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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09.50AM 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
14.00PM Sustainable transport
Professor Miles Tight, University of Birmingham
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.