Platts 4th Annual Nodal Trader – Oct. 25-26, 2011 – NYC

August 24, 2011 / News & Updates

Register By September 16, 2011 And SAVE $300

Network with industry peers and hear from leading trading experts, market operators, monitors, exchanges, and analysts at this year’s Platts 4th Annual Nodal Trader conference.

KEYNOTE — Assessing Market And Credit Risk For FTRs In A Changing Regulatory Environment
Benjamin Preston, Executive Director, Credit Risk Management Group, Macquarie Holdings (USA) Inc.

Learn the latest on the Nodal/Virtual Trading Markets:

  • Financial reform legislation and its impact on power trading — How will FTRs in wholesale power markets be treated under new developing rules?
  • FERC Credit Reform Order — The impact of new minimum participation requirements
  • Trading beyond RTOs/ISOs — When to trade FTRs versus bilateral versus cleared contracts
  • Financial players in power trading — Threats associated with market resettlements
  • Building blocks and emerging trends for structured products — Meeting the needs of end-users trying to hedge

Speakers Include:

  • Michael Rosenberg, Manager,Active Power Investments LLC
  • Jared Johnson, Director,Amerex Brokers, LLC
  • Margaret Miller, Director, Regulatory Affairs, West,Brookfield Energy Marketing
  • Guillermo Bautista, Ph.D., Senior Power System Technology Specialist,CAISO
  • Brenda Boultwood, Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer,Constellation Energy
  • Veronica Bosquez, Analyst,Customized Energy Solutions
  • Dean Wilde, Chief Executive Officer,DC Energy LLC
  • Bruce Bleiweis, Director, Market AffairsDC Energy LLC
  • David Hastings, President,DHastCo, LLC
  • Pierre Tournois, Vice President, Nodal Trading,EDF Trading North America LLC
  • Mike Cleary, Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer,ERCOT
  • Michael Cosgrove, Group Managing Director, Strategic Initiatives in Commodities and Energy,GFI Group Inc.
  • Harry Singh, Vice President,Goldman Sachs
  • Igor Kliakhandler, President,Intergrid Mideast Group
  • Marc D. Montalvo, Director, Market Assessment & Investigation, IMM,ISO New England
  • James Williamson, Trading Director and OwnerJPTC, LLC
  • Todd Ramey, Executive Director, Forward Markets,MISO
  • Joseph Bowring, President,Monitoring Analytics
  • Sharon Brown-Hruska, Ph.D., Vice President, Securities and Finance,NERA;former Commissioner,CFTC
  • Paul Cusenza, Chief Executive Officer,Nodal Exchange, LLC
  • Ann Sacra, President and Chief Operating OfficerNodal Exchange, LLC
  • Carol A. Smoots, Partner,Perkins Coie LLP
  • Tim Horger, Manager,PJM
  • Mike Wilczek, Senior Markets Editor, North American Electricity,Platts
  • Beth Garza, Deputy Director, ERCOT IMM,Potomac Economics
  • Richard Dillon, Director, Market Development and Analysis,SPP

For more information and speaking opportunities, contact:
Erica Giardina
Tel: 781-430-2115

For sponsorship opportunities, contact:
Lorne Grout
Tel: 781-430-2112

For media inquiries, contact:
Christine Benners
Tel: 781-430-2104