Event Dates: June 27, 2012 (All day)
Whatever your role in spatial planning the Planning Convention is this year’s most important planning event! The brand new one day format brings together big picture plenaries and special interests sessions to ensure you focus your specific professional needs. Leading edge speakers will tackle some of the most grappling issues including, the new planning agenda in England, cities in the UK, national infrastructure planning and Royal Town Planning Institute's (RTPI) new “Map for England”. This event will change your perspective, refresh your knowledge, extend your contacts and equip you with the tools you need to make it work in 2012.
Take away practical tools and techniques to address planning issues that matter to you
Understand the strategies to make yourself more effective in difficult times
Listen to industry leading speakers share their knowledge you won’t receive at any other event this year
Be inspired with opportunities to network and share experiences with your peers
Look at the world of planning from a different perspective and learn how to make it work!
Opening plenary session will cover the urban explosion and the role of cities across the world in addressing climate change, sustainability and economic development.
The endless city - global overview, Professor Ricky Burdett, Global Distinguished Professor, New York University and Director, LSE Cities and Urban Age
Cities in the UK – prospects for growth and sustainability, Alexandra Jones, Chief Executive, Centre for Cities
Special interest sessions
There will be a choice of sessions in both morning and afternoon time slots, themed around challenges and opportunities for UK cities, major infrastructure projects and working with the government agenda.
Designing the Legacy, Andrew Altman, CEO Olympic Legacy Company, previously the City of Philadelphia's first Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development and Director of Commerce.
Working with the new PINS - appeals and plans update, Mark Southgate, Director of Casework, The Planning Inspectorate Keith Holland, Group Manager, The Planning Inspectorate
Designing resilient cities, Run by The Urban Futures Team
Find out more about the program and Register today >>
If you have any questions relating to the programme please contact:
Troy Hawkins / Kate Webster
Royal Town Planning Institute
41 Botolph Lane
Tel: 020 7929 9494
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