National Planning Summit

National Planning Summit - Tuesday 28 March 2017
Draft Agenda, Subject To Change
08:45 - 9:15

Breakfast Briefing

09:30

Chair’s Opening Remarks

09:40

Opening Keynote Address

10:05

Opening Panel - Accommodating Growth Under The Latest Policy Changes: Challenges And Opportunities

  • What does the Housing White Paper mean for planning? What are the implications for the industry and local growth? How will the new Bill provide new tools and mechanisms to speed up housing delivery?
  • What will be the ability of local authorities to deliver on those changes?
  • The politic of the Housing White Paper: The pressures that will shape how it is implemented

Melanie Leech,  Chief Executive,  British Property Federation

The presentations will be followed by a panel discussion. Further speakers to be confirmed

10:55

Networking Break And Morning Refreshments

11:10

Choose your practical breakout session from the following streams:

11.15

12.05

Choose your next focused session:

12.10

13:00

Networking Lunch

13.55

Choose your next focused session from the following streams:

14:00

14:50

Networking Break And Afternoon Refreshments

15:10

Panel Discussion -  What Opportunities And Challenges Does The Devolution Of Planning Powers To Combined Authorities Offer To Applicants And Authorities?

  • What planning powers are available to combined authorities under the government's devolution programme, and what does central government expect in return?
  • Case studies around the country  
Communities & Local Government 
16:00

Closing Keynote Address

16:25

Chair's Closing Remarks

16:30

Close Of The Summit