Final Programme Network Meeting Copenhagen available

We are very pleased to invite you to the next NETLIPSE Network Meeting and the European Infrastructure Procurement Symposium 2012 (EIPS 2012) ‘Conflicts between institutional frameworks and managerial  practice: how to operate, to innovate and to collaborate?’ that will take place in Copenhagen, May 7-8th. We would like to thank our partner, the Danish Road Directorate and NGInfra ( , which have been so kind to cooperate with us in organising these meetings for the NETLIPSE Network.

The formal programme will start Monday May 7th 09:00 hrs. and end Tuesday May 8th 15:30 hrs. The final programme is available here

During the meeting project presentations will take place as well as a panel discussion with representatives from Danish top management from the Road Directorate as well as representatives from new and interesting projects. The aim of EIPS 2012 is to connect project clients, practitioners, researchers and scientists from different European countries active in the field of public transport project. We have invited two keynote speakers to provide a historical and future perspective on the impact of regulations on the current project practice. The rest of the day participants are invited to discuss emerging topics in Business Arena’s: active workshops on a specific theme, such as  trust & innovation, future of the Anglo-Saxon PPP, best value procurement, and early contractor involvement. Results of the symposium discussions will be collected in a publication that will be widely distributed among the participants and other related parties. This publication will include interviews with the chair and keynote speakers and position papers on the themes discussed in the Business Arenas.


The Symposium and the NETLIPSE Network Meeting are intended for people working in the field of public transport infrastructure (motorways, railways, waterways, seaports, airports), for clients organizations, project delivery organizations, research institutes, universities, governments, European Commission, TEN-T Agency.

The symposium fee is € 175 which includes coffee/tea, lunch, drinks, publication, and a one-year NETLIPSE membership. A maximum of 100 persons applies. Transportation to Copenhagen and stay are at delegates own expenses.

If you would like to join in the discussions and attend the meeting, please register for the Meetings, by filling in attached Registration Form. You can return this form by e-mail to We will suggest a restaurant and time for an informal dinner on Sunday evening May 6th at a later date. Delegates will have to cover the costs of this meal individually.

We would like to suggest that you book a hotel room in time. The Hotel Imperial has offered us a special room rate of approximately € 135,00 per standard room/night including breakfast and taxes. In order to receive the discounted price, you need to make your reservation before May 2nd, via attached Hotel Reservation Form. It is important that you refer to the NETLIPSE booking number #1349714. If necessary, you will be able to cancel the reservation until 3 days before arrival without costs. After this the reservation will be charge the full price as no-show.

The meetings will take place in the historic North Atlantic House, which is located close to suggested hotel. (

If you have any questions regarding NETLIPSE, our publications or events, please feel free to contact us. If you have any questions about the programme or hotel, please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Ingrid Bolmeijer via or NETLIPSE Programme Manager Pau Lian Staal by phone: +31 6 55 364 770.

On behalf of the Dutch and UK Ministries of Transport, beneficiaries of the NETLIPSE Programme, we look forward to meeting you in Copenhagen!