Procurement Foresight Workshop

This event gathered about 50 experts in public procurement of innovation (PPI),  partners of the PPI4Waste project, public authorities and other relevant actors to discuss the needs and solutions for PPI in the field of waste and material resources.

The workshop gave the opportunity to discuss key issues related to PPI related to resource efficiency and waste management and addressed topics like the collection and treatment of bio-waste, the management of bulky waste, the separation of plastics as well as waste prevention.

During this event, the Interest Group and Purchasing Community were also officially launched.

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PPI4Waste in context

 

Launch of the PPI4Waste Interest Group and Purchasing Community

  • Official launch – Françoise Chotard, Ile-de-France Europe
  • Panel discussion (Facilitator: Philipp Tepper, ICLEI)
    Panelists: Bojan Ribic, Zagreb City Holding; René Boesten, Taofes;
    Remco Noordermeer, Midwaste
  • Introduction to the Interest Group & Purchasing Community – Antoinette Franklin, ICLEI

 

Needs and solutions for PPI in the field of waste and material resources

Assessment of needs and solutions: methodology and key findings – Berit Gullbransson,   SP

Thematic panel discussion 1: bio-waste collection and treatment (Philippe Micheaux Naudet, ACR+)
Key note speech– Lorenzo Chacón, IAT
Panelists: Paulo Rodrigues, LIPOR; Francisco Peula, Granada; Angelika Stüger-Hopfgartner, Styria; Warren McIntyre, Zero Waste Scotland

Thematic panel discussion 2: bulky waste management (Marion Courtois, ACR+)
Key note speech– Lorenzo Chacón, IAT
Panelists: Blanca Valenzuela, Mancommunidad del Sur; Stefan Persson, Rhetikfabriken; Dara McGowan, Meath County Council

Thematic panel discussion 3: plastics management (Philippe Micheaux Naudet, ACR+)
Key note speech– Lorenzo Chacón, IAT
Panelists: Gijs Langeveld, Rijkswaterstaat; Peter Segers, SITA Belgium; Bojan Ribic, Zagreb City Holding

Thematic panel discussion 4: PPI and waste prevention (Marion Courtois, ACR+)
Key note speech – Lorenzo Chacón, IAT
Panelists: Annemie Andries, OVAM; Leen Van Der Meeren, VVSG; Francisco Peula, Granada

Closing remarks and conclusions – Anne-Dominique Furphy, IAT; Philippe Micheaux  Naudet, ACR+

Side event: 3rd workshop of the Circular Europe Network organised on 30 October 2015 by ACR+, on circular economy and public procurement (open to ACR+ members and PPI4Waste partners).