Hedging Edge - Commodity Marketing Course





Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites, 1100 - 4th Street, Nisku, AB, T9E 8E2, Canada


Alberta Wheat Commission and Alberta Canola Producers Commission
P: 403-717-3711

The two-day Hedging Edge Commodity Marketing Course is co-hosted by Alberta Canola and the Alberta Wheat Commission.

Day 1 - Wednesday, December 14

9:30am - 12:00pm   Course Time
12:00pm - 1:00pm   Lunch
1:00pm - 5:00pm     Course Time
6:00pm - 9:00pm     Supper and evening trading exercises

Day 2 - Thursday, December 15
7:30am - 9:00am      Breakfast
9:00am - 12:00pm    Course Time
12:00pm - 1:00pm    Lunch
1:00pm - 3:00pm      Course Time

Seating is limited and pre-registration is required. Earlybird savings end Wednesday, November 30.  

The Hedging Edge Course gives you:

  • Pre-course access to the HedgeLink library of video tutorials (13 modules)
  • Two days with live instruction and market scenario exercises
  • Meals are included (two lunches, one supper, one breakfast)

About the Course
The course will cover the following topics using a combination of presentations and hands-on trading exercises:

  • The basics of marketing
  • Futures market overview
  • Hedging basics
  • Future spreads
  • Options basics
  • Options strategies

Course Instructors

Jonathon Driedger Senior Market Analyst FarmLink Marketing Solutions

David Derwin Portfolio Manager PI Financial

Neil Blue Provincial Crop Market Analyst Alberta Agriculture & Forestry

About the Videos
The 13 videos are hosted by Jonathon Driedger are part of the FarmLink Marketing Solutions HedgeLink program:

1. Introduction to HedgeLink (12:28)
2. Futures (26:29)
3. Margins (13:32)
4. Hedging (8:33)
5. Spreads & Carrying Charges (18:20)
6. Basis (13:21)
7. Other Hedging Considerations (13:43)
8. Introduction to Options (18:25)
9. Put Options (11:53)
10. Call Options (8:19)
11. Covered Calls (9:41)
12. Option Spreads (13:26)
13. Building a Hedging Strategy (10:04)

Access to the videos will provided within 10 days of registration and payment of course fees. Once the video access is granted, only a partial refund may be issued for the course. A group rate is available at the hotel (rooms starting $105 plus taxes) until December 1. Details will be included in your confirmation.

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