Advancing the Field of Quantitative Finance
formerly the IAFE

Event

Event: Energy Alternatives Panel
Date: November 13
Time: 5:30 Registration, 6:00 Program Begins, 7:30 Reception
Location:
Goldman Sachs
180 Maiden Lane
New York City

Energy Alternatives Panel
Risk / Transparency / Technology and their Impact on the Market
Leading Professionals Discuss Innovation in the Energy Markets

Panelists:
Sailesh Buddhavarapu, Director of In-Business Risk, Citigroup
Bill Hederman, Executive Director, Morgan Lewis Energy Resource Group
Joey Kleinman, Senior Proprietary Trader, Sempra Energy Trading Corp
Rob McAndrew, Vice President, Chicago Climate Exchange

Moderator:
Randy Katzenstein, President and CEO, OBEX Group LLC

Our panel will be discussing: 

  • Major types of transactions existing today and how are they implemented- impact of electronic trading, commodity Funds and Indices;
  • New initiatives in energy trading and risk assessment sectors;
  • Current initiatives and the opportunities that they present (i.e. Climate Exchange, water trading, etc).
  • Risk and compliance issues that an energy trading firm considers and how they are applied – evolutionary risk model development;
  • Trading styles, i.e. technical, fundamental, and theme based;
  • Issues surrounding competition and regulation and the economic and financial effects of regulation on energy markets;
  • How Exchange vs. OTC trading may impinge upon transparency and index construction - suggested solutions.

The discussion will be followed by a question and answer section.

Hosted By:
Goldman Sachs