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1.1 Introduction to Open Contracting, OCP: the benefits of openness and user centred design in public contracting. OCDS global user community.
Gavin Hayman
  • Gavin Hayman (Executive Director of Open Contracting Partnership)

    Gavin Hayman

    Executive Director of Open Contracting Partnership

    Before joining the Open Contracting Partnership, Gavin was Director of Campaigns and then Executive Director of Global Witness. He oversaw the organisation’s groundbreaking and award-winning investigative, campaigning and advocacy work uncovering secret deals, corruption and conflict around the world. He helped create the international Publish What You Pay campaign and helped negotiate the intergovernmental Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative that brings together oil and mining companies, home- and host-governments and civil society to improve disclosure and oversight of over $1 trillion dollars of oil and mining money.

    He is an expert on illicit financial flows, and helped lead global efforts to end the abuse of anonymous shell companies for money laundering and financial crime, including working with the British government’s recent presidency of the G8 and the Open Government Partnership. He has a Doctorate from the University of Reading and has worked with Chatham House in London and the United National Environmental Programme in the past on analysing and investigating global environmental crime.

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1.2 Digital Transformation of Public Procurement: latest success stories, emerging technologies and innovations
Pavlo BorodaiEliza Niewiadomska

https://github.com/EBRDDigitalTransformation

  • Pavlo Borodai (e-Procurement Expert at EBRD UNCITRAL Public Procurement Initiative)

    Pavlo Borodai

    e-Procurement Expert at EBRD UNCITRAL Public Procurement Initiative
  • Eliza Niewiadomska (Senior Counsel, Legal Transition Programme at EBRD)

    Eliza Niewiadomska

    Senior Counsel, Legal Transition Programme at EBRD
1.3 Empowered by OCDS datainnovative tools for governance in public procurement
Dmitry Palamarchuk
  • Dmitry Palamarchuk (OCDS Data Analytics at EBRD GPA TC Facility)

    Dmitry Palamarchuk

    OCDS Data Analytics at EBRD GPA TC Facility

    Business analyst, data scientist and Business Intelligence specialist from Ukraine. He is leading Data Analysis at the Centre of Excellence in Procurement of the Kyiv School of Economics and is responsible for program innovation and organizational partnerships, in particular with the Transparency International Ukraine and Open Contracting Partnership in respect to ProZorro Project. Prior to joining the KSE he was working in the finance industry on risk management and business intelligence products. Dmytro works internationally on Digital Government and Open Data technical cooperation projects and specialises with designing and implementing the Open Contracting Data Standard (OCDS) digital solutions for data-driven risk-based public procurement monitoring, market analysis and enforcement, most recently in Armenia, Cyprus, Jordan, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, Portugal, Tunisia, and Ukraine.
    Dmytro holds a Master of Banking and Finance (MBF) from the Kyiv-Mohyla Business School and a Master’s degree in Economic Cybernetics from the Kyiv National Economic University, Kiev, Ukraine. Dmytro speaks Russian and English as well as his native Ukrainian.

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1.4 Questions and discussion
Coffee Break
2.1 Introduction to OCDS 1.1: data online publicationWhat is OCDS and how can it support improving outcomes in public contracting?
Matt Marshall
  • Matt Marshall (OCP Helpdesk at OCP)

    Matt Marshall

    OCP Helpdesk at OCP

    Matt works with the Open Contracting Partnership as a member of the OCDS Helpdesk assisting publishers around the world in implementing and delivering their Open Contracting goals. He's a Director of Open Data Services Co-operative where he strives to make open data useful, usable, and in use.

    Matt describes himself as a 'recovering academic' with a background in Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Science, qualitative research. He's finishing off his PhD thesis which explores design implications for systems that support transparency and accountability in charities through open data.

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2.2 Ukraine, Prozorro, Dozorro, Prozorro BI
Anastasiya KozlovtsevaViktor NestuliaDmitry Palamarchuk
  • Anastasiya Kozlovtseva (Head of International Relations Department/Fundraiser at Transparency International Ukraine)

    Anastasiya Kozlovtseva

    Head of International Relations Department/Fundraiser at Transparency International Ukraine

    Anastasiya joined TI Ukraine in autumn 2013. In 2013-2016 she has coordinated projects related to good and open governance, including the one which supported education on the use of ProZorro e-procurement system. Anastasiya is responsible for donor, international relations coordination, advocacy of organizations priorities at the international level and fundraising. She has promoted DoZorro among international and donor communities. She has represented and spoke on behalf of TI Ukraine and its projects at several international events in more than 10 countries. Anastasiya has got a Master of Public Administration degree in Ukrainian Catholic University and BA in Business Administration at LCC International University in Lithuania.

