10 May 2018


Vilnius Grand Resort


6 acad. hours


We invite you to the Annual Public Procurement Conference 2018 “Efficiency in Public Procurement: How to ensure it?”. The aim of the conference is to discuss public procurement tendencies, the importance of procurement planning, and the concept as well as practical aspects of the most economically advantageous tender. Keynote speakers of the conference, co-organised by COBALT and CountLine, include Marc Steiner, Judge of the Swiss Federal Administrative Court, Dr Deividas Soloveičik, COBALT Partner and Head of the Public Procurement Practice Group, Piotr Bogdanowicz, Member of the Board of the Public Procurement Law Association and Professor of Warsaw University, and others.

Dr. Deividas Soloveičik

Partner and Head of the Public Procurement practice at COBALT Lithuania

Marc Steiner

Judge at Federal Administrative Court of Switzerland

Diana Vilytė

Director of the Public Procurement Office

Irma Urmonaitė

Head of Anti-Competitive Agreements Investigation Division, Competition Council of the Republic of Lithuania

Julius Lukošius

Director of the Economic Audit Department, National Audit Office of Lithuania

Dr. Piotr Bogdanowicz

Professor, University of Warsaw, Member of the Board of the Public Procurement Law Association

Irmantas Beržauskas

Head of procurement unit, AB Klaipėdos nafta

Sergejus Muravjovas

„Transparency International“ head of Lithuanian department

Main topics / 6 acad. h.


Participant registration.

Main topics

  • The most economically advantageous tender – notion and practical issues (Marc Steiner);
  • The balance between the inaccurate procurement documentation and the possibility of compensation of damages, which have occurred during the execution of public contract (Dr. Deividas Soloveičik);
  • The importance of purchasing planning in the procurement process (Diana Vilytė);
  • Liability of the contracting authority for prohibited agreements in public procurement (Irma Urmonaitė);
  • Reliance on the capacities of other entities and doubts following Esaprojekt case (Dr. Piotr Bogdanowicz).
  • Functioning of the public procurement system (Julius Lukošius); 
  • Discussions. Questions, wrap-up of the conference (moderator: Dr. Deividas Soloveičik).
The conference will be translated to English and Lithuanian.

Coffee break

Coffee, tea and sweets.


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