Agenda 2022

Agenda 2022

Agenda 2022

CTD TIME

08:0008:55

Breakfast briefing

08:15 - 08:55

08:5509:00

Chair’s opening remarks

08:55 - 09:00

09:0010:00

Financing the energy transition. Where are the top investors putting their money?

09:00 - 10:00

  • Investor angle. What is the best investment strategy to support energy transition?
  • Strategic options available for energy firms
  • Looking ahead to 2030. What will be the impact on asset valuation and how to you keep investment sustainable? for the years to come?
  • How can you improve the efficiency of your financing process using digital solutions?

10:0011:00

Tech and innovation strategies from a CRO’s perspective

10:00 - 11:00

  • Digital strategy from definition to execution. How can you ensure your digitalisation journey is on track?
  • Data consumption has changed over the last few years, how to stay proactive in helping users make faster and more informed decisions?
  • Optimising your IT landscape. Finding the right solution for your organisation

11:0012:00

Carbon trading. The status of carbon markets today and how they evolved?

11:00 - 12:00

  • Digital strategy from definition to execution. How can you ensure your digitalisation journey is on track?
  • Data consumption has changed over the last few years, how to stay proactive in helping users make faster and more informed decisions?
  • Optimising your IT landscape. Finding the right solution for your organisation
Marc Merrill

President & CEO

Uniper North America

Marc Merrill is President & CEO of Uniper North America where he has overall responsibility for the Uniper Group’s activities in North America.  Marc previously has held numerous leadership and board positions within the Uniper Group and has particular experience building, leading and restructuring global teams. 

Prior to joining Uniper, Marc was in private legal practice in Munich, Germany and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He received his Juris Doctorate and Bachelor of Civil Law degrees from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University and his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas-Austin. He also studied law in Germany and France. He is fluent in German.

 

12:0013:00

Renewables. What is the appetite in investing?

12:00 - 13:00

  • How quickly will renewables replace fossil fuels?
  • What is the impact of renewable energy integration on the power grid from an infrastructure perspective?
  • How is your organization adapting to the new ecosystem and growing complexities?
  • The role and importance of market design in enabling major transitions to happen?

13:0014:00

Lunch break

13:00 - 14:00

14:0015:00

Geopolitical risk and the impact of new policies on the emerging energy markets

14:00 - 15:00

  • What regulations, policies, and forecasts will re-shape the energy sector in the next years?
  • USA’s environmental partnership and how is Biden’s administration infrastructure plan affecting the rest of the global markets?
  • European green deal forecasts. What’s next? 
  • Designing a stable market. How can we grow the voluntary market and break into the political wall?
  • Political issues around solar panels and wind turbines. Where are all the components coming from?

15:0016:00

Portfolio risk management. How to ensure stability?

15:00 - 16:00

  • What are the latest innovations in PPA (Power Purchase Agreement) structures?
  • Liquid risk transfer solutions for PPAs
  • Which stocks are actually clean and green?
  • Managing climate risk in equity and bond portfolios. The impact of climate investing on fossil fuel firms, what to look for?

16:0017:00

ESG sustainability programs. Main trends and where are we heading?

16:00 - 17:00

  • How to build your sustainability programme?
  • ESG reporting criteria, what companies can agree on and how to incorporate ESG in everything you do?
  • How can you reach a more consistent and compete reporting and transparency?
  • Scheme options. Where are they now and will they become mandatory in the next couple of years?

17:0020:00

VIP Networking dinner

17:00 - 20:00

CTD TIME

08:1508:55

Breakfast briefing

08:15 - 08:55

08:5509:00

Chair’s opening remarks

08:55 - 09:00

09:0010:00

Price volatility in the energy sector. The current state of the market and where it’s heading?

09:00 - 10:00

  • Exploring the financial-economics approach to forecasting the energy mix prices.
  • How can we support consumers to reduce the effects of gas price volatility?
  • How is forecasting of the fossil fuel impacted by new energy sources?
  • What is the evolution of supply chain risk and how will it impact prices?
  • Is the economy staying on track?

10:0011:00

Deep dive into Ai and machine learning. Digitalization and automation in the post COVID era

10:00 - 11:00

  • What is the impact of digitalisation and automation on the industry?
  • Algo trading versus AI trading. Taking possibilities further
  • How to integrate your data and analytics to ensure the best use case for your AI solution?

11:0012:00

Climate risk and counterparty credit. What’s next?

11:00 - 12:00

  • Is climate risk essentially credit risk?
  • How to incorporate climate risk into credit valuation adjustments (CVAs)
  • How to overcome a lack of historical data?
  • Climate risk. Combining the energy aspect with the climate aspect
  • How far forward should a credit officer be looking?

12:0013:00

Outlook on the hydrogen markets and what the risk managers need to know?

12:00 - 13:00

  • How can hydrogen become a reliable energy source for industries that are hard to decarbonise using electricity?
  • Will derived hydrogen become cheaper than fossil fuel hydrogen?
  • When will hydrogen costs meet the same level as conventional energy sources?

13:0014:00

Lunch break

13:00 - 14:00

14:0015:00

Fossil fuels, how long will we need them?

14:00 - 15:00

  • Gas has been the overwhelming source of emissions reductions, but it will not last for the next 10 years. What will happen after that?
  • The rise of oil demand and the associated production shortages
  • Understanding the role that changes in risk tolerance have been playing in oil & gas investment activity
  • What will happen to crude oil stocks if the oil supply does not meet growing demand and how will it impact imports?
  • Commodity market indicators. What natural-gas and power markets are forecasting for 2023?
  • How can we encourage global cooperation to balance supply and demand of the LNG market?

15:0016:00

Next generation cyber risk for the energy industry

15:00 - 16:00

  • What are the latest cyber security threats for energy firms and how to overcome them?
  • Managing change and behavioural patterns to assess and minimise cyber threats
  • Best practices in building a cyber security framework

16:0017:00

Black swan events. Moving from risk to resilience and how to protect your organisation?

16:00 - 17:00

  • Should build back better be ‘build back greener’?
  • Texas freeze one year on. Lessons learned and how can we prevent it from happening again?
  • What is the evolution of supply chain risk in the post covid era?
  • Understanding different elements required to implement a successful resilience framework.

17:0020:00

Drinks reception

17:00 - 20:00