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Planning and Diversity Evening CPD

Sponsored by Arup and Burges Salmon

Wednesday, 08 May 2019 at 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Burges Salmon, One Glass Wharf, Bristol, BS2 0ZX
RTPI South West

240_F_76403337_Au Oucu UNymed 4l JBAe AT2va 9JHz NKl 7KPlanning and planners make decisions that that help to shape communities but how diverse are the decision makers and are communities able to engage within the planning process?  Join us to explore barriers to communities engaging with the planning process and what the RTPI is doing to make the profession more diverse and representative of the communities we work within. 

Topics and speakers for the evening


Event Chair

Michael Baker, ARUP


Promoting equality and diversity

Mena Fombo

A motivation speaker and activist, tirelessly campaigning for equality and places a large focus of her work on supporting young people, young adults and disadvantaged communities to confidently embrace their journey in life.


BME Communities and the Built Environment

Ann de Graft-Johnson, Senior Lecturer in Architecture and Built Environment, UWE


Women of Lawrence Hill and the Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone regeneration

Debra Newick, Bristol Women’s Network


How is the RTPI encouraging diversity

Victoria Hills, RTPI Chief Executive


Burges Salmon’s perspective and work on encouraging diversity the legal professio

Liz Dunn, Burges Salmon


Event sponsored by

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The event will start at 6.00pm for a 6.30pm start and conclude around 8.15pm with networking drinks and nibbles.


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