Programm und Präsentationen

9th Königswinter Seminar

Liberalized Postal Markets - Need for Regulation?
7 - 9 November 2005, Königswinter, Germany

 

Monday, 7 November 2005

18:45

     

Reception

19:45

Welcome speech
Robert H. Cohen, United States 

20:00

Dinner

 

Tuesday, 8 November 2005

09:00

     

Introduction
Karl-Heinz Neumann

Universal service and competition - compatible or incompatible
Chair: Karl-Heinz Neumann, WIK

09:15

The future of Universal Postal Services and their regulation
Professor Matthias Finger, Switzerland

10:00

Universal Service - The German Model
Peter Quander, Federal Network Agency for Electricity, Gas, Telecommunications, Post and Railway, Germany

10:45

Coffee Break

11:00

Regulation of a liberalized postal market in Norway - Norway Post's positions
Kristin Bergum, Posten Norge AS, Norway

11:45

Rural Post Offices: The Distribution of Post Office and Pharmacies in the U.S.
Robert H. Cohen, United States

12:30

Lunch

Competition in postal markets - laissez-faire or promotion?
Chair: Antonia Niederprüm, WIK

14:00

Intoducing competition in the smaller member states with underdeveloped postal markets
John Hearn, Commission for Communications Regulation, Ireland

14:45

Impact of market opening strategies on development of market structure
Mark Oelmann, WIK

15:30

Coffee Break

16:00

The development of competition in Germany
Ralf Wojtek, Heuking Kühn Luer Wojtek, Germany

16:45

Speeding up liberalization in Slovakia
Professor Karol Achimsky, Postal Regulation office - Postový Úrad, Slovakai

19:30

Dinner

 

Wednesday, 9 November 2005

     

Role of postal regulator - Monitoring universal service or more?
Chair: Gabriele Kulenkampff, WIK

09:00

Developing Access Regulation
Jeremy Cain, Postcomm, United Kingdom

09:45

The Postal Regulator and Sound Regulatory Principles
James I. Campbell Jr., Attorney, United States

10:35

Coffee Break

11:00

France: A New Regulatory Framework
Joelle Toledano, ARCEP Autorité de Regulation, France

11:45

The need for sector specific regulation in a liberalised postal market - the Swedish experience
Sten Selander, Post & Telestyrelsen (National Post and Telecom Agency), Sweden

12:30

Concluding remarks
Antonia Niederprüm, WIK

12:45

Lunch