We had a packed house at the Annual Conference at the Europa Hotel on 26th September 2017.
Delegates heard from a number of speakers, both locally and nationally and attended breakout sessions before lunch and an equally packed afternoon plenary. Beverley Clyde, RTPI NI Chaired the morning session with Kim Boal, RTPI NI and Commended Young Planner of the Year 2017 Chairing the afternoon session. Peter May, Permanent Secretary, Department for Infrastructure provided the keynote speech.
Speaker presentations are available here.....
- The PAC and Local Development Plans - Andrea Kells, Chief Commissioner, Planning Appeals Commission
- Creating Sustainable Places - Mark Hand and Craig O'Connor, Arloesi Planning
- Northern Ireland's Best Places - David Mounstephen, Chair, RTPI NI Best Places' Panel
- Sustainable Development Goals - Trudi Elliott, RTPI Chief Executive
- Delivering Homes through Local Plans - Paul Barnard, Assistant Director for Strategic Planning and Infrastructure, Plymouth City Council
- Delivering Marine Planning alongside Local Development Plans: A Scottish Perspective - James Green, Senior Policy Officer, Orkney Islands Council
Showcasing Early Researchers
- Winner of the RTPI Excellence in Planning for Built Heritage: Seamus Heaney Homeplace - Chris Boomer, Mid Ulster Council