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Keynote: Welcome, market updates from EFET

Thumbnail Mark Copley, CEO, EFET

PRESENTATION
• Post-covid introspection: Is energy trading in 2021 different from what it was in 2019?
• What can we expect to see as a result of Brexit?
• European vs UK market design

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The Future of Energy Trading

Thumbnail Marc Ostwald, Chief Economist & Global Strategist, ADM ISI

Thumbnail Christian Moger, Business Development Director, Enverus

Thumbnail Cetin Karakus, Global Head of Quantitative and Analytical Solutions, BP

PANEL DISCUSSION
• What are the impacts and developments in the UK and Europe post-Brexit and Covid?
• The future view for energy trading
• Exploring wider areas and regions of interest for traders
• Ongoing Covid limitations and incorporation into the trading floor; expansion of virtual markets

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Reimagining energy trading in the digital era

Thumbnail Alberto Bruno, VP, Publicis Sapient

Keynote address
• Impact of the energy transition on oil and gas
• Opportunities within supply and trading
• The need to architect for the future

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Rethinking “the office” in a post covid world

Thumbnail Eddie Tofpik, Head of Technical Analysis & Senior Markets Analyst, ADM Investor Services International Ltd.

Thumbnail Jon Yates, Director of Sales, EMEA & APAC, Enverus

Thumbnail Jamie Hillyar, Senior Manager of Business Planning, EDF Energy

Thumbnail Antonio Sevilla Cervantes, Head of Back Office, Endesa

PANEL DISCUSSION
• Remote/hybrid operations in practise in the mid to long term: getting structures, motivation, training (and more)
• Best practises seen far in leading and managing home-based operations & tech teams
• Does your cyber-security infrastructure stand up to remote working?

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Edison BrexExperience: An excellent format for new challenges

Thumbnail Elena Cretti, Head of Back Office, Edison

PRESENTATION
• What did Brexit mean for Edison
• Review of onboarding process
• Our results and continuous improvement
• Lessons learnt for the future

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The (never ending) quest for operational efficiency

Thumbnail Dave Webb, Managing Director, capSpire Ltd

Thumbnail Sonia Ghosh, ETRM Specialist & Digital Ambassador, Varo Energy

Thumbnail Antonio Sevilla Cervantes, Head of Back Office, Endesa

Thumbnail Christian Flötotto, Director Business Change, Uniper

Thumbnail Agatha Valentina Murgoci, Senior Quantitative Analyst / Risk Management & Market Analytics, Ørsted

PANEL DISCUSSION
• Do the combined forces of remote working and Brexit give a stronger argument than ever for offshoring? If so how sustainable is it? What are the control implications?
• Which operational efficiency initiatives are yielding the greatest returns presently? What are the easy wins?
• Where can new technologies further enhance and improve automation?

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Challenges and plans of the brokers, CCPs and Clearing Banks

Thumbnail Eddie Tofpik, Head of Technical Analysis & Senior Markets Analyst, ADM Investor Services International Ltd.

Thumbnail Steffen Riediger, Director European Power Derivatives, European Energy Exchange AG

Thumbnail Mark Higgins, EMEA Product Development, BNY Mellon Markets

Thumbnail John Cunningham, Managing Director Commodities & Global Markets (Futures), Macquarie

PANEL DISCUSSION
• Too many broker branches to handle? Impact of Brexit and the work of EFET in this space
• How can clearing houses handle the increasing internationalisation of the markets?
• Are we keeping up with the pace of new product development?

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Digiterre and EnBW in partnership: Powering EnBW’s Asset Optimisation Platform: Delivering complex technology-led change

Thumbnail Andreas Ewert, Head of Middle Office, EnBW

Thumbnail Remo Crescenti, Managing Director R. A. Crescenti Advisory Ltd.

Thumbnail Ramona Mohan, Consultant, Digiterre

• The challenges of fast changing energy markets and the need for flexible technical solutions
• Practical ways of working to deliver enterprise level technology change
• Effective technical standards and engineering good practice to deliver complex data related change

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eSM (electronic Settlement Matching) implementation: What now?

Thumbnail Gavin Ferguson, Head of Standardisation Workstream, EFET – European Federation of Energy Traders

Thumbnail Jörg Reichelt, Head of Settlement, EnBW

Thumbnail Jens Bartenschlager, CEO, Fidectus

Thumbnail Graeme Bannon, Back Office Services Team – MFB-SU, RWE Supply & Trading GmbH

PANEL DISCUSSION
Commencing with an update from the EFET eSM Working Group
eSM has changed the way the European OTC markets have operated up to now. This session will look at:
• Benefits of automation and the new settlement standards
• Standardisation around settlement time: How soon can it be implemented?
• Brokers’ perspectives on eSM
• Cross jurisdictional issues

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Decarbonisation, renewables and “going green” - What does that mean for the back office?

Thumbnail Marc Ostwald, Chief Economist & Global Strategist, ADM ISI

Thumbnail Prasanna Iyer, Senior consultant, Ørsted

Thumbnail Tom Bullock, Senior Manager, PwC

Thumbnail Paul Sebastian, co-founder – director, Climate Neutral Commodity

PANEL DISCUSSION
• What are the most relevant exchange and OTC offerings? Which are truly products of the future?
• How to handle the enormous numbers of international allowance registers?
• ESG reporting in production and transportation chains. How to calculate and report?

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Artificial Intelligence – going beyond the front office

Thumbnail László Siller, Head of development, River Commodity

Thumbnail Mike Scharf, Partner, Gravitate

Thumbnail Valentina Ravenni, Head of Digital Operations, Agile4Solutions Srl

Panel Discussion
• Integrating AI with ongoing automation programmes: intelligent automation and hyper automation • Utilizing AI to transform compliance and risk • AI as an enabler for the energy transition • Designing an AI program for your business: what are the realistic goals, expectations, budgets, timeframes? How far ahead can you genuinely plan in such a fast moving space

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Renewables, new technology and the journey to Net Zero

Thumbnail Andrew Singleton, Partner, Baringa Partners

Thumbnail David Kane, Partner, Baringa Partners

PRESENTATION
• What are Baringa’s observations on the current market?
• Should I be worried about extreme volatility, or is this an opportunity?
• What bets are the right bets and how do I shape my change agenda?

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Finding the golden source of data

Thumbnail Cetin Karakus, Global Head of Quantitative and Analytical Solutions, BP

Thumbnail Maxim Yachev, Head of Energy & Utilities Services, Scalefocus

Thumbnail Dr Dominik Stein, Head of Back Office Services, RWE Supply & Trading

Thumbnail Ed Gray, Director, PwC

PANEL DISCUSSION
A deeper look into comprehensive data management solutions
• Benefits of one robust data repository
• How data governance can be simplified
• Is there a gap in the industry for referential data services?

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What do future ETRM systems look like?

