Connect 2018
Online Marketplace Summit

An insightful half-day conference to learn the latest ideas from leading players in the online world

Wednesday 27 June 2018
Pullman Hotel, Auckland

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Programme

8.15am

Guests arrive – tea and coffee provided

8.30am

GS1 Welcome
GS1 NZ
Peter Stevens – CEO

8.45am

Opening Address
New Zealand’s digital play: Building blocks for an online economy

Minister of Small Business
Hon. Stuart Nash - TBC

9.00am

Future of Commerce
eBAY (USA)
Amit Menipaz – VP, Vertical Experiences & Platform

9.50am

Building a global business from our own backyard
Trade Me
Stuart McLean – Head of Marketplace

10.30am

Morning tea - Sponsored by Trademonster

10.50am

Seek, find, enjoy. As New Zealand’s largest online seller, Countdown have 20+ years worth of experience to share
Countdown
Sally Copland – General Manager, Digital

11.20am

The Big Picture: how search, purchase and fulfillment integrate
GS1 Global (USA)
Robert Beideman – SVP of Solutions and Innovations

12.10pm

Summary
GS1 NZ
Peter Stevens – CEO

12.30pm

Networking lunch

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Speakers

Amit Menipaz

Future of Commerce

Amit Menipaz (USA)
VP, Vertical Experiences & Platform

ebay

Amit leads eBay’s Vertical Experiences & Platform, leveraging the latest in computer vision, machine learning and core experience services. He serves on the GS1 Board of Governors, in both the US and Global Board, and has lectured at several academic institutions including Stanford, Berkeley, and NYU on Product Strategy and Innovation.

Stuart_McLean

Building a global business from our own backyard

Stuart McLean
Head of Marketplace

Trade Me

Stuart is the head of Trade Me's general items marketplace. Previous to this, Stuart worked for a number of blue chip companies such as Xero and Google.

Sally Copland

Seek, find, enjoy.
As New Zealand's largest online seller, Countdown have 20+ years worth of experience to share

Sally Copland
General Manager, Digital

Countdown

Sally leads the development of Countdown's online strategy. She is responsible for the continued enhancement of the digital shopping experience as Countdown seeks to extend their leadership in this space through a focused strategy of greater customer personalisation.

Robert Beideman

The Big Picture: How search, purchase and fulfillment integrate

Robert Beideman (USA)
SVP, Solutions & Innovations

GS1

Robert Beideman is Senior Vice President at GS1, leading solutions & innovation initiatives at the organisation's Global Office. Robert works with some of the world's global heavy weights on supply chain transformation brought about by disruptive, technological change.

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discounted registration open to members of GS1 NZ, Business NZ, Export NZ and Retail NZ.

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