Have you safeguarded your future against disruption? #PlattsECX

The commodities market is going through a period of unprecedented disruption and change. Economic volatility, geopolitical risk, regulation and emerging digital technologies have all created uncertainty and opportunities reshaping commodities markets today.
 
This S&P Global Platts Essential Commodity Exchange or ECX 2019 provides you with an unrivalled opportunity to hear and engage with the foremost commodities experts and industry leaders on what this disruption will mean for the commodities market in 2020 enabling you to make decisions with conviction.
 

Why attend ECX?

- Move beyond the data with frank discussion among industry peers and evaluate missed opportunities throughout 2019 amidst geopolitical, financial and technological uncertainty. 
- Gain a competitive advantage on the issues of the future
- Consider the commodity themes of 2020 and safeguard your future against disruption 
 

Unrivaled networking and learning

New for S&P Global Platts Exchange events- take a deep dive into what’s important to you with our dedicated learning streams. Whether it’s Oil, Gas or Power, our industry leading moderators will provide you an outlook on what you can expect for 2020 and then lead a frank and candid discussion on the hottest issues for the year ahead.
 
Cap the day off with a special networking event. Join us for our annual S&P Global Platts Quiz. This informal ‘pub-style’ evening is a great chance to network with colleagues, industry leaders and friends during a great night of fun as we cap off fantastic 2019. We’d love for you to join us!
 
     
    Collocated with:

    Digital Commodities Exchange (DCX)

    The event will explore and the decipher the impact of optimizing historical data, integrating data from multiple sources, breaking down silos between business units and functions, setting data-governance standards, and deciding where the most important opportunities may lie. The underlining question we will be asking is how realistic are these requirements to pave the foundation for AI, Big Data, IoT and Blockchain?
     

Be part of the conversation

The S&P Global Platts Essential Commodity Exchange is aimed at senior executives in the commodities space with expertise in trading, analytics and/or strategic planning. Our industry leading audience comes from:
  • • Trading Houses
    • Banks and FS
    • Energy companies
    • Oil & Gas producers
    • Utilities
    • Consultancies
    • Technology providers

Agenda

View the preliminary agenda for S&P Global Platts Essential Commodities Exchange:

1 DAY – Tuesday, December 3, 2019
  • 8 amRegistration
  • 8:50 amWelcoming remarks
  • 9 amOPENING ADDRESS 2019 commodities market in review, the energy transition and prospects for 2020
    Chris Midgley, Global Director of Analytics, S&P Global Platts
  • 9:30 amESSENTIAL ADDRESS The commodities market today and tomorrow - a view from the top
    Jeff Currie, Global Head of Commodity Research, Goldman Sachs

The price of uncertainty: macroeconomics, geopolitics and evolving trade flows

  • 9:45 amMacroeconomic outlook for the commodities market
    • Global perspectives on economic volatility
    • Trade wars and impact on commodities
    • Will demand disconnect from the economic cycle?
    Giovanni Serio, Global Head of Research, Vitol
  • 10:10 amLEADERS EXCHANGE Geopolitics, trade tensions and volatile energy markets – Navigating a new paradigm in 2020
    • Geopolitical risk: the only certainty is uncertainty
    • Trade wars: the impact on energy flows, oil prices and LNG markets as the US and China lock horns
    • OPEC, the dragon and one man’s twitter account
    Michael Denison, Group Political Advisor, BP
    Andrea Pescatori, Chief of the Commodities Unit, Research Department, IMF
    Xiao Fu, Head of Global Commodities Strategy, Bank of China International
    Saad Rahim, Chief Economist, Trafigura
    Carole Nakhle, CEO, Cyber, Crystol Energy
    Moderated by:
    Beth Evans, Global Director of News, S&P Global Platts

The disruptors: Sustainability, technology and volatility

  • 11:25 am Sustaining a path forward with ESG
    Beth Burks, ESG Associate Director, S&P Global Ratings
  • 11:50 am“Trade is the battle-Technology is the war”
    • The meteoric rise of digital and its projections for the coming years
    • What kind of adoption in AI, IoT and Blockchain can be expected?
    • To what end will emerging digital technologies disrupt the commodities market?
    • What if the technology war is lost?
  • 12:15 pmLEADERS EXCHANGE The impact of the IMO Sulphur cap across the commodities sphere
    • Latest views on incremental impact on the supply, demand and pricing of commodities
    • Expectations for bunker industry through 2020
    • Freight rates, product imbalances and arbitrage opportunities
    Mark Williams, Managing Director, Shipping Strategy
    Unni Einemo, IBIA Director & IMO Representative, IBIA
    Adrian Tolson,Senior Partner, Marine 2020
    Amrit Singh, Lead Shipping Analyst, Refinitiv
    Led by:
    Chris Midgley, Global Director of Analytics, S&P Global Platts
  • 1 pm Executive Networking Lunch
    Take the opportunity to join like-minded individuals throughout lunch with our commodity specific table-top discussions. With dedicated areas in:
    • Oil
    • LNG
    • Power
    • Energy Transition

