Traders Live In-Person

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Registration & Welcome Coffee

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Keynote: Welcome, market updates from EFET

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• 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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Keynote: The energy trading sector: Where are we now, and where do we want to be?

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• Key learnings from the pandemic experience
• Decarbonisation: How can we do better?
• Decentralisation: Local markets and beyond
• Digitalisation: Which new technologies should we feel excited about?

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The future of energy trading

Thumbnail Marc Merrill, President & CEO, Uniper North America

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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Winter Is Coming

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• 21/22 winter outlook and market impact scenarios
• Predicting the unpredictable: impact on renewables
• Optimising your forecasting solutions and strategies
• AI’s future role within forecasting

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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.

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

Thumbnail Marc Merrill, President & CEO, Uniper North America

PRESENTATION
• 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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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 Break

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Getting the Most from Your Algo / Automated Trading Program

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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Game Changer or Hype? Artificial Intelligence (Ai) in Energy Trading

PANEL DISCUSSION
• Technology chasing a business case? Or the next technological revolution for energy trading?
• Where have we seen genuinely useful applications of AI made?
• The interplay between Algo - Auto - AI

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

Thumbnail Peter Styles, Executive Vice Chair - Board, EFET

Thumbnail Harry Huang, Head of Trading, Petrochina

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
• New product markets and how do you participate in these new 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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Hydrogen: The Hottest Future Market?

Thumbnail Peter Styles, Executive Vice Chair - Board, EFET

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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Drinks Reception, Entertainment and Traders Party