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Conferences

12th Annual Nodal Trader Conference

Date
October 24-25, 2019
City
New York, NY
Venue
Crowne Plaza Times Square

Register Today and Join a Community of More than 250 Nodal Traders, Market Regulators, and Thought-Leaders

  • Join S&P Global Platts in New York City for the 12th Annual Nodal Trader Conference. The premier annual event for nodal traders. Traders, utilities, investors, regulators, and representatives from the ISOs and RTOs will gather to network and discuss the critical power market issues that impact your trading business.

  • From default risk management to powering FTR/virtual markets, we’ve got it covered:

    Default risk management

    -Lessons learned from recent and settled FERC cases & a review of FERC’s “de novo review”

    PJMs next steps

    -Credit issues, FTR market design, carbon pricing, price formation, and next steps in improved modeling

    An update on CAISO’s markets

    -Performance of CRR auctions under recent policy changes, CRR settlements with new pro-rata-funding

    What should the ISO/RTO 2.0 look like?

    -Should market management/operations and system operations/planning be separate, independent organizations within an ISO/RTO?

    Emerging nodal markets: Mexico

    -State of the Mexico wholesale power market, private auctions and new products

    Power markets 2.0: Perspectives on capacity/energy-only

    -ERCOT market reforms: Potential changes in backdrop of tight reserve margins and the learnings from summer 2019

    Price formation is complete: Now what?

    -What has FERC accomplished and what more could they do?

    Linking FTRs and power futures

    -FTR look-alike futures contracts and potential ways to link the markets even more

    Powering FTR/Virtual markets 2.0

    -FERC Order 681: Implementing long-term auctions and trading differences across the ISO/RTOs: Information sharing, searching for more market consistencies

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Agenda

Speakers

Michael Rosenberg, Manager, Active Power Investments

Sean Leckey, Head of Trading, BETM

Jeff Pavlovic, Managing Director, Bravos Energia

Josh Becker, Senior Congestion Trader, CWP Energy

Guillermo Bautista Alderete, Ph.D., Director, Market Analysis and Forecasting, CAISO

Raj Nagarsheth, Head of Nodal Trading, EDF Trading

Nancy Bagot, Senior Vice President, Electric Power Supply Association (EPSA)

Kevin Gates, President, Elmagin Capital LLC

Mason Emnett, Vice President, Competitive Market Policy, Exelon

Harry Singh, Vice President, Goldman Sachs

William W. Hogan, Raymond Plank Professor of Global Energy Policy, JFK School of Government, Harvard University

Joseph Bowring, President, Monitoring Analytics

Paul Cusenza, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Nodal Exchange, LLC

Ruta Skucas, Partner, Pierce Atwood LLP

Adam Keech, Executive Director, Market Operations, PJM

Ken Irvin, Partner, Sidley

Noha Sidhom, Chief Executive Officer, TPC Energy

Arnie Quinn, Senior Director, FERC-Jurisdictional Markets, Vistra Energy

Casey Khan, Head of Compliance, Vitol

Tom Ottem, Vice President, Market Data Operations, Yes Energy

Pricing Details

The S&P Global Platts 12th Annual Nodal Trader Conference will be held on October 24-25, 2019 at the Crowne Plaza Times Square, New York, NY.

    • Registration Fee
    • Team Discount
    • Early Bird Rate
      Register by September 13, Save $300
    • Conference
    • $1,595 / delegate
    • $1,196.25 / delegate
    • $1,295 / delegate
    • Government/Muni/Coop Conference Discount Rate
    • $1,095 / delegate
    • - / delegate
    • $995 / delegate

Please refer to the Discounts section below for details and restrictions. Some discounts not available online.

The conference registration fee includes breakfasts, luncheon(s), reception(s), and refreshments as noted in the conference agenda, as well as post-conference documentation. Payment in full is required for attendance. If payment or proof of payment is not received before the start of the event, our staff will require a credit card guarantee to allow entry. We do not accept cash payments. All onsite registrations will be charged an additional $100. All prices are stated in USD.

Discounts

Discounts or promotional offers cannot be combined and must be applied at the time of original registration (cannot be applied retroactively).

Early Bird Discount:

Register by Friday, September 13, 2019 to save $300 off the Standard Commercial registration rate. This discount is applied automatically, regardless of registration method.

Team Discount (Best Value):

Your organization may send 1 executive free for every 3 delegates registered at the Standard Commercial Rate. All registrations must be made at the same time to qualify. Please call 800-752-8878 (toll-free) or +1 212-904-3070 (outside the US and Canada), or email registration@platts.com to receive this discount. This discount rate is not available online.

Government/Muni/Coop Discount:

Verification may be required. Please call 800-752-8878 (toll-free) or +1 212-904-3070 (outside the US and Canada), or email registration@platts.com to receive this discount. This discount rate is not available online.

Substitutions & Cancellations

Your registration may be transferred to a member of your organization up to 24 hours in advance of the conference. Cancellation requests must be received in writing via email to registration@platts.com on or before Tuesday, September 24, 2019 (30 calendar days from the event start date) in order to be refunded, less a $195 administrative charge. No refunds will be made after this date. In the event of non-attendance, the full invoice fee will be payable. In case of conference cancellation, S&P Global Platts liability is limited to refund of the conference registration fee only. S&P Global Platts reserves the right to alter this program without prior notice.

