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3rd Annual Weather Risk Management for the Energy Markets

Maximising Weather Risk Tools and Integrating Advanced Forecasts to Stay on Top of Weather Changes

11-13 June 2014
Hotel Mövenpick Berlin, Germany

Conference Workshop

Dressing uncertainty for next years’ wind resource variability

This workshop will cover topics such as short-term wind power forecasting, seasonal and sbu-seasonal forecasting as well as near-term resource predictions. as well as

Workshop Moderator: Gil Lizcano

Company: Research and Development Director, Vortex

Why You Should Attend

3rd Annual Weather Risk Management for the Energy Markets

The recent extreme climate changes have led to some serious issues and emphasized once again the importance of weather forecast and the need for a different approach to weather risk exposure management. Extreme cold winters and dry summers have proved to be very challenging for the energy market.

Weather risk is nothing new, the issue is that companies are now more than ever, able to hedge and trade against weather risk this is a key strategy that can be used to not only minimise risk but also to make profit! This exclusive conference looks at the measurement and integration of forecasts into the trading strategy, and goes that one step further to understand the adaptations in the trading strategy from both a long term and short term point of view.


Key Topics

  • Learn about the latest forecast techniques and how to interpret new weather patterns
  • Understand the impact of climate and weather change on renewable production
  • Maximise your profits with advanced weather structured tools
  • Overcome the issue of weather related events with best practice for risk exposure management
  • Discover the new developments in weather models and their impact on trading strategies
  • Previous Attendees Include

    Head of Market Analysis and Forecasting

    Head of Weather Analysis and Trading

    Weather Derivates Director
    Munich Re

    Head of Operational Support

    Head of Weather Derivates
    EDF Trading

    Head of Concentrated Solar Power Fleet

    Energy Meteorologist
    DONG Energy

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    Practical Insights From

    Jesper Nissen
    Senior R&D Engineer, New Renewable Technologies Sustainable Energy Projects
    Vattenfall Wind Power A/S

    Tomas Valach
    Project Manager-Origination

    Stefan Erath
    Head of Market Analysis, Meteorologist
    Norsk Hydro

    Dr. Nenad Keseric
    Head of Operational Support

    Jens Boening
    Head of Weather Derivatives
    EDF Trading

    Rune Hedegaard Povlsen
    Short Term Trader
    Dong Energy

    Christopher Hyde
    Director of Weather Marketing
    MDA Information Systems

    Peter Malsbury
    Complex Gas Manager, Complex Risk and Hedge Execution
    RWE npower

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    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Daniel Schuster

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