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  • Viktor Nestulia (Senior Manager ECA at Open Contracting Partnership)

    Viktor Nestulia

    Senior Manager ECA at Open Contracting Partnership

    Before joining the Open Contracting Partnership, Viktor was acting CEO at SOE Medical Procurement of Ukraine – the central purchasing body set up by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine for medical public procurement. Between 2015-2018 he was a Program Director at Transparency International Ukraine. His portfolio included five significant initiatives – ProZorro, ProZorro.Sale systems development, DOZORRO community building, e-Health system development, and Construction Sector Transparency Initiative implementation. He has experience in the private sector and in government. He headed the procurement risk assessment division in one of the biggest agro-holdings of Ukraine and worked in the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine.

    Viktor has a Master’s degree in international economy from Kyiv National Economic University in Ukraine and studied organizational behavior and intercultural marketing at the Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien in Austria. Viktor’s ambition is to help Eastern Europe and Central Asia become a global open contracting leader.

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  • Dmitry Palamarchuk (OCDS Data Analytics at EBRD GPA TC Facility)

    Dmitry Palamarchuk

    OCDS Data Analytics at EBRD GPA TC Facility

    Business analyst, data scientist and Business Intelligence specialist from Ukraine. He is leading Data Analysis at the Centre of Excellence in Procurement of the Kyiv School of Economics and is responsible for program innovation and organizational partnerships, in particular with the Transparency International Ukraine and Open Contracting Partnership in respect to ProZorro Project. Prior to joining the KSE he was working in the finance industry on risk management and business intelligence products. Dmytro works internationally on Digital Government and Open Data technical cooperation projects and specialises with designing and implementing the Open Contracting Data Standard (OCDS) digital solutions for data-driven risk-based public procurement monitoring, market analysis and enforcement, most recently in Armenia, Cyprus, Jordan, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, Portugal, Tunisia, and Ukraine.
    Dmytro holds a Master of Banking and Finance (MBF) from the Kyiv-Mohyla Business School and a Master’s degree in Economic Cybernetics from the Kyiv National Economic University, Kiev, Ukraine. Dmytro speaks Russian and English as well as his native Ukrainian.

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2.3 Questions and discussion
Coffee Break
3.1 Implementing OCDS 1.1: Process, tools and resources for OCDS implementation.
Matt Marshall
  • Matt Marshall (OCP Helpdesk at OCP)

    Matt Marshall

    OCP Helpdesk at OCP

    Matt works with the Open Contracting Partnership as a member of the OCDS Helpdesk assisting publishers around the world in implementing and delivering their Open Contracting goals. He's a Director of Open Data Services Co-operative where he strives to make open data useful, usable, and in use.

    Matt describes himself as a 'recovering academic' with a background in Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Science, qualitative research. He's finishing off his PhD thesis which explores design implications for systems that support transparency and accountability in charities through open data.

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3.2 Technical options for OCDS 1.1 implementation: architecture and publication patterns
Matt Marshall
  • Matt Marshall (OCP Helpdesk at OCP)

    Matt Marshall

    OCP Helpdesk at OCP

    Matt works with the Open Contracting Partnership as a member of the OCDS Helpdesk assisting publishers around the world in implementing and delivering their Open Contracting goals. He's a Director of Open Data Services Co-operative where he strives to make open data useful, usable, and in use.

    Matt describes himself as a 'recovering academic' with a background in Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Science, qualitative research. He's finishing off his PhD thesis which explores design implications for systems that support transparency and accountability in charities through open data.

