Planning Infrastructure - Frameworks for Growth?


Programme (subject to change)


08.45 Registration and coffee


09.15 Welcome and Introduction

Jan Molyneux and Adam Sheppard, UWE Bristol


Main Papers


09.25 Economics

Jon Neale, Head of UK Research, JLL


10.10 Property Politics: Crystal ball gazing for planners and property professionals

Nick Keable, Chief Executive, Development Intelligence


10.55 Tea and coffee


11.10 Transport & Infrastructure – The Challenges

Housing Expansion and Sustainable Transport: The Right Way, and the British Way

Steve Melia, Senior Lecturer, Transport and Planning, UWE Bristol

Laura Ambler, Head of Planning, West of England Combined Authority


12.00 The Challenges of Delivering Infrastructure on a Major Development

Ralph Hawkins, Managing Director, Taylor Wimpey, Bristol


12.25 Morning plenary


12:40 Lunch


13.40  Revisions to the NPPF

Steve Quartermain, Chief Planner, Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government,

Phil Barnes, Group Land & Planning Director, Barratt Homes PLC

Claire Pearce, Assistant Director of Inward Investment and Growth, Sedgemoor District Council


15.00 Tea and coffee


15:15 Infrastructure planning: legal update

James Maurici QC, Landmark Chambers


16.15 Current Reviews of the Planning system - Raynsford and the Labour Party

Chris Shepley, Director, Chris Shepley Associates


16.40 Conference Close




18.45 Champagne Reception


19.30 Dinner and Welcome

Host – Simon Peacock, JLL


After dinner speaker

Mark Steel