Ecommerce Europe confirms more industry leaders for the Ecommerce Europe Annual Conference 30 May 2016

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This year’s event takes place on May 30 and will be part of the Global Ecommerce Summit (May 29 – June 1) under the theme “Shaping the future of digital commerce”. The Ecommerce Europe Annual Conference is Europe’s leading platform of e-commerce focused on information sharing, policy-shaping and networking.

How can Europe ensure its place in the future digital economy and foster cross-border e-commerce? These key questions will be at the heart of the day’s debate. In three theme sessions on e-Regulations, e-Payments and e-Logistics policymakers and industry leaders will analyze and debate the most pressing concerns of the European e-commerce sector.

Ecommerce Europe is pleased to announce additional speakers for the Ecommerce Europe Annual Conference.

Dagmar Bartels Dagmar Bartels

Public Policy Manager, Allegro Group

Dagmar Bartels joined the Allegro Group Public Policy team in 2014 as Public Policy Manager, focusing on policies related to e-commerce and internet governance at the European as well as national level. Prior to joining the Group Dagmar worked for trade associations CEOC International and EUROLAB as International Affairs Manager, where she worked on TIC sector-related issues, including product safety rules. Dagmar holds a master’s degree in International Relations and Political Sciences from Charles University, Prague, and also studied at the University of Copenhagen and Aarhus University in Denmark.

Dagmar will join the e-Regulations session as a panelist at the Ecommerce Europe Annual Conference.

Jorij Abraham

Director Research and Advice, Ecommerce Foundation

Jorij Abraham has been part of the international e-commerce community since 1997. He has been manager e-commerce at Bijenkorf (an upmarket department store chain), TUI (Europe’s largest travel organization), online publisher at Sanoma Media (the largest media company in the Benelux) and Director of Consulting as Unic (an Europe wide e-commerce strategy & implementation firm). In parallel to these activities he (fellow) founded two companies, eVentures Europe and vZine.
Since 2013 he is Director of Research & Advise at Thuiswinkel.org (the Dutch Ecommerce Association) and Ecommerce Europe (the European Ecommerce Association). He is also founder of the Ecommerce Foundation, a research institute offering practical e-commerce research and benchmark services and e-commerce professor at the University of Applies Sciences, TIO.

Jorij will join the e-payments session as a speaker and panelist at the Ecommerce Europe Annual Conference.

Walter Trezek

Chief Executive Officer, Document Exchange Network

Vice-Chair, Ecommerce Europe e-Logistics Working Group

Walter Trezek is an independent consultant in the communication logistics industry. He literally grew up in the industry, and has worked for the industry for more than 30 years. After gaining his Master‘s in law from the University of Vienna in the 1990s, Walter joined Stamps.com, the Silicon Valley internet start-up and inventor of the digital stamp. In 2000 Walter was invited to become Head of Technology at Austria Post where he took over the address management and direct marketing divisions, and contributed to the restructuring of the organization. In 2004 he left to set up his independent postal consultancy, Document Exchange Network GmbH. As well as his work as a consultant, Walter is also actively involved in determining the standards upon which the global communication logistics industry is based, through his work as Chairman of the Austrian Standards and his involvement at the UPU and ETSI, and as Member of the Consultative Committee of the Universal Postal Union. In 2013 he was appointed “Presidential Advisor” by Austrian Standards and in 2015 appointed to become a member of the “Digital Transport and Logistics Forum” of the European Commission DG MOVE.

Walter will join the e-Logistics session as a speaker at the Ecommerce Europe Annual Conference.

Ola Landström

Legal Adviser at the Swedish National Board of Trade, co-author of the report “Online Trade – Offline Rules”

Ola Landström joined the Swedish National Board of Trade in 2010. Among his areas of expertise are e-commerce as well as the free movement of services in general including the services directive and the posting of workers. In 2011 he co-authored the report “Survey of E-commerce Barriers within the EU”.

Ola will join the e-Regulations session as a panelist at the Ecommerce Europe Annual Conference.

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