Thursday 5 July

08:30 – 09:00 Registration and entry

Intensive graduate course on Electricity markets given by Angelica Gianfreda (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano and London Business School)

09:00 – 11:00 Fundamentals of Electricity markets

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:30 Modeling Electricity Prices

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:30 Empirical Applications

 

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break

 

Session 1: New tools for Energy Markets

Session chair: Francesco Ravazzolo (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano)

16:00 – 16:30 Jamie Cross (BI Norwegian Business School): Regime switching in the relationship between the world oil market and China’s output

16:30 – 17:00 Warwick McKibbin (Australian National University): A Framework for energy projection scenarios

17:00 – 17:30 F. Marta L. Di Lascio (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano): Analysis of peak district-heating demand through copula function

17:30 – 18:00 Enrico Foscolo (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano): Predicting dependent electricity price spikes through extreme-value copulas

18:00 – 18:20 Maria Sterghiadis (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano): Hydrological modelling for the optimization of hydropower production

 

 

Friday 6 July

08:30 – 09:00 Registration and entry

Session 2: Electricity markets

Session Chair: Francesco Ravazzolo (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano)

09:00 – 09:45 Rafal Weron (Wroclow University of Science and Technology): Recent Advances in Electricity Price Forecasting: A 2018 Perspective

09:45 – 10:30 Luca Rossini (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano): Does Electricity Price depend on Renewable Energy? A Multivariate Dependence Analysis

 

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break

 

Session 3:

Session Chair: Katarzyna Sznajd-Weron (Wroclow University of Science and Technology)

11:00 – 11:45 Hilde Bjornland (BI Norwegian Business School): The Shale Oil Boom and the U.S. Economy: A Time-Varying Analysis

11:45 – 12:30 Warwick McKibbin (Australian National University): Controlling Carbon Emissions from U.S Power Plants: How a Tradable Performance Standard Compares to a Carbon Tax

 

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

 

Session 4: Developments in Energy Markets

Session Chair: Renee Fry-McKibbin (Australian National University)

14:00 – 15:00 Yoosoon Chang (Indiana University): Econometric Methods for Electricity (Energy) Markets

15:00 – 16:00 Alessandro Leona (Pavia Blockchain Group): Energy & Blockchain

 

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break

 

Panel on present and future challenges in energy markets

16:30 – 17:30 Panel discussion on present and future challenges in energy markets

Panellists: Diego Ganz (Alperia SPA), Matteo Ballarin (Europe Energy), Giorgio Battisti (Alperia SPA)

Moderator: Federico Boffa (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano)

19:00 – 22:00 Dinner by invitation