National Planning Summit

The National Planning Summit is THE national gathering for key players within the public and private sectors to discuss the latest issues in the planning world. 

Speakers Include:

Paula Hassall 
Head of CIL and S106 (Planning) – Economic and Social Policy 
Department for Communities and  Local Government

Keith Holland
Intelligent Plans and Examinations

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

Richard de Cani
Managing Director – Planning
Transport for London

John Rhodes 
and Chair 
The Government Commissioned Local Plans Expert Group

Peter Andrew
Deputy Chairman
Home Builders Federation

Liz Peace
Adviser on Property, Politics and the Built Environment &
Chair, Community Infrastructure Levy Review

Mike Kiely
Planning Officers Society

What's in store?

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

Who Attended Last Year

What Attendees Say About The National Planning Summit

"Excellent cross-pollination between different areas of planning”
Barrister, Cornerstone Barristers

“Great range of very relevant topics with some excellent speakers”
Senior Local Plan Officer, South Staffordshire DC

“Quick snapshot into pertinent planning issues”
Associate Planner, Peter Brett Associates

Planning in 2015


Featuring Key Presentations from:

Brandon Lewis MP, Minister of State for Housing and Planning 

Lord Rogers 

Mr Philip Graham, Chief Executive, National Infrastructure Commission 

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