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23-24 August 2017

Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel
Sonja Henies plass 3
0134 Oslo

2-days conference including Fjord Cruise: 
EUR 1.075
Conference only: EUR 995

For service providers (weather, software and risk management tool providers) conference and dinner cruise EUR 1,575

The price for the whole event includes conference, documentation, lunches and Fjord Cruise. VAT is not included in the price.


Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel
Sonja Henies plass 3
0134 Oslo

The organiser reserved several accommodation rooms at the conference hotel which now is filled up. But it can be rooms there anyway: To check, please call: +47 0 25 25 (02525 from Norway)

Terms and conditions
Payment due within 20 days from received invoice. If you are prevented from coming, a colleague can take your place. If you have to cancel your registration, an administration fee of 10% will be charged. If the cancellation takes place two weeks prior to the conference, you will be charged 50% of the price. If the cancellation takes place one week prior to the conference, total amount will be charged. Cancellations have to be in writing

Montel would like to welcome you to the Nordic market’s traditional get-together on the Oslo fjord, combined with a two-day conference programme that takes the pulse of both global markets and the region’s most important issues.


Conference sessions: 
» Key commodities impacting Nordic power

» The future of power trading 

» Power market fundamentals 


Speakers include prominent names from the financial sector, the energy trading community, analysts and regulators



Programme highlights:


Wednesday 23 August:


09.00 - 09.30 Registration and coffee


09.30 - 09.40 Welcome and opening

Olav Vilnes and Morten Hegna, conference moderators, Montel


Impact of the global economy on the Nordic power market


09.40 - 10.10 Trump, Opec, China – impact on commodity markets

Amrita Sen, co-founder and Chief Oil Analyst, Energy Aspects


10.10 - 10.40 Coal price outlook - China crisis part II?

Guillaume Perret, founder and director, Perret Associates


10.45 - 11.15 Morning coffee


11.15 - 11.45 The EU ETS – when will carbon market reforms begin to bite?

Ingvild Sørhus, Senior carbon analyst, Thomson Reuters Point Carbon. (Replaces Hæge Fjellheim)


11.45 - 12.15 Global fuels or local oversupply – what will drive Nordic power prices?

Tor Reier Lilleholt, Head of Nordic Analysis, MKonline


12.20 - 13.30 Lunch 


The future of power trading


13.30 - 13.50 Plunging technology costs – reaching a tipping point?

Michel Martin, Principal Consultant, Pöyry Management Consulting (Norway) AS


13.50 - 14.10 Will EU regulations stifle financial power trading?

Heine Rønningen, Nordic KAM Power & Environmental Markets, European Energy Exchange AG


14.10 - 14.30 Boosting market liquidity in the Nordics

Catharina Hovemyr, CEO, Nasdaq Commodities Europe


14.30 - 15.10 Afternoon coffee


15.10 - 15.30 Managing the shift to short term trading

Chris Whellams, CTO, Director IT Development, Nord Pool


15.30 - 15.50 Blockchain – will it disrupt wholesale markets or spur innovation?

Stefan Fastesson, CEO, Faston Commodity and Business Advisor AB


15.50 - 16.10 Post 2020 – Will Elcert reform spur further investments?

Joachim Jernæs, senior analyst, StormGeo Nena Analysis


16.20 - 16.40 The Nordic electricity market – must try harder?

Chaired by Montel News. Participants: Afternoon speakers


Drinks reception at Axpo Nordic office, Tjuvholmen allé 3, 0252 Oslo  


18.30 - 22.30 Fjord Cruise (Departure at 19.00)  



Thursday 24 August:


Power market fundamentals


09.30 - 10.00 Increased consumer flexibility – what will it mean for the power market of the future?  

Harald von Heyden, CEO, Enfo AS


10.00 - 10.30 An integrated European market – pipedream or reality?

Bente Hagem, Executive Vice President, Statnett. Chair of the Board, Entso-E


10.30 - 11.00 Morning coffee


11.00 - 11.30 How to maximize cross-border flows

Andrea Stengel, Senior Adviser at Energy Norway, the Norwegian Electricity Industry Association 


11.30 - 12.00 Will Germany’s next government accelerate or slow down the “Energiewende”?     
Prof. Konstantin Lenz, Professor for Energy Economics, University of Applied Sciences Erfurt; in Associaton with Thema Consulting


12.00 - 12.30 France – nuclear dream or nightmare?

Richard Sverrisson, Editor Europe, Montel News


12.45 - 14.00 Conference summary and lunch



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14.00 - 15.30 Afternoon workshop: Making it real: The value of flexibility?  

Marc Hasenbeck, Managing Director, price[IT]  

  • Starting with green forward curves

  • Know your options: timevalue through flexibility

  • Stochastic optimisation - Getting more out of a CHP'

  • Scheduling taking into account flexibility

  • Hedging additional value of tomorrow's flexibility today

The workshop is free of charge for conference participants. Sign up here
















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