Thumbnail Richard Payne, Partner, capSpire Ltd

Thumbnail Chirag Ahuja, ETRM Support, Varo Energy

Thumbnail Richard Williamson, CEO, Gen 10

Thumbnail Dr Gary M. Vasey, Managing Partner, Commodity Technology Advisory

Thumbnail Ana García Arias, Head of GEM Digital Strategy & Cybersecurity, Iberdrola

Thumbnail Alex Whittaker, Risk Manager, Bonroy Petchem Co ltd

PANEL DISCUSSION
• How to make ETRM software compatible with the newest tech tools and practices
• Streamlining trading practises with automated future proof ETRMs
• Ecosystems of applications around core functionality of ETRMs
• The value of data-driven trade decision support

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Case study: Intelligent Data Processing (IDP) in action

Thumbnail Addison Armstrong, Managing Director - Business Development, ClearDox

Thumbnail Michael Kelliher, Vice President-Commercial Controller, Gulf Oil

• Data bottlenecks - a major blockage to the data and digitisation strategies of many trading firms.
• How Gulf Oil have managed to mitigate this issue utilising Intelligent Data Processing (IDP) tools.
• Utilising this technology to evolve from manual data entry into ETRM/ERP to automatic transformation of paper documents into digitised data

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Do I manage renewables with my existing infrastructure or do we need a complete technology infrastructure rethink?

Thumbnail Marc Ostwald, Chief Economist & Global Strategist, ADM ISI

Thumbnail Chirag Ahuja, ETRM Support, Varo Energy

Thumbnail Andre Jaeger, SVP Product Management, ION

PANEL DISCUSSION
• How do I manage contracts in such different trading products?
• View of the ETRM community
• Handling additional volatility
• Looking ahead… What about hydrogen? Biomass? Biomethane? Helium? Ammonium?

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2022 – Year of the Chief Data Officer?

Thumbnail Saeed Amen, Founder, Cuemacro

Thumbnail Jose Lopez, Digital Strategy Director, TradeFlow Capital Management

Thumbnail Enrico Camerinelli, Non-Executive Director, [email protected] Capital PLC

Thumbnail Kevin Kindall, Senior Data Scientist, Hartree Partners

Thumbnail Ian Murrin, CEO, Digiterre

PANEL DISCUSSION
• What can we learn from other industries given our maturity is so low?
• Pros and cons of such a role
• Mapping out the core team and reporting structures of the department of the CDO


IN-PERSON

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Registration & Welcome Coffee

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Keynote: Welcome, market updates from EFET

Thumbnail Mark Copley, CEO, EFET

PRESENTATION
• The Fit for 55 package and the role of trading in decarbonising economies.
• Trading challenges for the UK market

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The future of energy trading

Thumbnail Marc Merrill, President & CEO, Uniper North America

Thumbnail Nicki Dalgaard, CEO, Disruptive Biotrading

Thumbnail Andrew Singleton, Partner, Baringa Partners

Thumbnail Catherine Newman, CEO, Limejump

PANEL DISCUSSION
• What are the impacts and developments in the UK and Europe post-Brexit and Covid?
• The future view for energy trading
• Exploring wider areas and regions of interest for traders
• Ongoing Covid limitations and incorporation into the trading floor; expansion of virtual markets

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Networking Coffee Break

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Keynote: Energy Trading Operations & Technology in the era of disruption

Thumbnail Rafael Narezzi, Chief Technology Officer, CF Partners

PRESENTATION
• What are the impacts and developments in the UK and Europe post-Brexit and Covid?
• New digital opportunities… and risks
• Ongoing Covid limitations and incorporation into the trading floor; expansion of virtual markets
• Continued rumour of a “reduced back office”. Will it really ever go away?

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Back to Work: Version 2.0: Challenges (and even solutions!)

Thumbnail Moderator: Jakob Bloch

Thumbnail Jamie Hillyar, Senior Manager of Business Planning, EDF Energy

Thumbnail Dr Luke Treglown, Principal Data Psychologist, Thomas International

Thumbnail Marc Merrill, President & CEO, Uniper North America

Thumbnail Chris Gribben, Group Head of HR, Socar Trading

PANEL DISCUSSION
We’re talking: • Strategies for the new ways of work across commodity businesses
• Changes in office culture
• Demands on technology and leadership
• Diversity – are post-pandemic work practices a help or a hindrance to this agenda?
• Learning, development and upward mobility
• How science and data can help with the way ahead

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Audience Discussion & Feedback

Following the session, participants will be invited to join 20min audience wide roundtable group discussions on specific topics and in conclusion, the table leader will provide closing remarks.

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Networking Lunch

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Latest developments in RPA - what can we learn from financial services and other more advanced industries?

Thumbnail Cameron Turner, Managing Director, Lean Consulting

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• What is RPA, Intelligent Automation & Hyper Automation?
• Best practises in RPA use
• Introducing AI into RPA programmes
• From RPA to Hyper Automation

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Data management – exploring best practices in IT and Back Office collaboration

Thumbnail Martin Pritchard, Delivery Manager, Digiterre

Thumbnail Gordon Allott, President & CEO, Broadpeak

Thumbnail Kevin Kindall, Senior Data Scientist, Hartree Partners

PANEL DISCUSSION
• Exploring and selecting the appropriate data analytics tools for meaningful utilisation of information
• Latest market data management applications in energy trade systems: easy wins for the back office?
• Win-Win: Practical steps to drive collaboration between back office and IT around key data management projects

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Audience Discussion & Feedback

Following the session, participants will be invited to join 20min audience wide roundtable group discussions on specific topics and in conclusion, the table leader will provide closing remarks.

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Networking Coffee Break

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Decarbonisation, renewables and “going green” - What does that mean for trading operations & technology?

Thumbnail Stephen Ford, Delivery Manager, Digiterre

Thumbnail Majdouline El Aasemi, Global Head of Corporate PPA / Green Energy Procurement & InstaTrust, DNV

Thumbnail Justin Colley, European electricity editor, Argus Media

PANEL DISCUSSION
• What are the most relevant exchange and OTC offerings? Which are truly products of the future?
• Managing multiple ETS schemes: what are the key differences and reporting obligations?
• ESG reporting in production and transportation chains. How to calculate and report?
• PPAs in the back office – getting the management, pricing, and workflow right

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Audience Discussion & Feedback

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Drinks Reception and Entertainment

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ETW Gala Dinner

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Chairman: Gavin Ferguson, Head of Standardisation Workstream, EFET

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The (never ending) quest for operational efficiency

Thumbnail Agatha Valentina Murgoci, Senior Quantitative Analyst / Risk Management & Market Analytics, Ørsted

Thumbnail Thomas Griffiths, Head of Product, Cassini

Thumbnail Richard Payne, Partner, capSpire Ltd

PANEL DISCUSSION
• Do the combined forces of remote working and Brexit give a stronger argument than ever for offshoring? If so how sustainable is it? What are the control implications?
• Which operational efficiency initiatives are yielding the greatest returns presently? What are the easy wins?
• Where can new technologies further enhance and improve automation?

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Challenges and plans of the brokers, CCPs and Clearing Banks

Thumbnail Christian Baer, Secretary General, EUROPEX

Thumbnail Eddie Tofpik, Head of Technical Analysis & Senior Markets Analyst, ADM Investor Services International Ltd.

Thumbnail Mark Higgins, EMEA Product Development, BNY Mellon Markets

Thumbnail John Cunningham, Managing Director Commodities & Global Markets (Futures), Macquarie

PANEL DISCUSSION
• Too many broker branches to handle? Impact of Brexit and the work of EFET in this space
• How can clearing houses handle the increasing internationalisation of the markets?
• Are we keeping up with the pace of new product development?

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Networking Coffee Break

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eSM (electronic Settlement Matching) implementation: What now?

