PostCom Meetings

Join the Association for Postal Commerce Board of Directors, in Alexandria, VA, as it brings the mailing and shipping industry together to learn, share, and discuss the latest developments in postal operations and postal policy. Featuring speakers from the Postal Service, GAO, OIG, and Congressional Staffers. Meet and discuss with leaders throughout the postal community on topics important to your company's success.  

First day of each meeting is our Study Day and all are welcome and encouraged to attend! Second day of each meeting is only open to Board Members and approved guests. 


Register Now 
Dates:  Study Day:  Tuesday, October 1, 8am - 5pm  Board Meeting: Wednesday, October 2  8 am - 1pm 

Location:   Embassy Suite Hotel, 1900 Diagonal Rod, Alexandria, VA 22314.  Meetings will take place in the "Virginia Ballroom" on the lobby level of the hotel.   Networking Reception will take place at 421 New Jersey Ave SE, Washington, DC.  Transportation will be provided between the Embassy Suites and the Reception.  

Getting There: Self-parking is available in the hotel's garage for $15 - $18 a day depending on your arrival and departure time.   

Cost to Attend: Meeting Registration Fees include all Breakfast, Lunch and Evening Networking Reception.  

  • PostCom Board of Directors and Guests: Free for each Board Member and 2 Additional Company Attendees 
  • PostCom Enhanced Member: Free for First Attendee, $350 for each Additional Attendee
  • PostCom Standard Member: $350 Each
  • PostCom Subscribers and Non-Members: $500 Each

Hotel Room Block:  Book a room at the special event rate of $239 a night, double occupancy, until September 10 at this link

Sponsorship:  Support PostCom while reaching your target audience!  We have many sponsorship opportunities available for each of our meetings.  Contact us for more information! 

Study Day Agenda *Current as of 9/26 and may be subject to change*

8:00 AM            Welcome

8:15 AM            USPS Operations - Informed Visibility and Transportation visibility) Speaker: Jeffrey Johnson, VP Enterprise Analytics, USPS Bio

9:00 AM            Seamless Acceptance and Payment Technology  Speaker: Marc McCrery, Mail Entry and Payment Technology V.P., USPS   Bio

9:45 AM            Break 

10:00 AM          UPU Progress and Perspectives Speaker: Kate Muth, Executive Director, IMAG

11:00 AM          Postal Regulatory Commission Perspective Speaker: Ashley Poling, Commissioner, Postal Regulatory Commission  Bio

11:30 PM          Lunch

1:00 PM            USPS Promotions Panel Discussion  Panelists: Gary Reblin, Vice President Product Innovation, USPS Bio, Kurt Ruppel, Director Postal Policy and Marketing Communications, IWCO Direct, and Carol Kliewer, Vice President, Logistics & Distribution, Harland Clarke Holdings

2:00 PM            OIG Report on USPS Productivity Variation and Factors Speaker: Viola Stovall, Economist, USPS OIG Research and Insights Solution Center

2:30 PM            Convergence - Divergence Speaker: John Medeiros, Director, Postal Affairs, DHL eCommerce

3:00 PM            Break

3:15 PM            Vote at Home Speaker: Jim Sauber, Chief of Staff, National Association of Letter Carriers

4:00 PM            Legal Update Speaker: Matt Field, Venable LLP and PostCom Legal Counsel  Bio

4:30 PM            Adjournment

 

Save the Dates! 

Tuesday, February 11 - Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Tuesday, June 2 - Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Tuesday, October 6 - Wednesday, October 7, 2020