September 27th, 2018 in Vienna

Palais Hansen Kempinski, Schottenring 24, 1010 Vienna


EXAA and Montel are proud to welcome to their fourth Energy Day in Vienna.

Join the one-day conference discussing European energy market issues with special focus on Austria and enjoy excellent networking opportunities on the evening cruise on the MS Wien.

The registration ist open and is handled by Montel. Please follow this link to the registration form.


9.00 – 9.30 Registration and coffee

9.30 – 9.45 Welcoming words
Moderator Richard Sverrisson, Montel News

Session: Global commodity outlook

9.45 – 10.15 Commodity prices – boom or bust?
Giacomo Romeo, Senior Research Analyst, Macquarie Group

10.15 – 10.45 EU gas price outlook amid trade war, Chinese demand
Jane Rangel, Gas Analyst, Energy Aspects

10.45– 11.15 Coffee

Session: Power trading in the region

11.15 – 11.45 German/Austrian price zone split – latest developments
Christian Todem, Market Management, Austrian Power Grid

11-45 – 12.15 German/Austrian price zone split: influencing factors and expected costs
Christoph Zehetner, Senior Portfolio Manager, Inercomp

12.15 – 12.45 German/Austrian split – wholesale trading impact
Tobias Federico, Managing Director, Energy Brainpool

12.45 – 14.00 Lunch

Session: The Clean Energy Package

14.00 – 14.30 Topic TBC
Dirk Zikmund, Business Development, Repower

14.30 – 15.00  Green Revolution in Energy Trading
Stephan Sharma, Managing Director, Verbund Trading

15.00 – 15.30 Coffee

Session: The impact of digitalisation

15.30 – 16.00 Energy market disruption, big data – ignore at your peril?

16.00 – 16.20 Next steps for blockchain in wholesale markets 
Michael Merz, Managing Director, Ponton

16.30 – 16.50 Panel discussion – Will everyone become a power trader? 

16.50 - 17.00 Closing remarks

17.00 - 18.00 Drink reception

18.30 - 22.30 Dinner Cruise on MS Wien


Conference & dinner cruise: EUR 595
Conference only: EUR 550
Dinner cruise only: EUR 150
For service providers (software and risk management tool providers) conference and dinner cruise: EUR 990

Payment by invoice will generate a EUR 20 administration fee.
Payment by credit card is free of charge.

The price for the whole event includes conference, documentation, lunch and dinner cruise. VAT is not included in the price.


Palais Hansen Kempinski
Schottenring 24
1010 Wien


The Hotel Palais Hansen Kempinski is offering a limited number of rooms for our conference attendees. Please follow this link to the booking page of the hotel. All payment issues are handled by the hotel.

Our sponsors

For more information please contact

Mr. Alexander Thuma
+43 664 5322323