Thumbnail Gavin Ferguson, Head of Standardisation Workstream, EFET – European Federation of Energy Traders

Thumbnail Jens Bartenschlager, CEO, Fidectus

Thumbnail Graeme Bannon, Back Office Services Team – MFB-SU, RWE Supply & Trading GmbH

Thumbnail Chris Sass, EVP Sales & Marketing, Fidectus

PANEL DISCUSSION
Commencing with an update from the EFET eSM Working Group
eSM has changed the way the European OTC markets have operated up to now. This session will look at:
• Benefits of automation and the new settlement standards
• Standardisation around settlement time: How soon can it be implemented?
• Brokers’ perspectives on eSM
• Cross jurisdictional issues

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eSM - Fidectus implementation case study

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eSM - Equias implementation case study

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Networking Lunch

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Chairman: Ian Murrin, CEO, Digiterre

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Reimagining energy trading in the digital era

Thumbnail Alberto Bruno, VP, Publicis Sapient

KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
• Impact of energy transition on oil and gas
• Opportunities within supply and trading
• The need to architect for the future

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Finding the golden source of data

Thumbnail Patrick Bishop, Sales Director, Digiterre

Thumbnail Dr Dominik Stein, Head of Back Office Services, RWE Supply & Trading

Thumbnail Georg Ritter, Research Scientist, Marex

PANEL DISCUSSION
• A deeper look into comprehensive data management solutions
• Benefits of one robust data repository • How data governance can be simplified
• Is there a gap in the industry for referential data services?

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Networking Coffee Break

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Utilising advanced analytics to optimise pre-trade decision making

Thumbnail Ben Cooper, Commodities & Utilities Lead, BJSS

Thumbnail James Houlton, UK Energy and Utilities Sector Leader, Amazon Web Services AWS

PRESENTATION
In order to maintain their competitive edge within the market, commodities trading organisations continue to add new data points to their pre-trade platforms. However, in order to see maximum value, this data must be structured and presented in the right way to offer an advantage to traders. We continue to see a desire to improve the scalability, flexibility and efficiency of such platforms from key players across the industry. During this talk, AWS and AWS Advanced Consulting Partner BJSS discuss how advanced analytics and cloud technologies can help to improve the speed and accuracy of your pre-trade information.

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Renewables, new technology and the journey to Net Zero

Thumbnail Andrew Singleton, Partner, Baringa Partners

Thumbnail David Kane, Partner, Baringa Partners

PRESENTATION
• What are Baringa's observations on the current market?
• Should I be worried about extreme volatility, or is this an opportunity?
• What bets are the right bets and how do I shape my change agenda?

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Audience Discussion & Feedback

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Networking Lunch

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A Simple Approach to Visualizing Spreadsheet Architecture

Thumbnail Kevin Kindall, Senior Data Scientist, Hartree Partners

• Turning spreadsheet formulas into graphs
• Creating a transparent audit trail
• Understanding Excel’s object model
• Musings about harder problems

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Deep dive into deep learning

Thumbnail Georg Ritter, Research Scientist, Marex

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• Latest advancements of ML in energy trading
• Maximising profits with Machine Learning - Deep Learning
• Advanced digital technologies: what works and what doesn't?

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Networking Coffee Break

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What do future ETRM systems look like?

Thumbnail Alex Whittaker, Risk Manager, Bonroy Petchem Co ltd

Thumbnail Jonas Kose, Senior Quantitative Developer - Risk Management & Market Analytics, Ørsted

Thumbnail Ganesh Natarajan, COO, Enuit

Thumbnail Alok Sharma, Senior VP, Inatech

Thumbnail Bryan Caller, Managing Consultant, capSpire Ltd.

PANEL DISCUSSION
• How to make ETRM software compatible with the newest tech tools and practices
• Streamlining trading practises with automated future proof ETRMs
• Ecosystems of applications around core functionality of ETRMs
• The value of data-driven trade decision support

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2022 – Year of the Chief Data Officer?

Thumbnail Ian Murrin, CEO, Digiterre

Thumbnail Jan Voetmann, Head of Analytics, Risk Management & Market Analytics, Ørsted

Thumbnail Kevin Kindall, Senior Data Scientist, Hartree Partners

Thumbnail Paul Verrill, Executive Director, EnAppSys Ltd

PANEL DISCUSSION
• What can we learn from other industries given our maturity is so low?
• Pros and cons of such a role
• Mapping out the core team and reporting structures of the department of the CDO



ONLINE

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Keynote: Welcome, market updates from EFET

Thumbnail Mark Copley, CEO, EFET

PRESENTATION
• Post-covid introspection: Is energy trading in 2021 different from what it was in 2019?
• What can we expect to see as a result of Brexit?
• European vs UK market design

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The Future of Energy Trading

Thumbnail Marc Ostwald, Chief Economist & Global Strategist, ADM ISI

Thumbnail Christian Moger, Business Development Director, Enverus

Thumbnail Cetin Karakus, Global Head of Quantitative and Analytical Solutions, BP

PANEL DISCUSSION
• What are the impacts and developments in the UK and Europe post-Brexit and Covid?
• The future view for energy trading
• Exploring wider areas and regions of interest for traders
• Ongoing Covid limitations and incorporation into the trading floor; expansion of virtual markets

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Updates & Q&A with the financial regulators

Thumbnail Gerfried Krömer, Senior Compliance Advisor, Shell Trading

Thumbnail Dr Martin Rose, EMIR & MiFID Expert, Federal Financial Supervisory Authority - BaFin

Thumbnail Christian Huurman, Senior Supervision Officer Capital Markets & Data, AFM Autoriteit Financiële Markten

MiFID II Quick Fix
• What’s next for MiFID II review, further legislative proposals & UK’s position?
• What’s next for MiFID II and impact on market participants
• Enforcement and lessons learnt from recent cases
• Regulations divergence following Brexit
• Regulators' views on automated trading and other tech tools

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Global market participants perspectives on MIFID II legislative framework

Thumbnail Gerfried Krömer, Senior Compliance Advisor, Shell Trading

Thumbnail Erwin Krapf, Senior Legal Counsel - International Law and Global Trading, Uniper Global Commodities SE

Thumbnail Nikos Triantafyllidis, Group Financial and Energy Markets Compliance Manager, OMV

PANEL DISCUSSION
This panel discussion will focus on the latest updates and ‘quick fix’ amendments of cornerstone EU regulations of the financial market, the existing uncertainties, and what market participants should focus on. Including:
• Latest issues around implementation and exemption
• Opinion on limits regime and management of the commodity derivatives markets
• A debate on the wider issues around MiFID critical contracts
• What’s next for MiFID II review, further legislative proposals & UK’s position?
• MiFID II position limits setting the direction for the UK and European firms

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REMIT: An update from ACER

Thumbnail Antonio SANTOS, Team leader Market Conduct Team – Market Surveillance and Conduct Department, ACER

Thumbnail Marketa Stuchlikova, Team Leader – Market Data Reporting / Market Integrity and Transparency, ACER

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• Latest REMIT and inside information guidance
• Enforcement developments and the impact of hybrid working since 2020
• REMIT interaction with other regimes

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The new ACER guidance from the perspective of a market participant

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Panel discussion and Q&A with National Regulators

Thumbnail Aviv Handler, Managing Director, ETR Advisory

Thumbnail Prof. Dr. Sotirios Manolkidis, Vice - President, Regulatory Authority for Energy

Thumbnail Cornelia Kawann, Head of Division Market Surveillance, Federal Electricity Commission - ElCom

Thumbnail Dr Thomas Müller, Head of Market Transparency Unit for Wholesale Electricity and Gas Markets / REMIT Enforcement / SMARD, Bundesnetzagentur

• How REMIT applies to modern energy technologies e.g. hydrogen, flexibility, battery storage
• Virtual Power Plants and Balancing influence on wholesale energy prices and how REMIT applies
• REMIT recent cases explained: Lessons learnt for market participants

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UK and EU divergence after Brexit: What is the impact on energy trading?

