Programm und Präsentationen

 

10th Königswinter Postal Seminar

Postal Markets between Monopoly and Competition,
12 - 14 February 2007, Hirschburg, Königswinter, Germany

 

Monday, 12 February 2007

18:00

     

Reception at Hirschburg

19:30

Dinner speech
Gerold Reichle, Director General for Information Communication Technology, Media and Posts, Federal Ministry for Economics and Technology (BMWi), Germany

20:00

 Dinner

 

Tuesday, 13 February 2007

09:15

     

Introduction
Karl-Heinz Neumann, General Manager and Director, WIK, Germany

Pricing and Price Regulation
Chair morning session: Karl-Heinz Neumann, WIK

09:30

Pricing postal services under EC law
Damien Geradin, Professor of Competition Law and Economics, Tilburg University, The Netherlands

10:10

Do we need ex ante price regulation in a liberalised postal market?
Sonja Schölermann, WIK, Germany

10:50

Coffee Break

11:10

Pricing and rebates after full market opening
Klargaard, Olaf, Head of Postal Markets Analysis Department, La Poste, France

11:50

Regulatory Cost Accounting in the Postal Sector
John Hearn, Project Manager Postal Regulation, ComReg, Ireland

12:30

Lunch

Business Strategies in Regulated Letter Markets
Chair afternoon session: Antonia Niederprüm, WIK

14:00

Competition in regulated mail markets - First experiences and conclusions
Wolfgang Pickavé, Director Regulation Strategy, Deutsche Post World Net, Germany

14:40

Postal deregulation in Sweden: The perspective of CityMail
Hakan Ohlsson, Deputy Managing Director, CityMail, Sweden

15:20

Coffee Break

15:50

European Mail Network: TNT’s experiences in liberalizing postal markets
Pieter Kunz, Managing Director European Mail Networks, TNT/TPG Post,The Netherlands

16:30

Consequences of substitution for the USO
Pekka Leskinen, General Counsellor, Finland Post Ltd., Finland

19:30

Dinner

 

Wednesday, 14 February 2007 

     

Liberalisation & Postal Reform
Chair morning session: Peter Quander, Head of Postal Regulation, Federal Network Agency, Germany

09:15

Why the U.S. sleeps: the American failure to address postal reform
James Campbell, Counsel, Brown Rudnick, United States

10:00

Access pricing issues in posts - lessons from other sectors
Martin Cave, Director, Centre for Management under Regulation, Warwick Business School, United Kingdom

10:45

Coffee Break

11:15

The impact of competitive entry into the Swedish postal market
Robert H. Cohen, Postal Consultant, United States

12:00

Lunch

Regulatory Challenges after Full Liberalization
Chair afternoon session: Alex Dieke, WIK

13:30

The proposal for a new Postal Directive - prospects for the discussions
Jörg Reinbothe, Head of Unit (Postal Services), European Commission, DG Internal Market

14:15

Regulatory strategy in a liberalised postal market
Richard Moriarty, Deputy Chief Executive, Postcomm, United Kingdom

15:00

Coffee Break

15:30

Regulating tariffs for universal services after full liberalisation
Gilbert Aerts, Coordinator Postal Policy, Directorate-General for Energy and Telecom, Ministry of Economic Affairs, The Netherlands

16:15

Concluding remarks
Alex Dieke , WIK, Germany