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Annual User Meeting

21 - 22 May 2019 | Vienna, Austria
On 21 & 22 May the 16th Annual User Meeting took place in Vienna, Austria. This years' theme was Digitalisation. Please find below an outline of the programme.

On 21 & 22 May the 16th Annual User Meeting took place in Vienna, Austria. This years' theme was Digitalisation. 

Time Topic Presenter
Opening address

Introduction, challenges, changes

Hugh Brunswick, CEO, Equias
Keynote: Trends in energy trading

Digitalisation of Energy Sales

What is changing?

  • Business impact
  • Strategy & solutions

Dale Emmerson, Equias
Coffee Break

Trade Surveillance

  • What is a good MAR setup (a market party's perspective)
    • MAR brief overview
    • Obligation on market participants
    • Regulator view
  • How to use eTM today?
    • Assesment of tresholds
    • Timely handling of flagged trades
    • Investigation Process

David Trevallion, Regulation Assurance Manager, SSE
Lunch Break

How data insights can help your business

  • Example insights
  • EMI dashboards

Rob Palmer, Equias
Settlement matching

  • Update on EFET work and eSM early user group
  • Work on implementation towards functioning

Joerg Reichelt, Head Settlement Trading, EnBW
Coffee Break

Interactive feedback session

Hugh Brunswick and Tilo Zimmerman, Managing Director Ponton

  • What are we doing, what are the dates?
  • How do you get involved?

Liam Dunne, COO, Equias
Closing speech

Workshop: Market change and new developments in the energy market

Time Topic Presenter
Opening address

Hugh Brunswick, CEO Equias
Energy markets upside-down in the global energy transition!

Paul van Son, Executive, innogy
Business compliance changes and regulation

Aygul Avtakhova, Manager Legal Committee, EFET
How data will drive trading decision making of the future

Robert Minsaas, CEO Vega Insight
Coffee Break

Backoffice – key drivers

Hugh Brunswick, Equias
The future of energy broking

Simon Davidson, CEO, Griffin Markets
Lunch Break

Blockchain implementation case study: trading wholesale products, flexibility and local energy

Michael Merz, Managing Director, Ponton
Market developments in energy sales

Jens Hartmann, CEO, Enmacc
Single energy marekt and regulatory fragmentation

  • Learning lessons from Brexit
  • REMIT reform issues
  • Other regulation affecting physical energy traders in their diversity

Jan Haizmann, Managing Director CorreggioNET

End of session

Workshop: Trade Surveillance and Trade Monitoring - eTM

Time Topic Presenter

  • Evolution for MAD to MAR                   
  • Framework and scope
  • Obligations on maket participants
  • Control framework
  • Regulator view
  • Penalties imposed

Coffee Break

Overview of market abuse

  • Forms of market abuse
  • spoofing/layering                       
  • wash trades
  • marking the close 
  • off-market pricing                        
  • insider trading (UMM's)

Lunch break

Practical training 

  • Using the eTM tool to look for prohibited activity
  • Integrating the eTM tool into a daily anti abuse routine

End of session

David Trevallion, SSE and Juliane Bednarz, Ponton

User Training on Equias services; eCM, eRR for REMIT/EMIR

Time Topic Presenter

Joint selection of ca. 4 modules (e.g. basic eCM, advanced eCM, EMIR, REMIT, eTM, CMS demo, X/P Messenger and Listener, Backend integration, Latest Changes.

Module 1

Coffee break

Module 2


Module 3

Module 4