AGENDA

Timings are in British Summer Time.

10.00

Virtual Networking and Coffee
MARKETS CHANGES & IMPACT ON TRADING STRATEGIES

10.30

Presentation
Disrupted, changing, complexified? The trading landscape today

  • How the pandemic has affected your trading strategy
  • China’s post-pandemic plans and impact on commodities
  • Policy changes: What should we expect from the Biden-Harris administration?
  • Toward a new commodity ‘supercycle’?

10.50

Panel discussion
Trading strategies in 2021 and forward

  • Development of green products on exchanges: Where do these new products fit in your overall trading strategy?
  • Technology developments: Are you integrating algorithmic trading into your strategy?
  • Emerging complex mathematical models

11.30

Group discussions
MARKETS

In this part the audience will split into groups to discuss various aspects of the markets in commodities, including:

  • Oil
  • LNG
  • Soft commodities
  • Metals

11.50

Feedback
In this section, one representative from each group discussion will come on the virtual stage to share with the audience the findings and take ways their group reached.

12.10

Lunch Break
TECHNOLOGY & RISK MANAGEMENT

13.15

Presentation
Deep dive into automated trading for commodities
  • What part of your portfolio does this apply to more easily?
  • Skills needed: Combining tech and economics abilities
  • Framework and infrastructure: Do you develop in-house or do you buy off-shelf? Pros and cons
  • Human discretion vs. programmatic rules

13.35

Panel discussion
Trading technology: Keeping a pulse on what tech has to offer
  • C/ETRMs: How far can you go with such systems?
  • Algorithmic trading: What should you be looking at from a trading and technology perspective?
  • AI for forecasting
  • Making data available to your quant traders

14.15

Group discussions
TECHNOLOGY & RISK MANAGEMENT

In this part the audience will split into groups to discuss various aspects of trading technology, including:

  • The place of human decision-making process
  • Trading risk management: How do you immunise your portfolio when it comes to complex derivatives?
  • AI and commodity trading

14.35

Feedback
In this section, one representative from each group discussion will come on the virtual stage to share with the audience the findings and take ways their group reached.

14.55

Afternoon Break
GREEN TRADING

15.25

Presentation
Green commodities: Not just for agri products!
  • What is the Green Commodities Programme? What are the other initiatives currently in place?
  • Answering environmental and social challenges, how these initiatives are shaping the trading world
  • Green energy trading for large energy consulting companies: What’s in it for you?
  • LME green contracts development

15.45

Panel discussion
Embracing green trading: What does that entail?
  • Exchanges: Is the revolution in march?
  • How trading portfolio management should adapt

16.25

Group discussions
GREEN TRADING

In this part the audience will split into groups to discuss various aspects of green trading, including:

  • Green energy trading
  • The exchanges’ offer in green contracts
  • From fuels to biofuels

16.45

Feedback
In this section, one representative from each group discussion will come on the virtual stage to share with the audience the findings and take ways their group reached.

17.05

END
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London E14 5AB
+44 20 7111 1615

 

Commodities People
Level 39
One Canada Square
Canary Wharf
London E14 5AB
+44 20 7111 1615