devising procurement approaches that encourage sustainable innovation

What are the real costs of products and services on public sector budgets and on the environment?

How can these cost considerations be integrated into public procurement decisions?

What are the real costs of products and services on public sector budgets and on the environment?

How can these cost considerations be integrated into public procurement decisions?

How can public authorities encourage sustainable product and service innovation through their procurement practices?

How can a dialogue with the market take place in a legally sound matter?

Trainer: Philipp Tepper, ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability [pdf-file]

Trainers: Dominik Seebach and Martin Möller, Öko-Institut [pdf-file]

Facilitator: Amalia Ochoa, ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability [pdf-file]

Helena Estevan, Ecoinstitut Barcelona, Spain [pdf-file]

Paula Trindade, Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia (LNEG), Portugal [pdf-file]

15:15 Partner Cafe

Sustainable Information & Technology - development of new criteria for IT hardware | Anna Pramborg, TCO Development (Sweden)

Effective Networking & Promotion of Sustainable Procurment: Procura+ Sustainable Procurement Campaign | Philipp Tepper, ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability [pdf-file]

Clear about Carbon (European Social Fund project) | David Morgan, Cornwall Development Company (United Kingdom)

Sustainable Procurement in North West England |Mark Stein, MS Associates (United Kingdom)