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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.
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 26th edition of the Conference on Postal and Delivery Economics is supported by: Royal Mail; UPS; Pitney Bowes; Ofcom; Poste Italiane; La Poste; Copenhagen Economics; IBM; ComReg; Frontier Economics; Cullen International; K&L Gates; New Zealand Post; AGCOM; An Post; Oxera.
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.
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.
FEES AND EXPENSES
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
- Postal industry innovation – exploring new worlds… with new regulations – Virginie Alloo
- The Danish Problem – Soon Everybody’s? – Andersson, Bengtsson, Eriksson
- Inducing Optimal Quality Under Price Caps: Why, How, and Whether – Tim Brennan
- Polish Postal Market in Transition – M a t e u s z C h o ł o d e c k i
- Creating Last-Mile Incentives from Inside Out – Victor Glass
- Regulatory changes: Regulation on cross-border parcel delivery services… – Rapahel Goulet
- Vertical integration in the e-commerce sector – Helmuth and Cremer
- The Impact of Brexit on Postal and Other Delivery Operators and their Customers – John Hearn
- Market Definition – Ilke Meyne and Niels Frank
- Open-data: a solution when data constitutes an essential facility? – Joram, Borsenberger, Hoang
- Lessons from Other Network Industries: Should Posts Seek to Collaborate More in the Last Mile? – Houck
- Postal Operators as «ground based» online platforms? – Parcu and Gori
- E-government: a curse or an opportunity for Posts? – B. Eggrickx, O. Klargaard, M. Lefort, P. Régnard
- Prices and Conditions of Access to the Postal Network – The Principle of Non-Discrimination – Rozman
- Mail Demand Modelling – Aleksander Rutkowski
- Regulatory Tools – Ian Streule
- Serving of SMEs via Utilisation of the Technology – Jan Stefe
- Reverse Logistics and Ecommerce Returns: Regulatory Challenges Facing the U.S. Postal Service – Stanford and Martinez