Below please find the agenda for the event — Click on speaker names for pictures/bios.  

PostalVision 2020/7.0 AGENDA

March 20-22, 2017 at The Ritz Carlton Pentagon City (just outside Washington DC)

 

Monday, March 20, 2017 — 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm  VIP Reception (The Ritz Carlton — The Diplomat Room) for speakers, panelists and VIP registrants.  Sponsored by Ursa Major Associates.

 

March 21, 2017 March 22, 2017
Time Activity Speakers/Panelists
7:15 – 8:00 Registration – Continental Breakfast Full Conference
8:00 – 8:15 Introduction “Business NOT as Usual” John Callan, PostalVision 2020 – Chairman
Part One  Trends and Vision  Moderator:   John Callan, PostalVision 2020 Chairman
8:15 – 9:30 The Digital Economy – Impact On the Global Postal Ecosystem

Open Governance Platforms for Data-driven Services, Infrastructures and
Enterprises

Value Creation by Postal Services in a Digital Economy

Bhavish Madurai — IBM

Dr. Ruth Eberhart — SAP

9:30 – 10:15 New Data-Driven Business Models

The New Delivery Reality

The Prime Membership Ecosystem

 

Aaron Jackson — Accenture

Cooper Smith — L2

10:15 – 10:30 Break Full Conference
Part Two  International Perspectives  Moderator – Bernhard Bukovc, PIP
10:30 –11:15 Global Strategies Elmar Toime – Postea
Khalil Daoud – Liban Post
Syeda Naila Batool — Pakistan Post
Wendy Eitan — Universal Postal Union (UPU)
11:15 – 12:00 Cross-Border Issues Moderator – Kate Muth — IMAG
A.J. Hernandez — SkyPostal
Paul Schmudde — Gateway Express
Joe Murphy — U.S. Dept of State
Tom Foley — Globegistics
12:00 – 1:00 Luncheon:  Speaker Elmar Toime — Postea Group  Sponsored by United Parcel Service (UPS)
Part Three  Customer-Centric eCommerce (Part 1)  Moderator – Mike Comstock – GrandCanals/Ursa Major
1:00 – 1:50 New Models — Shipping Anthony Watson — ShipBob
Laura Behrens Wu – Shippo
Brad Harrell – CargoGlide
Steve Burns — Workhorse/Horsefly
1:50 – 2:45 New Models — Receiving Doug Breaker – Earth Class Mail
Kelly Thresher — USPS OIG
Shuai Jiang – uCella
Stacy Kohlmeier — Package Concierge/Florence Corp.
2:45 – 3:00 Break Full Conference
3:00 – 3:30 New Models — Finding the Fit Kelan Raph -GrandCanals
Jay Fielding — MuleSoft 
Part Four  The New Mail — NOT as Usual  Moderator:  Kathleen Siviter — Ursa Major
3:30 – 4:30 New Models — Blending the Digital and Physical Lewis Gersh – PebblePost
Dario D’Urso — PRT America
Erica Switzer – DirectMail/2.0
John Puterbaugh – BlueSoho
4:30 – 5:00 New Models — Virtual Reality Mattia Crespi – Qbit Technologies and IFTF
5:00 – 5:05 Wrap Up of Day One; Preview of Day Two  John Callan, PostalVision 2020 – Chairman
5:30 – 7:00 Conference Reception — Plaza C & D Rooms All Registered Attendees
March 21, 2017 March 22, 2017
7:30 – 8:00 Continental Breakfast Full Conference
Part Five   Customer-Centric eCommerce (Part 2)
8:00 – 9:00 New Models — Returning Moderator:  Dr. Ian Stanford, USPS OIG
Darren Lamb — Colography Group
Tony Sciarrotta — Reverse Logistics Assn
David Lione — OpenMarket
Larisa Summers — Optoro
9:00 – 9:45 Place — The Power of Proximity Moderator – Brian Bowers, Bell and Howell
Ian Kerr – The PostalHub Podcast
Andrew Butcher – Gtech
Wolfgang Hall – Esri
9:45 – 10:15 New Models — Transporting
The Shrinking Parcel Journey
Gil Perez, SAP
10:15 – 10:30 Break Full Conference
Part Six   USPS of the Future:  Business NOT As Usual
10:30 – 11:30 Postal Policy for a New Age
Delivery By Design – Monopoly Review
What Comes Next
Moderator – Lori Rectanus – GAO
Ramesh Ratan – Bell and Howell
Robert Taub – Postal Regulatory Commission
David Williams – GMU
11:30 – 12:15 The USPS Platform — Strategic Opportunities in a Digital World Moderator — Emil Dzuray — USPS
Laura Behrens Wu – Shippo
Shuai Jiang – uCella
12:15 – 12:30 Conference Close John Callan – PostalVision 2020/7.0
12:30 – 1:30 Box Lunch Full Conference