National Planning Summit

The National Planning Summit is the key UK event on the planning calendar. 

Join over 200 of your planning colleagues at The Emirates Stadium to address the biggest challenges facing the planning system today and debate how true growth can be delivered in a changing policy landscape. 


Book today and don't miss out on hearing from over 30 decision-makers and top practitioners from the public and private sector , including:

Members of Parliament addressing how the planning system can enable and accelerate growth
Senior civil servants explaining how policy is being interpreted
• Renowned figures from the house-building industry and planning experts discussing the impact of the latest planning update
• Key local authority planning officers sharing their practical experience of meeting topical challenges
Industry pioneers leading devolution of planning powers to city-regional government disclosing the powers to be devolved, and the opportunities and challenges they present to applicants and authorities

This is your chance to get fully up to speed on the latest government policies and gain real insights into the impact of the latest changes on the planning sector.

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  • Gain a truly 360° view of the key challenges that face us and their impact on how the planning system operates

  • Keep up-to-date with what some of the most successful practitioners today are doing to overcome them through replicable case-studies and best practice examples

  • Benefit from networking opportunities throughout the day and benchmark yourself against industry best-practice

Speakers Include...

Keynote: Brandon Lewis MP
Minister of State for Housing and Planning
Department For Communities and Local Government

John Rhodes
and Chair
The Government Commissioned Local Plans Expert Group

Steve Quartermain
Department for Communities and Local Government

Isabel Dedring
Deputy Mayor for Transport
Greater London Authority

Eamonn Boylan
Lead Chief Executive, Planning and Housing
Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Peter Andrew
Deputy Chairman
Home Builders Federation

Richard de Cani
Managing Director – Planning
Transport for London

Mike Kiely
Planning Officers Society

Who Attended Last Year

Planning in 2015


We are delighted to announce that

Brandon Lewis MP
Minister of State for Housing and Planning
Department For Communities and Local Government

will be delivering a Keynote Address

Event Partners

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Border Archaeology

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