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In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 28th Conference on Postal and Delivery Economics will be held online, 30 November – 4 December 2020.


Participants will benefit from a dedicated platform set up to host all the information, materials, sessions and presentations needed for participants to make the most of their conference experience. Each day the conference will commence at 3:00PM CET.

The FSR C&M is organising, in collaboration with the CRRI Centre at the Rutgers Business School, the 28th 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.

The programme will feature:

  • Keynote address from Jean-Yves Muylle, European Commission, DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (GROW)
  • A debate between candidates for the UPU elections, who will share their vision for the UPU
    • Pascal Clivaz | Switzerland, Candidate for Director-General of the UPU
    • Jean-Paul Forceville | France, Candidate for Chairman of the POC – UPU
    • Jack Hamande | Belgium, Candidate for Director-General of the UPU
    • Marcela Maron | Argentina, Candidate for Deputy Director of the UPU
    • Masahiko Metoki | Japan, Candidate for Director-General of the UPU (Video message)
    • Marjan Osvald | Slovenia, Candidate for Deputy Director of the UPU


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

The conference will be hosted on a dedicated platform where all materials will be made available.

The hashtag for the postal conference will be #Postalconf2020 and you can follow our account on Twitter here for updates.


The 29th Postal and Delivery Economics Conference will take place in Gdansk, Poland 1 – 4 September 2021.



Completed papers are to be submitted by 22 November, 2020 to Elisabetta Spagnoli at rscas.conferences@eui.eu.



The registration fee is €600 for participants and €500 for authors presenting papers. In the case of full-time faculty of colleges and universities selected for the programme, a reduction or waiver of the registration fee can be available. Supporters organisations can contact Elisabetta Spagnoli at rscas.conferences@eui.eu for the fee waiver code.



Should you be willing to support the Conference or should you need more information on the programme, please contact Paula Gori at paula.gori@eui.eu

Should you need any additional information regarding registration please contact Elisabetta Spagnoli at rscas.conferences@eui.eu or call [+39] 0554685709





Find out about last year’s Postal and Delivery Economics Conference in Dublin.


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