The below version of the agenda provides links to speaker presentation files and video files of the sessions (some posted below, others to be posted).  Click on the panel/speaker topic to view or download the presentations*.  Click on the video links to see sessions on the PostalVision 2020 YouTube channel.  Click on speaker names for pictures/bios.  

*Slides may be accessed by event attendees only — contact us if you need the password!  While attendees are welcome to share the presentations within their organization, we ask that they not be posted or made publicly available by attendees.  We appreciate the support of our speakers and panelists and their willingness to share their presentations with attendees!

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    Video on YouTube

Panel:  Video on YouTube

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