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Public Consultation - Climbing the Ladder to Participatory Planning

21 October 2024 at 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM / North East England / Conference

21 October 2024 at 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Farrell Centre, The Sir Terry Farrell Building, Newcastle University, Eldon Place, Newcastle, United Kingdom, NE1 7RD
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RTPI North East | [email protected]

Public consultation and engagement is at the heart of effective planning practice. In this seminar we will explore the role of technology and social media alongside more traditional approaches to engagement and consultations leading to better conversations about planning as a force for good.

This seminar will be chaired by Tim Crawshaw, Crawshaw Urban Design.


  • Dave Webb, Senior Lecturer in Planning at Newcastle University 
    The ‘place’ of community engagement
  • Sebastian Weise PhD MRes BBA, Founder & CEO at PlaceChangers Ltd
    Maximising Impact: Strategies for Digital Community Engagement and Consultation
  • Dr Alexander Wilson, Lecturer, Degree Programme Director BA Planning & Master in Planning, School of Architecture, Planning & Landscape at Newcastle University
    Scaling Participation: Embracing Open and Early Engagement


  • Additional speakers to be confirmed soon.


There are a limited number of complimentary tickets available for Local Authority planners. If you are interested, please contact Kim Walker. 


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If you experience any problems when booking, please contact Kim Walker Regional Coordinator for assistance.

Learn more about our speakers

Timothy David Crawshaw

RTPI NE Regional Chair (Past RTPI President)

Dave Webb

Senior Lecturer at Newcastle University

Seb Weise

Founding Director at PlaceChangers

Dr Alexander Wilson

Lecturer at Newcastle University