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Greg Beard

The future of Energy sector

Apollo Global Management

Jun 18
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08:30 - 09:00 30 mins
Main Conference sessions
Registration
09:00 - 09:05 5 mins
Main Conference sessions
Chair’s opening remarks
  • Adam Wise - Managing Director , John Hancock
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09:05 - 09:30 25 mins
Main Conference sessions
The future of Energy sector
  • Speaker Greg Beard - Senior Partner, Head of Natural Resources , Apollo Global Management
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09:30 - 10:15 45 mins
Main Conference sessions
The big picture: Energy sector outlook
  • Moderator Julian Pearson - Founding Partner, FirstPoint Equity
  • Panellists Brian Crumley - Managing Partner, Vortus
  • Mark Florian - Managing Director, Head of Global Energy & Power Infrastructure Funds, BlackRock
  • Adam Waterous - CEO & Managing Partner, Waterous Energy Fund
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  • Will global energy demand continue to increase? Exploring the link between economic growth and increases in energy demand
  • Tackling the declining costs for oil and gas exploration
  • How fast do we expect natural gas to grow and what are the key drivers? North America as a primary exporter of LNG: how does it impact the energy market?
  • What role does coal have in the energy supply going forward?
  • Tracking a transition to a lower carbon energy system and its impact on the energy markets
  • The overview and the impact of key regulatory changes
10:15 - 11:00 45 mins
Main Conference sessions
Understanding investor needs
  • Moderator Mark Weisdorf - Managing Partner , Mark Weisdorf Associates
  • Panellists Ryan Sullivan - Co-Head of Real Assets, Aberdeen Asset Management
  • Noah Keys - Principal, AlpInvest Partners
  • Adam Wise - Managing Director , John Hancock
  • Ethan Levine - Managing Director & Co-Head of Natural Resources, Commonfund Capital
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Where do LPs see long-term investment opportunities? What do LPs look for in established vs. emerging fund managers to help them execute on these opportunities? 

11:00 - 11:30 30 mins
Main Conference sessions
Networking break
11:30 - 11:45 15 mins
Main Conference sessions
Number crunch
  • Speaker Patrick Adefuye - Head of Real Assets Products, Preqin
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How much is currently being raised? Who is deploying capital and what are the hottest asset classes? Analysing and comparing returns. What is the future outlook on PE and VC fundraising within Energy sector? Lessons learnt

11:45 - 12:30 45 mins
Main Conference sessions
Fundraising and the current state of manager universe
  • Moderator Daniel Lee - Head of Fundraising and Investor Relations, Aethon Energy
  • Panellists Kelly DePonte - Managing Director , Probitas Partners
  • Michael Dalton - Managing Director, Quantum Energy Partners
  • David Coppe - Director and Head of Energy, CDPQ
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Are there too many managers and too much capital? How do managers cope with an increasing competition? How can managers differentiate themselves in today’s market? The “know-how” fundraising in current macro-economic environment 

12:30 - 13:00 30 mins
Main Conference sessions
Private equity Oil & Gas deal sourcing
  • Moderator Vidisha Prasad - Managing Director, Energy Investment Banking, Guggenheim Securities
  • Panellists Mark Burroughs - Managing Director, Encap Investments
  • Shaia Hosseinzadeh - Managing Partner, OnyxPoint Global Management
  • John Pitts - Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
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  • Where do you find investment opportunities in the current environment?
  • Auctions vs bilateral discussions
  • Who are the sellers and what are the motivations there?
  • What motivates or deters sponsors from deals?
  • The role of JVs and creative structing to get capital put to world
  • Acquisition capital vs development capital opportunities
12:30 - 13:00 30 mins
Breakout sessions
What are your biggest frustrations?
  • Facilitators George Osorio - Managing Partner, Conduit Capital Partners
  • Martin Torres - Managing Director, Blackrock
  • Justin DeAngelis - Partner, International Power Fund, Denham Power
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13:00 - 13:55 55 mins
Networking lunch break
13:55 - 14:00 5 mins
Oil and Gas
Track Chair opening remarks
  • Track Chair George Danner - President, Business Laboratory
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13:55 - 14:00 5 mins
Power
Track Chair opening remarks
  • Track Chair Grant Davis - Managing Partner, Infra-Energy Capital Advisors
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14:00 - 14:30 30 mins
Oil and Gas
Trend analysis
  • Jackie Forrest - Senior Director of Research, ARC Energy Research Institute
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Examining oil supplies in a world of increasing abundance. What are the implications of the growth of LNG for global gas market? When will global oil demand peak?

