MAILCOM ’18 Agenda


Three Days That Will Empower Your Operation, Company, And Career

For three days this April, industry leaders will eat, sleep and drink mail, document and distribution management at the annual MAILCOM convention. Here is the final agenda:

Monday April 9

9:00-1:00pm CMDSM/CMDSS Exam (visit for details)
9:00-1:00pm Mail Design Consultant Program & Exam (visit for details)
12:00-6:00pm Registration Hours
1:00-2:00pm Delegate Orientation & Kickoff
2:00-3:00pm Seminars Round One
MS504: Lowering the Costs of Your Mail Center Operations
PT601: Digital Intake: Transformation of the Mail Center
SS305: Preventing Violence in the Workplace
SD107: eInduction: Simplifying Drop Shipping
GM107: Infrastructure Protection & Mail Center Security
IM504: Int’l Addressing Requirements for Capturing/Printing non-U.S. Addresses
PP301: Network Like a Superhero
SM103: How to Optimize Your Mail Center Spend
3:15-4:15pm Seminars Round Two
AM701: Enterprise Postal Strategies
LD602: Rock Star Management
SS902: How to Protect Employees and Facility from Mail Threats
US107: Anatomy of a Great Mailer
SD203:The Power of Postal Partnerships!
SM407: All About Dealing With the USPS
PI303: Document Printing TCO’s: Comparing Apples, to Oranges, to Pears
4:30-5:30pm Seminars Round Three
MS301: Reinvent & Rebrand What You Are Doing: AAFP Case Study
PT509: Paper vs. Digital: What is Best for You?
SS901: Security Forum: Identifying Essential Training for Mail and Admin Personnel
US603: M&Ms. Mailing and Marketing are Better Together!
PM604: Are You Claiming the Best Postage Rate?
CU304: What is Your Voice in the Company? Community vs Global
GM501: Mail Communications Manager: The Corporate Consultant
IM402: Using Technology to Reduce International Mail Costs
5:30-7:00pm Welcoming Reception

Tuesday April 10

7:00am-5:00pm Registration Hours
7:30-9:45am Continental Breakfast & Keynote Presentation: The Future of Paper & Print
10:00-11:00am Workshops
WKSP1: Engaging Mail in the 21st Century
WKSP2: Today’s Workshare and Beyond: The Benefits of Outsourcing and Co-Everything!
WKSP3: Carpe Diem! Time to Transform Your Enterprise Mail Operations into a Customer Communications Center of Excellence
10:00-4:00pm Exhibition Hours
11:15-12:15pm Seminars Round Four
MS603: Tips for Effectively Working With the USPS
AM109: Beyond Address Quality: How to Enhance Targeted Marketing Data
LD901: Excellent Customer Service: Who You Gonna Call?
SD401: Need a Way To Manage Your Outgoing Mail?
GM402: Bringing Accountability, Credibility & Professionalism to Your Mail Center
IM301: Mailing to Canada: Removing the Mystery
PP101: Industry Certifications: It’s Your Career
PI203: What is Production Inkjet Printing, and Why Implement It in Your Print Shop
12:30-2:00pm Annual Leadership Luncheon & Keynote Presentations: Making Sense of the New Postal Regulations Presented by, Mike Plunkett, President & CEO, the Association for Postal Commerce
2:15-3:15pm Seminars Round Five
MS201: The Easiest Way to Save Is With Return Mail
PT401: Bridging the Gap Between Direct & Digital Mail
US201: Undocumented Mail Pieces
PM501: From the Writing Pad to the USPS: The Life and Times of a Document
CU405: Your In-building Logistics Platform
GM203: Understanding Next Generation Delivery Services (NGDS)
PP202: Mastering the Art of Body Language
SM502: Managing a High Volume Mail Production Environment
3:30-4:30pm Seminars Round Six
PT704: Efficient or Ineffective? Which One Defines Your Operation?
AM501: When Dirty Data Gets You Down: Garbage In = Garbage Out
LD509: Graduated Discipline
SS606: Paranoid Persuasion: Overcoming Our Addiction to Anthrax
US501: Informed Visibility: Knowing Where Your Mail
SD501: Stop Wasting Visibility & Start Saving
IM209: International Shipping with the United States Postal Service
SM602: Social Media 101
4:45-5:45pm Seminars Round Seven
MS402: Reinventing Site Logistics for the Agile Workplace
LD107: Trident Leadership
SS109: How to Identify & Handle Suspicious Mail
US404: Seamless Acceptance
PM701: PS Forms: How To Manage Them Like a Pro
CU109: Sharpen Your Mail Expertise
PP409: Gaining Maximum Productivity Based on Personality Type

Wednesday April 11

7:00am-5:00pm Registration Hours
7:30-9:30am Breakfast & Keynote Presentation: Embrace Technology or Be Left Behind  — Presented by, Rich Gebbie, CEO, Midwest Direct
10:00-3:00pm Exhibition Hours
9:45-10:45am Seminars Round Eight
AM401: Address Quality & Data Management Workshop
LD701: Developing Leadership Skills
US303: Full Service & Mailer’s Scorecard
PM109: How To Transform Your Mailing Processes
GM602: Security Training Compliance for Government Mailers & Shippers
IM601: Taking the Mystery Out of International Mailing
PP703: How to Earn a CMDSM, CMDSS or MDC Certification
SM201: Can You Discipline Without Punishment?
11:00-1:00pm Feature Presentations & Lunch
11-00-11:50am: – PM309: Informed Delivery: Daily Emailed Pictures of Mail Delivered
11:50-12:10pm – Lunch
12:10-1:00pm – PI501: Differentiate Your Print Service Business with Paper to Pixel Solutions
1:10-2:00pm Seminars Round Nine
MS707: Creating a Mail/Delivery Services Operations Guide
LD401: Leadership Training for Supervisors & Managers
SS501: Mail & Package Screening Solutions At State of Colorado
PM809: Choosing the Best Move Update Method for Your Mail
CU103: College & University Roundtable
GM705 : Best Practices of High Performing Print Shops
PP801: How to Excel and Thrive in a Changing Workplace
SM302: Design Basics Design for an Effective Mail & Distribution Center
2:10-3:00pm Seminars Round Ten
PT307: Outsource Compliance & Control
AM605: The Importance of Mailpiece Design
LD209: Manager vs Leader
SS203: Mail Security: Physical, Personal, and Digital Solutions
US701: Rules & Regulations for First Class Bulk, Periodical & Standard Mail
SD603: Cost Savings Ideas to Beat Your Budget
IM701: Customer Data: Your Greatest Tool or Hindrance?
PI601: Production Inkjet Vendor & Tech Options
3:10-4:00-pm Seminars Round Eleven
MS801: Mail Systems Management: Building a Foundation for Success
PT705: Thinking About Outsourcing Your Print Production?
SS802: Using Canines to “Sniff Out” Security Risks
PM203 : Everything You Need to Know About Postage But Was Afraid to Ask
SD309: Tips for Cutting Shipping Costs
CU203: Issues In Printing & Mailing In CUs
GM309: Government Mail Roundtable
PP502: Supercharge Your Career!



* Agenda subject to Change