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June 2017

HILARY TILL
Premia Capital Management, LLC and J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities, University of Colorado Denver Business School, US

Commodity Trading Strategies, Common Mistakes,
and Catastrophic Blowups
 Date: Monday, June 12, 2017 
Time: 13:00 - 14:00 CEST







May 2017 


LUTZ KILIAN
Dept. of Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Harbor, US

The Effects of Low Oil Prices on the U.S. Economy
⌨ Date 1: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 (live attendance)
⌨ Date 2: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 (web attendance) 
Time: 12:00 - 13:00 CEST



EMANUELE BORGONOVO
Bocconi University, Italy

Sensitivity Analysis in the Management Sciences: A Review
⌨ Date 1: Monday, May 22, 2017 (live attendance)
⌨ Date 2: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 (web attendance)
                              ⌚ Time: 12:00 - 13:00 CEST  



April 2017


CAROL ALEXANDER
University of Sussex, UK

Parsimonious Term Structure Margin Models:
Application to Crude Oil Futures
 Date: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 
Time: 12:00 - 13:00 CEST








March 2017
LABEX - ESSEC ECOMFIN
Webinar Workshop on Energy and Commodity Markets


CRAIG PIRRONG
Bauer College of Business, University of Houston, US

Manipulation: Economics, Law, and Regulation
⌨ Date: Tuesday, December 12, 2017
⌚ Time: 11:00 - 12:00 CEST






MICHEL ROBE
Kogod School of Business, American University, US

Liquidity Provision under Stress:
The Fast, the Slow, and the Dead
⌨ Date: Monday, March 20, 2017
⌚ Time: 12:00 - 13:00 CEST




February 2017

ANNA CRETI
Center for Geopolitics of Energy and Commodities, University Paris Dauphine, France

Renewables and Electricity Pricing
 Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 
Time: 12:00 - 13:00 CEST






December 2016

JURI HINZ
University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Optimal Control in Energy Finance
⌨ Date: Tuesday, December 2, 2016
⌚ Time: 12:00 - 13:00 CEST





October 2016 



WEI XIONG
Department of Economics, Princeton University, US

Information Frictions in the Global Energy Markets                        
⌨ Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2016
⌚ Time: 12:00 - 13:00 CEST


(Commodity Finance keynote speech recorded on June 24 at the Energy & Commodity Finance Conference 2016)




September 2016


NICOLA SECOMANDI
Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, US

Merchant Operations of Energy Trading Networks
⌨ Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 
⌚Time: 12:00 - 13:00 CEST


(Energy Finance keynote speech recorded on June 23 at the Energy & Commodity Finance Conference 2016)



May 2016


ELISA SCARPA
Edison Trading, Milan, Italy

Big Fish: Oil Markets and Speculation
 Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2016
 Time: 12:00 - 13:00 CEST






April 2016

MARCEL 
PROKOPCZUKLeibniz University Hannover

"The Determinants of Convenience Yields"
 Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2016
 Time: 12:00 - 13:00 CEST
 Room: K-lab - Cergy-Pontoise Campus




March 2016

FREDERIC LANTZ and JEAN-PIERRE INDJEHAGOPIAN,
IFP-Energies Nouvelles and ESSEC, France

"Oil prices and volatility: econometric research and results"
⌨ Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2016
⌚ Time: 12:00 - 13:00 CEST
⌕ Room: K-lab - Cergy-Pontoise Campus



















February 2016

JOELLE MIFFRE, EDHEC, France

"The pricing of skewness in commodity futures markets : Risk or lottery"
⌨ Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2016
 Time: 12:00 - 13:00 CEST
⌕ Room: K-lab - Cergy-Pontoise Campus





January 2016

BENOIT BOISLEUX, 
Louis-Dreyfus Commodities, Geneva

"Global Sugar Market: Fundamental Perspectives"
 Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2016
 Time: 12:00 - 13:00 CEST
 Room: K-lab - Cergy-Pontoise Campus






December 2015


HELYETTE GEMAN
Birkbeck, University of London & Johns Hopkins University.

"The New Outlook of Energy Markets and Joint Dynamics of Coal,
 Natural Gas and Crude Oil"
⌨ Date: Wednesday, December 16, 2015
 Time: 12:15 - 13:15 CEST
⌕ Room: K-lab - Cergy-Pontoise Campus



















November 2015


RUEDIGER KIESEL, University of Essen-Duisburg, Germany

 "An Empirical Analysis of Intraday Trading of Electricity"
⌨ Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2015
⌚ Time: 12:00 - 13:00 CEST
⌕ Room: K-lab - Cergy-Pontoise Campus




















October 2015


SJUR WESTGAARD 
, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway.

"Analysis and Forecasting of Electricity Price Risks with Quantile Factor Model"
⌨ Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2015
⌚ Time: 12:00 - 13:00 CEST
⌕ Room: K-lab - Cergy-Pontoise Campus




















June 2015

RAFAL WERONWrocław University of Technology, Wrocław, Poland

"Forecasting Electricity Loads and Prices: Guidelines for Practitioners"
⌨ Date: Wednesday, June 24, 2015





















June 2015

EHUD RONN, University of Texas at Austin

"Using Equity, Index And Commodity Options To Obtain Forward-looking
  Betas And Conditional-capm Expected Crude-oil Spot Prices"
⌨ Date: Tuesday, June 2, 2015




















June 2015


ALVARO CARTEA, University College London

"Risk Premia In Commodity Markets"
⌨ Date: Monday, June 1, 2015

Commodity Finance workshop at AFFI 2015





















May 2015


FERDINANDO AMETRANO, Banca IMI, Milan

"Bitcoin: The Cryptocurrency Frontier in Commodity Monetary Standard"
⌨ Date: Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Energy Finance workshop at AFFI 2015




















May 2015


ERIC ABOUSSOUAN, Cargill, Geneva

"Maritime Freight of Energy, Metals and Agricultures"
⌨ Date: Wednesday, May 6,  2015























April 2015


RONALD HUISMAN, ERASMUS University, Rotterdam

"The price of electricity and its fundamentals"
⌨ Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 









March 2015

HILARY TILL
"Structural Positions in Oil Futures Contracts: What Are the Useful Indicators?"
⌨ Date: Friday, March 27, 2015