Commodity Spotlight – Oil, LNG and Power Markets in 2020

  • Take a deep dive into your area of expertise: whether it’s Oil, Gas or Power, our industry leading moderators will provide you an outlook on what you can expect for 2020 and then lead a frank and candid discussion on the hottest issues for the year ahead.
  • 2 pmLEADERS EXCHANGE Global oil market 2020 outlook
    • Supply balances and trends
    • Shale growth over the medium term
    • Changes to refining, product pricing and trade with IMO 2020 on the horizon
    • Non-OPEC declines for the foreseeable future?
    • OPEC focus: rebalance, restraint and disruption
    • A new focus for Russia?
    • What next for global crude supply?
    Neil Atkinson, Head of Oil Markets, IEA
    Paul Horsnell, Global Head of Commodities, Standard Chartered
    Pedro Antonio Merino Garcia, Chief Economist, Repsol
    Moderated by: :
    Vera Blei, Global Head of Oil, S&P Global Platts
  • 3:30 pm Networking and refreshments break
  • 4 pmLEADERS PANEL The changing face of European power markets
    • French nuclear availability, plant closures, loss of inertia and Increasing interconnection
    • A growing appetite for renewables and its consequences on market mechanisms
    • PPA contracts in the power market and the impact of algorithmic trading
    • Evaluating the true demand growth of EV electricity in the short-term
    • Is Hydrogen the answer?
    • What next for Power in 2020?
    Frank van Doorn, Head of Trading, Vattenfall Energy Trading
    Jose Marza, Head of Origination and Trading, ENGIE
    Nazim Osmancik, Director, Group Fundamentals, Centrica
    Moderated by: :
    S&P Global Platts
  • 4:45 pmESSENTIAL TAKEAWAYS Commodity themes for 2020 and beyond
    Andrea Pescatori, Chief of the Commodities Unit, Research Department, IMF
  • 5 pmEnd of Conference
  • 5:10 amESSENTIAL PLATTS NETWORKING EXPERIENCE Commodity Pub Quiz and Dinner
    Join us for our annual S&P Global Platts Quiz. This informal ‘gourmet gastro-pub’ evening is a great chance to network with colleagues, industry leaders and friends during a great night of fun as we cap off fantastic 2019 and look forward to 2020.

Speakers

Chris Midgley, Global Director of Analytics, S&P Global Platts
Jeff Currie, Global Head of Commodity Research, Goldman Sachs
Giovanni Serio, Global Head of Research, Vitol
Michael Denison, Group Political Advisor, BP
Andrea Pescatori, Chief of the Commodities Unit, Research Department, IMF
Xiao Fu, Head of Global Commodities Strategy, Bank of China International
Saad Rahim, Chief Economist, Trafigura
Beth Evans, Global Director of News, S&P Global Platts
Beth Burks, ESG Associate Director, S&P Global Ratings
Mark Williams, Managing Director, Shipping Strategy
Unni Einemo, IBIA Director & IMO Representative, IBIA
Adrian Tolson, Senior Partner, Marine 2020
Neil Atkinson, Head of Oil Markets, IEA
Paul Horsnell, Global Head of Commodities, Standard Chartered
Pedro Antonio Merino Garcia, Chief Economist, Repsol
Vera Blei, Global Head of Oil, S&P Global Platts
Patrick Dugas, Head Of LNG Trading, Gas & Power Division, TOTAL
Chikako Ishiguro, Senior Analyst, Research and Planning Team, Osaka Gas
Armelle Le Carpentier, Chief Economist, CEDIGAZ
Frank van Doorn, Head of Trading, Vattenfall Energy Trading
Jose Marza, Head of Origination and Trading, ENGIE
Jörn Higgen, Senior Vice President, Market Analytics, Uniper


Sponsored by


Position your business in expert company, distinct from your competitors. At the Platts Essential Commodities Exchange each sponsor has the opportunity to show-case their product or service to industry-wide professionals. This an environment that encourages an honest and open dialogue among attendees. If you would like to lead the conversation as an event sponsor contact us for more details on packages available: Daniel Davies on +44 (0) 20 717 6229 or [email protected].

