THIRD INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC PROCUREMENT CONFERENCE 28-30 August 2008 Amsterdam, The Netherlands

CONTENTS

PART 1. PUBLIC PROCUREMENT THEORIES

  1. Improving the Validity of Public Procurement Research
    J. Gordon Murray

  2. Reducing the Costs of Public Tenders: A Modest Proposal
    Nicola Costantino, Marco Falagario and Giorgio Iacobellis

  3. Procurement Capability: In Search of Solutions
    Jason Waterman

  4. Corporate Procurement Plans: Are They Really Strategic?
    A Case Study from the Irish Public Sector

    Dermot Callaghan

  5. Steppin, Standards in Procurement and Innovation
    Leendert van Bergijk and Joep Frijdal

  6. Shall Public Entities Be Obliged or Free to Buy through a
    Central Procurement Agency? Some Insights

    Laura Carpineti

  7. Towards a Common Understanding of the Differences
    between Purchasing, Procurement and Commissioning
    in the Public Sector

    J. Gordon Murray

  8. Irreconcilable Differences or the Best of Two Worlds:
    Analysing the Similarities and the Differences between
    Private and Public Procurement Rules and Practices

    Csaba Csáki

PART II. LEGAL ISSUES IN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT

  1. Public Procurement of DBFM(O)-Contracts under
    European and Dutch Law

    David Orobio de Castro

  2. Integrating Complaint Procedures into the Public
    Procurement Process

    Paul Heijnsbroek and Jan M. Hebly

  3. A Technical Specification: How Precise?
    Pieter H.L.M. Kuypers and Martine J. Gruppen

  4. Direct Award of Contracts under the New Remedies Directive
    Greetje Fimerius and Jan M. Hebly

  5. Urgent Needs: Derogatory Procurement Law Scenarios
    Kai Kruger

  6. Court Decisions in Public Procurement: Delineating the
    Grey Zone

    Lina Carlsson and Karsten Astrom

  7. On Access to Public Administrative Procurement Records
    Kai Kruger

PART III. PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS

  1. Public-Private Partnerships, Concessions and Public
    Procurement Law

    Steven Van Garsse

  2. Public Private Partnerships - Beyond Procurement:
    A Case Study

    David Ó Muineacháin

  3. Are Public Private Partnerships the Solution to Ireland's
    Infrastructure Deficit?

    Tony Redmond

  4. Competitive Dialogue Abyss or Opportunity?
    M.C.J. Nagelkerke, M. van Rijn, G.J. Huith and M. van Valkenburg

  5. Public-Private Partnerships and Leveraged Private Equity
    Financing: A Warning to Public Managers

    Guy Callender

  6. The Public Private Comparator: A Dutch Decision Instrument
    in PPP-Procurement

    Arno Eversdijk, Peter van Beek and Wouter Smits

Part IV. PUBLIC PROCUREMENT ISSUES AND REFORMSPART IV. PROCUREMENT METHODS AND TECHNIQUES

  1. Early Contractor Involvement: A New Strategy for 'Buying the
    Best' in Infrastructure Development in the Netherlands

    M. van Valkenburg, S. Lenferink, R. Nijsten and J. Arts

  2. Package Bids and Stand-Alone Bids in Combinatorial
    Procurement Auctions

    Anders Lunander and Sofia Lundberg

  3. The Determination of the Weight of a Preferential
    Procurement Parameter in a Price Formula for
    Awarding Contracts: The Case of South Africa

    J. C. Pauw and J. S. Wolvaardt

  4. How (Not) to Design Procurement Mechanisms:
    A Laboratory Experiment

    Sander Onderstal and Arthur Van de Meerendonk

  5. Analysis of Price Correction Award Mechanisms Applied
    in the Dutch Construction Industry

    Marco Dreschler

  6. Procurement of Intermediary Services: Interpreters in
    The Netherlands

    Flóra Felsö

  7. Enhancing the Interaction between Contracting Authorities
    and Bidders Concerning the Application of Competitive
    Dialogue in the Netherlands

    Simon Kolkman and Everhard Floor

  8. Category Management as a Procurement Instrument within
    the Dutch Government

    Ing. P.L.M. (Peter) van der Knaap

  9. Buying Bundles: The Effects of Bundle Attributes on the
    Value of Bundling

    Merijn Linthorst, Jan Telgen and Fredo Schotanus

PART V. SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND SUSTAINABLE PROCUREMENT

  1. An Investigation into the Impact of ‘Lean’ upon Small
    Business Supply to the UK Public Sector

    Kim Loader

  2. Green and Sustainable Public Procurement in The
    Netherlands: An Inconvenient Truth

    Emery C.L. Prenen

  3. Driving Sustainability through Procurement - the Procura+ Campaign
    Mark Hidson and Simon Clement

  4. Achieving Sustainable Development through Public
    Procurement in Indonesia. What Is The Priority:
    Environment, Social or Economy Aspect?

