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Independent Consultants’ Network Conference

Meeting the challenges of a changing world

This year’s annual ICN Conference will be held at the Riverside Innovation Centre in Chester on the 22nd of September, 2022.

It will focus on how independent consultants can adapt and remain resilient in today’s current climate of rapid evolution and change.

RTPI President Timothy Crawshaw and ICN Chair Pete Lloyd will open the conference. This will be followed by sessions on:

  • Appeals: improving delivery and quality
  • Biodiversity Net Gain
  • Legal Update
  • Running your own Business
  • Neighbourhood Planning
  • The Future of Pubs
  • The Post-Pandemic High Street

A guided walking tour of the city and *evening drinks at The Botanist will be held the day before, on the 21st. This will give ICN members the opportunity to discover the planning challenges and successes of Chester, as well as network.

Please view the speakers and programme tab for more details.

This annual conference is a must-attend event for independent planning consultants as it brings together top professionals from across the UK to discuss their views, ideas and opinions across a variety of topics related to the planning system

Should you be interested in hearing about sponsorship opportunities for our events, please contact Dipty Patel for further information.

*The networking reception will be a cash bar.