PACKED WITH CONTENT, THE ONLINE VERSION OF ETOT WILL GIVE YOU ESSENTIAL INSIGHTS ON CRUCIAL TOPICS INCLUDING…
• 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
• 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
• Impact of the energy transition on oil and gas
• Opportunities within supply and trading
• The need to architect for the future
• 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?
• What did Brexit mean for Edison
• Review of onboarding process
• Our results and continuous improvement
• Lessons learnt for the future
• 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?
• 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?
• 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
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
• 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?
• 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
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?
• 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
• 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
• 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?
• 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