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Young Planners Conference 2016

Young Planners Conference 2016

Friday, 14 October 2016 at 9:00AM -
Saturday, 15 October 2016 at 5:00PM
Belfast, Belfast BT2 7AP, UK
From £99 +VAT

The next Young Planners' Conference will be held in Belfast on the 14th and 15th of October 2016.

Hosted by Northern Ireland Young Planners, the conference is an excellent networking opportunity and will also include workshops, which will provide young planners with opportunities to develop or enhance practical skills, explore key topics in greater detail or obtain essential advice on the APC process.

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Welcome Drinks - Thursday 13th October 2016, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
The Welcome Drinks will be held the night before the conference and provides a chance for you to meet and network with delegates in a more intimate, relaxed environment; a great idea for anyone who is travelling to Belfast on the Thursday and has the evening free. Best of all its FREE for delegates attending the conference!

Gala Dinner - Friday 14th October 2016, 7:30pm - 1:00am
This year's Gala Dinner will be held at the historic Crumlin Road Gaol. It first opened its gates to prisoners in 1846 and for 150 years was a fully operational prison. This is a chance to let your hair down and enjoy a delicious 3 course meal whilst networking with like-minded young professionals. An evening that will be one to remember!
Price: £40pp +VAT

Study Tours - Saturday 15th October 2016
Study tours around the local area will allow delegates to experience examples of best practice from Northern Ireland.

Choose from one of 4 options:
Study Tour 1: Peace Walls
Study Tour 2: Titanic Quarter
Study Tour 3: Cathedral Quarter/UU Regeneration
Study Tour 4: Giants Causeway (Please note that bus travel is required for this tour and as a result will finish later than the others. We advise to book later evening flights or an overnight stay).

FREE to delegates attending the conference.

View a range of accommodation options for your weekend escape in Belfast.

Ibis (3 min walk from Europa) at £75pp per night, breakfast included.
Jurys Inn (4 min walk from Europa) at £79pp per night, breakfast included.
Holiday Inn (5min walk from Europa) at £89pp per night, breakfast included.

(Please note these prices are only guaranteed up until the 13th of September. There are limited spaces available and they will be offered as first in first served).

Not sure on the best way to get to Belfast? View a variety of affordable options

London (Gatwick) - Belfast (1hr 20min Flight) from £17 one way with Ryanair*
Cardiff (CWL) - Belfast (1hr 15min Flight) from £26 one way with flybe*
Dublin - Belfast (2hr Train) from €20 one way with Irish Rail*
Edinburgh - Belfast (1hr 10min Flight) from £39.99 one way with easyjet*

(*Prices are subject to change, early bookings are advisable to ensure these rates)

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Why not make a weekend of it and see all that Belfast has to offer! view here

Sponsorship Opportunities are still available for this fantastic event, click here to view the brochure or contact us at to secure your spot.

For further information about the conference events pelase contact Beck Hull at 

Please note we have a small amount of discounted tickets at concession price for students, contact Beck at the above email to enquire more about this.