Please find below the minutes from 20 April 2021

Participants: Cécile Guasch (ISA2 - DIGIT), Giorgia Lodi (ISTC-CNR), Natalie Muric (OP), Helder Santos (INCM) and Giampaolo Sellitto (ANAC).

Topic of discussion: DigitAll Conference

The meeting was reduced in time due to the DigitALL Public Conference. (https://digitallpublic.eu/)

It was noted that there was some overlap in the presentation “Road towards a European semantic toolchain for public administrations – state of play and future developments” (Thursday, April 22, 2021 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM) and “Turning UML models into OWL ontologies and SHACL data shapes in the eProcurement ontology project” (Tuesday, April 20, 2021 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM) which is a result of the eProcurement ontology.

The presentation “How to make the most of procurement data” is of particular interest to this working group. (Thursday, April 22, 2021 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM)

Topic of discussion: Definitions

  • epo:RequestForClarification – A demand for elucidation of received information Additional information: Requests for clarification are usually used by buyers during the process of award or evaluation to understand specific aspects of the tender without altering the tender.

  • epo:RequestForParticipation – Application of an economic operator to be included in a procurement procedure.

  • epo:Reviewer - Role of an agent who investigates the overall correctness of a procurement procedure, producing a related report. Additional information: Any organisation or person may request a review of a procurement procedure.

  • epo:TechnicalSpecification - A set of documented requirements applicable to the object of the procurement. Additional information: A specification often includes technical standards.

  • epo:Mediator - A role of an agent that attempts to resolve a dispute between different agents and come to an agreement.