Payment

S&P Global Platts accepts payment by credit card, wire transfer, check, and purchase order for this conference.

To pay by credit card You may register using any of the available registration methods (website, phone, and email).

If registering on the website:

Select your payment method during the Payment/Verification step.

If registering by phone or email:

The customer service representative assisting with your registration will provide payment instructions for all methods of payment.

To pay by wire transfer, check, or purchase order You may register by phone and email for all conferences. Registration on the website using these payment methods is available for select conferences only.

If registering on the website (where available):

Select your payment method during the Payment/Verification step. To pay by wire transfer or check, choose “Please invoice me”. Instructions on where and how to send payment will be included on the invoice.

If registering by phone or email:

The customer service representative assisting with your registration will provide payment instructions for all methods of payment. Instructions on where and how to send payment will also be included on the invoice.

Please note that full payment must be received before the registrant may enter the conference. Wire transfer payments require at least 5 business days to post to an order. Check payments require at least 10 business days to post to an order.

Venue and Accommodation Information

The S&P Global Platts 12th Annual Nodal Trader Conference will be held on October 24-25, 2019 at the Crowne Plaza Times Square, New York, NY.

Venue

  • Crowne Plaza Times Square

    1605 Broadway

    New York, NY 10019

    Main Hotel Phone: +1 212-977-4000

    Visit the hotel website

Accommodation

Discounted Accommodation **
Your conference registration does not include accommodation. A limited number of rooms have been reserved for conference attendees at the Crowne Plaza Times Square at a discounted group rate. Please note that these rates apply for the nights of Wednesday, October 23 through Friday, October 25, 2019 with the option to lengthen your stay up to 3 days prior and 3 days after the event dates (subject to hotel availability). The discounted room rate will be available until Tuesday, October 1, 2019 – or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. All accommodation rates are stated in USD.

Room Rate
Standard King, Single or Double Occupancy — $369 per night + tax
Standard Double/Double, Single or Double Occupancy — $389 per night + tax

Reservations
Reservations may be made by calling the hotel directly at +1 212-977-4000 or via the registration link. Be sure to mention you are attending the S&P Global Platts 12th Annual Nodal Trader Conference in order to receive the discounted rate. Alternatively, you may book your room online by clicking this link.

** Please note: S&P Global Platts is not associated with any third-party reservation agents. Making any reservations through a third party may put your credit at risk of a compromise. To make your reservation, please use the hotel link or hotel phone number provided above.

Partnership through sponsorship

Are you a market leader or looking to become one?

The S&P Global Platts 12th Annual Nodal Trader Conference connects senior-level experts, decision-makers, and solution providers from across the North American nodal trading sector.

Our attendees and speakers gather to learn, make valuable contacts, and seek solutions to their pressing problems. With this goal in mind, our agenda is well-planned with multiple networking opportunities. Sponsorship offers you proven opportunities to:

— Leverage the S&P Global Platts energy and commodities information reputation
— Boost and reinforce your corporate image and brand recognition within the market
— Plan your onsite networking effectively with advance access to the attendee list
— Demonstrate your organization’s strengths and capabilities to executives empowered to make decisions
— Build and maintain lasting business relationships with key industry players
— Maximize your investment by focusing your efforts at a single location, face-to-face with an engaged audience

For more information on the full range of opportunities available and what S&P Global Platts can do for your business, please contact:

Martin Falkenberg
Business Development Manager
Tel. +1 857-383-5630
martin.falkenberg@spglobal.com

Platts offers a variety of standard and tailor-made sponsorship opportunities to fit your marketing and business-to-business needs and your budget.

Examples include:

  • Executive Sponsor

    As a leading sponsor, in addition to significant branding opportunities, your company may also recommend content and speakers, and enjoy the right of first refusal for an appropriate speaking opportunity within the agenda S&P Global Platts has researched and set forth.

  • Luncheon Host

    Marking the middle of each day, a great lunch provides the perfect setting for inspiring conversation and networking. As the exclusive Luncheon Host, your company will enjoy branding at the event along with the opportunity to engage existing and prospective clients in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

  • Cocktail Reception Host

    Closing the day, a networking reception for all participants provides a wonderful opportunity to discuss the day’s presentations and network prior to the evening’s plans. As the exclusive Cocktail Reception sponsor, your company will provide the audience with an enhanced networking experience while positioning itself as an industry leader in engaging existing and prospective clients.

    Our attendees and speakers gather to learn, make valuable contacts, and seek solutions to their pressing problems. With this goal in mind, our agenda is well-planned with multiple networking opportunities. Sponsorship offers you proven opportunities to:

  • Exhibitor

    Showcasing your products and services to a targeted group of senior executives reinforces market leadership and can help grow your business. Your exhibit will be located in the main breakout area where attendees go to network and get refreshments, which provides a focal point to engage your audience directly.

  • Additional sponsorship opportunities include:

    — Strategic Partner
    — Refreshment Break Host
    — Breakfast Sponsor
    — Lanyards and Name Badges

  • Looking to make an impression beyond event sponsorship?

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FAQs and Facts

Please read below for answers to frequently-asked questions, and how to contact us for more information or assistance.

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    Outside the US & Canada: +1 212-904-3070

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