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Rural Matters - NE

Wednesday, 16 May 2018 at 9:30AM - 4:00PM
Centre for Life, Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4EP
RTPI North East

Programme Description

A comprehensive assessment of the emerging initiatives influencing good rural planning within changing economic and environmental conditions.  The conference will examine the rural planning system, the importance of agriculture and landscape as well as the effective integration and balancing of economic, social and environmental factors in promoting sustainable development of our rural areas. It will involve the various different stakeholders who influence development within rural areas and include case studies of best practice.

Seminar speakers;

  • Ross Lillico BA(Hons), MIED, MEDAS, Associate Director - Lichfields (Ross is a skilled economist who provides specialist advice to a wide range of clients)
  • Calum Gillhespy, Director - GSC Grays  (Calum is a chartered surveyor with 15 years post qualification experience of property management for private and institutional clients)
  • Nicola Allan, Barrister - Trinity Chambers
  • Jed Griffiths, Principal, Griffiths Environmental Planning and Past RTPI President
  • Stuart Timmiss, Head of Planning - Durham County Council
  • James Copeland, Senior Environment and Land Use Adviser/Suzanne Clear, Senior Adviser Planning and Rural Affairs - NFU North East

View programme here

During the day there will also be discussion/request for your feedback regarding 2018 RTPI Consultation on the 2019/21 Research Focus (Policy, Practice and Research Department).  View paper

This seminar could count as appropriate CPD for RTPI members - remember to keep a record of your learning, including your learning outcomes, in your CPD record

View other events on the 2018/19 Programme

Require assisstance contact:  Kim Walker    Tel: 07455 787705