Events

As we all know, strength comes when we work together.

And that is why we’ve tried to create a hub where you can find, and share, information about events and groups that are going on in Wales.

If you would like to share information about a group or event, please get in touch!

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About our events series

18 Jun

Award Stage

12pm - 1pm
Online
Lunch and Learn

Another session in the procurement insight series, from Pinsent Masons.

20 Jun

#Learning | Go on green

1pm
Online
UK Government Commercial Function

A session looking at the extent to which environmental issues are, or rather aren’t but […]

17 Sep

Contract Management

12pm - 1pm
Online
Lunch and Learn

Another session in the procurement insight series, from Pinsent Masons.

21 May

Conducting the process

12pm - 1pm
Online
Lunch and Learn

Another session in the procurement insight series, from Pinsent Masons.

9 May

Grant or Contract?

11am - 12am
Online
Lunch and Learn

In this session, we will review the main differences between a grant and a public sector contract.

30 Apr

Direct Awards

1pm - 2pm
Online
Lunch and Learn

In this webinar, we will review the current approach to authorities making direct awards without advertising the contract.

25 Apr

Procurement challenges

1pm - 2pm
Online
Lunch and Learn

What do contracting authorities need to know about procurement challenges under the current regime, and once the Procurement Act 2023 takes effect?

23 Apr

Introduction to the Procurement Act 2023

11am - 12am
Online
Lunch and Learn

Covering the key things you need to know, the opportunities that could come, and more info on the resources required to drive the cultural change needed.

23 Apr

USW Short Courses: Growth Mindset

12pm - 1pm
Online
Lunch and Learn

“The hand you are dealt with is just the starting point for development” Carol Dweck (Author […]

18 Apr

Value for Money

1pm - 2pm
Online
Cydrannu

The second session in our shared learning programme, delivered by the team from Commerce Decisions […]

16 Apr

The Selection Stage

12pm - 1pm
Online
Lunch and Learn

Another session in the procurement insight series, from Pinsent Masons.

11 Apr

Effective Criteria Writing

1pm - 2pm
Online
Cydrannu

The first session in our shared learning programme, delivered by the team from Commerce Decisions […]

19 Mar

The Pre-Procurement Stage

12pm - 1pm
Online
Lunch and Learn

Another session in the procurement insight series, from Pinsent Masons.

14 Mar

Modifying contracts

1pm - 2pm
Online
Lunch and Learn

Changes to contracts during their term is one of the areas in which procurement law advice is most frequently sought. The Procurement Act 2023 makes some changes in this important area, but to what extent?

12 Dec

How did you let it happen?

1pm
Cabinet Office Webinars

Managing supplier failure, contingencies, and disaster recovery – what happens when smaller suppliers fail to […]

23 Nov

Show me the money!

1pm
Cabinet Office Webinars

The internal and external influences on managing contract finances – with an eye on how […]

8 Nov

Procurex Cymru

8.30am - 4pm
Utilita Arena Cardiff
Procurex Cymru

Procurex Wales is just around the corner, bringing together the best of procurement!

19 Oct

NEC and the Journey to Net Zero

8am - 10am
Glamorgan Building (Cardiff University)
CIPS

The race for achieving net zero is high on everyone’s agenda, especially those working in procurement.

5 Oct

CPD & contract management

1pm
Cabinet Office Webinars

Workplace learning & practices, and the influence of technology. With Amanda Rosewarne, CPD Standards Office

19 Jul

User testing sessions

2pm – 3pm
Online
Cyd User Testing Sessions

Our user testing groups help us to test ideas as we develop Cyd services.

5 Jul

Lyreco Goodness

Lunch and Learn

In this session we heard from Lyreco, sole supplier of Welsh Government’s Stationery & Copier Paper framework, about their sustainability strategy and how an international organisation supports the Welsh public sector achieve the objectives of the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015.