Wednesday 8 November 2017
Professor Peter Head CBE FREng FRSA - Founder and Chief Executive, The Ecological Sequestration Trust
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals and objectives are transformational with respect to inclusive growth-leaving no-one behind in having access to basic services, education and healthcare plus transforming energy systems to avert climate change, adapting to climate change risks like intense rainfall and the critical management of resources to allow ecological systems to recover. A target is set to achieve the outcomes by 2030.
To view the lecture slides, please click here.
Tuesday 8th November 2016
Michael Batty, Bartlett Professor of Planning,University College London
The Planning Balance Sheet 60 Years On: Evaluating Plans in the Digital Age
Read more about the lecture here
Thursday 26 November 2015
Lord Kerslake, former Head of the Civil Service and current chair of Peabody and London's King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
Call for more not less planning in delivering new housing supply.
Listen to a podcast of Lord Kerslake's speech.
Tuesday 18 November 2014
Professor Tony Travers
How citizens may be affected by future trends in city and county governance.
To see photos from the lecture please click here. A podcast of the lecture is available here.
Tuesday 12 November 2013
Rt Hon The Lord Heseltine CH
Growth agenda with respect to cities, and how pioneering city leaders can develop visions for growth.
20 November 2012
Mitchell Silver (President of the American Planning Association and Chief Planning and Economic Development Officer for Raleigh, North Carolina)
The need for good planning - good strategic planning can add significant value to investment, communities need planners to "fall in love with planning again".
6 October 2011
Professor Patsy Healey (Professor Emeritus, School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Newcastle University)
Looked at the wider context for more progressive approaches to making places.
The full text of the lecture and slides are available to download.