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Procurement: Delivering Development Outcomes

February 19, 2014

The World Bank, Washington, D.C.

This all-day conference will bring together procurement professionals and experts from development, the public sector, private sector, academia, and professional associations. These experts will discuss the contribution of procurement to organizational outcomes and groundbreaking new approaches to increasing procurement's efficiency.

CONFERENCE
  • Where:
    1818 H Street NW
    (World Bank Headquarters)
    Room MC2-800
    Washington, D.C.
  • When: Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, 8:45 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
  • Replay Video: Replay a video of the the event here.
  • CONTACT: RSVP to proccomms@worldbank.org

The World Bank invites you to join us for an all-day conference on "Procurement: Delivering Development Outcomes." The event will bring together procurement professionals and experts from development, the public sector, private sector, academia, and professional associations.

Speakers include Jeffrey Gutman (Brookings), Christopher Browne and Bryan Cook (World Bank), Jean-Marie Meyer (Millennium Challenge Corporation), Daniel Gordon (George Washington University), Tim Cummins (International Association for Contract and Commercial Management), Ray Monroe (Counsel), and David Noble (The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply).

These experts will discuss the contribution of procurement to organizational outcomes and groundbreaking new approaches to increasing procurement's efficiency. Presentations and discussions will be followed by a networking event.

8.45 AM - 9.00 AM

Welcome

Kyle Peters
Vice President, OPCS, World Bank

9.00 AM - 9.30 AM

Keynote: Development Aid and Procurement: Implications of an Outcome-Based Approach

Jeffrey Gutman
Senior Fellow, Global Economy & Development, Brookings Institute

9.30 AM - 10.15 AM

Best Practice Procurement in a Development Environment

Christopher M. Browne
Chief Procurement Officer, World Bank

Reform & Best Practice

Bryan C. Cook
Chief Corporate Procurement, World Bank

10.15 AM - 11.00 AM

Institutional Maturity Model: A Tool to Fill Gaps in Measuring Development of Procurement Systems

Jean-Marie Meyer
Senior Director of Program Procurement Policy, Millennium Challenge Corporation

11.00 AM - 11.30 AM Break

11.30 AM - 12.15 PM

 

Procurement and Procurement Processes: International Perspectives on Why They Matter -- and the Current Topics Where Those Processes Are at Issue

Daniel I. Gordon
Associate Dean for Government Procurement Law
The George Washington University Law School

12.15 PM - 1.15 PM

Lunch

1.15 PM - 2.00 PM

Rising to the Challenge: How an Outcome-Based World is Transforming Procurement

Tim Cummins
President/CEO, International Association for Contract & Commercial Management

2.00 PM – 2.45 PM

The Role of Procurement in Achieving Objectives – “Work Hard, Have Fun, Make History”

 
Ray Monroe

Outside Counsel
2.45 PM - 3.15 PM

Break

3.15 PM - 4.00 PM

The New Age of Procurement and Supply

David Noble
Group Chief Executive Officer, The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply

4.00 PM – 4.45 PM

Panel Discussion

All Speakers

4.45 PM - 5.00 PM

Closing Remarks

Stefan Koeberle
Director, Operations Risk Management, World Bank

5.00 PM - 6.30 PM

Networking Event and Drinks