Thumbnail Aviv Handler, Managing Director, ETR Advisory

Thumbnail Erwin Krapf, Senior Legal Counsel - International Law and Global Trading, Uniper Global Commodities SE

Thumbnail Alexander Culley, Chief Executive Officer, A.C.Culley & Co. Limited

PANEL DISCUSSION
A look at the numerous effects and results of UK/EU divergence around financial regulations and how they are processed and managed
• How are equivalence decisions made?
• What is the Brexit impact on EMIR, REMIT, MiFID and other reporting schemes? What other political issues are affecting the UK Exchanges’ business relationships from an international and European perspective?
• A look into critical contracts and position limits rules
• Overview of ancillary activities
• Ensuring brokers compliance with their wider-ranging obligations - How could that impact market participants?
• How will the future UK wholesale energy market look like?

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Gaining transparency with trade and communication surveillance

Thumbnail Oliver Spindler, Compliance Officer, Vattenfall

Thumbnail Eren Erman, Compliance Technology Lead - Trade & Business Communication Surveillance, TP ICAP

Thumbnail Roger TanCreti, Regional Head of Compliance, Gunvor USA LLC

Thumbnail Yasmine Li, Head of Surveillance EMEA, Macquarie Group

Thumbnail Tomaz Vizintin, Team Leader Market Surveillance and Conduct Department, ACER

Thumbnail Shane Henley, Head of Monitoring Solutions, CUBELOGIC

Thumbnail Patrick Woody, Sales Executive, Trade Surveillance Nasdaq

PANEL DISCUSSION
• Trade surveillance technology deployment in energy markets: What’s your approach?
• Communication surveillance tools and best practices in the context of remote/hybrid workforces
• Where does surveillance overstep the mark and become an invasion of privacy? The exceptional case of Germany
• AI and other new technologies application to trade surveillance

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Automated Trading Governance, Policies and Technologies: What you should be looking at as a compliance officer

Thumbnail Iain McGowan, Head of Compliance, In Commodities A/S

Thumbnail Nikos Triantafyllidis, Group Financial and Energy Markets Compliance Manager, OMV

Thumbnail Alexander Culley, Chief Executive Officer, A.C.Culley & Co. Limited

Thumbnail Henrik Kaspersen, Compliance Officer, Danske Commodities

PANEL DISCUSSION
• Focus on the current trading environment outlook: what are the best practices, rules and how they are implemented?
• The regulator’s view on setting up governance and policies. How does MiFID view automated trading?
• Is the “traderless” exchange a reality?
• At what stage is the AI implementation in the trading arena? What should compliance watch out for when such tools are implemented?
• Risk and responsibility – setting control processes
• Convergence of risk and compliance for physical automated trades

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Fostering Compliance Culture in a Virtual World

Thumbnail Aviv Handler, Managing Director, ETR Advisory

Thumbnail Henrik Kaspersen, Compliance Officer, Danske Commodities

Thumbnail Erik Hauptvogel, Ethics & Compliance Officer, Centrica

Thumbnail Bernhard Walter, Head Market Design & Regulatory Affairs (Trading), EnBW AG

Thumbnail Erwin Krapf, Senior Legal Counsel - International Law and Global Trading, Uniper Global Commodities SE

Thumbnail Daniel Chiechi, Head of Compliance | Wholesale Markets, DRAX

PANEL DISCUSSION
• How to manage compliance culture moving forward with the hybrid home/office working model
• Managing compliance risks associated with remote working
• What is the regulators’ view of the hybrid model? How do you maintain and ensure good corporate compliance culture in this new world?
• How to manage compliance conduct to prevent market abuse and to ensure good company culture?
• How to onboard new employees in the company compliance culture?
• A look at the latest tech tools to reduce disruption and improve productivity in remote work models

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Redesigning your sanctions compliance strategy

Thumbnail Greg Pinn, Director of data strategy & partnerships, Windward

Thumbnail Julian Clark, Senior Partner, Ince

Thumbnail Raman Kavalchuk, Chairman of the Board, Langskip Energy Nordic Oy

PANEL DISCUSSION
• What are the latest updates? Areas of rising concern
• New rules and approaches to KYC
• Utilising big data and AI in sanctions compliance: what practical success stories have we seen?
• Recognising dark activity

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Achieving compliance excellence through disruptive RegTech: What’s out there?

Thumbnail Alex Villasusu, Commercial Director, Windward

Thumbnail Raman Kavalchuk, Chairman of the Board, Langskip Energy Nordic Oy

Thumbnail Sadar Abdul Rasheed, Director of Commodity Risk Control, Savola Group

Thumbnail Saeed Patel, Group Product Development Management Director, Eastnets

Thumbnail Stephen Ingle, Head of Condor Alternative Legal Solutions, Fieldfisher

PANEL DISCUSSION
• A look into the latest insights and trends of compliance, risk management, regulatory reporting and other advanced technology
• AI for background data collection and to manage data streams
• How far can (or should) automation be taken?

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Sustainable Finance

Thumbnail Peter Krusaa, Senior Lead Regulatory Advisor - Regulatory Affairs, Ørsted

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A look at sustainable finance: How will that play on your ability to invest and get financed? What should you be looking at from a legal and regulatory point of view?


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Keynote: Welcome, market updates from EFET

Thumbnail Mark Copley, CEO, EFET

PRESENTATION
• The Fit for 55 package and the role of trading in decarbonising economies.
• Trading challenges for the UK market

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The future of energy trading

Thumbnail Marc Merrill, President & CEO, Uniper North America

Thumbnail Nicki Dalgaard, CEO, Disruptive Biotrading

Thumbnail Andrew Singleton, Partner, Baringa Partners

Thumbnail Catherine Newman, CEO, Limejump

PANEL DISCUSSION
• What are the impacts and developments in the UK and Europe post-Brexit and Covid?
• The future view for energy trading
• Exploring wider areas and regions of interest for traders
• Ongoing Covid limitations and incorporation into the trading floor; expansion of virtual markets

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Coffee & Networking Break

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Redesigning your sanctions compliance strategy

Thumbnail Ron Crean, VP Commercial, Windward

Thumbnail Julian Clark, Senior Partner, Ince

PANEL DISCUSSION
• What are the latest updates? Areas of rising concern
• New rules and approaches to KYC
• Utilising big data and AI in sanctions compliance: what practical success stories have we seen?
• Recognising dark activity

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Audience Discussion & Feedback

Thumbnail Aviv Handler, Managing Director, ETR Advisory

Following the session, participants will be invited to join 20min audience wide roundtable group discussions on specific topics and in conclusion, the table leader will provide closing remarks.

