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PostalVision 2020 / 8.0 Presentations | PostalVision 2020

PostalVision 2020/8.0 Presentations

 Click on the Session Name below for the presentation — click on the Speaker name for bio/pic.

Attendees of our PostalVision 2020/8.0 event can use the below version of the event agenda to click on the session title and view/download the presentations. Please note that some presenters/sessions did not utilize slides, so there are no presentations for those.  In addition, a few presentations have separate video files needed to run the video within the presentation — those are posted in the same file folder as the presentation, so you need to download both files.   Any questions should be directed to ksiviter@ursamajorassociates.com


Tuesday, April 3, 2018 — 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm  Welcome Reception (The Diplomat Room, The Ritz Carlton Pentagon City).  Sponsored by UPS.

April 4, 2018 April 5, 2018
Time Activity Speakers/Panelists
7:30 – 8:15 Registration – Continental Breakfast Full Conference
8:15 – 8:30 Introduction “Daring — Sharing — Caring” John Callan, PostalVision Chair
Part One  Macro Vision  Moderator:   John Callan, PostalVision 2020
8:30 – 9:30 The New Digital Economy: Impact on Future Postal Ecosystem

“Exponential change, with or without you”

John Hagel, Deloitte, The Edge

Jeff Peoples, Windowbook

9:30 – 10:30 Ecommerce Disruption

“Disrupting the Disrupters”

Cooper Smith — Gartner

Brody Buhler, Accenture

10:30 – 11:00 Break Full Conference
Part Two  Innovation from Overseas  Moderator – Bernhard Bukovc, PIP
11:00 –12:00 David Spottiswood, IPC

Thierry Golliard, Swiss Post

Olaf Klargaard, Geopost

Juha Tolvanen, Posti Finland

Karlijn Krol, PostNL

Holger Winklbauer, International Post Corporation

Thierry Golliard, Swiss Post

Olaf Klaargard, Geopost

Juha Tolvanen, Posti Finland

Karlijn Krol, PostNL Innovation Studio

12:00 – 1:15 Luncheon:  Keynote Speaker — Paul Misener, Amazon  
Part Three  The OmniChannel Cycle  Moderator –   Kathleen Siviter, PostalVision
1:15 – 2:00 Role of Mail in OmniChannel 

Leveraging Direct Mail in a Digital World

Print as gateway to the digital experience

Steve Monteith, VP Marketing, USPS

John Mashia, IMS

Glenn Lombino, DTP

2:00 – 2:45 International Mailing in the Age of eCommerce Moderator — Joseph Murphy, Dept. of State

Tom Foley, Globegistics

Kate Muth, IMAG

Robert Reisner, PwC

David Spottiswood, IPC

2:45 – 3:15 Break Full Conference
Part Four  PostalPitch StartUp Competition Sponsor:  GMU Schar School of Policy & Government

Moderator:  Bernhard Bukovc, PIP

3:15 – 5:00 PostalPitch StartUp Competition — Presentations by Finalists:

ZigZag Global (Winner)






Package AI

Upsell Direct

Postal Pitch Jury:

Thierry Golliard, Swiss Post

Olaf Klargaard, Geopost

Gary Reblin, VP Product Innovation, USPS

Farzin Shadpour, Plug and Play

Karlijn Krol, PostNL Innovation Studio

Elmar Toime, Postea

5:00 – 6:30 Conference Reception and PostalPitch Award Presentation All Registered Attendees
April 4, 2018 April 5, 2018
7:30 – 8:00 Continental Breakfast Full Conference
Part Five   The Product Journey  Moderator:  Ian Kerr, PostalHub Podcast
8:00 – 9:00 Autonomous Vehicles

Electric Vehicles

Autonomy-As-A- Service


Smart Platform Sortation Solutions

Jessica Raines, USPS OIG

George Miller, BYD

Kumardev Chatterjee, Unmanned Life

Shipton Bogle, ShipBob

Sverker Lindbo, Ocado

9:00 – 10:00 Delivery Visibility

Alternative Address

Global Network Insight

Last Mile Crowdsourcing

Mike Comstock, Grand Canals

Santosh Gopal, Ship2MyID

Azhar Hussain, HanHaa

Itamar Zur, Veho Technologies

10:00 – 10:30 Break Full Conference
10:30 – 11:15 Product Returns

Dr. Ian Stanford, USPS OIG

Tony Sciarrotta, Reverse Logistics Assn

Jim Rallo, Liquidity Services


Dr. Ian Stanford, USPS Office of Inspector General

Tony Sciarrotta, Reverse Logistics Assn

Jim Rallo, Liquidity Services

Part Six Perspectives (no slides used in this session)  Moderator:  Kathy Siviter, PostalVision
11:15 – 12:00 Industry Needs for Postal/Delivery Services Maynard Benjamin, Envelope Manufacturers Assn

Hamilton Davison, American Catalog Mailers Assn

Steve Kearney, Alliance of NonProfit Mailers

Pierce Myers, Parcel Shippers Association

Michael Plunkett, Assn for Postal Commerce

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch Keynote Speaker Jamie Siminoff, Ring Jamie Siminoff, Ring
Part Seven Imagine (link to our YouTube video of this session) Sponsor:  GMU Schar School of Policy & Government 

Moderator:  Dan Blair, BiPartisan Policy Org

1:00 – 2:30 Imagining the Postal Service of the Future

Link to our YouTube video of this session

David Williams, GMU Schar School of Public Policy

Brody Buhler, Accenture

Jeff Jarvis, BuzzMachine

Elmar Toime, Postea

Lori Rectanus, GAO

2:30 – 2:45 PostalVision Excursions Announcement & Conference Close John Callan & Kathy Siviter, PostalVision