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December 4, 2014

Financialization of Energy & Environmental Markets

Financialization of Energy & Environmental Markets

Location: 
Koret-Taube Conferece Center, 366 Galvez Street, Stanford, CA 94305

December 4, 2014

8:00am to 8:30am
Registration and Breakfast
8:30am to 8:45am
Opening Remarks
8:45am to 9:00am
Introduction to the Energy and Environmental Market Game
Presenter(s) : 

Mark Thurber

9:00am to 10:00am
Session 1
Benefits and Costs of Involving Financial Market Participants
Discussant(s):

Kamal Hamdan, Goldman Sachs
Ellen Wolfe, Resero Consulting

10:00am to 10:30am
Break / Energy and Environmental Commodity Trading
10:30am to 11:30am
Session 2
Financial Participants in Environmental Markets
Presenter(s) : 

Severin Borenstein, University of California, Berkeley

Discussant(s):

Michael Wara, Stanford Law School
Brad Neff, Pacific Gas and Electric Company

11:30am to 12:30pm
Session 3
Financing Energy Infrastructure Investments
Presenter(s) : 

Doug Kimmelman, Energy Capital Partners

Discussant(s):

Michael Hindus, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Matthew Barmack, Calpine

12:30pm to 1:30pm
Lunch / Energy and Environmental Commodity Trading
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Session 4
Impact of Financial Participants in Global Oil Markets
Presenter(s) : 

James Hamilton, University of California, San Diego

Discussant(s):

Joseph Konizeski, Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Jeff Harris, American University

2:30pm to 3:00pm
Break / Energy and Environmental Commodity Trading
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Session 5
Presenter(s) : 

Roy Shanker, Consultant in Energy Markets

Discussant(s):

Larry Gasteiger, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Shaun Ledgerwood, Brattle Group

4:00pm to 4:30pm
Session 6
Lessons from the Energy and Environmental Market Game
Presenter(s) : 

Mark Thurber, Stanford University

4:30pm to 4:45pm
Closing Remarks
4:45pm to 5:45pm
Reception