Commodity and Energy Markets Annual Meeting 2017
Call For Papers

14-15 June 2017, University of Oxford, UK

The COMMODITY AND ENERGY MARKETS Annual Meeting 2017 is the yearly conference of the COMMODITY AND ENERGY MARKETS Association (CEMA). It follows in the footsteps of a long standing series of Energy Finance meetings that held their first event in London in 2004 and nowadays represents the benchmark academic conference in the area. The 2017 conference is jointly organised by the University of Oxford and the Energy and Commodity Finance Research Center (ECOMFIN) at ESSEC Business School.

- Hendrick Bessembinder, Arizona State University
- Sebastian Jaimungal, University of Toronto
- Tony Cocker, E.ON, UK

TOPICS: The conference covers all areas of energy and commodity finance, economics, and operations management, including:
- Asset pricing and hedging
- Contract securitisation and derivative structuring
- Risk measurements and management
- Asset management and portfolio allocation
- Trading strategies and operations
- Macro market analysis and microstructure
- Corporate finance of producers and end consumers
- Long-term investment financing
- Regulation (EMIR, REMIT, MIFID, Dodd-Franck)
- Quantitative financial modeling
- Econometric analysis and statistics
- Physical operations management
- Real options and physical asset valuation
- Decision theory

and the following energy and commodity markets:
- Conventional fossil energy: oil, gas, refined products
- Electricity
- Metals: precious, base, ferrous, specialist non-ferrous, rare
- Agriculturals: softs, grains and seeds, livestock
- Renewable energy sources
- Commoditised services (CO2 allowances, shipping freights) - Weather-linked securities
- Conventional and crypto currencies, in relation to commodity and energy transactions


THE ORGANISING COMMITTEE: Alvaro Cartea, Sam Howison, Sofia Ramos, Andrea Roncoroni

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE: Carol Alexander (University of Sussex), Giovanni Barone-Adesi (Universita della Svizzera Italiana), Fred Espen Benth (University of Oslo), Derek Bunn (London Business School), Alvaro Cartea (University of Oxford), Jaime Casassus (Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile), Pierre Collin-Dufresne (Swiss Finance Institute), Anna Creti (University Paris Dauphine), Rita D'Ecclesia (University of Rome La Sapienza), Jerome Detemple (Boston University), Sam Howison (University of Oxford), Ronald Huisman (Erasmus University), Scott Linn (University of Oklahoma), Rudiger Kiesel (University of Duisburg-Essen), Nikos Nomikos (CASS Business School), Marcel Prokopczuk (Leibniz University Hannover), Michel Robe (American University), Sofia Ramos (ESSEC Business School), Andrea Roncoroni (ESSEC Business School), Ehud Ronn (University of Texas at Austin), Nicola Secomandi (Carnegie Mellon University), Duane Seppi (Carnegie Mellon University), Ke Tang (Tsinghua University), Luca Taschini (London School of Economics), Rafal Weron (Wroclaw University of Technology), Sjur Westgaard (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

SPECIAL ISSUE: APPLIED MATHEMATICAL FINANCE Applied Mathematical Finance (AMF) will publish a special issue on "Commodity and Energy Finance". Conference participants are encouraged to submit their papers to this issue. AMF will take papers from June 1 until September 30, 2017, to allow those authors who wish to incorporate changes and feedback raised at the conference to submit after the Commodity and Energy Markets annual meeting 2017. SPECIAL ISSUE: JOURNAL OF COMMODITY MARKETS The Journal of Commodity Markets (JCM) will publish a special issue devoted to the Annual Meeting of the Commodity and Energy Markets Association 2017. Submission deadline for the special issue will be September 30, 2017. COMMODITY AND ENERGY MARKETS ASSOCIATION (CEMA) ADVISORY BOARD: Carol Alexander (University of Sussex), Derek Bunn (London Business School), Jerome Detemple (Boston University), Eduardo Schwartz (UCLA), Wei Xiong (Princeton University), Duane Seppi (Carnegie Mellon University), Craig Pirrong (University of Houston), Geert Rouwenhorst (Yale University)

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Posted: 15 Feb 2017