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3.3 Questions and discussion
Lunch Break
4.1 Use of OCDS 1.1 for public procurement data integration – case study Belarus
Dmitry Palamarchuk
  • Dmitry Palamarchuk (OCDS Data Analytics at EBRD GPA TC Facility)

    Dmitry Palamarchuk

    OCDS Data Analytics at EBRD GPA TC Facility

    Business analyst, data scientist and Business Intelligence specialist from Ukraine. He is leading Data Analysis at the Centre of Excellence in Procurement of the Kyiv School of Economics and is responsible for program innovation and organizational partnerships, in particular with the Transparency International Ukraine and Open Contracting Partnership in respect to ProZorro Project. Prior to joining the KSE he was working in the finance industry on risk management and business intelligence products. Dmytro works internationally on Digital Government and Open Data technical cooperation projects and specialises with designing and implementing the Open Contracting Data Standard (OCDS) digital solutions for data-driven risk-based public procurement monitoring, market analysis and enforcement, most recently in Armenia, Cyprus, Jordan, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, Portugal, Tunisia, and Ukraine.
    Dmytro holds a Master of Banking and Finance (MBF) from the Kyiv-Mohyla Business School and a Master’s degree in Economic Cybernetics from the Kyiv National Economic University, Kiev, Ukraine. Dmytro speaks Russian and English as well as his native Ukrainian.

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4.2 Introduction to OCDS 2.0: multi-platform digital public procurement systemsCase study Moldova.
Pavlo Borodai

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CiUsNrO-V-k
https://github.com/MTendereProcurementSystem/MTender-Description/wiki

  • Pavlo Borodai (e-Procurement Expert at EBRD UNCITRAL Public Procurement Initiative)

    Pavlo Borodai

    e-Procurement Expert at EBRD UNCITRAL Public Procurement Initiative
4.3 Questions and discussion
Coffee Break
5.1 Technical options for OCDS 2.0 implementation: architecture and publication patterns
Pavlo Borodai
  • Pavlo Borodai (e-Procurement Expert at EBRD UNCITRAL Public Procurement Initiative)

    Pavlo Borodai

    e-Procurement Expert at EBRD UNCITRAL Public Procurement Initiative

    Software architect and development specialist with 12 years of professional experience and expertise in design, development and implementation of the IT web-based solutions in areas of ERP, CRM, flow of documents, communication and trading. As chief technical officer and designer, Paul contributed to more than 80 IT projects in Ukraine and in several EU Member States, delivering proprietary and open source software.

    In 2014 Paul joined development team of Open Contracting public procurement system in Ukraine (ProZorro) and is leading one of the most active Prozorro and ProZorro.Sale marketplaces. He is a team member of GPAinUA – a pilot project supporting Ukrainian exporters with participating in public tenders in the WTO member countries. Paul also works as an IT business consultant for international and intergovernmental organizations, such as UNICEF, UNDP and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

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5.2 Resources for developing OCDS 2.0 multi-platform online procurement markets
Pavlo Borodai
  • Pavlo Borodai (e-Procurement Expert at EBRD UNCITRAL Public Procurement Initiative)

    Pavlo Borodai

    e-Procurement Expert at EBRD UNCITRAL Public Procurement Initiative

    Software architect and development specialist with 12 years of professional experience and expertise in design, development and implementation of the IT web-based solutions in areas of ERP, CRM, flow of documents, communication and trading. As chief technical officer and designer, Paul contributed to more than 80 IT projects in Ukraine and in several EU Member States, delivering proprietary and open source software.

    In 2014 Paul joined development team of Open Contracting public procurement system in Ukraine (ProZorro) and is leading one of the most active Prozorro and ProZorro.Sale marketplaces. He is a team member of GPAinUA – a pilot project supporting Ukrainian exporters with participating in public tenders in the WTO member countries. Paul also works as an IT business consultant for international and intergovernmental organizations, such as UNICEF, UNDP and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

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5.3 Questions and discussion
6.1 Smart public contract registersPilot projects, an introduction.
Karolis GranickasDmitry Palamarchuk
  • Karolis Granickas (Senior Program Manager at Open Contracting Partnership)

    Karolis Granickas

    Senior Program Manager at Open Contracting Partnership

    Karolis leads Open Contracting Partnership's engagements in Europe and works directly with governments and others striving for a positive impact of opening up contracting data. Before joining the Open Contracting Partnership, Karolis worked with Transparency International Lithuania, focusing on citizen engagement using ICT. He also contributed to global open data advocacy efforts, together with the Epsi platform, Open Knowledge International, Open Data Institute and others. From 2014 to 2016, he was a national researcher within the Open Government Partnership Independent Review Mechanism.

