Embracing “The USO” – Universal Service Opportunities for the Global Postal-Parcel Ecosystem

PostalVision 2020/9.0 Presentations

June 5-7, 2019 at The Ritz Carlton Pentagon City (just outside Washington DC)

Click on the session title in the middle column to access the presentation(s) from the event!  Note that several panels did NOT use slides, so in that case only the intro slide showing the panelists is included in the below link!

Welcome ReceptionContributing Sponsor: FedEx

June 6, 2019 June 7, 2019
Time Activity Speakers/Panelists
7:30 – 8:15 Registration – Continental Breakfast Full Conference
8:15 – 8:30 Introduction John Callan, PostalVision Chair
Part One Vision – Socio-Technological-Economic Forces  Moderator:   John Callan, PostalVision 2020
8:30 – 9:30 The New Digital Economy – “Big Shift” – “Pull”

Retail Digital & Innovation Strategy

John Hagel, Deloitte, The Edge

Al Sambar, Accenture

Part Two World Postal System  Moderator – Brody Buhler, Accenture
9:30 – 10:30 World Postal System – Trends and Key Issues (only intro slide used) Elmar Toime, Postea

Hon. David Williams, USPS Board of Governors

10:30 – 11:00 Break Full Conference
Part Three U. S. Role in World Postal Ecosystem  Moderator – Kate Muth, IMAG
11:00 –12:00 All session slides combined

USPS Role in Global Postal Ecosystem

What does it mean to exit UPU?

Customs, STOP Act, AED Compliance

Cross Border Solutions – Opportunities

Jim Campbell, Law Office of James I. Campbell Jr.

Bernard Bukovc, PIP

Thomas Baldry – DP/DHL

12:00 – 1:15 Luncheon:  Keynote Speaker — Hon. Robert Taub, PRC Chairman  Defining the “USO”
Part Four USPS – Universal Service Obligation  Moderator: John Callan, PostalVision
1:15 – 2:15 USO Guiding Principles – Government Obligations for Infrastructure, Social Services, Employment Jennifer Bradley, USPS OIG

Lori Rectanus, GAO

Paul Steidler, Lexington Inst.

Jim Sauber, NALC

2:15 – 3:15 USPS – Revised Business Model – Opportunities and Role of Partnerships Gary Reblin, USPS

Ramesh Ratan, Former CEO and Vice Chairman, Bell and Howell

Hamilton Davison, ACMA

Tripp Corbett, Esri

3:15 – 3:30 Break Full Conference
Part Five  USO Products Moderator:  Mark Fallon, The Berkshire Company
3:30 – 4:15 Only intro slide used for this session

Mail Products – Trends

“Essential” vs “Commercial” Services

Obligations and Opportunities

John Mashia, IMS

Nelson Siva, Solution Dynamics

Angelo Anagnostopoulos, GrayHair

4:15 – 5:00 Only intro slide used for this session

Parcel Products – Trends

Obligations and Opportunities

Bill Shannon, Pitney Bowes

Erik Galas, Shopify

Tim Robinson, Doddle

Part Six  “Founders Forum” Moderator:  John Callan,
5:00 – 5:30 Fireside Chat – Global Delivery Success Stories (only intro slide used for session) Dave Allen, OBE, DHL Int’l
5:30 – 7:00 Conference Reception: Contributing Sponsor Solution Dynamics All Registered Attendees
June 6, 2019 June 7, 2019
7:30 – 8:15 Continental Breakfast (Contributing Sponsor Escher) Full Conference
8:15 – 8:45 Day One Review John Callan, PostalVision

Elmar Toime, Postea

Part Seven Value Chain – Opportunities – First/Last Mile  Moderator:  Mike Comstock, Ursa Major Associates
8:45 – 10:00 First Mile / Last Mile Opportunities (contains all panelist slides except BoxLock — separate link below)

Characteristics of Innovation, Consumer Expectations, Leveraging Technology

Unattended Secured Deliveries – Everyone Benefits

Kevin McAdams, USPS

Wayne Haubner, Escher

Brad Ruffkess, BoxLock

10:00–10:30 Break Full Conference
Part Eight Value Chain – Opportunities – Middle Mile  Moderator:  Kathy Siviter, PostalVision
10:30 – 11:30 Only intro slide used for this session

Middle Mile Opportunities (Fulfillment, processing, network transportation, NGDV)

John Sheehy, National Star Route Mail Contractors Association

Bob Galaher, National Association of Presort Mailers

Alec Ang, ComGateway

Pierce Myers, Parcel Shippers Assn

11:30 – 12:30 Boxed Lunch
Part Nine Value Chain – Opportunities – Reverse Logistics  Moderator:  Tony Sciarrotta, RLA
12:30 – 1:15 Reverse Logistics and the Circular Economy Dan Nevin, Doddle

Ian Stanford, USPS OIG

Ravin Mangal, USPS

Part Ten Conference Close Moderator:  John Callan,
1:15 – 2:30 Reform Policy Strategy – Where Do We Go From Here? (only intro slide used) Hon. David Williams, USPS Board of Governors

Hon. Robert Taub, PRC Chairman

Sec. John McHugh