MAILCOM Las Vegas Workshops

The following workshops will be presented at MAILCOM Las Vegas:


US250: Navigating the Postal Waters – Part 1

Come and find the latest updates on postal policy, regulatory and legislative activities that may impact your business in the remainder of 2019 into 2020. What is coming from the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) on the 10-year rate review? What will the USPS be focusing on for the next six months? What should businesses expect on the legislative and policy front that could impact their business? Presented by, Bob Galaher, Exec. Dir., and Kathleen Siviter, Asst. Exec. Dir., of the National Association of Presort Mailers (NAPM)

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 – Workshop, 11:30-12:30 pm


US254: Navigating the Postal Waters – Part 2: A Deeper Dive

For this second session takes a deeper dive into some of the key USPS programs, initiatives and changes anticipated over the next 6 months. What might the USPS 2020 price change bring? What should mailers plan for around Seamless Acceptance? What other initiatives are coming from the USPS, regulators, and others and how should your business be preparing for the changes? Presented by, Join Bob Galaher, Exec. Dir., and Kathleen Siviter, Asst. Exec. Dir., of the National Association of Presort Mailers (NAPM)

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 – Round Five, 2:45-3:45pm


PM251: The U.S., the UPU and Our International Mail

Just as we reach peak season, international mail may stop. The real deal on what’s happening on discussions about the U.S. withdrawing from the treaties on international mailing. This will affect all incoming and outgoing international mail in the U.S., not just small packages. Postage rates will change; new forms might be required. What likely to happen and when. What you can do to minimize the disruption. Instructor: Merry Law, President, WorldVu LL

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 – Workshop, 11:30-12:30 pm


SS255: Security 2019 Issues & Answers, Ask the Experts!

Over two decades ago, MAILCOM was at the forefront in offering Safety & Security educational sessions as part of the general educational program and designated certificate track. Leading industry experts have been gathered for this presentation specifically for MAILCOM. Moderated by Lance Humphries, Managing Director, come learn from leading industry security experts who will share the challenges and changes in safety and security over the past decade and what can be expected for the future. The discussion will focus on the things you can do to protect your company, employees and customers from the ever-present threats that are not only in your operations and company but also in your everyday life.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 – Workshop, 11:30-12:30 pm


US377: Full Service & Mailer’s Scorecard

The Mailer Scorecard is a tool, which enables mailers to monitor their mail quality across several USPS programs, including Full-Service, eInduction and Seamless Acceptance. This workshop demonstrates how to access the Mailer Scorecard and the information available, who can see it and what it means. Attendees will learn how to use drill-down reports, access piece-level data to identify quality issues, and understand the postage assessment process. Mail Preparer, Mail Owner and Transportation Carrier visibility will also be discussed.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 – Workshop, 10:50-11:50 am


CU371: Parcel Lockers: Designing a Solution to Manage the Lifecycle of Incoming Packages/Mail

Parcel lockers have been around for many years. The industry has finally caught up with the technology to drive real efficiencies in the solution. How? Mobile workforces, hoteling, demand for 24 hour service and availability and other changes that are driving businesses away from the traditional mail/package delivery at the cubicle models. In this session, the presenters will share real life examples and experiences of how to optimize this change. The lockers can be wonderfully versatile if configured and planned appropriately. The factors that make this possible are not always obvious. In this session they will be identified and tools to optimize each shared. Instructors: Christine Erna, President and Founder, Strategic Postal Advisors and Mark Rheaume, Enterprise Services Sales Engineering, Ricoh

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 – Workshop, 10:50-11:50 am


LD415: Developing Leadership Skills from Within

Today’s business leaders influence employee’s decisions and assist them in reaching their goals. Rather than direct and dictate, they inspire and motivate. Come and learn the importance of understanding the characteristics of a future leader and how to cultivate they from within your own organization. Instructor: Floyd Creecy, CMDSM, EMCM, MDC, HeiTECH Services, Inc.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 – Workshop, 10:50-11:50 am


SS379: Explosive Trace Detection Technologies: First Line in Protection

This session will introduce the participants to an alternate and very popular source of threat detection – Explosive Trace Detection, or ETD. Upon conclusion of the presentation, the participants will have a better understanding of: * Trace Detection * ETD Detectors and Components * Sampling Fundamentals * Calibration and Verification * Maintenance Requirements * ETD Supervisor and Admin Functions * Consumable Ordering. Instructor: Russ Horseman, DSA Detection, Director of Trace Technologies

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 – Workshop, 10:50-11:50 am