2nd PPI2Innovate Days, Zagreb

PPI2Innovate partnership would like to invite you and share with you a public event taking place in hotel Antunović Zagreb on October 9th, 2018 focused on raising awareness within EU stakeholders, public procurers and broad public about the opportunities to address social challenges via #innovativesolutions and via using #PublicProcurementOfInnovation - #PPI #PPI2Innovate . 




08:30 – 09:00 Registration & Welcome coffee

09:00 – 09:15 Opening and Welcome by the Authorities
* Croatian Agency for SME’s, Innovations and Investments (HAMAG-BICRO), Vjeran Vrbanec, President of the Board
* Ministry of Public Administration of Slovenia, Directorate for Public Procurement Sašo Matas, General Director

09:15 – 09:30 Introduction to PPI2Innovate project and PPI
* Ákos Szépvölgyi, Managing Director, Central Transdanubian Regional Innovation Agency (CTRIA), Lead partner, Hungary

09:30 – 10:40 A practitioners perspective of innovation procurement
* Gaynor Whyles, JERA Consulting, UK

10:40 – 11:15 Coffee break

11:15 – 12:15 Implementation of PPI according to Public Procurement Act
* Anđelko Rukelj, Deputy President of the The State Commission for Supervision of Public Procurement Procedures, Croatia

12:15 – 12:45 Good PPI practice from Slovenia
* Nina Sankovič, Public relations Adviser, RCERO Ljubljana, the Ljubljana Regional Waste Management Center, Snaga Ltd., Slovenia

12:45 – 13:15 Innovative procurement projects in Croatia
* Alen Grabar, Advisor to the Minister, Ministry of Construction and Spatial Planning, Croatia
* Dubravko Balaško, Director Assistant, HEP ODS, Croatia

13:15 – 14:15 Cocktail lunch

14:15 – 15:00 PPI2Innovate pilot projects
* Project partner, City of Lublin, Poland
* Project partner Somogy County, Hungary
* Project Partner Regione Piemonte, Italy
* Project partner ICT TN, Slovenia

15:00 – 16:00 MODERATED PANEL DISCUSSION – Public Procurement of Innovative Solutions – Challenges and Perspectives
Moderator: Ákos Szépvölgyi, Managing Director, Central Transdanubian Regional Innovation Agency (CTRIA), Hungary
* Jan Kubalik, DEX Innovation Centre, Czech Republic
* Matteo Pignatti, University of Turin (UNITO), Italy
* Gaynor Whyles, JERA Consulting, UK
* Roberta Perić Ledinek, Ministry of Construction and Spatial Planning, Croatia
* Tomislav Jech, Pro-Max, Croatia
* Alen Gojčeta, VIP Net, Croatia

16:00 End of the event

* Some contributions will be presented in Croat but the simultaneous translation in English will be provided.