Conference Agenda 2018

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We are currently working on the Agenda for the World Mail & Express Asia Conference 2019. While you wait, here is the agenda from our 2018 conference in Hong Kong. 

19.00 // Welcome Drinks Reception

Join us on Sunday evening for drinks and meet your fellow delegates and speakers before the conference starts.
Sponsored by Jersey Post Global Logistics

 

09.15 // WELCOME TO HONG KONG
Neil Jackson | Chief Executive | Triangle Management Services

09.20 // Postal Perspectives

Our conference theme of ‘The Road to Global Delivery’ reflects the primary focus for national posts. In this opening session we hear the views and share the strategies from national posts in South East Asia.
Chair: Gary Carroll | Managing Director | Asia Pacific Post

09.25 // Paul Coutts | Group Chief Executive | Singapore Post
09.45 // Misko Kancko | Director of Global Strategy | Canada Post Corporation
10.05 // LOOKING EAST – JOURNEY INTO THE ASIAN MARKET
Tim Brown | Chief Executive | Jersey Post
10.25 // Discussion and Q&A

11.25 // Working with the Online Marketplaces

As online marketplaces continue to grow, it is becoming increasingly important to build and sustain relationships with them. In this session we learn what the marketplaces need and how to work with them.

11.30 // Marco Gervasi | Executive Director | The Red Synergy
11.50 // MARKET PLACES, TODAY, TOMORROW AND THE FUTURE
Atul Bhakta | Group CEO | One World Express
12.10 // DRIVING MARKETPLACES WITH DYNAMIC PRICING
Daniel Rueda | CEO | openPricer
12.30 // Discussion and Q&A

14.15 // Belt and Road Initiative

This colossal infrastructure project ais to connect China to countries around the globe via land and sea, creating trade links and stimulating economic growth. In this session we will learn how to navigate the challenges that this initiative may bring in order to make the most of these new opportunities.
Chair: Marco Gervasi | Executive Director | The Red Synergy

14.20 // YTO GLOBALISATION WITH CO-BUILDING, CO-CREATION, SHARING
Xiang Feng | Vice President | YTO Express
14.40 // BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE
Jessie Kan | PMO Lead | 4PX
15.00 // Discussion and Q&A

16.00 // Solutions for the Inner City Challenge

Delivering effectively in fast paced city environments can be challenging and it’s important to face these challenges head on by investing in solutions.
Chair: Peter Somers | CEO | Parcelgate.eu

16.05 // LAST MILE CHALLENGES IN VERTICAL CITIES
Jim Huang | CEO | Parcel Santa
16.25 // HOW NEW BUSINESS MODELS ARE CHANGING THE LANDSCAPE OF LOCAL DELIVERY
Blake Larson | Head of International | Lalamove
16.45 // Discussion and Q&A
17.00 // Close of Day One

17.00 // Drinks Reception

Give yourself some time to relax and chat after day one of the conference at the drinks reception, where we’ll be serving a selection of nibbles and drinks straight after the conference.
Sponsored by One World Express

 

09.20 // The Challenges of Delivering Cross Border (1)

Cross border e-commerce is growing much more rapidly than the e-commerce market as a whole, with South East Asia poised for an unprecedented take-off due to the huge appetite in online shopping. In this session we learn how technological developments are disrupting the norm.
Chair: Tim Brown | Chief Executive | Jersey Post

09.30 // THE FUTURE OF DECENTRALISED CROSS BORDER PARCEL DELIVERY
Guo Shunri | CEO and Co-Founder | ParcelX
09.50 // DISRUPTING TRADITIONAL E-COMMERCE
Rick Hernandez | Vice President, Partner Success & Channel Sales | Pitney Bowes
10.10 // WHAT IS THE IMPACT OF BLOCKCHAIN ON NEW RETAIL SUPPLY CHAIN ECOSYSTEM?
Terry Chan | Founder & Chairman | Hong Kong Federation of E-Commerce
10.30 // Discussion and Q&A

11.15 // The Challenges of Delivering Cross Border (2)

In this session, we continue our topic of delivering cross border, and learn of innovations that are paving the way for new ideas and new technologies. We also gain a better understanding of the key success factors of e-commerce logistics in South East Asia.
Chair: Neil Ashworth | Chief Commercial Officer | Yodel

11.20 // THE VALUE OF TRACKING CROSS BORDER SHIPMENTS
Niels Delater | CEO | Spectos GmbH
11.40 // NEW CHALLENGES FOR REGULATION OF CROSS BORDER E-COMMERCE
Igor Subow | VP Logistics and International | NAMO
12.00 // UNDERSTANDING THE KEY SUCCESS FACTORS OF E-COMMERCE LOGISTICS
Zhern Yung | Regional Head for Cross Border | Ninja Van
12.20 // Discussion and Q&A

13.35 // Working with the Online Marketplaces

We close the conference by taking another look at online marketplaces. Their presence in South East Asia are changing the e-commerce landscape dramatically, and in this session, we learn how providing told for micro-entrepeneurs can enable businesses to unlock the huge growth opportunity within them.
Chair: Terry Chan | Founder & Chairman | Hong Kong Federation of E-Commerce

13.40 // SOLVING THE FIRST-MILE UNLOCKS THE MARKETPLACE OPPORTUNITY
Alex Yancher | CEO | Passport Shipping
14.00 // WHAT ONLINE MARKETPLACES NEED AND HOW TO ENGAGE WITH THEM
Shern Yau Ng | Chief Operating Officer | Logistics Worldwide Express
14.20 // WORKING WITH OVERSEAS E-COMMERCE PLATFORMS TO ENGAGE CHINESE SELLERS
Sen Lin | General Manager | Alljoy Supply Chain
14.40 // Discussion and Q&A
15.00 // Conference Close

 

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