Public Procurement Conference


Key conference themes

International, including the work of OECD, UNCITRAL, WTO and Multilateral Development Banks

  • World Bank: Global Procurement Partnership for Sustainable Development
  • The GPA at 40/25
  • Open data, data visualisation and OCDS
  • Sustainability in procurement: green, social and inclusive procurement; gender neutrality, promotion and protection; climate change
  • Continuing procurement reform and benchmarking

Procurement in practice

  • Covid recovery strategies
  • Auditing procurement
  • Infrastructure procurement
  • Compliance, litigation and remedies
  • Digitalisation and artificial intelligence


  • Post-Brexit procurement: are we there yet?
  • Innovative and collaborative procurement
  • Social value
  • Single sourcing (in the UK and beyond)
  • Access to information

Updates and analysis of UK Green Paper – Transforming public procurement

Day 1 Plenary Session:
Round-up of international developments, including post-Brexit procurement in the UK, EU reforms and GPA expansion.

Day 2 Plenary Session:
The expanding scope of sustainability objectives - climate change, gender, inclusiveness, modern slavery, building back better after Covid-19.

Speakers include:

  • Cabinet Office
  • OECD
  • WTO
  • The World Bank



University of Nottingham
University Park