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UK and EU divergence after Brexit: What is the impact on energy trading?

Thumbnail Mike Bostan, Secretary of EFET Market Supervision Committee, EFET

Thumbnail Gerfried Krömer, Senior Compliance Advisor, Shell Trading

Thumbnail Aviv Handler, Managing Director, ETR Advisory

Thumbnail Alexander Culley, Chief Executive Officer, A.C.Culley & Co. Limited

Thumbnail Dirk Daveluy, Brokers & Exchange Relationship Manager - Trading Operations & Affairs, RWE Supply & Trading

Thumbnail Henrik Kaspersen, Compliance Officer, Danske Commodities

Panel Discussion
A look at the numerous effects and results of UK/EU divergence around financial regulations and how they are processed and managed
• How are equivalence decisions made?
• What is the Brexit impact on EMIR, REMIT, MiFID and other reporting schemes? What other political issues are affecting the UK Exchanges’ business relationships from an international and European perspective?
• A look into critical contracts and position limits rules
• Overview of ancillary activities
• Ensuring brokers compliance with their wider ranging obligations - How could that impact market participants?

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Following the session, participants will be invited to join 20min audience wide roundtable group discussions on specific topics and in conclusion, the table leader will provide closing remarks.

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Afternoon Coffee & Networking

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Spot market success depends on unique data analysis - Equias's client journey: navigating spot market data

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Gaining transparency with Trade and Communication Surveillance

Thumbnail Aviv Handler, Managing Director, ETR Advisory

Thumbnail Eren Erman, Compliance Technology Lead - Trade & Business Communication Surveillance, TP ICAP

Thumbnail Yasmine Li, Head of Surveillance EMEA, Macquarie Group

Thumbnail Gordon Allott, President & CEO, Broadpeak

Thumbnail Alan Giles, Chief Commercial Officer, VoxSmart

Thumbnail Daniel Chiechi, Head of Compliance | Wholesale Markets, DRAX

PANEL DISCUSSION
• Trade surveillance technology deployment in energy markets: What’s your approach?
• Communication surveillance tools and best practices in the context of remote/hybrid workforces
• Where does surveillance overstep the mark and become an invasion of privacy?
• AI and other new technologies application to trade surveillance

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Keynote: Welcome, market updates from EFET

Thumbnail Mark Copley, CEO, EFET

PRESENTATION
• Post-covid introspection: Is energy trading in 2021 different from what it was in 2019?
• What can we expect to see as a result of Brexit?
• European vs UK market design

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The Future of Energy Trading

Thumbnail Marc Ostwald, Chief Economist & Global Strategist, ADM ISI

Thumbnail Christian Moger, Business Development Director, Enverus

Thumbnail Cetin Karakus, Global Head of Quantitative and Analytical Solutions, BP

PANEL DISCUSSION
• What are the impacts and developments in the UK and Europe post-Brexit and Covid?
• The future view for energy trading
• Exploring wider areas and regions of interest for traders
• Ongoing Covid limitations and incorporation into the trading floor; expansion of virtual markets

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Updates & Q&A with the financial regulators

Thumbnail Gerfried Krömer, Senior Compliance Advisor, Shell Trading

Thumbnail Dr Martin Rose, EMIR & MiFID Expert, Federal Financial Supervisory Authority - BaFin

Thumbnail Christian Huurman, Senior Supervision Officer Capital Markets & Data, AFM Autoriteit Financiële Markten

MiFID II Quick Fix
• What’s next for MiFID II review, further legislative proposals & UK’s position?
• What’s next for MiFID II and impact on market participants
• Enforcement and lessons learnt from recent cases
• Regulations divergence following Brexit
• Regulators' views on automated trading and other tech tools

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Global market participants perspectives on MIFID II legislative framework

Thumbnail Gerfried Krömer, Senior Compliance Advisor, Shell Trading

Thumbnail Erwin Krapf, Senior Legal Counsel - International Law and Global Trading, Uniper Global Commodities SE

Thumbnail Nikos Triantafyllidis, Group Financial and Energy Markets Compliance Manager, OMV

PANEL DISCUSSION
This panel discussion will focus on the latest updates and ‘quick fix’ amendments of cornerstone EU regulations of the financial market, the existing uncertainties, and what market participants should focus on. Including:
• Latest issues around implementation and exemption
• Opinion on limits regime and management of the commodity derivatives markets
• A debate on the wider issues around MiFID critical contracts
• What’s next for MiFID II review, further legislative proposals & UK’s position?
• MiFID II position limits setting the direction for the UK and European firms

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REMIT: An update from ACER

Thumbnail Antonio SANTOS, Team leader Market Conduct Team – Market Surveillance and Conduct Department, ACER

Thumbnail Marketa Stuchlikova, Team Leader – Market Data Reporting / Market Integrity and Transparency, ACER

PRESENTATION
• Latest REMIT and inside information guidance
• Enforcement developments and the impact of hybrid working since 2020
• REMIT interaction with other regimes

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The new ACER guidance from the perspective of a market participant

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Panel discussion and Q&A with National Regulators

Thumbnail Aviv Handler, Managing Director, ETR Advisory

Thumbnail Prof. Dr. Sotirios Manolkidis, Vice - President, Regulatory Authority for Energy

Thumbnail Cornelia Kawann, Head of Division Market Surveillance, Federal Electricity Commission - ElCom

Thumbnail Dr Thomas Müller, Head of Market Transparency Unit for Wholesale Electricity and Gas Markets / REMIT Enforcement / SMARD, Bundesnetzagentur

• How REMIT applies to modern energy technologies e.g. hydrogen, flexibility, battery storage
• Virtual Power Plants and Balancing influence on wholesale energy prices and how REMIT applies
• REMIT recent cases explained: Lessons learnt for market participants

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UK and EU divergence after Brexit: What is the impact on energy trading?

Thumbnail Aviv Handler, Managing Director, ETR Advisory

Thumbnail Erwin Krapf, Senior Legal Counsel - International Law and Global Trading, Uniper Global Commodities SE

Thumbnail Alexander Culley, Chief Executive Officer, A.C.Culley & Co. Limited

PANEL DISCUSSION
A look at the numerous effects and results of UK/EU divergence around financial regulations and how they are processed and managed
• How are equivalence decisions made?
• What is the Brexit impact on EMIR, REMIT, MiFID and other reporting schemes? What other political issues are affecting the UK Exchanges’ business relationships from an international and European perspective?
• A look into critical contracts and position limits rules
• Overview of ancillary activities
• Ensuring brokers compliance with their wider-ranging obligations - How could that impact market participants?
• How will the future UK wholesale energy market look like?

