Programme 2018

Programme 2018

Programme 2018

Thursday 22nd November 2018

The Westin, Singapore 

08:30

Registration and refreshments

08:55

Energy Risk welcome address

09:00

Chair opening remarks

09:05

Keynote Address: The mounting geopolitical risks driving energy prices

09:45

Panel Discussion: A shift in market dynamics and new risk management strategies

  • How do risk managers see the energy landscape evolving?
  • Impact of renewables, emerging technologies and decentralisation on risk management
  • Seizing previously unidentified value by adapting your modelling approach
  • What are the pivotal opportunities in the energy market that should not be missed?

10:35

Panel Discussion: Innovations and strategic opportunities in the ETRM landscape

  • What are the latest market drivers for ETRM innovation and what is being done in response?
  • Strategies in harnessing unstructured data using cloud solutions
  • Developing an adequate data analytics system to fit your needs
  • The challenges in adding new products, business lines and commodities to an ETRM system

11:25

Morning networking break

11:55

WAR GAMES

PART I: SCENARIO DISSECTION AND STRATEGISING 

In each disaster and recovery scenario, participants are introduced to a scenario which is still unfolding and asked to consider the immediate steps they would advise their firm to take based on the information available at each stage

PART II: HARVEST SESSION 

Each Leader will summarise their POA of the discussion and present it back to the table participants.

13:00

Lunch

14:00

Presentation: Blockchain applications – Where do we currently stand?

  • A look at blockchain use cases in the energy industry and their level of success
  • Realistic ROI: How should firms approach investing in blockchain in its current form?
  • What’s the current regulatory landscape and what threats/risks should be considered?
  • Are there any accepted best practices in transitioning and training staff on blockchain?

14:30

Panel Discussion: Constructing a robust trade surveillance programme

  • Examining the scope of a trade surveillance system – what needs to be monitored and why?
  • Does your system meet the criteria demanded by regulators?
  • Determining what can be designed in-house vs. outsourcing
  • A look at common disruptive trading activities and how your system can prevent them

15:20

Afternoon refreshment and networking break

15:50

Presentation: Opportunities and challenges with intelligent automation

  • What are the market drivers and incentives for firms to invest in AI and robotic process automation?
  • A look at how AI can leverage massive sets of data and build accurate models of energy production and consumption
  • The impact of pricing and hedging through the use of AI and RPA
  • How will human job functions evolve as more intelligent automation makes its way into the industry?

16:20

Panel Discussion: Growing momentum in renewables and LNG

  • Managing strategic risks associated with renewables, distributed generation and smart grid
  • Balancing reliability, affordability and sustainability on renewables of clean energy 
  • A look at the economic drivers of LNG investment
  • Challenges of that come with LNG supply imbalances through 2020

17:10

Chair closing remarks

17:15

End of conference