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Sunday 15 September

19.30 // Welcome Reception

Join us on Sunday evening for drinks and an opportunity to meet your fellow delegates and speakers before the conference begins. The evening drinks reception is sponsored by Jersey Post Global Logistics.

Day 1 // Monday 16 September

09.15 // Welcome to Hong Kong
Neil Jackson | Chief Executive | Triangle Management Services

09.20 // Postal Perspectives

In this opening plenary, industry leaders will provide an insight into their organisation’s current strategies. They will discuss the recent developments that they have made and touch upon wider industry trends.
Chair: Gavin Macrae | Founder & Managing Director | Pine Monkey Associates

09.25 // Oceania cross-border logistics partner of choice
Jay Thng | Head of Asia & Europe | New Zealand Post

09.45 // MENA eCommerce market: Challenges and Opportunities
Alex Borisov | Director, International Business Department | ASYAD Group

10.05 // Customer Centricity
Tim Brown | Chief Executive | Jersey Post Group

10.25 // Discussion and Q&A
10.45 // Networking break

11.20 // Challenges & opportunities in Last Mile Delivery

This session will look to explore the challenges and opportunities of delivering in different markets and examine the emerging technologies that can help to overcome the obstacles to effective last-mile delivery.
Chair: Marco Gervasi | Executive Director | The Red Synergy

11.25 // YTO Approaches on Last Mile Delivery
Leo Huang | President | YTO International

11.45 // Be More Convenient in the Last Mile
Kevin Yang | Head of Product Department, SF Overseas | SF Express

12.05 // Challenges & Opportunities in Last Mile Delivery
Pei Yi Han | Director, Cross Border |  Ninja Van

12.25 // Using Data Science to Optimise Last Mile Deliveries
Charles Chamblas | Regional Manager, New Services | Lalamove

12.45 // Discussion and Q&A
13.00 // Networking buffet lunch

14.00 // Success Factors in Cross Border

In this session, we learn of innovations that are paving the way for new ideas and new technologies and we gain a better understanding of the key success factors of e-commerce logistics in Asia.
Chair: Charles Brewer | Chief Executive Officer | Click and Connect

14.05 // Building a Global E-commerce Logistics Network with The World
Derek Wang | Director, Logistics Product & Network | 4PX

14.25 // Rising to the Challenges & Possibilities of the Digital Era
Kawal Preet | Senior VP – North and South Pacific Operations | FedEx

14.45 // E-Logistics and Customs Clearance into Europe
Martijn Schneider | CCO | ViaEurope

15.05 // Discussion and Q&A
15.20 // Networking break

16.00 // STARTUP PITCH

This session will present start-ups and their solutions which can have a significant impact on the postal & logistics sector. The start-ups will pitch their solutions and products and explain how they solve existing problems and issues in the postal & logistics market. An expert panel will discuss and analyse the start-up pitches, thus reflecting on how the solutions can benefit the industry.

Session Panel:

    • Bernhard Bukovc, Chairman, Postal Innovation Platform
    • David McGrath, Head of Marketing, Jersey Post Group
    • Rodrigo Medgenberg, Chief Sales Officer, Escher Group

16.05 // Arne Jeroschewski, Parcel Perform
Founder & CEO

16.25 // Aina Chai, Grayscale Environmental
Chairperson

16.45 // Discussion and Q&A
17.00 // Conference Close

16.15 // Santosh Gopal, Ship2MyID
CEO & Founder

16.35 // Robert Dohrendorf, Graphmasters
CEO

17.30 // EVENING DRINKS Reception

Join us after the conference close for a chance to unwind and continue the day’s networking. The evening drinks reception is sponsored by One World Express.

Want to speak at WMX Asia?

We have issued an official ‘Call for Papers’ to interested parties who might wish to contribute to this debate, either from within the industry or from those with more general social, environmental and economic viewpoints.

Day 2 // Tuesday 17 September

09.30 // Diversifying Postal Operators

We open the second day of the conference by exploring how the industry has evolved in recent years to meet the growing demands of the market. We will also consider how postal operators have diversified in order to make inroads into Asian markets.
Chair: Gary Carroll | Managing Director | APP Cooperative

09.35 // China Cross-Border: yesterday, today, tomorrow…?
Francisco Javier Miranda | China, Asia Business Development | Correos

09.55 // China E-Commerce Imports
Ramon Abolo Costa | General Manager Asia Pacific | APG E-Commerce Solutions

10.15 // Diversifying eCommerce logistics
Filipp Panfilov | Head of Business Development | Post11

10.35 // Diversifying Postal Operations: Turning Challenges and Disruptions into Wins for Posts
Rodrigo Medgenberg | Chief Sales Officer | Escher Group

10.55 // Discussion and Q&A
11.10 // Networking break

11.40 // Trends in Global E-Commerce

The explosion on e-commerce has been great news for logistics providers but poses its own challenges. This session looks at e-commerce customer satisfaction and explores how carriers can develop greater efficiencies and still deliver an outstanding customer experience.
Chair: Terry Chan | Founder & Chairman | Hong Kong E-Commerce Supply Chain Association

11.45 // Cross Border Collaborations
Danny Liu | CEO | STO Express International

11.45 // Cross Border Collaborations
Atul Bhakta | Group CEO | One World Express

12.05 // Why Returns are the Future of E-Commerce
Al Gerrie | Founder and CEO | ZigZag Global

12.25 // Unlocking the US Ecommerce Market
Cliff Rucker | VP of Business Development | Pitney Bowes

12.45 // Discussion and Q&A
13.00 // Networking break

14.00 // Supporting Cross BORDER

Our second cross border session offers a parcel perspective on cross border e-commerce and will look at the unique challenges and opportunities in the region.
Chair: Gavin Macrae | Founder and CEO | Pine Monkey Associates

14.05 // Unlocking The Uprising of Low-Cost International Courier Express Companies
Eddie Lee | CEO – Southeast Asia Region | ECMS Express

14.25 // Cross Border E-Commerce: Challenges and Regulations
Georg Weidinger | CEO | Swiss Mail Solutions

14.45 // Discussion and Q&A
15.00 // Conference Close

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