2024-02-27 2024-02-27 Heidelberg Marriott Hotel +49 6221 908-0 +49 6221 908-660 Heidelberg Marriott Hotel Vangerowstr. 16, 69115 Heidelberg Heidelberg, 69115 1,589 € zzgl. MwSt. Chrysoula Latopoulou https://www.forum-institut.de/seminar/24058001-preparing-for-mid-term-review/referenten/24/24_05/24058001-mid-term-review_latopoulou-chrysoula.jpg Preparing for Mid-Term Review

In the current programming period, Art. 18 of the Common Provisions Regulation (CPR) has introduced a few changes on performance-oriented programming for ERDF, ESF+, Cohesion Fund and JTF-supported programmes. Our two-day seminar offers an immersive and practical training for the Funds implementation.

Topics
  • Shifting allocations effectively within your programme
  • How to embed "Strategic Technologies for Europe Platform" (STEP)
  • Innovation Fund and Solidarity and Emergency Aid Reserve
  • Mid-term review of the ESIF programmes and reprogramming of the financial allocations (Art. 18 CPR)
  • Meeting indicators and optimizing programmes' contributions
  • Navigating strict regulatory requirements
  • Types of action and financial allocation strategies
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Performance audit on Cohesion Policy
  • Evaluation and mid-term reviews in the framework of performance audits


Who should attend
All public authorities and beneficiaries of ESI-funded projects and programmes. In particular, professionals in charge of management, control and audit, especially from:

  • Managing Authorities
  • Coordinating Bodies
  • Intermediate Bodies
  • Delegated Authorities
  • Certifying Authorities
  • Paying Agencies
  • Audit Authorities
  • Regional and Local Governments, Municipalities
  • National and Regional Courts of Auditors
  • National and Regional Development Agencies
  • Joint Technical Secretariats and other institutions and stakeholders dealing with management and control of ESI Funds.
Aims and objectives
Specifically focused on ERDF, ESF+, Cohesion Fund, and JTF-supported programmes, the two-day session offers practical insights into performance-oriented programming for effective implementation of the funds.
Your benefit

  • Prepare well in advance for a successful mid-term review
  • Explore best practices and strategies
  • Benefit from EU experts and their experience
  • Gain hands-on experience with practical exercises
  • Network with colleagues across Europe in picturesque Heidelberg

24058001 mid-term review

Preparing for Mid-Term Review

Maximizing Impact and Planning Ahead

Benefits
  • First-hand expertise with real-life cases
  • Interactive workshop for an effective knowledge transfer
  • Networking in the pictoresque city of Heidelberg

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Termin

27-28/05/2024

27-28/05/2024

Zeitraum

Day 1: 09:00 - 17:15

Day 2: 09:00 - 16:30

Day 1: 09:00 - 17:15

Day 2: 09:00 - 16:30
Veranstaltungsort

Heidelberg

Heidelberg

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Your contact

Dr. Viola Prifti
Conference Manager

+49 6221 500-660
v.prifti@forum-institut.de

Details

In the current programming period, Art. 18 of the Common Provisions Regulation (CPR) has introduced a few changes on performance-oriented programming for ERDF, ESF+, Cohesion Fund and JTF-supported programmes. Our two-day seminar offers an immersive and practical training for the Funds implementation.

Topics

  • Shifting allocations effectively within your programme
  • How to embed "Strategic Technologies for Europe Platform" (STEP)
  • Innovation Fund and Solidarity and Emergency Aid Reserve
  • Mid-term review of the ESIF programmes and reprogramming of the financial allocations (Art. 18 CPR)
  • Meeting indicators and optimizing programmes' contributions
  • Navigating strict regulatory requirements
  • Types of action and financial allocation strategies
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Performance audit on Cohesion Policy
  • Evaluation and mid-term reviews in the framework of performance audits


Who should attend
All public authorities and beneficiaries of ESI-funded projects and programmes. In particular, professionals in charge of management, control and audit, especially from:

  • Managing Authorities
  • Coordinating Bodies
  • Intermediate Bodies
  • Delegated Authorities
  • Certifying Authorities
  • Paying Agencies
  • Audit Authorities
  • Regional and Local Governments, Municipalities
  • National and Regional Courts of Auditors
  • National and Regional Development Agencies
  • Joint Technical Secretariats and other institutions and stakeholders dealing with management and control of ESI Funds.

Aims and objectives

Specifically focused on ERDF, ESF+, Cohesion Fund, and JTF-supported programmes, the two-day session offers practical insights into performance-oriented programming for effective implementation of the funds.

