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Registration is now open for the EcoProcura 2018 conference on sustainable, circular, and innovation procurement, taking place from 3-5 October in Nijmegen (Netherlands).

EcoProcura 2018, marking 20 years of the conference series, will bring together over 400 procurers, policy makers, businesses, researchers and international organisations.

The interactive programme will present, discuss and identify ways of using procurement as an effective tool in the strategic decision making process of a public authority. It will focus on important policy areas for sustainable, innovative and circular future, such as sustainable mobility, renewable energy and low carbon infrastructure. Approaches to organisational culture and behaviour change to achieve sustainable, innovation and circular procurement will also be explored.

In addition, participants will have the chance to learn more about topics such as, life-cycle costing, design of specifications and monitoring of contracts.

Confirmed speakers for the conference include:

  • Dr. Bertrand Piccard, Chairman, Solar Impulse Foundation
  • Hubert Bruls, Mayor of Nijmegen
  • Katrin Stjernfeldt Jammeh, Mayor of Malmö 
  • Mark Hidson, Global Director, ICLEI’s Sustainable Procurement Centre.

For more information and to register visit the EcoProcura 2018 website, or check our programme directly here.