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Global Revolution VII

Global Revolution VII, 15 and 16 June 2015

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The 7th in the series of successful international conferences was attended by policy-makers, lawyers and practitioners from the main international organisations involved in procurement regulation, as well as world-leading leading professors and researchers.

The conference included plenary sessions for all delegates and a series of parallel workshops and debates focusing on specific topics of interest to different delegates. 

The conference was sponsored by The Achilles Group.

Key themes

Key themes included:

  • Experience of the new EU  procurement regime
  • The remedy of ineffectiveness
  • Access for SMEs
  • Procurement and the public interest
  • Health sector procurement and the NHS
  • Plurilateral procurement: the transparency agenda 
  • The new face of procurement in the Multilateral Development Banks, including reform of the World Bank regime 
  • Country systems, harmonisation and aid effectiveness
  • Developments in debarment and self-cleaning 
  • Electronic procurement in practice
  • Procurement in Africa
  • EU and global defence issues 

Speakers

Conference speakers included:

  • Robert Anderson, World Trade Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Dr Marta Andrecka, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Professor Sue Arrowsmith, The University of Nottingham, UK
  • Claire Barclay, Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, South Africa
  • Peter Bennett, Cabinet Office, UK
  • Ashish Bhateja, ADB
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  • Roger Bickerstaff, Bird & Bird, UK
  • Peter Braun, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, Germany
  • Chris Browne, World Bank, USA
  • Dr Luke Butler, Bristol Law School, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, UK
  • Kathrine Eddon, Pinsent Masons LLP, UK
  • Rosemary Choueka, Bristows LLP, UK
  • Xavier Codina, Bufete Codina y Asociados, Spain
  • Dr Richard Craven, University of Northumbria, UK
  • Jo Dale, Crown Commercial Service
  • Dr Paul Davis, IFPSM Global Standard Board, UK
  • Kuldip Dhanoya, Nabarro LLP, UK
  • Nicola Dimitri, University of Siena
  • Pascale Hélène Dubois, World Bank, USA
  • Dr. Vera Eiró, Nova School of Law, and Consultant, Linklaters LLP (Lisbon Office), Portugal
  • Dr Ama Eyo, University of Bangor, UK
  • Professor Laurence Folliot-Lalliot, Université de Paris Ouest, France
  • Chris Gallagher, CGA
  • Angela Gallop, Axiom International
  • Neli Garbuzanova, NHS, UK
  • Dr. Aris Georgopoulos, University of Nottingham, UK
  • Dr Anna Gorczynska, University of Łódź, Poland
  • Jeff Gutman, Brookings Institution, USA
  • Kirsi-Maria Halonen, Hansel Oy and University of Turku, Finland
  • Wojciechtek Hartung, Counsel at Domański Zakrzewski Palinka sp.k., Poland                       
  • Emily Heard, Bevan Brittan LLP, UK
  • Dr Baudouin Heuninckx, Belgian Defence Procurement Division, Belgium and The University of Nottingham, UK
  • Robert Hunja, World Bank Institute, USA
  • Jan Jackholt, Procurement Department EBRD, UK
  • Chris Jansen, VU University, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Susanna Johansson, Lund University, Sweden
  • Dae-in Kim, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea
  • Dr Totis Kotsonis, Eversheds LLP, UK
  • Professor Peter Kunzlik, University of East Anglia, UK
  • Kodjo Osei-Lah, WTO Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Dr Annamaria La Chimia, The University of Nottingham, UK
  • Anne Langley, Department for International Development, UK
  • Professor John Linarelli, Durham University, UK
  • Paulo Magina, OECD, Paris, France
  • Debbie Metcalfe, LLM MSc MCIPS - Achilles Information Limited, UK
  • David Meyer, USAID, USA
  • Jeanmarie Meyer, Millenium Challenge Corporation, USA
  • Anna Müller, World Trade Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Caroline Nicholas, UNCITRAL Secretariat, Vienna, Austria
  • Eliza Niewiadomska,  EBRD, UK
  • Dr Grith Ølykke, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
  • Ulrich Paetzold, FIEC, The European Construction Industry Federation, Belgium
  • Dr Cesar Pereira, Justen, Pereira, Oliveira & Talamini Advogados, Brazil
  • Juan José Pernas García, Universidade da Coruña, Spain
  • Dr Hans-Joachim Prieß, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Berlin, Germany
  • Professor Geo Quinot, Stellenbosch University and African Public Procurement Regulation Research Unit, South Africa
  • Kate Rees, Hogan Lovells LLP, UK
  • Carina Risvig Hamer, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
  • Professor Dimitrios Raikos, Hellenic Single Public Procurement Authority, Greece
  • Youssef Saad, Office of the Minister of State for Administrative Reform, Lebanon
  • Dr Albert Sánchez Graells, University of Leicester, UK
  • Martin Schellenberg, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, Germany
  • Major Daniel Schoeni, US Air Force,  USA
  • Dr. Sarah Schoenmaekers, Maastricht University, Netherlands
  • Dr. Johannes S. Schnitzer, Schnitzer Law, Austria
  • Professor Steve Schooner, George Washington University, USA
  • Professor Joshua Schwartz, George Washington University, USA
  • Rafael Schwind, Justen, Pereira Oliveira & Talamini Advogados, Brazil
  • Vinay Sharma, African Development Bank, Tunisia
  • Mari Ann Simovart, University of Tartu Kaarli, Estonia
  • Evgeny Smirnov, EBRD, UK
  • Susie Smith, Consultant, Bevan Brittan LLP, UK
  • Marc Steiner, Swiss Federal Administrative Court, Switzerland
  • Dr Andrea Sundstrand, Stockholm University, Sweden
  • Pilvi Takala, Procurement Training and Counselling Services, Finland
  • Elisabeth Täubl, International Anti-Corruption Academy, Austria
  • Simon Taylor, Keating Chambers, UK
  • Dr. Pedro Telles, University of Bangor, UK
  • Dean Jessica Tillipman, George Washington University, USA
  • Dr Peter Trepte, Barrister and The University of Nottingham, UK
  • Sandeep Verma, Author: www.BuyLawsIndia.com, India
  • Katharina Vierlich, European Commission, Belgium
  • Dr Ping Wang, PPRG, The University of Nottingham, UK
  • Lina Wedin Hansson, Lund University, Sweden
  • Peter Ware, Browne Jacobson
  • Dr Sope Williams-Elegbe, University of Lagos, Nigeria
  • Professor Tim Wilson, Northumbria University, UK
  • Malcolm Youngson, IFPSM, UK
  • Professor Christopher Yukins, George Washington University, USA
  • Dr Xinglin Zhang, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, China
  • Professor Shayou Zheng, Equipment Academy, China  
 

Collaborators

  • The African Public Procurement Regulation Research Unit
  • The Centre for Public Procurement and PPP
  • Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, China
  • The Procurement Lawyers' Association
  • Durham University
  • Forum Vergabe
  • The International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management
  • The George Washington University
  • Achilles
  • The World Trade Organization
  • The University of Lagos

 

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