conferenceThe XIIth International Energy Regulatory Forum will take place in Prague on the 17th March, 2016.

The theme of this Forum is New business models for energy companies’. The Forum is traditionally an important meeting of regulators and business leaders in Central and Eastern Europe, attended by more than 150 energy experts, including representatives of leading utility companies, as well as European and national regulatory authorities.

The XIIth International Energy Regulatory Forum aims to answer the key questions on the future development of energy in Europe, and will highlight the following key topics:

• Energy union and unification of European markets
• National policies, strategies, and local market models
• Deepening regulation, pressure on organisational change, reduction of investments and costs
• New market segments and opportunities for energy utilities
• New technologies and their impact on network development and end-consumer services


Jan Mládek
Minister of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic

Vazil Hudák
Minister, Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic

Pavel Šolc
Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic

Martin Novák
Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors and CFO, ČEZ, a. s.

Leonhard Birnbaum
Member of the Board of Management – Chief Regions Officer, E.ON SE

Bernhard Beck
Member of the Management Board, EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG

Štefan Šabík
Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer, Slovenský plynárenský priemysel (SPP)

Jozef Holjenčík
Chairman, Regulatory Office of Network Industries, Slovakia

Jean-Michel Glachant
Director, Florence School of Regulation

Reinhard Brehmer
Chairman, GEODE

Pavel Elis
Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO, Pražská energetika, a. s.

Jan Valenta
CEO, RWE GasNet, s. r. o.

Richard Vidlička
Chairman of the Board of Directors, ČEZ Distribuce

Gian Carlo Scarsi
Manager Distribution, EURELECTRIC

Prior to the main programme of the conference, a Grid Executive Expert Roundtable, together with a Social event, will take place.

CEEP is an official media partner of the conference.