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SW Managing the Planning Process

and AGM

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 at 9:30AM - 4:00PM
The Rougemont Hotel, Queen St, Exeter EX4 3SP, UK
RTPI South West

Conference Information
In a very uncertain world, with planning legislation undergoing almost constant change it is difficult for the practitioner to separate the consequential from the inconsequential, the aim of this conference is to provide clarity and critical comment on changes to the planning and housing world that have occurred and signpost the likely direction of travel, or at least until the next election.

Confirmed speakers include

  • Planning Performance Agreements - Simon Metcalfe, WYG
  • Housing White Paper: Implications for Local Authorities - Mark Axford, Policy Manager at Bournemouth BC
  • Housing White Paper: Private Sector Perspective - Andrew Ross, Director at Turleys
  • Housing White Paper: Delivering Self and Custom Build Housing - Liz Dunster, Housing Delivery Officer and Rebecca Boyde, Planning Officer at Plymouth City Council
  • Assessing Housing Requirements Now - Cristina Howick (Partner, Peter Brett Associates)

  • Housing Need in the Future - Richard Harwood OBE QC, 39 Essex Chambers
  • RTPI SW Research Paper - The Delivery and Affordability of Housing - Three Dragons & Heriot-Watt University

South West Annual General Meeting.

The Principal role of the AGM is to consider and endorse the Annual Report of the RTPI South West relating to the year 2015 for submission to the National Institute. It is an opportunity for members to question the RTPI South West officers on the year activities and finances. The
AGM will this year also summarise the results of the 2016 RTPI South West Member Survey. The AGM will take place before lunch during the conference. RTPI Members are welcome to attend the AGM element for free. Please register attendance to

More information on the Regional Management Board and Activities Committee

How to book
Please contact to be added to the waiting list.

Exhibitor Opportunities
We now welcome exhibitors to showcase their firm, recent developments and to further engage with RTPI Members and professionals in planning. Please contact for further information.


0207 929 8190