Venue

Venue

S&P Global Platts 3rd Annual Essential Commodities Exchange will take place in the Corinthia Hotel in London on December 3, 2019.

Collocated with the Digital Commdities Exchange (DCX) on December 4.

 

Corinthia Hotel London
Whitehall Pl,
Westminster,
London
SW1A 2BD

Accommodation details

Your conference registration does not include accommodation. A limited number of rooms have been reserved for conference attendees at the Corinthia Hotel London at a discounted group rate. More details will follow shortly

Pricing

S&P Global Essential Commodities Exchange (ECX) will be held in London on December 3, 2019. Co-located with S&P Global Platts Digital Commodities Exchange (DCX) on December 4, 2019. 


Early Bird
November 1
Standard Rate
December 4
Delegate Rate
$1,000 + VAT
$1,500 + VAT
Platts Subscriber Rate
$750 + VAT
$1,250 + VAT
Group Rate
Register 3 delegates for the price of 2
PAY NOW and SAVE an additional $100 off your rate.
GROUP RATE: Register 2 at any given rate and your 3rd pass free
Team RATE: For groups of 5 or more – please contact: [email protected]
 
 


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These terms and conditions of attendance (“Terms”) shall govern an attendee’s (“Attendee” or “you”)) registration to attend a conference or event (“Event”) hosted by Platts (U.K.) Limited (“Platts”), a company headquartered and incorporated in England and Wales with a registered office address at 20 Canada Square, London E14 5LH.

1. FEES — All fees for Event registration (“Fees”) are quoted and payable to Platts in United States Dollars by bank transfer or by credit card, in cleared funds, by the earlier of (i) within thirty (30) days following Platts’ date of invoice to Attendee; or (ii) prior to commencement of the Event. Fees may also be paid by cheque provided that the cheque has been received and cleared by Platts prior to commencement of the Event. The Attendee acknowledges and agrees that it will be responsible for the payment of any bank fees or other administrative charges which are levied in respect of the Fees and that any such charges will be in addition to the amount of Fees payable to Platts. In consideration of payment of the Fees, Attendee shall receive all documents, written materials, hospitality and refreshments made available to Attendees at the Event. For the avoidance of doubt, Fees do not include Attendee transportation to, or accommodation at, the Event. Failure to pay the Fees by the required date will result in the Attendee being deemed to have cancelled their registration.

2. TAX — The Fees and charges quoted are exclusive of all applicable value-added, sales, use and similar taxes. All payments made by the Attendee shall be made free and clear of, and without deduction or withholding for taxes imposed by any governmental authority.

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4. PLATTS DISCRETION AS TO ATTENDANCE — Platts reserves the right to refuse an Attendee’s admission to the Event, at its sole discretion. In the event that Platts refuses admission to an Attendee who has registered for an Event, Platts will refund the pro rata portion of any unearned Fees paid by that Attendee.

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6. ATTENDEE CANCELLATION — The Attendee is entitled to cancel any one or more of the Event registrations it has made by notifying Platts by email to [email protected] at least thirty (30) Calendar Days before the first day of the Event, in which case Platts shall refund the Fee for such registrations less an administration charge of one hundred and ninety five US Dollars (US$195). If cancellation notice is served by the Attendee less than thirty (30) Calendar Days before the first day of the Event, the Attendee is not entitled to receive any refund of Fees already paid.

7. PLATTS CANCELLATION — Platts is entitled to cancel the Event by email notice to the Attendee (a) for any reason twenty one (21) calendar days before the first day of the Event or (b) for reasons of Force Majeure (as defined in the ADDENDUM) at any time. Platts’ liability for such cancellation is limited to a refund of the Fees already paid by Attendee at that time.

8. EVENT PROGRAM — Platts reserves the right to make reasonable alterations to the advertised Event program, agenda, and to the list of speakers and presenters at any time and without prior notice.

9. PRIVACY — S&P Global Platts values your privacy. By submitting your contact details and preferences you are agreeing to S& Global Inc. and its affiliates, including Platts (hereinafter “the Group”) sharing information provided by you with the Group and/or third parties whose products or services we believe may be of interest to you. Your information is stored in a secure database in the US and Canada and access is limited to authorized persons. In addition, the Group has contracted with selected companies in other countries to provide customer service assistance on its behalf. If you would like your name removed from these lists, have questions about our privacy practices or need to confirm the accuracy of your information, please contact S& Global Platts’ Privacy Official at +1-713-658- 3233 or e-mail [email protected] For more information about the Group’s Customer Privacy Policy or to adjust your privacy preferences accordingly, visit our website at http://marketing.platts.com/forms/privacy.

