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The Importance of Good Planning and Planners - Oxford Brookes Annual Planning Lecture

Wednesday, 29 March 2017 at 6:00PM - 8:00PM
JHB Main Lecture Theatre, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane siteOxford OX3 0BP, UK
RTPI South East

Oxford Brookes Planning School once again host this ever-popular evening lecture and drinks recption. 

This year Patsy Dell, Head of Planning and Regulatory Services at Oxford City Council will be talking about the Importance of good planning and planners.

Patsy is a Chartered Member of the RTPI and, prior to her role at Oxford City Council, has held the post of Head of Planning Services at Cambridge City Council and at St Edmundsbury Borough Council.

Patsy reflects: 

"Attending a random lecture (by an Oxford Brookes lecturer) long ago about planning and what planners did, started me on a professional journey that has led to my current role. I am grateful to be asked to present this year’s annual lecture and will draw from my career in planning, offering some reflections on what I see as the positive role that planners can play in supporting successful place making (with some recent examples from Oxford and Cambridge). I’m passionately interested in promoting good planning and want to take the opportunity to speak to that and also how this important area of work can be a very rewarding and satisfying career". 

There will be time reserved for questions after the lecture.

Sponsor David Lock Associates will kindly provide refreshments following the lecture. These will be serves in the Atrium of the adjacent Abercrombie Building finishing at approx 8.00 pm.

This lecture is relevant for planners at all stages in their career, as well as non-planners interested in the topic.  

The event is free to attend, please book your place with Karen Hughes prior to the event taking place:

(Car parking arrangements: After 4.30 car parking is available to the public at the Headington Campus for a charge of £3 for 2-3 hours or free for up to 2 hours)