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Fjord Cruise only here!

20-21 August 2014

Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel
Sonja Henies plass 3
0134 Oslo

Conference & Fjord Cruise:
NOK 8,950

Customers of Montel Online:
NOK 8,350

For service providers (software and risk management tool providers) conference and dinner cruise NOK 13,990

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 have reserved several accommodation rooms at the conference hotel. Price is NOK 1595,- per night. Breakfast and wireless internet connection included.

To order, please call
+47 0 25 25 (02525 from Norway) or send an e-mail. Reservation code: NO2014

Note: After 26 July the reserved room block will be cancelled and rooms are sold on the open market. 



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 highlights:

  • Macro-economic outlook and key commodities impacting Nordic power

  • Nordic Power Market - Fundamental outlook

  • European market coupling and intraday trading – future possibilities!


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





 Wednesday 20 August

09:00 Registration


09.30-09.40 Welcome and opening

Morten Hegna, conference chairman, Montel


09.40-10.10 Oil market outlook amid a challenging geopolitical environment

Torbjørn Kjus, oil analyst, DNB


10.15-10.45 Gas market outlook after the recent changes in Europe

May Mannes, Head of Gas Analysis, Eclipse Energy Group (replaces Robert Minsaas)


Morning coffee break


11.15-11.45 Will coal prices rebound? Implications for Nordic and European power prices

Diana Bacila, coal analyst, Nena


11.45-12.15 Is the EU ETS salvageable? Will the cap tighten sufficiently to boost prices post-2020?

Stig Schjølset, senior analyst, Thomson Reuters Point Carbon


Summary panel session


12.30-14.00 Lunch and sponsor exhibition


14.00-14.30 Trading in the Nordics post-Mifid 2, Emir and REMIT

Andrea Stengel, adviser, Energi Norge    


14.30-15.00 The impact of new EU regulation on financial power traders

Bjørn Sibbern, President NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen and Global Head of NASDAQ OMX Commodities


Afternoon coffee   


15.30-16.00 Short and medium term forecasts for Nordic power prices

Tor Reier Lilleholt, head of Nordic analysis, Markedskraft ASA


16.00-16.30 The Nordic power balance up to 2030. Consequences for prices and market participants

Ole Løfsnæs, principal consultant, Pöyry Management Consulting


18.30-22.30 Fjord Cruise



Thursday 21 August


09.30-10.00 How will market coupling in NW Europe work in practice?

Paul-Georg Garmer, senior manager, public affairs, TenneT TSO GmbH 


10.00-10.30 Elbas 4: Challenges and opportunities for intraday trading in both the Nordics and Europe

Haakon Reiersen Leknes, regional manager Norway and Benelux, Nord Pool Spot AS


Morning coffee


11.10-11.40 Speed and accuracy - crucial to be successful in European short-term markets

Hallstein Hagen, head of sales and marketing, Brady Energy

11.40-12.10 Trading power in Germany’s Energiewende and improving liquidity in short term markets

Marcus Bokermann, director, market strategy portfolio management asset optimisation & trading, Vattenfall


12.10-12.40 Nordic Power Options Market 2.0 - How to wake up Nordic options trading as a hedging tool

Fredrik Bodecker, CEO, Modity Energy Trading   


12.40-13.00 Summary panel session


13.00-14.30 Conference summary and lunch






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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 more than one month before the event, an administration fee of 10% will be charged. Any cancellation after that will incur a charge of the total amount. However, you will receive a free place to a future Montel-event. Cancellations must be received in writing.





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