Nordic Energy Days 2018
Telephone: +47 22 99 42 00
Email: events@montelnews.com


* for both invoice and credit card payment

For any questions related to registration, please contact events@montelnews.com or call Morten Hegna at +47 917 57 662.


FjordCruise only here

22-23 August 2018

Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel

Sonja Henies plass 3

0134 Oslo 

Time schedule
22 August:

09.00 - 09.30 Registration and coffee
09.30 - 16.45 Conference

Drinks reception at Axpo Nordic, Dronning Eufemias gate 6B
18.30 - 22.30 Dinner cruise. Departure from Langkaia in Bjørvika at 19.00

23 August:

09.00 - 09.30 Registration and coffee

09.30 - 13.00 Conference finshed with lunch


2-days conference including Fjord Cruise:  EUR 1.075

Conference only: EUR 995  

For service providers (brokers, 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.

Montel customer discount
*Subscribers to Montel Online and clients of the sponsors are entitled to two free dinner cruise tickets per company. 


Hotel accommodation:

We have reserved several rooms at the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel. Room rates are from 1.945 NOK/night for a single room. Please use the booking code NE2018. Phone no. +47 22 05 80 00


If you have any questions,
please contact
Morten Hegna, Montel AS
Phone: +47 917 57 662


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: 

» Power markets in motion

» Analytics and advances in power trading

» Global energy markets and impact on Nordic power      


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




Wednesday 22 August:

09.00 - 09.30 Registration and coffee
09.30 - 09.40 Welcome and opening
Olav Vilnes and Morten Hegna, conference moderators, Montel
Power markets in motion.
09.40 - 10.10 EU policy and the clean energy package - impact on the Nordic power market
Anne C. Bolle, Managing Director EU Affairs, Statkraft Brussels SPRL

10.10 - 10.40 Integrating Europe’s power markets – a success story?

Bente Hagem, Executive Vice President, Statnett SF and Chair of the Board at ENTSO-E  
10.45 - 11.15 Morning coffee
11.15 – 12.15 Short term power markets
Towards an increasingly flexible European power spot market
David Assaad, Director Marketing and Customer Solutions, EPEX Spot
Competition and integration in European power markets. Xbid – the way forward.
Kari Ekelund Thørud, CEO, Nord Pool
Xbid from a practical view: What have we learned from the first months after launching Xbid.
Bo Palmgren, Head of Intraday Trading at Energi Danmark
12.30 - 13.45 Lunch
13.45 – 14.00 A new entrant in the Nordic & Baltic power market
Paulius Gineitis, Head Baltic Operations, Division Trading and Sales, ČEZ, a.s
14.00 – 14.40 Competition in the Nordics? Panel session with
Catharina Hovemyr, CEO, NASDAQ European Commodities, Heine Rønningen from EEX, Paulius Gineitis from ČEZ and more.
Presentations and debate.
14.40 - 15.10 Afternoon coffee
Analytics and advances in power trading
15.10 - 15.30 AI and power market predictions
Sigfred Sørensen, IT developer, Montel IT

15.30 - 15.50 Artificial intelligence in energy trading
Dr. Larisa Chizhova, Developer and data scientist, VisoTech

15.50 - 16.10 Will automated trading and smart contracts replace traders?
Richard Plum, Productmanager Consulting, Energy Economics and Operations, ProCom GmbH
16.10 - 16.40 Blockchain – ready for commercial launch or still just hype?
Olaf Stehr, IT Architect, Axpo Trading AG

Summary of the first day

Drinks reception at Axpo Nordic, Dronning Eufemias gate 6B
18.30 - 22.30 Fjord Cruise (Departure at 19.00 from Langkaia in Bjørvika)
Thursday 23 August:
Global energy markets and impact on Nordic power
09.30 - 10.00 Geopolitics – Trump, Iran and China. More turmoil for commodity markets?

Bjarne Schieldrop, ‎Chief analyst, Commodities - ‎SEB Merchant Banking
10.00 - 10.20 Coal – back to USD 100? Main price drivers in 2018 and forward.

Diana Bacila, Senior Analyst, StormGeo AS Nena Analysis

10.20 - 10.40 The EU ETS – when will we see EUR 25/t?
Ingvild Sorhus, Lead Analyst, EU Carbon Analysis, Point Carbon, Thomson Reuters
10.40 - 11.10 Morning coffee
11.10 - 11.30 European power markets: A journey across the continent.
Olav Vilnes and Richard Sverrisson, Editors, Montel news
11.30 – 11.50 Advanced mathematics in modelling short term power markets: why higher resolution matters.
Hugo Birkelund, CEO, Energy Quantified
12.00 - 12.30 Global fuels or Nordic fundamentals – what will drive Nordic power prices over the next 12 months?
Christopher Rindahl, Senior Analyst, Wattsight
12.45 - 14.00 Conference summary and lunch




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. 













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