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Presentations 2017

PINS and DCLG – where are we now?

Sarah Richards MRTPI, Chief Executive, PINS
Mary Travers MRTPI, Group Manager (Local Plans), PINS
Chaired by: John Acres MRTPI, RTPI Vice President.

Presidential address and welcome

Stephen Wilkinson MRTPI, RTPI President 2017
Chaired by: Graham Stallwood FRTPI, Executive Director, Planning and Borough Development, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Keynote address

The Lord Taylor of Goss Moor Hon MRTPI
Chaired by: Graham Stallwood FRTPI, Executive Director, Planning and Borough Development, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea


Smart vs sustainable - is it a choice?

Dr Mary Keeling, Global Program Director Economic Analysis, IBM
Professor Peter Head CBE, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Ecological Sequestration Trust
Professor Barbara Norman Hon MRTPI, Foundation Chair of Urban and Regional Planning and Director of Canberra Urban and Regional Futures, University of Canberra
Chaired by: Corinne Swain OBE FRTPI, Fellow, ARUP

Setting cities free to plan

Robin Hambleton MRTPI, Professor of City Leadership, University of the West of England (UWE)
Marvin Rees, Mayor of Bristol
Jules Pipe, Deputy Mayor, Planning, Regeneration and Skills, Greater London Authority
Christer Larsson, Planning Director, City of Malmö
Chaired by: Janet Askew MRTPI, Town Planner

Place, homes and inequality

Professor Janice Morphet FRTPI, Visiting Professor, Bartlett School of Planning, University College London
Terrie Alafat, Chief Executive, Chartered Institute of Housing
Norliza Hashim, Secretary General, Eastern Regional Organization for Planning and Human Settlements (EAROPH), Malaysia
Chaired by: Cynthia Bowen, President, American Planning Association


Choice of session


Option 1
The future of planning talent
Jacob Bonehill, Senior Development Planning Officer, Birmingham City Council
Rob Krzyszowski MRTPI, Co-Founder, Planning Out
David Edmondson MRTPI, Strategic Developments Manager, Cornwall Council
Pooja Agrawal, Architect and Urban Designer, Greater London Authority
Chaired by: Andrew Taylor MRTPI, Head of Planning, New Homes & Communities, Countryside Properties


Option 2
Planners and the Humanitarian Sector
Peter Oborn, UKBEAG Chair, Vice President International, RIBA
Graham Saunders, Team Leader, Disaster and Crisis Prevention, Response and Recovery, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Jason Jordan, Director of Policy, APA
Chaired by: Peter Geraghty FRTPI, Director of Planning and Transport, Southend-on-Sea Borough Council


Option 3
Planning after dark
Phil Gibby, Director, Arts Council
Paul Shuker MRTPI, Director of Planning, WYG
Simon Gilbert, Operational Manager (Strategic Development Management and Placemaking), Cardiff Council
Leenamari Aantaa-Collier, Legal Director, Shakespeare Martineau
Chaired by: Phil Williams MRTPI, Director of Planning and Place, Belfast City Council


Option 4
Because you're worth it – promoting planning in the media and communities
Jane Manning, Associate Director, Allies and Morrison
Sue Manns MRTPI, Director, Pegaus Group
Rebecca Hildreth, Head of Marketing & Communications, RTPI
Dr Mike Harris, Deputy Head of Policy & Research, RTPI
Chaired by: Francesca Perry, Editor, Thinking City

Ask the Chief Planners

Niall Cussen, Principal Adviser, Planning, Department for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government
Neil Hemington MRTPI, Head of Planning Division, Welsh Government
Fiona McCandless MRTPI, Chief Planner, Northern Ireland
John McNairney MRTPI, Chief Planner, Scottish Government
Chaired by: Sue Bridge MRTPI, Director, Sue Bridge Consultancy

Tackling climate change - a speed view of the future

Hannah Fawdon, Graduate of Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh 2015 RTPI Bursary Award Winner
Ryan Walker, Graduate of Queen's University Belfast, 2016 RTPI Student Prize Award Winner
Nick Whittington, RTPI Planning Apprentice, New Forest District Council
Jadine Havill, Graduate of Cardiff University, 2016 RTPI Student Prize Award Winner
Hayley Davis, Graduate of Reading University
Chaired by: Lucy Seymour-Bowdery MRTPI, Senior Planning Officer, Department for Communities and Local Government

Closing Remarks

Trudi Elliott CBE MRTPI, RTPI Chief Executive


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