A one-day conference

Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin 

Date: 27th May 2020

Planning in Ireland has always been a contentious issue, with Ireland set to see a major increase in population growth over the next 10 to 20 years it will bring important opportunities as well as significant challenges. Now is the time to prepare and establish how our towns and cities can become more productive and efficient while improving the quality of life. In April 2019 Ireland became one of the first countries in Europe to set up an independent planning regulator, its role will be discussed on the day as well as Transport Strategies, Gentrification, Population Projections and meeting the demands for Housing and infrastructure.

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5 Structured CPD Points

Full Day Programme

Conference Chairperson & Opening Remarks

Speaker: Carol Tallon, Strategic Planning Director (MPRII) with Property District and author of several books on Irish housing

Delivering sustainable planning and development through the implementation of national policies.

Speaker: Rachel Kenny, Director of Planning, An Bord Pleanála

  • How planning and development is reflecting national climate change and compact growth agendas
  • Lessons of Strategic Housing Development in delivering practical examples of ‘compact growth’, ‘sustainable development’ and addressing ‘climate change issues’,
  • Strategic Infrastructure Development and Climate Action considerations.

Transport Strategies and Implementation Plans

Speaker: Michael Mac Aree, Head of Strategic Planning, National Transport Authority.

  • NTA’s role in Transport Planning.
  • NTA’s approach to developing Transport Strategies.
  • Integration of Transport Strategies with the planning system.
  • Approach to the implementation of Transport Strategies.

Regional Spatial & Economic Strategies- Next Steps.

Speaker: Jim Conway, Director, Eastern & Midland Regional Assembly

  • What is included within the RSES
  • How EMRA is approaching implementation
  • The Metropolitan Area Strategic Plan and delivery

Did you know the funding & financing opportunities available to you?

Speaker: Ms. Eileen Crowley, External Expert, European Commission

  • EU funding in context
  • Taking a strategic approach +
  • Some examples of what can be achieved
  • Broad overview of what EU funding can do for you

Remote Working, Enterprise Hubs and the Atlantic Economic Corridor initiative

Speaker: Deirdre Frost, Policy Analyst/ Digiwest Project Manager, Western Development Commission

  • Remote working – the incidence & extent of the practice, Benefits and Government Policy
  • The role of digital enterprise hubs in supporting remote work and supporting Government policy
  • How remote working and hubs are a key aspect of the Government’s policy the Atlantic Economic Corridor initiative (Project Ireland 2040), which comprises 10 Local Authorities from Donegal to Kerry.

Gentrification and Designing High Density Residential Complexes for Sustainable Living

Population Projection- Delivering housing need and demand assessment-Project 2040

The Office of Planning and Regulation- What are its functions

Designing areas for Crime Prevention

National Marine Planning Framework

This conference content and advice will relate to all involved directly or indirectly in the planning process, from public to private sector, including planners, environmental consultants, legal professionals, property professionals, local authority executives, government departments, semi-state agencies, contractors, developers, architects, and universities.

There will be 5 CPD points awarded to attendees at this conference. Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award.

Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin 

Early Bird Rate – €435+VATper person

Normal Rate @ €495 + VAT.

Please note the early bird discount can close sooner than expected once a certain number of seats fill up, therefore your prompt booking is strongly advised to avoid disappointment

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The rate to attend includes morning tea/coffee and refreshments on arrival at registration, mid-morning tea/coffee and pastries and buffet lunch. You will receive the speakers PowerPoint presentations within 24 hours after the event. 

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