HGT In-Person 6th

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Current Trading Environment: Challenges and Opportunities

PANEL DISCUSSION
• What is the impact of Brexit on UK energy markets so far and what can we expect?
• The “UK 10-point plan for the green industrial revolution”; outline and potential trading opportunities
• The continued impact of COVID-19; Have consumption patterns changed permanently?
• Arbitrage between UK and EU markets; has the picture changed in the UK markets? How?

9:40 am remove 10:20 am
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Future Trading Trends and Market Opportunities

PANEL DISCUSSION
• Move to renewables and alternatives – What is the place of ‘traditional’ energy commodities in trade portfolios?
• Expanding portfolios with new products and new markets
• A longer-term bull market or short-term precursor to a bear?
• The return of inflation – the impacts and opportunities

10:20 am remove 10:40 am
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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

10:40 am remove 11:20 am
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Networking & Coffee Break

11:20 am remove 12:00 pm
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Building New Partnerships Between Wholesale Partners and High Growth Trading Companies

PANEL DISCUSSION
• Best practises in credit risk management in the covid era
• Credit storm rising - is the worst still to come?
• The divergence between credit givers vs what credit takers give/accept
• The role of credit insurance
• Effect of furlough on the business’ and individuals’ track records

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What Are Investors Looking for, and What Vehicles Are They Using to Access Gb Energy Markets?

INVESTOR PANEL DISCUSSION
• What assets and markets are of greatest interest to investors?
• What investor profiles are the best fit for your trading organisation?
• Accessing funding
• How will this investment change the trading landscape of GB energy in the years ahead?

12:30 pm remove 12:50 pm
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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.

12:50 pm remove 2:10 pm
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Networking Lunch

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Use of Digitisation to Leverage and Develop Sustainable High Growth Trading Models and Opportunities

PANEL DISCUSSION
• Portfolio diversification through new digital trading platforms and access to new markets
• Is an algo / auto trading program for you? In which ways might you best utilise?
• Beyond Algo… what AI-driven tools and strategies are accessible, practical and useful for small and mid-sized traders?
• ETRMs: With more choice than ever before, how can you decide which is right for your business?

2:40 pm remove 3:10 pm
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Data-driven Trading Strategies

• 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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Fostering Trading: What Is Your Access to the Market?

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

3:30 pm remove 4:10 pm
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Networking Coffee Break

4:10 pm remove 4:55 pm
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Up and Coming Tradable Markets - Long Term Opportunities or Short-lived?

PANEL DISCUSSION
• Can energy balancing generation and storage become a ‘real’ traded commodity?
• Opportunities arising from the UK/EU split?
• Is hydrogen being oversold? Where are the trade opportunities and same trader access points? Moving from intention to action
• How to monetise renewable assets? New entrants’ tolerance to risk

4:55 pm remove 5:15 pm
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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.

5:15 pm remove 6:45 pm
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Drink Reception & Entertainment