HOUSTON and BRNO, Czech Republic, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — CommodityPoint, the leading analyst firm for the Energy and Commodity Trading and Risk Management (E/CTRM) technology industry, announced they will host their second 2012 CTRM Technical Conference in Houston, Texas on July 11 and 12. The event provides users of E/CTRM technologies a forum to share ideas and experiences and develop a common future vision of those technologies, as well as to inform technology providers of the emerging requirements of those users.
“CommodityPoint’s London Conference provided a tremendous forum for illuminating the requirements and expectations of technology end-users and market participants in the E/CTRM space,” said Simon Piercy, managing director at Contigo. “Leading commodity trading firms provided valuable insights as to the market’s view of how technology needs to evolve to meet current and future requirements. We highly recommend this event as a uniquely valuable source of information.”
Following last month’s CTRM Technical Conference in London, England, the Houston event will focus on emerging and critical issues in CTRM technology, including the impact of Dodd-Frank regulations, the influence of social media, and requirements for new solutions. Speakers include Director of Global IT for Gazprom Marketing and Trading, Rob Pringle, who will deliver the keynote presentation, “CTRM – What’s Next?” Other presenters include Kenneth Piddington, CIO at Global Partners LP, Amy Gasca, vice president at Entrust Energy, and PJ Popovic, director, North American Market Risk, Direct Energy.
CommodityPoint (www.commodity-point.com) is a division of energy and utilities consulting firm, UtiliPoint International, Inc. and a brand of Midas Medici Group Holdings, Inc. (MMED) CommodityPoint provides Energy and Commodity Trading Risk Management research, analysis and advisory services that offer insight into business issues, trends, and technology for energy, agricultural and metals trading companies, utilities, banks, brokers, investors, and vendors.
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