Planning For Housing is the annual national gathering for key players within the public and private sectors to congregate, debate and discuss their key challenges when it comes to not only planning for housing but also ensuring that planned housing is actually delivered. 

Be at the forefront of changes in the planning for housing landscape, and join your peers in a conference featuring thought-leading debates, practitioner-led workshops and multi-regional case studies, alongside high-profile keynote speakers sharing their insight on topical and complex issues affecting the sector today.

What's in store?

    • INTERACTIVE DISCUSSIONS led by senior policy makers and planning experts on the implications of the HOUSING WHITE PAPER, and what it means for planning for housing TODAY
    • PRACTICAL BREAKOUT SESSIONS devoted to tackling your most pressing day-to-day challenges, including the latest information on the new housing delivery test and new delivery models for local planning authorities as well as useful tips when it comes to assessing housing need, understanding the planning committee and supplying more land for housing.
    • NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES throughout the day so you can share experiences and benchmark against your industry peers.

What's new in 2017?

    • 4 focused breakout sessions packed with the very latest policy information, case studies and best practice advice

    • A special Planning for Development stream designed specifically for housebuilders, housing associations, developers, investors and local authorities and advisers that work with them

    • An interactive lunchtime session with DCLG's Chief Planner Steve Quatermain, where you will be able to submit your most pressing questions on the latest planning policy changes

A few key speakers at this year's event include:

Kate Henderson  
Chief Executive
Town and Country Planning Association

Steve Quatermain  
Chief Planner  
Department for Communities and Local Government

Philip Barnes 
Group Land and Planning Director
Barratt Developments Plc

Cllr Barry Wood  
Cherwell Council

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