Book launch - Public procurement – Centralisation and new trends

The CPB project  and Centre for Climate Change Law and Governance are pleased to present a book launch for ”Public procurement – Centralisation and new trends” edited by professor Carina Risvig Hamer, PhD student, Magdalena Socha and professor Kirsi-Maria Halonen.

The book contains contributions from academics and experts from a broad range of Member States who share their perspectives on centralisation and new trends in public procurement. The first part »Centralisation« focuses on centralisation in a broad context and includes chapters that focus on different aspects of centralisation and joint procurement. The second part of the book is called »Trends» and explores some of the different legal challenges that occur with centralisation and in public procurement in general.

The CPB Project is funded by the Independent Research Fund Denmark (Sapere Aude: DFF-Starting Grant, case number: 0167-00031A).

Time: April 23, 2024, 15.00-16.15

Place: Pejsestuen (Atrium under the stairs), ground floor, room 7A.0.16, South Campus, Njalsgade 76, DK-2300 Copenhagen S and online via Zoom (link will be sent after the registration deadline has exprired)


Welcome: Carina Risvig Hamer, Magdalena Socha,  Kirsi-Maria Halonen
Presentation of the book and a small Quiz

Short presentations of the following Chapters of the book:

  • Chapter 4. The reflection of economic objectives in centralised procurement rules by Kirsi-Maria Halonen & Essi Puhakainen,  
  • Chapter 7. Competitive landscape of parallel framework agreements by Magdalena Socha, PhD candidate at the University of Copenhagen 
  • Chapter 11. Are the flexible procedures promising too much by their name? By Torkil Schrøder-Hansen, PhD candidate and manager for procurement law in DI Byggeriat the University of Copenhagen 

Network, drinks and snacks!


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All are welcome, please use this registration form no later than 22 April 2024 23:59.