The International Public Procurement Conference (IPPC) is a global network of public procurement practitioners and researchers from over 100 countries. Our objective is to advance and share knowledge and best practices in public procurement. Our biennial conferences provide privileged networking opportunities with high-level public procurement practitioners and experts. Participants’ interest in sharing public procurement knowledge benefits government, business, and greater society across the world.



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The 8th International Public Procurement Conference, another Success

The 8th International Public Procurement was held in Arusha, Tanzania, August 8-10, 2018, was a success. There were:
- 103 paper proposals;
- 71 submitted papers;
- 56 paper presentations (five authors could not attend IPPC8 for a variety of reasons including last minute job demand, and passport application problems;
- 27 panels on various themes; and
- 312 participants from 46 countries.

In addition to the reported data above, IPPC8 had an intangible impact: IPPC became a more recognized and respected procurement conference in Africa.

IPPC is one of a very few conferences, if not the only one, to have refereed publications for distributions at the conference. All papers are now under peer review for publication in our conference book which will be published timely for our IPPC8 distributions.

The Hon. Dr. Phillip I. Mpango, Minister of Planning of the national government of Tanzania, flew in from the nation’s capital, to give an opening speech Read more..

Deadline for paper proposal submissions 15th September 2019
Notification of acceptance of paper proposals 30th September 2019
Closing date for full paper submissions 1st February 2020
Notification of acceptance of full papers 30th April 2020

Early registration (with reduced fees)

Before 15th May 2020

Paper Preparation Guidelines. The general format of the manuscript should be as follows....

The deadline for Abstract/Paper Proposal Submissions (IPPC9) is 30th September, 2019...