14:00 - 14:30 30 mins
Power
Domestic and global overview
  • Moderator Ralph Witt - Co-head, Real Assets, Barings
  • Panellists George Osorio - Managing Partner, Conduit Capital Partners
  • Mark Florian - Managing Director, Head of Global Energy & Power Infrastructure Funds, BlackRock
  • David Field - Founding Partner, Arroyo Energy Investors
  • Saurabh Anand - Managing Director, Denham Capital
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Will power dominate global energy demand growth? Analysing the transition in the fuel mix: predictions in supply increase of nuclear, renewable and hydroelectric power. Examining the key regulatory and economic challenges in the Power sector

14:30 - 15:00 30 mins
Oil and Gas
Shale oil and gas production
  • Moderator Adrian Garcia - Managing Director, Venture Investment Associates
  • Panellists Ben Dell - Founder and Managing Partner, Kimmeridge
  • Prabhas Panigrahi - Managing Director – Energy & Infrastructure, Siguler Guff & Company
  • Kyle Kafka - Partner, EnCap Investments
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Whit an overall shale oil productivity growth slowing down, what effect does it have on the US production? Is there an overestimate on what US can continue to produce in terms of sustaining growth?

14:30 - 15:00 30 mins
Power
Energy storage
  • Moderator Steve Hellman - Managing Partner, Energy Impact Partners
  • Panellists Chris Wedding - Founder and Managing Director , IronOak Energy Capital
  • David Milner - CEO & Founder, NuGen Capital
  • Rahul Advani - Partner, Energy Capital Partners
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Exploring and comparing energy storage solutions. What is the investor appetite in energy storage? How do managers secure funding? Examining the most successful business models and revenue streams. What are the top US and global markets for storage?

15:00 - 15:30 30 mins
Oil and Gas
Debate: Midstream vs. Upstream
  • Moderator Adam Flikerski - Managing Partner, BlackGold Capital Management
  • Speakers John Moon - Managing Director, Head , Morgan Stanley Energy Partners
  • Ryan Sullivan - Co-Head of Real Assets, Aberdeen Asset Management
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Comparing risk/return profiles from the investment standpoint. Which sectors generate better opportunities?

15:00 - 15:30 30 mins
Power
Grid modernization and the Smart Grid
  • Andy Lubershane - Director of Research, Energy Impact Partners
  • In conversation with Scott Brown - CEO & Managing Partner, New Energy Capital
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What opportunities does the emerging smart-grid market present to investors? Exploring the key drivers and challenges for electric utility companies to modernize the energy grid. What does smarter energy infrastructure achieve? What innovative smart grid technologies are being deployed today? Examining the future of grid modernization

15:30 - 16:00 30 mins
Oil and Gas
Networking break
15:30 - 16:00 30 mins
Power
Networking break
16:00 - 16:30 30 mins
Main Conference sessions
Water management – how much should it matter?
  • John Moon - Managing Director, Head , Morgan Stanley Energy Partners
  • In conversation with Michael Felman - President, MSF Capital Advisors
  • Colin Leonard - Partner, Clearlake Capital Group
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Analysing the link between inadequate water treatment and loss of revenue. How do you create practical water treatment solutions for the Oil and Gas upstream industry? Environmental consideration and optimization of water disposal

16:30 - 17:00 30 mins
Main Conference sessions
Sector-focused champagne roundtable discussions
  • Facilitators Ben Dell - Founder and Managing Partner, Kimmeridge
  • Mark Weisdorf - Managing Partner , Mark Weisdorf Associates
  • Craig Lewis - Managing Director, FirstPoint Equity
  • Juliet Wallace - Senior Director, Infrastructure Group, Sumitomo Corporation of Americas
  • Adam Flikerski - Managing Partner, BlackGold Capital Management
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Table 1: Oil & Gas

Table 2: Power & Infrastructure

Table 3: Energy debt and distressed

Table 4: Cleantech & Renewables

Table 5: Energy co-investments

17:00 - 18:30 90 mins
End of Day One and networking drinks reception
Showing of Streams
13:00 - 13:55

Networking lunch break

Showing of Streams
Showing of Streams
17:00 - 18:30

End of Day One and networking drinks reception