    Susy Rizki Sadikin

  5. Outsourcing Practices by the Government Sector in
    South Africa: A Preliminary Study

    J. A. Badenhorst-Weiss and J.D. Nel

  6. Making It Happen: Public Procurement's Role in Integrating
    Economic Development and Sustainability Strategies for
    Local Governments in the U.S

    Eric Prier, Clifford P. McCue and Michael E. Bevis

  7. Enhancing Green Practice in Public Road Construction
    Procurement

    Katriina Parikka-Alhola and Ari Nissinen

PART VI. E-PROCUREMENT

  1. Suppliers’ Behavior in Competitive Tendering: Evidence
    from the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance’s
    Acquisitions of IT Services

    Gian Luigi Albano, Federico Dini and Roberto Zampino

  2. The PEPPOL Project: Cross-Border e-Procurement in Public Administrations
    Peter Sonntagbauer

  3. Basque Government’s e-Tendering Public Model
    Aïtor Orobengoa Ortubai

  4. Public e-Procurement: The Korean On-line e-Procurement System (KONEPS)
    Gyoo Gun Lim, Renee B. Kim and Han Bae Lee

  5. Electronic Public Procurement and the European Internal
    Market: A Portuguese Perspective

    João Álvaro Poças Santos

  6. The Procurement of Welfare to Work Services in Australia
    and The Netherlands: Learning from Computer Simulations

    Arthur van de Meerendonk

  7. he Determinants of Suppliers’ Performance in EProcurement: Evidence from the Electronic Public
    Administration’s Marketplace (MEPA)

    Gian Luigi Albano, Federico Dini, Roberto Zampino and Marta Fana

PART VII. PROCUREMENT BENCHMARKING AND ASSESSMENT

  1. Organizational Assessment of Procurement Management Processes
    Rene G. Rendon

  2. Performance-Based Logistics: Procurement of Integrated
    Logistics Services in the Public Sector

    Andreas Glas and Michael Essig

  3. Past Performance Evaluation in Repeated Procurement:
    A Simple Model of Handicapping

    Gian Luigi Albano and Berardino Cesi

  4. Adaptation Costs in Public Works Procurement in Italy
    Calogero Guccio, Giacomo Pignataro and Ilde Rizzo

  5. An Evaluation of Performance Information Procurement System (PiPS)
    Joop van Duren and André Dorée

  6. Measuring Professionalism Variables and their Implication
    to Procurement Outcomes in Uganda

    Benon C. Basheka and Michael .I. Mugabira

  7. Monitoring Quality in Centralized Procurement: An Empirical
    Analysis of Complaints in Consip Framework Contracts

    Marta Fana

PART VIII. PROCUREMENT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

  1. Eliminating Barriers for MSE's in the Public Procurement
    Marketplace of Chile

    David Escobar

  2. Procurement Capacity Development: From Theory to Practice
    Kirsten R. Ejlskov Jensen and Marie Louise Refsgaard

  3. Developing Countries in Public Procurement Markets:
    A Focus on SME Capabilities

    Barbara Ann Allen and Francis Ssennoga

  4. Public Procurement in Developing Countries
    Margaret Gilbert

  5. Measuring Losses to Public Procurement Corruption:
    The Uganda Case

    Khi V. Thai

  6. Identification and Specification of the Needs in the Benin
    Public Procurement Practice

    Benjamin Avamasse

  7. Tackling Corruption in Public Procurement: A Case of
    Uganda Local Government

    Pross Nagitta Oluka and Francis Ssennoga

  8. Transparency and Accountability of the Public Procurement
    System in Bulgaria

    Rumen Trifonov and Marieta Popova

  9. The Impact of the Current Tactical Public Procurement
    Practice in Uganda and its Implications for Socio-Economic
    Development Outcomes

    Willy Turyahikayo

PART IX. ACCOUNTABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY

  1. Addressing Conflicts of Interest in Procurement: First Steps
    on the World Stage, Following the UN Convention against
    Corruption

    Christopher R. Yukins

  2. Taxpayers Are Fighting Back: Transparency and
    Accountability Does Not Mean Inefficiency

    René Kling

  3. Trust is a Two-Way Street
    Richard Puyt

PART X. OTHER PUBLIC PROCUREMENT ISSUES

  1. Case Study on Public Procurement of Railway Maintenance
    Arnout van den Bosch

  2. Integrating Individual and Organizational Learning: Agency
    Lessons Learned Systems and the Case Method in
    Teaching Public Procurement

    Keith F. Snider

  3. Bid Challenge in Canada and the Impact on Public
    Procurement: Observations of Change from Inside the
    Reviewing Agency

    Randolph W. Heggart

  4. PIANOo-Desk: A Successstory of Online Sharing of
    Knowledge on Public Procurement

    Kees Tazelaar

  5. Challenges for Humanitarian Food Assistance:
    Focusing on WFP’s Procurement administration

    Toru Sakane

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Best Paper Awards

There are three best paper awards, with US$2,000 for the 1st best paper, US$1,000 for the 2nd best paper, and US$500 for the 3rd best paper.

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The deadline for Abstract/Paper Proposal Submissions is 31st October, 2017...