Event Start:
20 Jun 2023 03:30 PM
Event End:
20 Jun 2023 08:00 PM
The Hague, The Netherlands
Event Summary:

IPFA Continental Europe
The Third P of PPP – A Fireside Talk on Partnership and Collaboration

Parties’ rights and obligations in large and complex projects are defined in contracts. But the success of their projects is defined by their actions and behaviour. In this event, representatives from the public and private sector in a fireside setting will discuss what is required to make their projects successful. The focus will be on how to create a collaborative partnership, promoting behaviour and communication lines focused on achieving mutually beneficial objectives. The speakers will be sharing narratives and will be discussing various collaboration formats, the implementation of guiding principles, the forming of a project culture and the use of dispute avoidance mechanisms.

Following the event, we would like to invite all members to join our 25th Anniversary Celebration with drinks, nibbles and networking!

Discussion Points: 

- The case for guiding principles in contractual relationships

- Making better use of Dispute Avoidance Boards

- Joint risk management as a catalyst for dispute avoidance

- The issue of Trust: how to bring this into practice

- How can this all be dealt with in the public tender procedures?


- Arent van Wassenaer, The Faithful Goose (Moderator)

- Malcolm Aalstein, Municipality of Amsterdam

- Mark Birnage, Pels Rijcken & Droogleever Fortuijn

- Michael van den Hoonaard, BAM Infra Nederland

- Paul Janssen, Ponton Bouwconsultancy BV

- Harbert van der Wildt, VDW Management Services bv

More speakers to be confirmed


Event Details

Registration & networking: 3.30pm
Discussion begins: 4pm
Event close: 8pm

Format: In-person briefing; presentations and panel discussion followed by a networking reception.

Address: The Faithful Goose Offices, Spaces de Rode Olifant, Zuid-Hollandlaan 7, The Hague


The Faithful Goose B.V.


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