PPE Opening Event – September 24, 2018

Official Start of the PPE Training Programme

With the Opening Event taking place at the WU Executive Academy on September 24, 2018, 33 participants from 19 different coutries started the PPE Training Programme. Here are some impressions from the event.

Opening Speeches

Moderator Konrad Holleis, WU Executive Academy, led through the day. Participants listend to speeches from Dr. Irmfried Schwimann, Deputy Director-General for Internal Market, Industry and SMEs, European Commission and  Managing Director Dr. Astrid Kleinhanns-Rollé – WU Executive Academy.

 

Country Presentations

Each of the participating countries in the programme introduced their public procurement key challenges.

Gaetano Bisceglia – INTERCENT-ER – Agenzia regionale per lo sviluppo dei mercati telematici – Italy Darti Malaj – Public Procurement Agency, Junior Expert, Albania Sorin Mihail Manole – National Agency for Public Procurement (ANAP), Superior Advisor, Romania

 

Jeppe Groot – Agency of Modernisation – Danish Ministry of Finance, Public Procurement Officer, Denmark

Maja Kuhar – Office of the State Secretary, Deputy State Secretary, Croatia

 

Panel Discussion

Discussing about the key elements and questions of public procurement in different countries were:

  • Dr. Irmfried Schwimann, Deputy Director-General for Internal Market, Industry and SMEs, European Commission
  • Andreas Nemec, Managing Director, BBG
  • Prof. Dr. Sebastian Kummer, Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • Moderator: Dana Mitea, BBG