The XII International Energy Regulatory Forum will take place on March 17, 2016 in Prague. The forum will point out the current status of the Energy Union establishment and the key challenges organizations will face to remain competitive. The panelists will include ministers and other energy experts from Germany, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic. The forum aims to answer questions about the future development of energy in Europe and highlight the key topics of the Energy Union and unification of European markets; national policies, strategies and local market models; deepening regulation, pressure on organizational change and reduction of investments and costs; new market segments and opportunities for energy utilities; and new technologies and their impact on network development and end-consumer services. The XII International Energy Regulatory Forum is organized by Arthur D. Little and Development Group under the auspices of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic. More information can be found here: http://www.merf.cz/eng/.