AGENDA

Timings are in British Summer Time.

10.00

LET’S GET YOU STARTED!

During that time you’ll be able to:

  • Familiarise yourself with the platform
  • Review the day’s programme
  • See who else is attending
  • Arrange meetings with relevant individual
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’?

 

ALI MUHAMMAD LAKDAWALA, Vertical Head of Soft Commodities, ITC LTD (FOODS DIVISION)

10.50

Panel discussion ‘Man’ vs ‘Man+Machine’: Where can technical analysis support trading in today’s landscape?

  • With the increased use of Algo trading, is technical analysis still relevant?
  • Is liquidity too low in energy and commodity markets for technical analysis to be efficient? Does it work enough so that it MUST be used?
  • Top technical analysts comment on your markets – The panelists want your suggestions

 

TREVOR NEIL,  Energy Technical Analyst, BETA GROUP
EDDIE TOFPIK,
Head of Technical Analysis & Senior Markets Analyst, ADMI
CLIVE LAMBERT,
Chief Technical Analyst, FUTURESTECHS

11.40

Group discussions
MARKETS

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

  • Oil market dynamics
  • LNG market dynamics
  • Soft commodities market dynamics
  • Metals market dynamics
  • Historical prices and volumes data: Is the pandemic undermining the power of technical analysis?

12.10

Lunch Break

During that time you’ll be able to:

  • Meet with industry peers and communicate with them
  • Browse the virtual exhibition hall
  • Refuel!

            TRADING TECHNOLOGY

13.15

Presentation
FIRESIDE CHAT WITH ALEXANDER RAGUZ

  • 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

 
ALEXANDER RAGUZ, Head of Algorithmic Trading, ELBOIL GMBH

13.35

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


MODERATOR: JIGAR PANDIT, Director, SHAREKHAN COMTRADE PVT LTD.
IAN MURRIN, Founder & CEO, DIGITERRE
TOM JAMES, CEO & CIO, TRADEFLOW CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
IGNACIO (NACHO) GIMENEZ, Managing Partner, BP VENTURES

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

14.45

Afternoon Break
During that time you’ll be able to:

  • Meet with industry peers and communicate with them
  • Browse the virtual exhibition hall

GREEN TRADING NEW OPPORTUNITIES

15.15

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-consuming companies: What’s in it for you?


TOBY STANWAY, Founder, INVEST NET ZERO

15.35

Panel discussion
EMBRACING GREEN TRADING AND SUSTAINABILITY: WHAT DOES THAT ENTAIL? WHAT ARE THE OPPORTUNITIES?

 

  • Exchanges: Is the revolution in march? What are they doing to support the transition to more sustainable trading?
  • How trading portfolio management should adapt
  • What are the opportunities in that field?


MODERATOR: EDDIE TOFPIK, Head of Technical Analysis & Senior Markets Analyst, ADMI
ALEXANDER RAGUZ, Head of Algorithmic Trading, ELBOIL GMBH
HUGO BRODIE, VP Sustainability, LONDON METAL EXCHANGE – LME
PAUL SEBASTIEN, Co-Founder, CLIMATE NEUTRAL COMMODITY

16.15

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

END OF FORUM

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

 

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