2020 Conference Agenda

 

 

The agenda for WMX Americas is designed to give international post and parcel executives the tools and techniques to build flexible, future-proof companies. This year’s conference theme is ‘An Industry in Revolution – Embracing the New Normal’.

Day One // Sunday 16 February 2020

Welcome Drinks Reception // 19.00

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 two // Monday 17 February 2020

09.00 // Welcome to Miami

Neil Jackson, Triangle Management Services
Chief Executive

09.05 – 10.45 // The Big Postal Perspectives

Every post in the Americas is subject to disruptive forces re-shaping the mail and express sector. In this opening plenary, leading posts from the region outline responses to the wider conference theme of ‘An Industry in Revolution – Embracing the New Normal’.
Chair: Gavin Macrae | Chief Executive Officer | Postal & Logistics Consulting Worldwide

09.10 // 4-72 LA RED POSTAL DE COLOMBIA

Luis Humberto Jimenez Morera
Presidente

09.30 // Canada Post

Misko Kancko
Director of Global Strategy

09.50 // UPU

Paul Donohoe
Directorate of Operations

10.30 // DISCUSSION AND q&A
10.45 // refreshment BREAK

11.15 – 13.00 // NAVIGATING Cross Border & CUSTOMS OBSTACLES

11.20 // purolator international

Paul Tessy
Senior Vice President

11.40 // OPEN BORDER LOGISTICS

David Adams
President

12.00 // LANDMARK GLOBAL

Jody Parrilla
Vice President, Latin America

12.20 // DHL GLOBAL FORWARDING

Dr. Alejandro Palacios
VP Customs Brokerage (Americas) & RVP US Southern Border (US)

12.40 // discussion and Q&A
13.00 // NETWORKING BUFFET LUNCH

14.00 – 15.40 // THE ALTERNATIVE LAST MILE

14.05 // CLIQUE RETIRE

Marcio Artiaga De A. Castro
CEO

14.25 // INSTALEAP & MERCADONI

Margarida Freitas
COO

14.45 // PERU COURIER

Silvia Correa
President

15.25 // discussion and Q&A
15.40 // NETWORKING Refreshment BREAK

16.10 // Startup Pitch, sponsored by pitney bowes

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.
Panel:
Bernhard Bukovc | Chairman | Postal Innovation Platform
Rick Hernandez | VP of Global Business Development | Pitney Bowes
Leo Tudela | Manager, Strategic Business Planning | United States Postal Service

17.10 // DISCUSSION AND q&a
17.30 // conference close

 

17.30 // Evening 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 closes. 

Day three // Tuesday 18 February 2020

08.55 // GLOBAL AMBITION

09.00 // Jersey Post

Tim Brown
Chief Executive

09.20 // Emirates Post

Peter Somers
Chief Executive

09.40 // ASOS

Brent Dorfman
Vice President of Supply Chain

10.00 // Great Notion Brewing

Wesley Hill
Digital Supply Chain Lead

10.20 // SHOPIFY

Erik Galas
Senior Commercial Manager

10.40 // DISCUSSION AND q&a
11.00 // NETWORKING Refreshment BREAK

11.30 // TRANSFORMING THROUGH AUTOMATION

11.35 // IBM

Indrajit Deb Roy
Government Industry Leader

11.55 // WAYPOINT ROBOTICS

Jason Walker
CEO & Co-Founder

12.15 // FETCH ROBOTICS

Stefan Nusser
Vice President of Product

12.35 // DISCUSSION AND q&a
12.50 // lunch available in exhibition area

13.55 – 15.30 // RETURNS & E-COMMERCE

14.00 // ECOM GLOBAL NETWORK LTD

John F O’Brien
President

14.20 // zigzag global

Al Gerrie
Founder & CEO

14.40 // Happy Returns

Andrew Pease
CFO

15.00 // Doddle

Dan Nevin
CEO

15.20 // DISCUSSION AND q&a
15.30 // CONFERENCE ROUNDUP & CLOSE

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WMX Americas is brought to you by Triangle, the provider of value added specialist services to the mail and express industries. Find out more at www.triangle.eu.com

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