SEMINAR AGENDA

DAY 1 - March 14

 

RETAIL SHOWCASE: Freight & Cargo

11:00am: The Hidden Costs of Shipping: An in-depth overview of DIM Weight and Accessorial Charges
Scott Langley,  President of Global Sales and Strategy, Intelligent Audit

11:25am: B2B delivery innovation inspired by B2C
Michael Kress , Global Tier 2 Logistics Director, Anheuser-Busch InBev

11:50am:  Taking control of freight delivery: Overcoming experience and visibility issues in the fastest growing online categories
Matt Howitt  , VP of Product,  Convey 
Willis Weirich  , VP Logistics,  Neiman Marcus 
Kevin Scott  , Logistics Manager,  Build.com 
Kendall Vesta  , Director, Online,  Serta Simmons Bedding

 

RETAIL SHOWCASE: Delivery, Speed,
and Convenience

2:30pm Speed to market- matching your operations to customer expectations
Brian Bourke  , Vice President- Marketing,  SEKO Logistics

2:55pm 5 Easiest Ways to Improve Your BOPIS Offering
Arik Levy , CEO, LuxerOne

3:20pm Curing the returns hangover
Tony Sciarrotta , Executive Director, The Reverse Logistics Association

3:45pm On-demand or inexpensive – Addressing shifting consumer expectations
Satish Natarajan , Founder & CEO, DispatchTrack
Jamie Beck , Vice President, Peloton Cycle

STARTUP SHOWCASE

11:00am Pitch Round with:
Leif Jentoft , Co-Founder, RightHand Robotics
Emily Wolfe , Event Operations Manager, Roadie
Al Gerrie , CEO, ZigZag Global
Dmitry Byk , Co-Founder & CEO, Chaskify LLC

11:50am Pitch Round with:
Javier Aldape , Program Manager, Texas A&M University
Mano Venkatesan , President and CEO, Green Food Network
Ben Omesi
, Director of Marketing & Ops, Dollar Scent
Nitin Upadhyay
, General Manager, FarEye

Q&A Panel with:
Salvatore A. Massaro , Managing Director,  EGL Ventures, Inc.
Wei-Chun
, Partner,  Mosley Ventures

Moderated by:  Rimas Kapeskas , Managing Director,  UPS Strategic Enterprise Fund
 

 

RETAIL SHOWCASE:
Furniture and Grocery:

2:30pm The Changing Landscape of Grocery: Using technology and people to effectively meet customer needs
Ryan Hamburger , Business Development, Instacart

3:20pm Consumer adoption to shopping online groceries – Convenience, value, difficult to obtain goods, what is pushing consumers to adopt online grocery shopping
Lawrence Farbman , Director of eCommerce, WineOnline.ca 
Mario Fiorucci , Owner,   The Healthy Butcher & Real Food Toronto
Egil Moller Nielsen
, SVP Head of Business, Penguin Pick-Up & Penguin Fresh

DAY 2 - March 15

 

INNOVATION SHOWCASE

10:50am: The future of delivery: Sidewalks 
Allan Martinson , COO, Starship Technologies

11:15am: Big-Data driven logistics and network utilization
Greg Confer , Vice President of Business and Logistics Solutions,  Cheetah Software Systems

11:40am: From the warehouse to you– A conversation about rapidly advancing technology that will impact home delivery
Steve London , Senior Manager Business Development Global Connected Consumer, General Motors
Leif Jentoft
, Co-Founder, RightHand Robotics
Tejash Unadkat
, General Manager, Platform & Partnerships, August 

 

 

SUBSCRIPTION 101

10:50:  Introductions, challenges, and face-time with some of the most innovative subscription concepts in home delivery today

Featuring:
Meg Ross , Founder, The Nooky Box
Patrick Claytor , CEO, Quilty Box & CMY Fabrik Box
Sebastian Reichelt , Co-Founder, Bluum.com
Jonathan Regev , CEO & Co-Founder, The Farmer's Dog

Q&A Panel with:
Salvatore A. Massaro , Managing Director,  EGL Ventures, Inc.
Wei-Chun
, Partner,  Mosley Ventures

Moderated by:  Rimas Kapeskas , Managing Director,  UPS Strategic Enterprise Fund

 

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