Conference Programme

Conference Programme

Special sessions

Tue 03 Oct 16:00 to 16:30

Presentation title

Drivers of European power prices in an environment of growing renewable capacity.

The growth of renewables and the ongoing transformation of the energy market is widely believed to have a transformational impact on European wholesale power prices which will deepen in the coming years. In the next decade however, fuel and carbon prices look set to continue setting the level of wholesale prices. Nevertheless conventional thermal plants are under increasing pressure as competition from zero-cost capacity reduces their running hours.
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Tue 03 Oct 16:30 to 17:00

Presentation title

Market trends and opportunities in a decentralised, distributed and disrupted energy world

The global energy industry is profoundly changing, transforming market structures and challenging existing business models.  Energy systems and markets are undergoing rapid change which is impacting the whole value chain creating common opportunity in managing imbalance, monetising flexibility and a focus on the requirements of customers in the future.  As a result, value pools are shifting and we are seeing new business models and new market entry. Successful participants need a clear sense of where the industry is heading and market trends and opportunities in the short term.
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Tue 03 Oct 17:00 to 17:30

Presentation title

Long-term energy price drivers from the markets, grids, system flexibility and sector coupling

What one can learn from ENTSO-E’s published data on network plans, adequacy forecasts Wholesale-retail market integration and the empowered customer The market design – system flexibility connection Questions for which innovation is still needed
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Wed 04 Oct 14:00 to 14:30

Event stream:

Stream location:

Amtrium 1

Chairperson:

Bart Pycke
Managing Director

Speakers:

Matthias Voelkel
Partner - Global Leader of Capital Markets Infrastructure

Presentation title

What role will traders play in 2030?

Technology, the catalyst for change in trading A new breed of trader How will the Blockchain be used in wholesale energy trading? The rise of the prosumer
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Wed 04 Oct 14:30 to 15:00

Event stream:

Stream location:

Amtrium 1

Chairperson:

Bart Pycke
Managing Director

Speakers:

Jean-Baptiste Cornefert
Managing Director Sonnen Eservices

Presentation title

P2P energy trading communities; What is their impact on wholesale trading?

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Wed 04 Oct 15:00 to 15:30

Event stream:

Stream location:

Amtrium 1

Speakers:

Pamela Taylor
Partner - Enforcement & Innovation Link

Presentation title

Innovation in the energy sector: how regulators can play an enabling role

Innovation in the way energy is traded Regulatory barriers that need to be overcome Role for regulators.
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Wed 04 Oct 15:30 to 16:00

Coffee break

Wed 04 Oct 16:00 to 16:30

Event stream:

Stream location:

Amtrium 1

Speakers:

Presentation title

How will Artificial Intelligence in trading develop?

* Via LIVE VIDEO
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Wed 04 Oct 16:30 to 17:00

Event stream:

Stream location:

Amtrium 1

Speakers:

Michael Merz
Managing Director & Founder

Presentation title

Using the Blockchain for energy trading

  When to consider blockchain technology for trading-related processes? Will P2P trading be the next non-platform for energy trading? Regulatory implications: what type of infrastructure did we create with the blockchain? Settlement processes based on the blockchain
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Wed 04 Oct 17:00 to 17:30

Event stream:

Stream location:

Amtrium 1

Speakers:

Michael Merz
Managing Director & Founder
Jo-Jo Hubbard
COO and co-founder
Ewald Hesse
CEO & Co-Founder
Cristina Ludena
Legal Counsel

Presentation title

Closing panel discussion on Blockchain

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