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Gaining transparency with trade and communication surveillance

Thumbnail Oliver Spindler, Compliance Officer, Vattenfall

Thumbnail Eren Erman, Compliance Technology Lead - Trade & Business Communication Surveillance, TP ICAP

Thumbnail Roger TanCreti, Regional Head of Compliance, Gunvor USA LLC

Thumbnail Yasmine Li, Head of Surveillance EMEA, Macquarie Group

Thumbnail Tomaz Vizintin, Team Leader Market Surveillance and Conduct Department, ACER

Thumbnail Shane Henley, Head of Monitoring Solutions, CUBELOGIC

Thumbnail Patrick Woody, Sales Executive, Trade Surveillance Nasdaq

PANEL DISCUSSION
• Trade surveillance technology deployment in energy markets: What’s your approach?
• Communication surveillance tools and best practices in the context of remote/hybrid workforces
• Where does surveillance overstep the mark and become an invasion of privacy? The exceptional case of Germany
• AI and other new technologies application to trade surveillance

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Automated Trading Governance, Policies and Technologies: What you should be looking at as a compliance officer

Thumbnail Iain McGowan, Head of Compliance, In Commodities A/S

Thumbnail Nikos Triantafyllidis, Group Financial and Energy Markets Compliance Manager, OMV

Thumbnail Alexander Culley, Chief Executive Officer, A.C.Culley & Co. Limited

Thumbnail Henrik Kaspersen, Compliance Officer, Danske Commodities

PANEL DISCUSSION
• Focus on the current trading environment outlook: what are the best practices, rules and how they are implemented?
• The regulator’s view on setting up governance and policies. How does MiFID view automated trading?
• Is the “traderless” exchange a reality?
• At what stage is the AI implementation in the trading arena? What should compliance watch out for when such tools are implemented?
• Risk and responsibility – setting control processes
• Convergence of risk and compliance for physical automated trades

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Fostering Compliance Culture in a Virtual World

Thumbnail Aviv Handler, Managing Director, ETR Advisory

Thumbnail Henrik Kaspersen, Compliance Officer, Danske Commodities

Thumbnail Erik Hauptvogel, Ethics & Compliance Officer, Centrica

Thumbnail Bernhard Walter, Head Market Design & Regulatory Affairs (Trading), EnBW AG

Thumbnail Erwin Krapf, Senior Legal Counsel - International Law and Global Trading, Uniper Global Commodities SE

Thumbnail Daniel Chiechi, Head of Compliance | Wholesale Markets, DRAX

PANEL DISCUSSION
• How to manage compliance culture moving forward with the hybrid home/office working model
• Managing compliance risks associated with remote working
• What is the regulators’ view of the hybrid model? How do you maintain and ensure good corporate compliance culture in this new world?
• How to manage compliance conduct to prevent market abuse and to ensure good company culture?
• How to onboard new employees in the company compliance culture?
• A look at the latest tech tools to reduce disruption and improve productivity in remote work models

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Redesigning your sanctions compliance strategy

Thumbnail Greg Pinn, Director of data strategy & partnerships, Windward

Thumbnail Julian Clark, Senior Partner, Ince

Thumbnail Raman Kavalchuk, Chairman of the Board, Langskip Energy Nordic Oy

PANEL DISCUSSION
• What are the latest updates? Areas of rising concern
• New rules and approaches to KYC
• Utilising big data and AI in sanctions compliance: what practical success stories have we seen?
• Recognising dark activity

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Achieving compliance excellence through disruptive RegTech: What’s out there?

Thumbnail Alex Villasusu, Commercial Director, Windward

Thumbnail Raman Kavalchuk, Chairman of the Board, Langskip Energy Nordic Oy

Thumbnail Sadar Abdul Rasheed, Director of Commodity Risk Control, Savola Group

Thumbnail Saeed Patel, Group Product Development Management Director, Eastnets

Thumbnail Stephen Ingle, Head of Condor Alternative Legal Solutions, Fieldfisher

PANEL DISCUSSION
• A look into the latest insights and trends of compliance, risk management, regulatory reporting and other advanced technology
• AI for background data collection and to manage data streams
• How far can (or should) automation be taken?

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Sustainable Finance

Thumbnail Peter Krusaa, Senior Lead Regulatory Advisor - Regulatory Affairs, Ørsted

PRESENTATION
A look at sustainable finance: How will that play on your ability to invest and get financed? What should you be looking at from a legal and regulatory point of view?


ONLINE

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Keynote: Welcome, market updates from EFET

Thumbnail Mark Copley, CEO, EFET

PRESENTATION
• Post-covid introspection: Is energy trading in 2021 different from what it was in 2019?
• What can we expect to see as a result of Brexit?
• European vs UK market design

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The Future of Energy Trading

Thumbnail Marc Ostwald, Chief Economist & Global Strategist, ADM ISI

Thumbnail Christian Moger, Business Development Director, Enverus

Thumbnail Cetin Karakus, Global Head of Quantitative and Analytical Solutions, BP

PANEL DISCUSSION
• What are the impacts and developments in the UK and Europe post-Brexit and Covid?
• The future view for energy trading
• Exploring wider areas and regions of interest for traders
• Ongoing Covid limitations and incorporation into the trading floor; expansion of virtual markets

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Technical Analysis: Looking for the Edge

Thumbnail Trevor Neil, Managing Director, BETA Financial Limited

Thumbnail Clive Lambert, Chief Technical Analyst, FuturesTechs

Thumbnail Eddie Tofpik, Head of Technical Analysis & Senior Markets Analyst, ADM Investor Services International Ltd.

Thumbnail Amit Upadhyay, Director, Fidelis Fund

PANEL DISCUSSION
• With the increased use of Algo trading, is technical analysis still relevant?
• Is liquidity too low in energy and commodity markets for technical analysis to be efficient? Does it work enough so that it MUST be used?
• Top technical analysts comment on your markets – The panellists want your suggestions

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Weaponizing the Traders’ Mind

Thumbnail Mark Randall, Trader Performance Coach / MD & Co-Founder, The AlphaMind Project

Thumbnail Steven Goldstein, Trader Performance Coach / MD & Co-Founder, The AlphaMind Project

Thumbnail Clive Lambert, Chief Technical Analyst, FuturesTechs

PANEL DISCUSSION
• From soft skill to edge builder: Mindset optimisation tactics and techniques for traders
• Mental gymnastics to upgrade your trading performance
• Deep dive into trading psychology
• A holistic approach to mindset focus and mental, emotional and behavioural challenges

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Getting the Most from Your Algo / Automated Trading Program

Thumbnail Emmanouil Galounis, Managing Partner, Vectors LLC

Thumbnail Robert Carver, Systematic futures trader and author, Independent

Thumbnail Lars Weber, Partner - Business Development, Yggdrasil Commodities

Thumbnail Amit Upadhyay, Director, Fidelis Fund

Thumbnail Ilya Murzin, Energy Trader, Novatek

PANEL DISCUSSION
• Algorithmic trading trends across multiple commodities and markets
• A deeper look into technology applications
• The different ways Algo has been used in trades and how it delivers benefit, value and profit
• AI/Algo – what are the benefits and risks in a man vs machine environment? Where should the machine end and man start?

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Artificial Intelligence in energy trading – a permanent transformation of the front office?

Thumbnail Jürgen Mayerhofer, CEO and Co-founder, Enspired Trading

Thumbnail Steffen Krutzinna, Team Manager Trading, Next Kraftwerke

Thumbnail Kevin Kindall, Senior Data Scientist, Hartree Partners

PANEL DISCUSSION
• Where are we seeing AI being successfully utilised in the front office?
 • Advanced analytics
 • Driving algorithmic trading
 • Front office process automation
• What considerations are needed before embarking on your AI journey? Considering the below elements:
 • Culture
 • Organisation
 • Skills
 • Technology
 • Data
• What are the expected benefits from embracing AI, and what timeframes should you expect
• Build, buy, outsource?

