Energy Risk is delighted to announce that the 18th annual Energy Risk Summit USA will take place in Houston on May 20-22, 2014!
Bill Perkins, Founder and Chief Investment Officer, SKYLAR CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
Scott O'Malia, Commissioner, COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION
This spring, energy traders and risk managers across the USA will gather for three days of cutting - edge discussions and rewarding networking with industry peers.
Recently proposed speculative position limits on commodity derivatives caused turmoil in energy markets and it remains uncertain when they will settle down. Energy markets are changing in an extraordinary way, and with the industry taking radical steps to simplify trading and risk management, what steps should managers take to adapt? What actions can be taken to manage prolonged market liquidity issues and what is the future of the bilateral OTC derivatives trading?
"Timely topics, insightful speakers, thoughtful conversations"
For many years now, Energy Risk Summit USA has been the event of choice for professionals seeking to enhance risk management and trading techniques, as well as get to grips with fundamental regulatory and macro changes. The event will allow you to make valuable contacts and give you an opportunity to:
- Discuss further developments in the OTC derivatives trading
- Explore trade surveillance approach that mitigate regulatory risk
- Assess prolonged market liquidity issues and how to manage them
- Discover the ways to utilize ERM program in the capital allocation decision process
- Debate crude oil price benchmarks, spreads and correlations
- Evaluate the changing landscape of state of the art energy risk management
- Understand the role renewables and how they are competing with traditional utilities
- Update your knowledge on the driving forces behind the supply and demand of energy commodities in the US
Confirmed speakers include:
Francisco Blanch, Head of Global Commodity Research, BANK OF AMERICA MERRILL LYNCH GLOBAL RESEARCH
Gary Taylor, NAGP Chief Risk Officer, BP
Glen Mackey, Chief Risk Officer, NRG ENERGY
Sean Collins, Deputy Director, Division of Analytics and Surveillance, Office of Enforcement, FERC
Ken Robinson, Chief Risk Officer, CALPINE
Jonathan Stein, Chief Risk Officer, HESS CORPORATION
Uzi Rosha, Global Chief Compliance Officer, CARGILL RISK MANAGEMENT
John Doran, Director, Trade Monitoring and Surveillance, CONOCOPHILLIPS
Ike Gibbs, Chief Compliance Officer, DIRECT ENERGY
James Caulfield, Formerly Global Head of Market Risk, IST, BP
Brett Humphreys, Chief Risk Officer, Commodities, MORGAN STANLEY
Michael Carter, Director, Credit and Treasury, TWIN EAGLE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Vince Kaminski, Professor, RICE UNIVERSITY'S JESSE H. JONES GRADUATE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT
Ben Bergum, Director, Fuel Hedging, DELTA AIR LINES
Lynda Clemmons, Principal, NRG ENERGY
... and many more!
"Excellent place to see industry colleagues, make new friends and share new innovative ideas"
"Interesting presenters and well put together venue"
"I thought the conference was great and more importantly in tune to what is going on in the current industry"
"I was impressed with the relevance of the topics and the quality of the speakers. I thought it was amazing how everything kept moving to fit so much content into such a limited time"