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RTPI WM Planning Summit 2019: Responding to current and future planning challenges - perspectives from Europe

Tuesday, 05 November 2019 at 9:30AM - 4:30PM
Crowne Plaza, Central Square, Holliday St, Birmingham B1 1HH
RTPI West Midlands

The RTPI West Midlands Planning Summit has become a widely praised annual event. This year, to celebrate the 70th World Town Planning Day and the 30th anniversary of the opening up of the former Eastern Bloc, it has a European theme. Hear from international planning experts, not only on what we can learn from practical examples in other countries, but also on how our approaches can be applied internationally.

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09.30AM        Registration

09.50AM        Welcome and Chair’s introduction

Sandy Taylor, RTPI West Midlands Chair

10.00AM        European Spatial Development Strategy

Professor Vincent Nadin MRTPI, TU Delft

10.30AM        A National Plan: The Netherlands Experience

11.00AM        What can we learn from European Planning System?

Dr Janice Morphet FRTPI, Bartlett School of Planning at University College London

11.30AM        Refreshment break

11.45AM        UK Planning - its application internationally

Dr Wei Yang FRTPI, Wei Yang & Partners

12.15AM        Planning for a new neighbourhood – the Danish approach

12.45PM        Plenary session

13.15PM         Lunch

14.00PM         Sustainable transport

Professor Miles Tight, University of Birmingham

14.30PM         Energy

Henk Sanders, TenneT

15.00PM         Refreshment break

15.20PM         Green Infrastructure

15.50PM         Plenary session

16.20PM         Chair’s remarks, thanks and close


This event is being organised by the RTPI West Midlands International Group to mark the 70th anniversary of World Town Planning Day.

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