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The Rapid Rise of ESG: Impact on Energy and Commodity Markets

Thumbnail Dr. Rouben Indjikian, Professor of Management and Economics, Lecturer in Energy, Commodities, Trade Finance, Digital Economy & International Economics, School of Business & Technology, Webster University Geneva Webster University Geneva

Thumbnail Fabio Casamatta, Head of Trading and Execution, A2A

Thumbnail Harry Huang, Head of Trading, Petrochina

Thumbnail Marc Ostwald, Chief Economist & Global Strategist, ADM ISI

PANEL DISCUSSION
• ESG Investment trends: how is it impacting trading firms?
• What are the key ESG linked trading opportunities?
• Market structural effects to pick up on environmental exposure of risky commodities
• How do you participate in the new product markets (green/blue gas, voluntary carbon markets, etc.)
• Existing markets (oil and heavy products) will still exist, how does the energy market expect to accommodate and still meet ESG exposure mitigation targets?

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Can oil keep on rising?

Thumbnail Marc Ostwald, Chief Economist & Global Strategist, ADM ISI

Presentation • Short, medium and long-term term oil price overview
• What is the role and relevance of oil in a low carbon future?
• How do operational models change to adapt to the low carbon world and increase competitive edge?

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Hydrogen: The Hottest Future Market?

Thumbnail Marc Ostwald, Chief Economist & Global Strategist, ADM ISI

Thumbnail Dr Michaela Kendall, CEO, Adelan ltd

Thumbnail Cyril Widdershoven, Founder, VEROCY

PANEL DISCUSSION
• Future scenarios for hydrogen energy market development; what needs to happen to make it a meaningful opportunity and when?
• Is it yet possible to create a standardised
• Hydrogen product for trade?
• The subsidies and investment angles
• How will energy pricing change in the years ahead as a result of Hydrogen?

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PPAs future market developments, opportunities and trends

Thumbnail Viviana Ciancibello, Business Development Expert, European Energy Exchange (EEX)

Thumbnail You Zhou, Senior Power Originator, DXT Commodities SA

Thumbnail Jorge Arenillas, VP Energy Management, Sonnedix

Thumbnail Dr. Steffen Hundt, CEO & Co-Founder, Think RE

PANEL DISCUSSION
• What are the key opportunities within
• PPA trading markets? Where are they located? Is there open access availability?
• PPAs management, pricing and new clearing solutions
• Using PPAs as a tool to manage risks and finance the energy transition
• What is the relationship between the PPA and the wholesale markets in terms of price, baseload and indexing?
• What are the implications of integrating renewable energy players in wholesale markets?

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Market dimensions of ‘Fit for 55 package’

Thumbnail Aditya Sharma, Senior VP, Boson Energy SA

PRESENTATION
• Clean Hydrogen for BEVs - price parity with diesel
• ETS Phase IV and Carbon pricing
• Fiscal concessions expected by renewable power producers for producing Hydrogen under EU's Hydrogen Strategy, 2030

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Biofuels & Biomass - driving a low carbon future, or double edged sword?

Thumbnail Moderator: Marc Ostwald

Thumbnail Raman Kavalchuk, Chairman of the Board, Langskip Energy Nordic Oy

Thumbnail Bharadwaj Kummamuru, Executive Director, World Bioenergy Association

Thumbnail Nicki Dalgaard, CEO, Disruptive Biotrading

PANEL DISCUSSION
• A deeper look into renewable fuel global trade, supply and demand dynamics
• The role of woodchips and other organic waste
• The role of bioenergy in a climate-changing world
• How does the global Ethanol trade look post covid and in the Biden era?


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Flexibility and storage markets: Latest developments and trading strategies

Thumbnail Tim Partridge, Head of DB Energy, DB Group (Europe) Ltd

Thumbnail Tom Bowcutt, Energy Trading Product Consultant, Independent

Thumbnail Matt Flook, Senior Manager of PowerShift Product Management, EDF

Thumbnail Lars Rupert, Founding Partner & CFRO, GIGA storage

PANEL DISCUSSION
• Flex and storage’s role in ongoing market volatility
• New flex technologies – what is your best route to market?
• What are the latest developments in the battery world impacting energy trading?
• Energy storage and gas balancing markets
• Is this a crossover disrupter? Is it a new product opportunity: energy and multi-industry development combined
• Ensuring resilience and reliability of power networks

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FOSTERING TRADING: WHAT IS YOUR ACCESS TO THE MARKET?

Thumbnail Lars Weber, Partner - Business Development, Yggdrasil Commodities

Thumbnail Daniel Norton, Commercial Director, Colorado Energy

Thumbnail Jonathan London, Energy Markets Strategy & Business Development Consultant, Akereos Capital

PANEL DISCUSSION
• Access via new technologies vs access via traditional intermediaries
• The tools and platforms facilitating flexibility market access
• Best practises in increasing your market access

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Data-driven Trading Strategies

Thumbnail Phil Hewitt, Director, EnAppSys Ltd

Thumbnail Lars Weber, Partner - Business Development, Yggdrasil Commodities

Thumbnail Kevin Kindall, Senior Data Scientist, Hartree Partners

Thumbnail Krasimir Kolev, Managing Partner, Tokwise

Thumbnail André Bosschaart, Head of Analytics, EnAppSys

PANEL DISCUSSION
• How do you manage optimisation across the whole business via improved data solutions?
• Risk management for corrupted data; the new operational risk
• “Data lakes”, “data science”, “big data”: Where are they applicable to you?
• From traders to data scientists? How should your recruitment plans develop in the years ahead?


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Finding the golden source of data

Thumbnail Cetin Karakus, Global Head of Quantitative and Analytical Solutions, BP

Thumbnail Maxim Yachev, Head of Energy & Utilities Services, Scalefocus

Thumbnail Dr Dominik Stein, Head of Back Office Services, RWE Supply & Trading

Thumbnail Ed Gray, Director, PwC

PANEL DISCUSSION
A deeper look into comprehensive data management solutions
• Benefits of one robust data repository
• How data governance can be simplified
• Is there a gap in the industry for referential data services?

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What do future ETRM systems look like?

Thumbnail Richard Payne, Partner, capSpire Ltd

Thumbnail Chirag Ahuja, ETRM Support, Varo Energy

Thumbnail Richard Williamson, CEO, Gen 10

Thumbnail Dr Gary M. Vasey, Managing Partner, Commodity Technology Advisory

Thumbnail Ana García Arias, Head of GEM Digital Strategy & Cybersecurity, Iberdrola

Thumbnail Alex Whittaker, Risk Manager, Bonroy Petchem Co ltd

PANEL DISCUSSION
• How to make ETRM software compatible with the newest tech tools and practices
• Streamlining trading practises with automated future proof ETRMs
• Ecosystems of applications around core functionality of ETRMs
• The value of data-driven trade decision support

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Case study: Intelligent Data Processing (IDP) in action

Thumbnail Addison Armstrong, Managing Director - Business Development, ClearDox

Thumbnail Michael Kelliher, Vice President-Commercial Controller, Gulf Oil

• Data bottlenecks - a major blockage to the data and digitisation strategies of many trading firms.
• How Gulf Oil have managed to mitigate this issue utilising Intelligent Data Processing (IDP) tools.
• Utilising this technology to evolve from manual data entry into ETRM/ERP to automatic transformation of paper documents into digitised data

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Do I manage renewables with my existing infrastructure or do we need a complete technology infrastructure rethink?

