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The Planning Convention 2019

The future of planning - what's next?

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19 June 2019, etc.venues - County Hall, London

The Planning Convention is the RTPI's flagship event, and the largest event in the planning profession's calendar. Each year we bring together over 400 practitioners, politicians, policy makers, developers and community and environmental professionals to address the current issues in the industry. Delegates have the opportunity to hear from key industry influencers, network, discuss, debate and find creative solutions to the most pressing problems facing the profession.

The Planning Convention 2019 will take a look at the future for planners and the planning profession. From examining what good design is, reimagining town centres and debating infrastructure, to merging tech with the practical, looking at solutions to the housing crisis, taking inspiration from successful cities around the globe and planning for a diverse society, what is next and where are we going?



Kit Malthouse confirmed to deliver ministerial address

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Please note, we have a limited number of discounted tickets available for student members. For more information, please contact


Getting there

etc.venues, County Hall, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 7PB

etc.venues is situated at the end of Westminster bridge, over the river from the Houses of Parliament. The venue is near Westminster and Waterloo tube stations but please note, Belvedere Road IS NOT on the riverside of the building. Click here to view all options for getting to the venue.

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Thank you to our generous 2019 sponsors. Click here to view further information about this year's sponsors.

Should you be interested in sponsoring this event, please contact Hannah Armstrong for further information.


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