Appearing at Local Development Plan Inquiries

27 October. RTPI Cymru. County Hall, Pembrokeshire County Council, Haverfordwest.

This seminar will break down the mystique of LPD hearings and explain what to expect. Those looking to gain experience for forthcoming hearings will hear from an inspector who has recently conducted a hearing in Wales and also local planning authority officers who have appeared at recent hearings.

Cost: £10.

- For more information or to book, please visit

Development Economics

28 October. RTPI East of England. Bidwells Offices, Upper King Street, Norwich.

This continuing professional development event forms part of a series of events around the East of England region organised by Bidwells. Further dates will follow.

Cost: Free; places limited.

- For more information or to reserve your place, pease contact Rob Hobbs at or 01473 432931 or visit

Assessment of Professional Competence (APC)

1 November. Young Planners' Network. Room 108, University House, Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham.

The event will provide an overview of the APC process, outline the role of the mentor, provide an opportunity to ask the RTPI representative questions and share experiences and mentoring techniques with others. For licentiates, this event will also establish what APC assessors are looking for in a final submission. Members of the RTPI who have undertaken the APC process will be on hand to provide advice on their experience.

Cost: Free.

- For further information or to book, please visit

Sustainable Buildings

2 November. RTPI. The Hatton, 51-53 Hatton Garden, London.

This one-day masterclass is aimed at practitioners who want to understand more about features for sustainable design that can be integrated into new developments. There will be a focus on renewable energy and water consumption. Other topics such as materials and ecology will also be explored. The masterclass is designed for those with a basic understanding of sustainable buildings who would like to delve deeper into this evolving topic.

Cost: £569 + VAT.

- For more information or to book, please visit

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