Public Procurement & PPP Law
Online Master Class |
10.12.2020 - 11.12.2020 |
Online |
Language: English

Online Winter Master Class – Probity and Public Procurement with Prof. Christopher Bovis

The Online Master Class is a high-level event for officials and professionals who have a good knowledge of Public Procurement or are working on projects that may involve Public Procurement.

Join from wherever you are – high-quality content delivered to your (home) office. Please check your device compatibility to be ready to attend the online master class. This is your first online master class with Lexxion? Don’t worry, here’s a quick guide.

Starting from € 1.810,- (excl. VAT)

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Overview

The purpose of the Master Class is to review important developments in Public Procurement case law and the decisional practice of the European Commission, assess their implications for the Member States and public authorities, provide improvement for your procurement measures in order to achieve the best value for money and identify best practices.

The participants are welcome to submit a summary of the problem or case they want to present for discussion and advice in advance. Information concerning such problems and cases shall be treated confidentially.

  1. Review and Assessment

On the first day, you receive an expert review of the latest Court rulings and Commission decisions. Seminal judgments and decisions are analysed in depth. The analysis identifies how principles are applied in specific situations, delineates possible exceptions and draws the implications for Public Procurement policies.

  1. Problem Solving

The second day is devoted to cases and questions submitted by participants. Public Procurement measures, problems and other issues from the daily practice of participants are discussed and difficulties resolved. Participants receive advice on how to improve their Public Procurement measures and ensure their compatibility with the internal market.

  1. Best Practices

On both days, the innovative format of this advanced small-scale Master Class enables you to consider wider issues of relevance to officials and practitioners involved in Public Procurement. You can exchange information and experience with professionals from other countries.

Methodology

  • The sessions will combine presentations, case studies and discussion on practical problems. You will have ample opportunities to present your own problematic issues and discuss them with the speakers and participants from other countries.
  • Just send to us your cases and questions in advance! We will forward them to our speakers, who will include your issues in the programme and answer them during the workshop. All information concerning such problems and cases will be treated confidentially.

Target Group

  • This event is intended for officials and professionals who have good knowledge of Public Procurement or are working on projects that may involve Public Procurement in:
    • Public authorities on EU, national and regional level
    • Consulting companies and legal practitioners
    • Academic institutions
  • The acquaintance with the principles of Public Procurement law and its several Directives is essential for the participation in the experts’ discussion on the recent developments in Public Procurement and their implications for the practice.

Course Material – No need to miss anything!

If you were unable to attend the online master class you may want to order a copy of the printed material including the access data to all presentations shown during the event. The price is € 199,- (excl. of VAT). If interested, please contact Julia Thiemann.

Bigmarker is our online master class platform. In order to join our online class, please check your device compatibility first.

What do you need in order to join the online master class?

  • Speakers, Microphone; Camera is possible, if you would like to be seen during the course.
  • A wired connection is strongly recommended.
  • If your internet connection doesn´t work, you can join the course by telephone, using a dial-in number. In this case there might be additional telephone costs.

How to join the online master class?

  • Choose the computer from which you would like to follow the course.
  • Please check your device compatibility.
  • As soon as you get the invitation link: Please register for the course by clicking the invitation link.
  • 15 minutes before the course: Bring your headphones, click the invitation link, enter and enjoy the online master class!

Minimum system requirements are as follows:

  • Operating System: Windows 7 or later; Mac OS X 10.12 or later, Linux.
  • Browser: The most recently-published versions of Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Safari, or Opera.
  • High-speed internet: A consistent, high-speed connection is required. Mobile tethering, hotspots, slow or inconsistent public Wi-Fi networks may create latency when using video conferencing.

FAQ

Why do I need to register before the online master class starts?
Thank you for registering! This not only helps us to communicate with you in regard to technical issues but it helps you to network with your fellow participants.

Will the live master class be recorded?
Please ask the responsible event manager.

Do I need a camera?
It is recommended to have a camera for more comfortable communication with the speakers and other participants.

Do I need a microphone?
Since this is an online master class, yes.

Do I need to install anything?
No. We expect you to have a browser.

Can I ask questions during the live course?
Yes, you can ask your questions live by using your microphone. You can speak to all participants at the same time as you may have experienced in Skype.

