The conference will accept scientific papers, technical reports and cases. Suggested will include the following topics, among others:

  • Dealing with COVID-19: Public procurement strategies
  • Public procurement: global vs national views
  • Public procurement reforms
  • Public procurement globalization in the current protectionist environment
  • Public procurement governance and the rule of law
  • New technologies that are transforming procurement such as a mega data, block chains, AI, e-procurement
  • Government contracting for public service, infrastructure, innovation
  • Public procurement as a social/economic tool including procurement for small business
  • Public procurement and transparency/ accountability
  • Economics of public procurement
  • Performance-based procurement especially for more innovative procurement such as public service and PPPs
  • Theory and evidence of the design and operation of platform for public resource transaction
  • Centralized vs decentralized and new forms of organization of procurement function in new era of technology
  • Procurement professionalization and the emerging professional organization
  • The global trend of public procurement as a new field of study

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

The deadline for Abstract/Paper Proposal Submissions (IPPC9) is 20th December, 2022...