Thumbnail Marc Ostwald, Chief Economist & Global Strategist, ADM ISI

Thumbnail Chirag Ahuja, ETRM Support, Varo Energy

Thumbnail Andre Jaeger, SVP Product Management, ION

PANEL DISCUSSION
• How do I manage contracts in such different trading products?
• View of the ETRM community
• Handling additional volatility
• Looking ahead… What about hydrogen? Biomass? Biomethane? Helium? Ammonium?

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2022 – Year of the Chief Data Officer?

Thumbnail Saeed Amen, Founder, Cuemacro

Thumbnail Jose Lopez, Digital Strategy Director, TradeFlow Capital Management

Thumbnail Enrico Camerinelli, Non-Executive Director, [email protected] Capital PLC

Thumbnail Kevin Kindall, Senior Data Scientist, Hartree Partners

Thumbnail Ian Murrin, CEO, Digiterre

PANEL DISCUSSION
• What can we learn from other industries given our maturity is so low?
• Pros and cons of such a role
• Mapping out the core team and reporting structures of the department of the CDO


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Technological innovations in risk management

Thumbnail Ami Daniel, Co-founder & CEO, Windward

Thumbnail Ganesh Natarajan, COO, Enuit

Thumbnail Dr Gary M. Vasey, Managing Partner, Commodity Technology Advisory

Thumbnail Sadar Abdul Rasheed, Director of Commodity Risk Control, Savola Group

Thumbnail Jose Lopez, Digital Strategy Director, TradeFlow Capital Management

PANEL DISCUSSION
• High quality data analytics to power risk platforms
• Examining risk- as-a-service models vs traditional models
• What are risk managers looking for from their CTRM systems?
• Practical applications of AI to risk technology
• Integrating risk technologies into your shipping and compliance processes



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LNG trading - global status update

Thumbnail Ciaran Roe, Global Director - LNG, S&P Global Platts

PRESENTATION
• Global LNG trade and the global pandemic: looking beyond Covid-19
• LNG trade & pricing in a commoditised world
• Who are the leaders in trading? In which markets?
• Supplier pressure in an increasingly competitive LNG market
• The path to short term trading
• Finance: can lenders adapt to short term contractual structures?

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Emerging trends in LNG trading and pricing

Thumbnail Daisuke Harada, Project Director, JOGMEC

Thumbnail Larissa Dantas, CEO, Potigas

Thumbnail David Callanan, Editor, Global LNG Hub

Thumbnail Rajesh Mediratta, CBO, IGX

PANEL DISCUSSION
• Will the move towards shorter-term trade for LNG continue?
• Hydrogen and competing fuels
• Impact of new buyers (China for example)
• Rising gas flow from Russia to Asia Pacific
• The emergence of portfolio players, aggregators and other new participants

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Going green with carbon neutral LNG

Thumbnail Agnieszka Ason, Visiting Research Fellow, OIES

Thumbnail Tom Holmberg, Partner, Baker Botts

Panel discussion
• The greening of LNG value chain
• Decarbonising LNG cargoes
• Enhancing environmental competitiveness of LNG markets

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What is the impact of new players entering the LNG market?

Thumbnail James O’Brien, Head of LNG Trading, EP Resources AG

Thumbnail Abhishek Kumar, Chief Analytics Officer, Energy Projections

Thumbnail Ralf Dickgreber, Global Head of Biomass and LNG, Engie

Thumbnail Danielle Stoves, Commercial and Regulatory Director, Hanseatic Energy Hub GmbH

PANEL DISCUSSION
• The emergence of portfolio players, aggregators and other new participants: FSRU & FLNG owners, Gas to Power Developers etc.
• Do new players imply new risks?
• Impact of new players on LNG contracts & prices

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Trading technology focus: an overview of digital LNG trading

Thumbnail Melissa Lindsay, Founder & CEO, Emstream & Emsurge

PRESENTATION
• What is the story so far & what we can expect going forward?
• Why is moving LNG trading online so important?
• Will the LNG follow the liquidity & transparency

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Battle of the price benchmarks

Thumbnail Ed Cox, Editor - Global LNG, ICIS

Thumbnail Gordon Bennett, Managing Director, Utility Markets, ICE

Thumbnail Ciaran Roe, Global Director - LNG, S&P Global Platts

Thumbnail Patrick Heather, Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

PANEL DISCUSSION
Review of LNG Benchmarks
• Hub history: current hubs & where the next hub locations might be
• Hub checklist: requirements for a successful hub: storage, pipeline access, players, stage of gas market maturity
• Why hubs matter: benchmarks provide greater transparency and confidence for stakeholders
• Development of LNG derivatives market
Asia
• Overview of main Asia gas hubs
• Status of JKM (traded volumes, players, liquidity..)
• Will JKM remain the key Asian benchmark?
Europe
• Overview of European gas hubs
• Traded volumes, players & liquidity
• The reasons for TTF’s growth in status?
The US
• Overview of main US hubs, and basis of price differentials
• Relation of Henry Hub to AECO (past, present and future) given US LNG and Canadian LNG project development
• Influence of HH on global prices
• Growth & significance of of “Waha” price index

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Europe’s position in the global gas market

Thumbnail Raquel Martínez Farreres, Energy Analyst / LNG & Natural Gas Markets, Independent

Thumbnail Matthew Drinkwater, Senior Editor - Gas, Power and LNG, Argus Media

Thumbnail Latif Faiyaz, Head of Energy Trading & Strategy, Northern Gas and Power

Thumbnail Torsten Frank, Managing Director, Trading Hub Europe

PANEL DISCUSSION
• Europe's growing influence on Global LNG prices
• The increasing correlation between European and Asian markets
• How does this impact the U.S. LNG pricing and exports
• Potential for a price war between LNG and pipeline gas (Nord Stream 2)?
• LNG vs Pipeline Gas
• Is pipeline gas still the king benchmark in Europe?
• How much pressure can Russian pipeline gas exert on U.S LNG?
• Infrastructure: storage capacity, import terminals showing signs of strain?
• Influence of the U.S. gas market on gas price formation in Europe

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Scenarios for long term LNG contracts before and after Covid-19

Thumbnail Gergely Molnar, Energy Analyst, Natural Gas, IEA

PRESENTATION
• Is this the end of long-term contracts?
• Reexamining contract adjustment mechanisms: price review clauses
• Spot vs oil-indexed price differentials
• New LNG contract cocktails?
• Gas-on-gas indexation
• Financing perspective: can lenders adapt to short term contractual structures?
• Pressure on traditional contracts from new LNG buyers (China, Asia...)

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LNG freight & shipping market outlook

Thumbnail Antonio Miranda Bonet, Head of LNG Bunkering, Naturgy

Thumbnail Keith Bainbridge, Managing Director, CS LNG Ltd

Thumbnail Mark Jackson, CEO, Baltic Exchange

PANEL DISCUSSION
• LNG freight: the vital link
• Development of short-term shipping market
• LNG freight indices / FFA’s
• Managing LNG freight risk
• Building sustainable LNG supply chains
• LNG as a marine fuel
• LNG new build carriers & procurement
• Shipping fleet supply & demand spread