What with the expansion of renewables, the emergence of new technologies such as battery storage as well as the increased need for demand-side management, the importance of flexibility is increasing rapidly. The harmonisation of balancing power markets is at the top of the regulatory agenda. The EU’s Electricity Balancing Guideline is currently being enshrined into national legislation. Those opting not to rely on the balancing power market can sell their flexibilities via intraday trading. Digitisation, algorithms and artificial intelligence further accelerate the market. These and other topics will be discussed by world-leading experts.