Postal Innovation connects representatives of the postal and express shipping organizations with ICT experts in the field of mobility, security and traceability from around the world, bringing to life the first international think-tank and observatory on innovative technologies and methods in the postal sector.
- Postal Innovation at Abu Dhabi Summit to take place on September 14 and 15, 2015
- Call for Papers: candidate speakers may submit applications until June 25
Postal Innovation will once again take place on the occasion of the Abu Dhabi Summit, opening its doors on September 14-15, 2015 under the patronage of H.H. Sheik Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, with the endorsement of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of the U.A.E and of the European Commission.
Hosted by Wise Media at the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Reserarch, the event features the eighth ID WORLD Abu Dhabi conferece (www.idworldabudhabi.com), as well as key initiatives held for the Summit’s special interest groups focusing on Postal Innovation, Future Cities and Finance Transparency. It offers an exclusive networking platform for public and private sector decision makers driving the modernization of policies and strategic infrastructures in light of the digital revolution and of secure identification schemes. It engages security and technology experts in projects aimed at global societal progress and sustainable economic development.
Postal Innovation EMEA 2014
Postal Innovation held in Abu Dhabi saw experts from across the EMEA region and further afield convene to discuss ICT-driven innovation in the postal and express shipping arena. At its 11th global edition, Postal Innovation opened its doors in the capital of the United Arab Emirates for the fifth time under the patronage of H.H. Sheik Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The event was held at The Emirates Centre for Strategic Studies and Research and was endorsed by the European Commission and the Emirates Identity Authority.
Key contributions to the debate and representation from Postal operators across the region included: Dr Mohammed Benten, CEO, Saudi Post, Moezden Ben Hariz, Director Commercial Affairs at Tunisian Post, Majed bin Anzzan, Director General of Postal Operations at Saudi Post, Younouss Djibrine, Secretary General at the Pan African Postal Union, Tanzania, Mario Chartouny, CTO and Khalil Daoud Chairman & Managing Director at Liban Post, Dr. Ahmed Kada, Director of Internationals Affairs at Morocco Post, Jasminka Krivokuca, General Manager and Milica Arbutina, Head Office at Poste Srpske, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Veronika Bagdanovich, Head of International Department at Russian Post, Rauno Stüff, Head of Business Division at Estonian Post.
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Shared strategies at Postal Innovation Americas
Leading postal players from Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, El Salvador, Costa Rica and other operators shared strategies and vision with ICT leaders in high-level debate at 10th global Postal Innovation event. For the third time in Latin America, Postal Innovation opened its doors in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in September, 2013 under the patronage of the Cabinet of Ministers of Argentina and with European Commission endorsement.
Flavia Lucia Xavier Almeida, Head of Postal Bank Department with Brazilian Post, Victor Hugo Avila, Deputy Manager of Business Innovation of CorreosChile, Margarita Quintanar, General Director of Correos El Salvador, Hon. Suvi Lindén, UN Broadband Commission, Rodrigo Rosa from the Chamber of the City of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Carlos Roberto de Oliveira, Director with Casa da Moeda, Brazil were among the key speakers at the event, which highlighted the importance of serving citizens through modern digital postal operations and networks.
Important insights and debate were further generated by the wide array of senior postal players from across the region. These included: Jaime Ernesto Magaña Chavez, Manager of Technology Development Unit of the Directorate General – Correos El Salvador; Adriana Barragán, President – 4-72, La Red Postal de Colombia; Antonio Braquehais, Head of Mail Products Department – Brazil Post; Alex do Nascimento, Head of Commercial Department of Parcels – Brazil Post; Juan Claudio Tristán, President – Correo Oficial de la República Argentina; Franklin Barrantes Montero, Operations Manager – Correos de Costa Rica.
Senior postal industry representatives from further afield included Younouss Djibrine, Secretary General – Pan African Postal Union, Tanzania; Dr. Ahmed Kada, Director of International and Cooperation – Morocco Post; Abd Alsttar Ali Alshabrawy, Research & Development Team Member – The Egyptian National Post Organization (ENPO), Egypt; and Sbusio Xaba, Manager Process Planning & Development – South African Post Office (SAPO).
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About Postal Innovation
Postal Innovation is the world’s first forward thinking high-end technology event exploring the most advanced technologies and applications aimed to improve postal and express shipping services, as well as illustrating how they can best be implemented on a global scale, improving business and creating new sources of revenue.
Knowledge sharing and Cross fertilization
Postal Innovation offers an important chance for cross-fertilization from other industries using advanced automatic identification technologies and acts as a think-tank going beyond the specific industry contraints of other events. It offers a profound understanding of the cross-sector opportunities and implications of each technology platform. Bringing you the expertise of the ID WORLD Events working group on postal services, Postal Innovation is a dedicated initiative on a vertical market in which innovation is expressing the most attractive new paradigms. As a focused initiative within a larger ID event, Postal Innovation fosters inter sector innovation and new business opportunities for the postal sector.
At each convention held in the different continents, postal operators from around the world meet with government, private sector representatives and ICT leaders to define a new vision for future delivery models in the real and digital world.