9.30 am Registration and refreshments
10.00 am Chairman’s Introduction – Iain Rhind, Senior Director & Head of Heritage, Nathaniel Lichfield & Partners
10.10 am The Fundamentals of Conserving and Enhancing the Historic Environment; What is Significance?
Jules Brown, Conservation & Planning Manager, North of England Civic Trust.
10.50am The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 and the Historic Environment, a new Regime.
Catherine Dewar, Principal Inspector of Historic Buildings and Areas, English Heritage North East
11.45 am Refreshments
12.00 am How Neighbourhood Plans Can Preserve the Historic Environment and Support Economic Development
Dave Chetwyn, Managing Director, Urban Vision Enterprise CIC and Chair of the Historic Towns Forum
12.30 pm Open Forum (with Morning Speakers).
12.40 pm Lunch
1.40 pm Robust Heritage Decisions - Barnwell and Penshurst: a presumption in favour of refusal?
Grant Lock, Senior Heritage Consultant, Nathaniel Lichfield & Partner
2.20 pm Changing practices and perspectives – a Local Authority view.
Ian Ayris, Historic Environment Manager, Newcastle City Council
3.00 pm How the Community Can Save our Heritage – Portland Works, Sheffield, Case Study
Emma Green, Portland Works, Sheffield
3.40 pm Open Forum (with Afternoon Speakers
4.00 pm Finish