ST. PAUL, Minn., April 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GovDelivery, the leading provider of public sector digital communications solutions, announced today that its CEO and co-Founder, Scott Burns, will be speaking at PostalVision 2020/3.0, a conference addressing the theme of "Positioning America for the New Millennium." The event will be held April 23 and 24 at the L'Enfant Plaza Hotel in downtown Washington, D.C.
PostalVision 2020, the creation of Ursa Major Associates, will bring together leading digital, regulatory and postal experts to explore possible technology solutions to meet the rapidly changing needs of future generations for mail delivery systems in the United States. Featured speakers at the event include Randy S. Miskanic, USPS VP of Secure Digital Solutions, Senator Tom Carper (D-DE), Vint Cerf and Hon. David M. Walker.
The conference will also bring in a broad range of speakers to join Mr. Burns in addressing the conference theme and encouraging a robust conversation on the priorities and responsibilities of both postal institutions and the government as the country moves into the digital future, including Drew Bartkiewicz, Co-founder and CEO of lettrs; and Sascha Meinrath, Vice President of the New America Foundation and Director of the Open Technology Institute. Several professors at leading universities, including Hon. A. Lee Fritschler, Professor, School of Public Policy, George Mason University; Richard John, Professor Columbia Journalism School Columbia University; and Judith Resnik, Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School will share academic points of view on the current and historical postal ecosystem.
"I am very honored to have been chosen to participate in this year's PostalVision 2020 conference, joining a very distinguished group of thought leaders who bring considerable talent and expertise to the challenges facing the postal service," said Scott Burns, CEO of GovDelivery. "GovDelivery already reaches more than 50 million subscribers of government information, with more than 30,000 people worldwide signing up daily to receive email or SMS alerts from the public sector. Having partnered with government organizations of all sizes around the world, I look forward to bringing GovDelivery's perspective on the role of public sector digital communications in today's world."
To register or see the full conference agenda, including information about specific panels and speakers, please visit www.postalvision2020.com/agenda-april-2013.
About PostalVision 2020
PostalVision 2020 is the creation of Ursa Major Associates, LLC, a leading strategy consultancy based in Essex, Conn. Since 2001, Ursa Major provides thought leadership and strategic business development services to the global postal-parcel-logistics industry. The firm's clients are leading private sector corporations and entrepreneurial start-ups, as well as public institutions engaged at all levels of service along the postal and parcel delivery value chain. Follow us on Twitter at @PV2020.
GovDelivery, the leading provider of government-to-citizen communication solutions, helps more than 550 government organizations transform their communications by maximizing direct connections with the public while reducing communications cost. Clients, including more than half of major U.S. federal agencies, as well as state, county, and city governments in the U.S., and local authorities and central government agencies in the United Kingdom, use GovDelivery solutions to optimize their effectiveness, efficiency, and engagement in communications with the public. GovDelivery is an ICG (Nasdaq:ICGE) company. For more information, visit www.govdelivery.com.
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