About the Event

It’s time to reinvent your business and find success by thinking like an e-commerce leader. Join Canada Post and partners for an exciting virtual event on September 23rd. You’ll learn how to thrive online – in 2020 and beyond. This live event will feature an interactive 3D virtual environment, breakout sessions, and interactive partner exhibits. And the best part is you can experience it from anywhere across Canada – you don’t have to leave your home or office! It will be unlike any event you've ever attended.

Speakers
John Reis
John Reis

General Manager, Retail
Canada Post

Nadia Chegrinec
Nadia Chegrinec

Director, Sales & Marketing Events
Canada Post

Lindley Graham
Lindley Graham

Director of Parcels & e-commerce
Canada Post

Luke Miszczyk
Luke Miszczyk

Director e-commerce solutions & integration
Canada Post

Annik Lefebvre
Annik Lefebvre

Senior Sales Manager
Canada Post

Tracey Quennell
Tracey Quennell

General Manager, Central Sales
Canada Post

Agenda
1:00 - 1:05 pm

Welcome & introduction

Nadia Chegrinec
Nadia Chegrinec Director, Sales & Marketing Events at Canada Post
Lindley Graham
Lindley Graham Director of Parcels & e-Commerce at Canada Post
1:05 - 1:15 pm

Opening remarks

John Reis
John Reis General Manager, Retail at Canada Post
1:15 – 1:45 pm

Reimagining the retail experience

Marc Fortin
Marc Fortin President, RCC (Retail Council of Canada) Quebec
Christian Bourque
Christian Bourque Executive Vice President and Senior Partner at Leger
Jean-Philippe Gauthier
Jean-Philippe Gauthier Head of Platforms & Digital Marketing Transformation at Google

Join Marc Fortin, Christian Bourque, and Jean-Philippe Gauthier for an engaging discussion on how Canadian consumers’ habits and behaviours are changing due to COVID-19 and what it means to reimagine retail with a customer-centric approach.

1:45 – 2:15 pm

Breakout: The holiday season is almost here – are you ready?

Krish Iyer
Krish Iyer Head of Industry Relations at ShipStation
Luke Miszczyk
Luke Miszczyk Director E-Commerce Solutions & Integrations

No matter how you look at it, this holiday season will be one for the record books. Get insights on how consumers are expecting to spend this holiday season and how to prepare your operations to support increased demand.

Breakout: Global e-commerce: a world of opportunity

Bryan Sirois
Bryan Sirois Global Trade Director – Consumer at Export Development Canada
Annik Lefebvre
Annik Lefebvre Business Development Manager at Canada Post

The pandemic has had a major impact worldwide, accelerating e-commerce adoption amongst consumers in many countries. Get a view to current trends and insights into international markets and global e-commerce.

2:15 – 2:20 pm

Trivia and networking break

2:20 – 2:55 pm

The future of e-commerce in a post-pandemic world

Reilly Stephens
Reilly Stephens Director of Insights at Retail Prophet

Join Reilly Stephens, Director of Insights at Retail Prophet, as she shares key insights and examples of how new technologies, platforms and changes in consumer behaviour will shape the short and long-term future of e-commerce.

2:55 – 3:25 pm

Embracing e-commerce and building resilience – a Canadian story

Ian Rosen
Ian Rosen Vice President, Digital & Strategy at Harry Rosen
Tracey Quennell
Tracey Quennell General Manager, Central Sales at Canada Post

Join us for a fireside chat with Ian Rosen, Vice President of Digital and Strategy at Harry Rosen, as he walks through Harry’s inspirational business journey and how the company is finding its way in this ongoing retail evolution.

3:25 – 3:30 pm

Prize announcement and closing remarks

Nadia Chegrinec
Nadia Chegrinec Director, Sales & Marketing Events at Canada Post
Lindley Graham
Lindley Graham Director of Parcels & e-commerce at Canada Post
3:30 – 3:45 pm

Networking

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Event Details

Canada Post presents: Think like an e-commerce leader
Wednesday, September 23 2020, 1:00 PM ET

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