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Algo-Trading Innovation Hub: Energy Spot Trading

June 5-6, 2019 in Frankfurt


Sharing, learning, networking at the Algo-Trading Innovation Hub

On June 5-6, 2019, we are hosting a workshop in Frankfurt on the topic of “New opportunities in energy spot trading“.

After the enthusiastic response to the first Innovation Hub last year, we will once again offer a much deeper look into the theory and practice of automated energy trading.

Speakers include subject matter experts from Eneco, EVN, Ørsted, the University of Oxford, Energy Weather and FORRS Partners.

The event also provides a forum for users of algo-traders to exchange experiences and ideas.


Location: Frankfurt / Main

Date: June 5-6, 2019

Time: Wednesday 10:00 – 17:00
Thursday 9:00 – 16:00

Who should attend: everyone regularly involved with (automated) spot trading of power or gas

Prerequisites (day 2): The hands-on workshop on day two is suitable for beginners as well as advanced users. Only basic programming knowledge is required, regardless of programming language.

Workshop Location, © by Design Offices

Workshop Location, © by Design Offices

Workshop Location, © by Design Offices


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Day 1:

  • Energy market development & trends
  • The road to automated intraday trading
  • Field reports from algo-trading companies – panel discussion with representatives from Ørsted, Eneco and EVN.
  • Algo-trading of futures & forwards
  • Algo trading from the perspective of financial markets
  • High-performance trading with Python
  • Evening get-together

Day 2:

  • Algorithm Coding Workshops in small groups (separate workshop tracks for beginners and advanced users)




On day one, participants will have the chance to learn about the latest trends in automated energy trading and to share their experiences.

Day two revolves around the development of trading algorithms. Participants can sharpen their algorithm development skills in a hands-on workshop with separate tracks for newcomers and advanced users.

Either day can also be booked separately. Furthermore, we offer an early registration discount for all participants who book by April 15.

Presentations and workshops will be held in English.

Download the detailed programme

Registration fee (excl. VAT)





For registration by April 15, 2019:

  • €1,100.- one day
  • €1,800.- both days






For registration after April 15, 2019:

  • €1,200.- one day
  • €1,900.- both days






Current autoTRADER
customers & participants of the previous AIH / algo-coding workshops enjoy a 20% discount.

Highlights from the Algo-Trading Innovation Hub 2018

Congratulations on the very successful event! It was a pleasure and was very interesting, both the lectures and the opportunity to openly talk, discuss and exchange ideas with you and other people. I’m already looking forward to your next event.

Mario Schmoltzi
Portfolio Manager – Trading at STEAG

Great learning and sharing atmosphere, going back to work with tons of promising ideas!

Alexandre Huynen
Algorithmic Trader and Developer at ENGIE

Thanks for an awesome event at the Innovation Hub in Frankfurt! It was great meeting you guys in person and hearing all the interesting topics on the first day, as well as the hands-on on day two.

Trading Analyst
Trading Analyst from a major European energy trading company


Note: The second day is already completely sold out. We can only accept registrations for the first day.

Please put me on the waiting list for day 2

Event location

The Algo-Trading Innovation Hub will be held in Design Offices Westendcarree in Gervinusstraße 17 in Frankfurt/Main.

Arrival & Accommodations



The event location is within walking distance of Frankfurt’s main railway station and the city centre. The airport is only 20 kilometres away.

The Turm Hotel is only 600 meters away from the venue – we have negotiated special conditions for our guests. Please book your rooms at a special rate via email to using the keyword “VisoTech”.


Additional information

Participant limit for workshop on day 2
The number of algo-coding workshop participants is limited to 30 people.

Registration deadline
Please register by 31 May.

Registration is binding. A registered participant can be replaced by another participant. In the case of no-show or cancellation after 24 May, the participation fee will not be refunded. Please inform us of any changes at your earliest opportunity.

Participation fee

  • €1,200.- one day
  • €1,900.- both days

Current autoTRADER customers & participants of the previous AIH / algo-coding workshops enjoy a 20% discount.

Please contact Thomas Lieder on (+43) 6092290 370 or e-mail: Thomas Lieder

Detailed event programme

We’ve put together an interesting programme for you revolving around the topic of (automated) intraday trading, with a special focus on current trends such as increasing algorithm performance, trading of futures & forwards and weather-based algorithms.

We’re happy to have recruited a series of well-known speakers, who will enrich the event with their expert knowledge. Download the detailed programme here as PDF:

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