Your benefit

  • Prepare well in advance for a successful mid-term review
  • Explore best practices and strategies
  • Benefit from EU experts and their experience
  • Gain hands-on experience with practical exercises
  • Network with colleagues across Europe in picturesque Heidelberg

Detailed programme

Day 1: 09:00 - 17:15

Day 2: 09:00 - 16:30

08:30 - 09:00 Registration and welcome coffee


09:00 - 09:05 Opening remarks


09:05 - 09:30 Introduction round


09:30 - 11:30

Preparing for Mid-Term Review
  • Mid-term review of MFF and its impact
  • Art. 18 of the CPR
  • Comparison with 2014-2020: changes in relation to the performance framework and indicators system
  • Effective strategies to reach the set indicators
  • How to revise the performance framework of the programme

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break


11:00 - 11:30

Preparing for Mid-Term Review - An example from Romania-Serbia Interreg IPA Programme
(the first Interreg IPA programme approved)

11:30 - 12:00

Q&A
Time to ask questions and seek expert guidance

12:00 - 13:15 Lunch


13:15 - 14:45

Monitoring
  • Projects monitoring and reporting
  • From project monitoring to programme monitoring
  • Reporting and its simplification
  • Performance framework challenges
  • Programme monitoring and programme modifications (outside the mid-term review exercise)

14:45 - 15:00

Q&A
Time to ask questions and seek expert guidance

15:00 - 15:15 Coffee break


15:15 - 16:00

Programme evaluation
  • The evaluation cycle and better regulation
  • Evaluation criteria (effectiveness, efficiency, coherence, relevance, EU added value)
  • Type of evaluations (process, implementing, impact evaluation)
  • Evaluation approaches (theory based, econometric analysis)
  • Counterfactual analysis
  • Qualitative and quantitative evaluation methods
  • The Evaluation plan, data needs, planning ahead

16:00 - 16:45

Practical challenges for the Evaluation Plan: planning, resources, data collection, and timing
  • Previous experience on evaluations and utilisation of findings and recommendations
  • Challenges before, during and after evaluations
  • Engaging stakeholders and data collection
  • Reducing the administrative burden - implementation evaluation
  • Problems with the time-line for evaluations

16:45 - 17:00

Q&A
Time to ask questions and seek expert guidance

17:00 - 17:15

Day 1 debrief
  • Key learnings
  • Open questions

19:00 - 21:00 Networking dinner


09:00 - 10:30

Audit of Performance Data Reliability
  • Changes from the 2014-2020 planning period
  • Audit work before mid-term review
  • System audits
  • Audits of operations
  • How to prepare for the audits of the Audit Authority

10:30 - 10:45 Coffee break


10:45 - 11:30

The work of the European Court of Auditors (ECA) on Performance Audit on Cohesion policy
  • Our mandate
  • Types and products of ECA work
  • Basis for selecting audit topics and operations to visit on the spot
  • Recent work and main findings
  • ECA work programme for 2025+

11:30 - 11:45

Q&A
Time to ask questions and seek expert guidance

11:45 - 12:30

Use of evaluations and mid-term reviews in the framework of performance audits
  • Findings of the audit of the 2014-2020 performance-based financing in cohesion
  • Expectations from the mid term review for the 2021-2027 period
  • Discussions of the high level group on the future of cohesion policy post 2027

12:30 - 12:45

Q&A
Time to ask questions and seek expert guidance

12:45 - 14:00 Lunch


14:00 - 14:30

Final discussion
  • Key learnings
  • Open Questions
  • Feedback

14:30 End of the seminar


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About the seminar

In the current programming period, Art. 18 of the Common Provisions Regulation (CPR) has introduced a few changes on performance-oriented programming for ERDF, ESF+, Cohesion Fund and JTF-supported programmes. These new requirements require an understanding of financial allocation adjustments, indicators, compliance and performance. Our two-day seminar offers an immersive and practical training experience for anyone engaged in ESI Funds implementation. Stay ahead in mid-term review preparations - secure your spot at our seminar in Heidelberg today!

Heidelberg offers a mix of history, culture, and natural beauty. Here are a few of them:

  • - Heidelberg Castle (Schloss Heidelberg): Explore the iconic castle ruins, offering stunning views of the city and Neckar River.
  • - Great Heidelberg Barrel (Heidelberg Tun): View the world's largest wine barrel at Heidelberg Castle.
  • - Old Town (Altstadt): Wander through charming cobblestone streets, visit Marktplatz, and see the historic architecture.
  • - Philosophers' Walk (Philosophenweg): Take a scenic stroll along this path for panoramic views of Heidelberg and the Neckar River.
  • - Heidelberg University: Visit Germany's oldest university and its historic campus.
  • - Karl-Theodor Bridge (Old Bridge): Admire the architecture of this iconic bridge spanning the Neckar River.
  • - Student Jail (Studentenkarzer): Explore a unique historical site where misbehaving students were once imprisoned.
  • - Heiligenberg Mountain: Hike or take the funicular railway to this scenic hill for more great views.
  • - Neckar River Cruise: Relax on a boat ride along the Neckar River to appreciate Heidelberg's beauty from the water
  • - Heidelberg Zoo: Enjoy a family-friendly outing and see a variety of animals from around the world.
  • - German Apothecary Museum (Deutsches Apotheken-Museum): Learn about the history of pharmacy and medicine.
  • - Heidelberg's surroundings: Enjoy the breathtaking nature in Heidelberg and in the whole region!

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