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Linking National and Regional Planning in a New Context

Tuesday, 08 May 2018 at 4:00PM - 6:00PM
College of Anaesthetists of Ireland, 22 Merrion Square North, Dublin


The new National Planning Framework has been introduced recently. At the same time Regional Assemblies and the Regional Spatial and Economic Strategies are in their infancy. But how will these relate to one another?  And what needs to be done to make ensure that they complement one another? This Open Forum – which is free to RTPI Members – will look at the issues they raise and will 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 – Marion Chalmers, Chair, RTPI Ireland

16.05 The relationship between the National Planning Framework and the Regional Strategies – Paul Hogan, Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government

16.25  Regional Assemblies and Planning – Malachy Bradley, Assistant Director,  Eastern & Midland Regional Assembly

16.45  Discussion

17.45  Closing Remarks

18.00  Departures


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

Book a place at: or by contacting Catherine Bolster on or 08925 15649