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11. LIABILITY — Notwithstanding any losses which cannot be excluded or limited by applicable law, Platts excludes all warranties and conditions whether expressed or implied by statute, common law or otherwise to the extent permitted by law. The Attendee shall indemnify and hold harmless Platts, its affiliates and Platts’ employees, directors, officers, representatives and agents from any and all claims, damages, liabilities and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable legal expenses and court costs) arising out of or in relation to (i) any bodily injuries or harm or property damage caused by Attendee or any of its personnel in connection with the Event, (ii) the breach of this agreement by the Attendee or (iii) the negligence or wilful misconduct of the Attendee.

12. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS — The Attendee acknowledges and agrees that all Event materials, documents and any other literature provided prior to or during an Event (“Materials”) remain the sole exclusive property of Platts and/or its licensors. Each Attendee acknowledges and agrees that no copying, recording or re-distribution of the Materials, or any part thereof, is permitted unless otherwise authorized by Platts in writing.

13. RECORDING AND PHOTOGRAPHY PROHIBITED — The Attendee acknowledges and agrees that photography, filming and recording are prohibited during all Event sessions and throughout the Event, except with permission of Platts and the person(s) being recorded or filmed. If permitted, photographs, audio, or video taken during the conference may only be reprinted, copied, submitted, posted or uploaded to the internet in accordance with the requirements outlined in clause 14 of these Terms.

14. USER GENERATED CONTENT — The Attendee: a. warrants that any content that is submitted, reprinted, copied, submitted, posted or uploaded on social media will not infringe privacy rights, will not infringe copyright, trademarks or any other intellectual property rights or contain offensive, obscene, false or defamatory material; b. warrants that they have obtained the consent of any third party who appears, or is referred to, in any content that is submitted, reprinted, copied, submitted, posted or uploaded to the internet, including obtaining the written permission of the subject of a photograph or an audio or visual recording at the Event prior to uploading that picture or recording to the internet; c. agrees to indemnify Platts as set forth in Section 11 in respect of any loss or damage arising from claims brought by a third party alleging a breach of any of the warranties outlined in clause 14 of these Terms; and d. agrees to assign all intellectual property rights in any user generated content created by the Attendee at an Event to Platts and/or its licensors (as appropriate), including all permissions to enable Platts and/or its licensors to use such content as it sees fit, and to undertake all acts necessary in order to give effect to the assignment.

15. NO PUBLICITY — The Attendee acknowledges and agrees that it must not use Platts’ names or marks in any publicity, advertising, public announcements, marketing materials, web sites or other materials without Platts’ prior written approval.

16. LAW AND COURTS — This agreement and all matters arising out of or in connection with it in contract or tort are subject to the Laws of England and Wales and the parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.

17. ANTI-TRUST COMPLIANCE — Platts is committed to full compliance with all applicable antitrust laws. Platts expects Attendees at each Event to be aware of, understand, and comply with all anti-trust laws and not to use any Event to co-ordinate their commercial activities. Any activity that could create an appearance of a restriction upon or a distortion of competition must be avoided. Platts reserves the right to ask delegates, who it believes do not comply with anti-trust laws, to cease and desist and/or to leave any Event.

18. SEVERABILITY AND INCONSISTENCY — If any provision of this agreement is or becomes invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of this agreement shall not be affected or impaired and the invalid, illegal or unenforceable provision shall be deemed to be modified to the minimum extent necessary to make it valid, legal and enforceable.

19. ENTIRE AGREEMENT — This agreement constitutes the entire understanding between the parties and supersedes all prior agreements, understandings and representations between the parties.

ADDENDUM Force Majeure means any circumstance not within Platts’ reasonable control including, without limitation, acts of God, flood, drought, earthquake, severe pr adverse weather conditions, or other natural disaster, epidemic or pandemic, terrorist attack, civil war, civil commotion or riots, war, threat or preparation of war, armed conflict, imposition of sanctions, embargo, breaking off of diplomatic relations, nuclear, chemical or biological contamination, any law or action taken by a government or public authority, fire, explosion, collapse of buildings or accident, labour or trade dispute, strikes, industrial action or lockouts and interruption or failure of utility services.

Working Days means working days observed by the United Kingdom. Contact EMEA customer service team by email at [email protected] for further information.

Effective as of May 2019