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Round table and Dinner


  • A round table will gather academic and professional experts discussing major aspects about the "Financialization of Energy and Commodity Markets" in the current global environment. This includes international trading and investment opportunities, production-side corporate finance challenges, end consumer dynamics, accounting standards, and regulatory compliance.
  • Invited practitioners from Cargill International, E.ON Global Commodities, EpexSpot, GDF-Suez, Lafarge-Holcim,Noble Group, Paul Hasting, Société Générale, and other major players will participate and interact with conference participants.
  • The round table takes place on a peniche boat "Le Paris" in front of THE Eiffel Tower and will be followed by dinner and cruise over the Seine river. 

Michele GovernatoriGas & PowerAIGET
Frédéric LantzProfessor of EconomicsInstitut Français du Pétrole
Jean-François Conil-LacosteCEOEPEX-Spot
Berthold KrenStrategic Energy Sourcing Director, EuropeLafarge-Holcim
Lorenzo ParolaLawyerPaul Hasting
Uzi RoshaChief Compliance OfficerCargill International
Duc Khuong NguyenProfessor of FinanceIPAG Business School
Laurent MéjaneHead of Trading Market RiskEngie




Access to the Peniche "Le Paris" boat :

Address facing the “26 avenue de New-York, 75016 Paris”
(Métro line 9, stations: Iéna, Alma-Marceau)
Access: http://parisseine.com/plan-acces.html
The location is in front of the Eiffel Tower on the other side of the Seine river.


  • 15:00: End of main conference in Cergy
  • 16:30: Bus transfer to Paris downtown 
  • 17:30: Meeting at the Peniche "Le Paris" boat in Paris, France

    at Port Debilly.

  • 18:00 - 19:30: Round Table on "The financialization of energy and commodity markets: international trading opportunities and regulatory compliance constraints."
  • 19:30 - 22:30: Dinner and cruise over the Seine river .

      Round table attendance, dinner, and tour over the Seine river are included in the registration fees. Each accompanying person to the conference may purchase an additional seat for 150 Euros.

      A bus service from the ECOMFIN 2016 Conference venue in Cergy to the Round Table venue downtown Paris will be provided.

The Event:

17.30 Welcome: Andrea Roncoroni, ‎Professor of Finance, ESSEC Business School, Paris - Singapore

17.45 Roundtable on the financialization of energy and commodity markets: international trading opportunities and regulatory compliance constraints

19.15 Conclusions: Michele Governatori, President, AIGET – The Italian Association of Energy Traders & Suppliers and Director of Institutional and Regulatory Affairs, AXPO Italia

19.30 Dinner and cruise on the Seine River

22.30 End of the cruise on the Seine River and return to Port Debilly


- Dress code: smart casual -