Programme

View the full agenda which highlights the hot topics of the year along with key speakers and thought leaders.

Programme

 

08:00

Registration and refreshments

08:55

Chairperson’s opening remarks

Peter Godfrey, Managing Director, Asia-Pacific, The Energy Institute

09:00

Keynote Address 

09:30

Panel Debate: Risk Management in an era of Disruption and Uncertainty

  • Firefighting: Combatting volatility and changing markets
  • Embracing and harnessing new technologies to increase future profits
  • Market opportunities and risks for LNG buyers
  • Pricing and risk management in the LNG markets
  • Cost-efficient supply of LNG to meet customer demands
  • Assessing the biggest impending short-term and long-term risks

 

10:15

Panel Debate: Commodities Dialogue

  • The geopolitics of commodities: The current impact of China-US trade war
  • Opportunities and risks of China Internationalisation
  • Overcoming the biggest hurdles in LNG supply and demand
  • Fuel for thought: What implications does the current LNG market present to oil trading?
  • Ahead of the curve: Rethinking your business model
  • What are the prospects for deal-making in 2020?
  • Where will we see investment and growth from in 2020

Confirmed Panellists:

John Driscoll, Chief Strategist and Director, JTD Energy

Arthur Fan, Global Head of Commodities, Bank of China

11:00

Morning networking break

11:30

Volatility and Hedging Strategies in Commodities and Energy 

  • Hedging strategies for LNG
  • Discussion on layered strategies 
  • How does digitalisation fit into these strategies and how does it help make the most of volatility
12:00

LNG in Asia Market Drivers 

  • What movement have we seen on the JKM index?
  • Price formation and predictability issues: demand side vs supply side
  • Long term vs short term contracts
  • How to increase buyer hedging activity
  • Benchmarking for the future: Price relationship between oil and natural gas

12:45

Networking Lunch

13:45

Panel Debate: All Star Exchanges Outlook

  • Trading in times of uncertainty
  • Which new products and services are available to customers?
  • Digitalisation and its impact on the commodities market
  • Adapting to new regulatory and political environments
  • Looking at the key trends that will shape the markets
  • Asian Exchanges in the coming years 

Mohd Saleem, Head of South Asia, International Development, Bursa Malaysia Derivatives

Jennifer Ilkiw, Vice President, Asia-Pacific, ICE Intercontinental Exchange

William Chin, Head of Commodities, SGX

William Fyfe, Head of Asia-Pacific, London Metal Exchange

14:30

Digitalisation of Energy Markets: Harnessing new Technologies to build the Risk Function of the Future

  • Which disruptive technologies are most promising for the trading and risk functions in the region?
  • How are ETRM systems interacting with these new technologies?
  • Qualitative and quantitative risk analysis within ETRM systems and how they communicate

In Conversation with:

Peter Morrison, Global Oil Development Manager, BP

Eric Tham, Senior Lecturer, Consultant of Analytics and AI, National University of Singapore

15:00

Afternoon refreshments and networking break

15:20

Sustainable Development Goals and Green Finance

  • How to bridge the existing maturity mismatch in investment in renewable projects?
  • What have been the regional green finance success stories?
  • The use of green PPAs as a funding tool 
15:50

How do you go about Creating a Sustainability and Climate Risk Matrix?

  • How would you measure performance and success?
  • What tools could be used?
  • How could AI and other disruptive technologies be used? 
  • Modelling with a lack of historical data

Yvonne Zhang, Head of Product and Partnerships, HeveaConnect

16:20

Casestudy: Zero-Emission Energy for Transport and Industry

Climate gas emissions must reduce 90% by 2050. Transport and industry must find a future-proof solution. Liquid Thorium Fluoride Power fulfils the promise of ‘renewables’ with the delivery of atomic, without the waste.

Mikal Boe, CEO, Core-Power Holdings

16:40

IMO 2020 – A Microcosm of the Energy Sector?

  • What does the regulation and market participants’ responses to it show about the energy sector at large?
  • What unintended consequences have we seen and how has the market moved to respond?
  • What investment pressures did the regulations cause?
  • How is the market dealing with the regulatory uncertainty?
  • How have the shipping and airline industries been impacted?

Mikal Boe, CEO, Core-Power Holdings

17:20

Chairperson closing remarks and summary of the day’s findings 

17:30

End of Conference