Agenda 2018-06-13T09:57:58+00:00

TenderCon Cork Agenda

A morning packed full of insights and advice on winning new public contracts.


Thursday 14th June, Western Gateway Building, UCC

08h00 – 09h00

Networking with light breakfast, tea, coffee

09h00 – 09h10

Welcome and Overview
Ingrid de Doncker, CEO iDDea

09h10 – 09h25

Public Procurement in Ireland
Dermot Callaghan, Portfolio Manager OGP

09h25 – 09h40

Improve your selling: Practical tips on selling to the HSE
Sean Bresnan, Head of Procurement HSE

09h40 – 09:55

EU support to Innovation Procurement: Policies and tools to support access to Innovation Procurement.
Vasileious Tsanidis, Policy Officer European Commission.

09h55 – 10h25

Buyer Panel Discussion

  • Sean O’Dwyer (President, IIPMM)
  • Dermot Callaghan (Portfolio Manager, OGP)
  • Vasileious Tsanidis (Policy Officer, European Commission)

10h25 – 10h45

Coffee Break / Networking
10h45 – 11h00

20 years working with SMEs in procurement: What works and what doesn’t
Tony Corrigan, CEO TenderScout

11h00 – 11h30

SME Stories and Strategies for Success

  • Jacobien Muntz-Beekhuis (Senior Legal Advisor, PIANOo)
  • Mary Dwyer (Head of Operations, Aspira)
  • Mike McGrath (Managing Director, Arvo)
11h30 – 11h45

Closing Keynote: SME engagement in Public Procurement
Dr. David McKevitt, UCC

Don’t miss out on the premier new business event of 2018!