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  • Dmitry Palamarchuk (OCDS Data Analytics at EBRD GPA TC Facility)

    Dmitry Palamarchuk

    OCDS Data Analytics at EBRD GPA TC Facility

    Business analyst, data scientist and Business Intelligence specialist from Ukraine. He is leading Data Analysis at the Centre of Excellence in Procurement of the Kyiv School of Economics and is responsible for program innovation and organizational partnerships, in particular with the Transparency International Ukraine and Open Contracting Partnership in respect to ProZorro Project. Prior to joining the KSE he was working in the finance industry on risk management and business intelligence products. Dmytro works internationally on Digital Government and Open Data technical cooperation projects and specialises with designing and implementing the Open Contracting Data Standard (OCDS) digital solutions for data-driven risk-based public procurement monitoring, market analysis and enforcement, most recently in Armenia, Cyprus, Jordan, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, Portugal, Tunisia, and Ukraine.
    Dmytro holds a Master of Banking and Finance (MBF) from the Kyiv-Mohyla Business School and a Master’s degree in Economic Cybernetics from the Kyiv National Economic University, Kiev, Ukraine. Dmytro speaks Russian and English as well as his native Ukrainian.

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An idea for a pilot project with the EU Member States – New e-Forms and the EU recommendations for contract registers
Gavin HaymanEliza Niewiadomska
An inspiration – Cyprus, Moldova and Portugal
Pavlo BorodaiKarolis GranickasDmitry Palamarchuk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gaU0RfFdzUc

  • Pavlo Borodai (e-Procurement Expert at EBRD UNCITRAL Public Procurement Initiative)

    Pavlo Borodai

    e-Procurement Expert at EBRD UNCITRAL Public Procurement Initiative
  • Karolis Granickas (Senior Program Manager at Open Contracting Partnership)

    Karolis Granickas

    Senior Program Manager at Open Contracting Partnership
  • Dmitry Palamarchuk (OCDS Data Analytics at EBRD GPA TC Facility)

    Dmitry Palamarchuk

    OCDS Data Analytics at EBRD GPA TC Facility
An inspirationRECORD project
Krzysztof Izdebski
  • Krzysztof Izdebski (Board Member, Policy Director of ePaństwo Foundation)

    Krzysztof Izdebski

    Board Member, Policy Director of ePaństwo Foundation

    Board Member and Policy Director of the ePaństwo Foundation (EPF) and Board Member of the Consul Democracy Foundation. He is a lawyer specialised in access to public information, re-use of public sector information and anti-corruption. He has wide expertise in relations between public administration and citizens. He is the author of publications on freedom of information, technology, public administration, corruption and public participation including "Transparency and Open Data Principles: Why They Are Important and How They Increase Public Participation and Tackle Corruption" and recently published "alGOVrithms. The State of Play. Report on Algorithms Usage in Government-Citizens Relations in Czechia, Georgia, Hungary, Poland, Serbia and Slovakia." He is also an Apolitical.co contributor

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An inspirationJordan
Eliza Niewiadomska
  • Eliza Niewiadomska (Senior Counsel, Legal Transition Programme at EBRD)

    Eliza Niewiadomska

    Senior Counsel, Legal Transition Programme at EBRD

    Eliza Niewiadomska, Senior Counsel in the Legal Transition Programme of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London (EBRD) is responsible for public procurement regulatory advice and technical cooperation with EBRD countries of operations. Key regional technical cooperation programmes led by Eliza include the EBRD UNCITRAL Public Procurement Reform Initiative, established in 2011, the EBRD GPA Technical Cooperation Facility, formed in 2014 and Open Government, first initiated in 2014 to assist post-Maidan revolution Ukraine.
    Lawyer and economist, Eliza worked for Polish government during regulatory reforms preparing Poland’s accession to European Union and upon leaving civil service, as a general counsel in the IT industry. Prior to joining the EBRD in 2009, she Eliza was head of procurement at power & energy company, PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna SA in Warsaw.

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Key takeaways from the session
Coffee Break
DG Regio – TC concept: Greece and Poland
Project coalition: Greece
Project coalition: Poland
Project coalition: Slovak Republic
Key takeaways from the session
Coffee Break
Provisional work plan
Scheduling and resources
Project Management