Programm und Präsentationen

13th Königswinter Seminar on Postal Economics

Universal Service in More Competitive Postal Market

30 November - 2 December 2011 Hirschburg, Königswinter, Germany

Wednesday, 30 November 2011

19:00     

Reception

20:00

Dinner 

 

Thursday, 1 December 2011

09:00      

Introduction
Alex Kalevi Dieke, Head of Department, WIK

Session 1: Universal Service
Chair: Alex Kalevi Dieke, Head of Department, WIK

09:10

Access to universl services: How does post compare to other retail networks?
Antonia Niederprüm, Senior Economist, WIK

09:50

Net costs for post offices in France
François Lions, Deputy Director-General, ARCEP

10:30

Coffee Break

Session 2: International
Chair: Alex Kalevi Dieke, Head of Department, WIK

11:00

Reforming the UPU: Practical goals for the Doha Congress
James I Campbell Jr., Attorney and Independent Consultant

11:40

How UPU rules affect IMX
Denis Cayet, CEO, IMX, France

12:20

How to reform UPU terminal dues? A proposal from the Nordic countries
Kristin Bergum, Director Governmental & International Affairs, Posten Norge

13:00

Lunch

Session 3: Transforming Postal Operations
Chair: Karl-Heinz Neumann, General Manager and Director, WIK

14:00

Operations and delivery systems as a short term response to universal service demands
Jørgen Sondrup, Vice President, Head of International Operations Development, PostNord

14:40

Tomorrow is today: Market changes lead to the transformation of PostNL
Peter van Buijtene, Manager Business Development, PostNL

15:20

Coffee Break

15:50

Universal service and electronic delivery in Finland: Conclusions from Itella's field experiment
Päivi Rokkanen, Legal Councel, Itella

18:30

Reception at Hirschburg

19:30

Dinner Speech
Mail, E-Mail, DE-Mail: Perspectives on technology and the German communications market
Wolf Osthaus, Head of Corporate & Regulatory Affairs, United Internet AG

 

Friday, 2 December 2011

Session 4: Postal Regulation
Chair: Antonia Niederprüm, Senior Economist, WIK

09:00      

Regulation beyond the Postal Directive: Impact and opportunities for postal operators
Jost Vantomme, Regulators Affairs Director, bpost

09:40

Ofcom's new role in UK postal regulation
Chris Rowsell, Competition Policy Director, Ofcom

10:20

Coffee Break

10:50

Consolidation, discounts and non-discrimination in the Belgian postal market
Catherine Rutten, Member of the Council, BIPT

11:30

Challenges & progress with implementing the Third Postal Directive
Werner Stengg, Head of Unit, DG Internal Market, European Commission

12:10

Concluding remarks
Alex Kaelvi Dieke, Head of Department, WIK

12:20

Lunch / Semiar ends