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RICS Planning and Development Conference

Exploring trends in planning and development to ensure you are up-to-date and able to take the best decisions for your clients.

Twitter: #RICSplandev

Tue 19 Jun 2018
08:45 AM - 05:00 PM
etc.venues Victoria, 1 Drummond Gate, Pimlico, London, SW1V 2QQ
5.5 hours formal CPD

Early-bird price available until 28 March - Don't miss out

£210 + VAT


The RICS Planning and Development Conference will explore innovative solutions designed to solve the biggest challenges the planning profession faces. This year’s event will celebrate best practice examples of planning excellence through a mixture of local and global case studies.

We have assembled the leading figures in planning to take part in a Planners Question time. This interactive session will allow you to put your burning questions to our expert speakers.

The plenary sessions will focus on need to know high-level issues such as the latest policy and case law updates. Whilst also looking at the latest innovations in technology, and highlighting an international case study of successful regeneration to ensure you remain at the forefront of the planning profession.

Topics covered in the popular breakout will examine technical issue focussing on healthy cities, commercial, residential, land and infrastructure.

Attend this conference to benefit from high-level policy discussions, legal updates and technical content:

  • Receive a policy update and discover the incoming revisions to the National Planning Policy Framework
  • Join the conversation on the biggest issues impacting the conversation in our Planning Question time. Topics to be discussed include: viability, sustainability and regeneration 
  • Technology is inescapable part of everyday life and will play a vital role on the future of urban planning.  This talk will explore how technology can improve the UK planning system
  • What impact Brexit will have on planning and development legislation? Hear from a leading QC who will examine this issue and provide a roundup recent case law relevant to the profession
  • An international case study will provide lessons and examples of a successful planning system

Build your surveying network

You’ve told us that networking is an important part of your conference experience. So, we’ve set aside times in the day to give you a chance to network with like-minded professionals, including your peers and our expert panel of speakers.

A two-course networking lunch (included in the price of your ticket) provides a great opportunity to refuel, catch up with colleagues, and make new contacts operating in your area of expertise.

As part of our conference exhibition, sector-specific exhibitors will introduce the latest products and services to you to add value to your business.


Group discounts

  • Book three or more places and get 10% off
  • Book five or more places and get 15% off
  • Book seven or more places and get 20% off
  • Early-bird rate RICS professional £210 + VAT
  • Early-bird rate Non-RICS professional £283.5 + VAT
  • RICS professionals £235 + VAT
  • Non-RICS professionals £317.25 + VAT
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What happened last year?

Hear what last year's delegates had to say.

What is the greatest challenge facing the current UK planning system in 2017? Watch highlights of this discussion and others at RICS Planning and Development Conference.

Also hear from Roger Hepher, Director, Hepher Grincell, as he asks 'Where does planning go now?'

Connect to your conference

Our dedicated conference app, available to all delegates, enables you to interact with the speakers via polling and live questions, get access to speaker presentations and networking and connect with fellow attendees.

£210 + VAT
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