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Open Forum: The Big Picture - Future Issues for Planners and Planning

Tuesday, 13 June 2017 at 4:00PM - 6:45PM
Clayton Hotel, Lapps Quay, Cork


Planning across the world and in Ireland is going through change. But what are the issues we face and how can we respond to them? This Open Forum – which is free to RTPI Members – will look at the big issues heading our way and allow members to discuss how the implications for the profession.  It is an opportunity to hear about some of the challenges and opportunities we face and to shape how RTPI responds to them.


16.00  Welcome and Introduction - John Downey, Chair, RTPI Ireland

16.05 The New Urban Agenda: Global Approaches to Planning - Trudi Elliott, Chief Executive, Royal Town Planning Institute

16.25  The Irish Context – Brendan O’Sullivan, Programme Director, Centre for Planning Education and Research, University of Cork

16.45  Discussion

17.45  Closing Remarks

17.50  Refreshments and Networking

18.45 Departures


This event is free for RTPI Members, students and the unwaged

Book place here or by contacting Catherine Bolster on or 08925 15649