When can I enter the live course I’m attending?
15 minutes before the start. You only can enter if you have passed the system check.

May I leave the online master class and come back later?
Yes, just log in at a later time during the course.

May I access via Phone?
Yes, you can. Participating via phone means you can listen only. There may be telephone costs for dial-in.

Can’t find invitation?
Please check your spam-folder. You should also ask your colleague from the IT department to ‘whitelist’ us. For more details please ask the corresponding event manager, who will be happy to help you.

I failed the Firewall System Check – what can I do?
Please contact your IT department and have them open the necessary ports, which can be found here.

What are the detailed System requirements?
All requirements can be found here.

I failed the Audio Output System Test – what can I do?
If you are using headphones or external speakers, try unplugging them. Please unmute your device. Test your speakers here to find out if they work.

I would like to participate but I’m waiting for an approval. Can I order a ticket on the day of the online master class?
Sure. Please message online@lexxion.eu. We need to have a separate testing before the start of the course.

My email address has changed – can I still participate?
Sure. Please provide us with your updated email adress; you will then receive a new invitation.

How do I contact the host of the online master class?
online@lexxion.eu is happy to help you.

Day 1: Thursday, 10 December | Day 1

Chair of the Seminar
Christopher Bovis Chair in Law and Professor of European Business Law, University of Hull, Hull; Managing Editor of EPPPL
09:00

Welcome Notes & Introduction Round

09:15

Detailed Analysis of Recent Judgements in the Area of Public Procurement (incl. 30 min Coffee Break)

  • Public Sector Directive 2014/24/EU
  • Developments in public contracts
  • Selection and Qualification
  • Concessions Developments
  • Remedies Developments
  • The Momentum of Themes on Concessions
  • Fundamental Requirements
  • Partnerships and Co-operation
Christopher Bovis Chair in Law and Professor of European Business Law, University of Hull, Hull; Managing Editor of EPPPL
12:00

Lunch & Networking

13:00

Probity Principles

  • Corruption
  • Bribery
  • A Code of Condact
15:00

Coffee Break

15:30

Integrity in Public Procurement

  • Collision
  • Integrity
  • Competition
  • Conflict of Interest
Christopher Bovis Chair in Law and Professor of European Business Law, University of Hull, Hull; Managing Editor of EPPPL
17:00

End of Day 1

Day 2: Friday, 11 December | Day 2

Chair of the Seminar
Christopher Bovis Chair in Law and Professor of European Business Law, University of Hull, Hull; Managing Editor of EPPPL

The whole day 2 is devoted to the discussion and in-depth analysis of cases submitted by participants. The lessons drawn from the review of the first day and the insights from established case law will be used to analyse the problematic aspects of submitted cases and identify possible legal solutions which ensure compliance and compatibility with the EU Public Procurement acquis.

09:00

Problem-solving Session (incl. 30 min Coffee Break)

Christopher Bovis Chair in Law and Professor of European Business Law, University of Hull, Hull; Managing Editor of EPPPL
13:00

Lunch & Networking

14:00

Summary & Closing Discussion

14:15

End of the Master Class

Speakers

Christopher Bovis
Chair in Law and Professor of European Business Law, University of Hull, Hull; Managing Editor of EPPPL

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Online Master Class | 10.12.2020 - 11.12.2020 | Online | Language: English

Participation Fees
Reduced fee for public authorities: € 1.810,- (excl. VAT)
Regular fee: € 2.010,- (excl. VAT)

Discount for European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law Review (EPPPL) subscribers: € 100,-

The German VAT of 16% will be added. Customers from other EU countries with a valid VAT ID number receive an invoice without VAT (reverse charge). Without VAT ID number, the country-specific VAT will be charged.

Are you a public authority?
Ticket Type Price Spaces
Winter Master Class – Probity and Public Procurement with Prof. Christopher Bovis
Regular fee / Reguläre Teilnahmegebühr
€2.010,00
Winter Master Class – Probity and Public Procurement with Prof. Christopher Bovis
Reduced fee for public authorities / Reduzierte Teilnahmegebühr für Angehörige einer Hochschule/Behörde
€1.810,00

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