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26th Conference on Postal and Delivery Economics

30 May 2018 - 2 June 2018

26th Conference on Postal and Delivery Economics

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The FSR C&M is organizing, in collaboration with the CRRI Centre at the Rutgers Business School, the 26th Conference on Postal and Delivery Economics, a world leading Conference open to academics, representatives from companies, regulatory authorities, public institutions, sector-specific associations and consultancies active in the postal and delivery ecosystem.
This edition will be held in Split, Croatia, 30 May 2018 – 2 June 2018. The topics covered include: market dynamics, regulatory challenges, the evolution of the business models, the emergence of new services, cost and demand analysis, the impact of digitalization and big data in postal services.

The DRAFT PROGRAMME is already available.

A follow-up book composed of conference papers is planned. Authors of papers selected for the book will be advised on the prospects of publication in the conference volume once an agreement is reached with a publisher.

The book “The Contribution of the Postal and Delivery Sector between E-Commerce and E-Substitution”, arose from the 25th Conference on Postal and Delivery Economics has now been published by Springer Publishing. 



The 25th edition of the Conference on Postal and Delivery Economics was supported by: Royal Mail; RR Donnelley Logistics; United Parcel Service; Ofcom; Citizen Advice; Pitney Bowes; Poste Italiane; Le Groupe La Poste; CNMC; Copenhagen Economics; Correos y Telégrafos; IBM Global Business Services; Oxera; ComReg; Frontier Economics; Cullen International; K&L Gates LLP; An Post; New Zealand Post Limited; BNetzA; Swiss Economics.
Please consider becoming a supporting organization of the 26th edition. Inquiries about sponsorship can be addressed to Paula Gori.


The conference will be held at the Radisson Blu and rooms for the conference participants have been pre-booked in the same hotel.

Accommodation Rates:

Single occupancy room € 250 per day

Double occupancy room € 320 per day

The above fees include: VAT, breakfasts, coffee break, lunches, dinners, cocktails.

Deadline for room reservation: April 15, 2018.

Cancellation policy for hotel booking: 10 days before the date of arrival.


An early bird registration fee for authors of € 1.200 is payable to the EUI by March, 1 2018.

Registration fee for participants is € 1.400 (the same full rate fee applies to authors after the early bird deadline).

Food and lodging at the Conference are not included in the registration fee.

Breakfasts, coffee breaks, lunches, dinners, and the cocktail are included in the rates for lodging.

All persons that do not need a hotel room will be required to pay for meals separately (€ 150 per day per person).

The conference fee is waived for a limited number of employees of supporting organisations.

In the case of full-time faculty of colleges and universities selected for the program, a waiver of the registration fee may be available.

Registered participants will be provided with online access to the conference proceedings and a copy of the edited volume resulting from the conference (approximately 7 months after the conference).


The conference fee is waived for a limited number of employees of supporting organisations and for full-time faculty of colleges and universities selected for the program. Should this be your case, please contact Elisabetta Spagnoli


Until April 15, 2018 cancellation is allowed (except for speakers, chairs, and discussants) without penalty and refunds will be provided in full. After this date, the indicated fee is due in full whether or not the participant actually attends. Substitutions may be made at any time.


For more information about the programme, please contact Paula Gori

For more information about logistics, please contact Elisabetta Spagnoli


See more about the 25th edition

See the list of all past Conferences on Postal and Delivery Economics


30 May 2018
2 June 2018
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Paula Gori
[+39] 055 4685 803 (Int. 2803)


Split, Croatia
Split, Split Croatia (Local Name: Hrvatska) + Google Map