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RTPI Ireland runs a range of events to support your learning needs. We run an annual conference and a number of seminars and in the autumn as part of the RTPI Presidential visit we organise an annual dinner open to all members.We are always looking for new ideas and suggestion for events so please get in touch with us on or on 08925 15649 if there are topics you would like to see covered. 

Events Calendar 2019

Thursday 21 March - The Inaugural Annual Planning Lecture in conjunction with Downey Planning and Architecture

The lecture will be given by Frank McDonald, former Environment Editor of the Irish Times and also author of several books including "The Destruction of Dublin", "Saving the City" and "The Construction of Dublin".  Frank will explore "Irish planning, politics and connecting the dots on climate breakdown".

The Royal Irish Academy, Dawson Street, Dublin. More details here

Tuesday 14 May - Member Open Forum: Planning for Vibrant Town Centres

Speakers include Dr Frank Crowley who is a spatial economist and lecturer in UCC's School of Economics with a particular focus on economic geography and Giulia Vallone, who is the Senior Architect with Cork County Council. She has spearheaded a number of highly successful and widely celebrated projects tasked with revitalising the town centres and public spaces of Mallow, Killeagh and more famously Clonakilty

The Council Room, North Wing, University College Cork. More details here

Tuesday 10 September - Member Open Forum: The Office of the Planning Regulator

We are delighted that the new Planning Regulator, Niall Cussen, has agreed to meet with RTPI Ireland members to outline the OPR's remit and plans for the future covering its work on assessment development plans; reviewing the performance by planning authorities and An Bord Pleanála; and developing research and education, training and public awareness programmes

The Alexander Hotel, 16-20 South Cumberland St, Dublin. More details here.

Thursday 19 and Friday 20 September-  RTPI President Visit

RTPI President Iain Tant will visit a number of projects in Limerick, accompanied by RTPI Ireland Chair Aidan Culhane and Director Craig McLaren.  Read more about the visit here.

Wednesday 16 October  - Annual Law Lecture

The Annual Law lecture wil be given by Eamon Galligan and Eamonn Kelly. Eamon Galligan will discuss "Current Issues in Planning Law" and Eamonn Kelly will discuss "The 2018 EIA (Planning and Development) Regulations"

The Venue, Wood Quay, Dublin. More details here.

Thursday 14 November - The RTPI Ireland Annual Dinner

The dinner will be hosted by RTPI Ireland Chair Aidan Culhane and Guests of Honour are Damien English TD, Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development and Ian Tant, President of the RTPI.

The Hibernian Club, 9 St Stephen's Green, Dublin. More details here.

Tuesday 10 December - Annual Members' Meeting

The Annual Members' Meeting is an opportunity to hear abou RTPI Ireland's activities in the year and it's forward plans. It will include a presentation from the RTPI Ireland Chair Aidan Culhane and reports from RTPI Ireland representatives on various committees and forums. Followed by a wine reception.

Dublin Chamber of Commerce, Clare Street, Dublin. Details to follow.




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