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16-18 September 2016
New College Oxford

Programme

Programme

Please view our 2016 programme below:



16 September 2016

16:30
Arrival and registration, New College. Tea will be available until 18:00. Newcomers' tea with the committee 17:00 - 17:30.
19:00
Drinks reception in Cloisters at New College
20:00
Black tie dinner with keynote address by Sarah Richards, Chief Executive, Planning Inspectorate
Programme Time
Programme Description


17 September 2016

08:00
Breakfast
09:15
Chairman's introduction
09:20
State of the Nations Supply, demand and pricing in the UK. How does the UK compare with other countries? Global trends which will impact UK housing. Learning from other nations: some solutions. Yolande Barnes, Head of World Research, Savills
09:45
Questions and discussion
09:50
Local Plans - An Outside In View Review of Local Plan issues from a range of perspectives. Keith Holland, Director, Intelligent Plans and Examinations
10:25
Questions and discussion
10:45
Coffee
11:10
Would You Tell Me, Please, Which Way I Ought To Go From Here? Planning reform: a view from the coalface. James Fennell, Chief Executive, Nathaniel Lichfield & Partners
11:45
Questions and discussion
12:05
Access All Areas? - a review of the trend towards greater transparency and public access to information in the planning arena with a particular focus on viability assessments. Rebecca Warren, Partner, Pinsent Masons LLP
12:40
Questions and discussion
13:00
Lunch
14:00
Environmental Judicial Review Pitfalls to avoid. Richard Moules, Landmark Chambers
14:35
Questions and discussion
14:55
The Future of CIL and S106 Agreements Interpretation of the changes to CIL and S106 legislation and applying practical solutions to speed up the process and improve outcomes. Beverley Firth, Partner, Mills & Reeve LLP
15:30
Questions and discussion
15:50
Pimms Reception
15:50
Optional walking historical and literary walking tour 'Castle, Confluence and Carroll'. Passing through the refurbished site of Oxfordshire's County Gaol, dating back to Saxon times, and the scene of many trials and executions; along the River Thames, which played an all-important role in the creation and content of Alice's Adventures; and - with reference to three important Thames' tributaries - through the extensive grounds of the 16th-century college of Christ Church, where Lewis Carroll lived and taught and Alice was the daughter of the Dean.
18:30
Sweet & Maxwell Champagne Reception, New College
19:30
Black tie dinner with guest speaker Julia Hartley-Brewer, Broadcaster and Columnist. Late night entertainment
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Programme Description


18 September 2016

07:30
Breakfast from 07:30 until 09:00. Chapel will take place at 8:00 (beside Cloisters)
09:30
Chairman's introduction
09:40
Achieving and Assisting Regeneration An authority's perspective to deliver successful regeneration schemes with moving goal posts, legislation and economic challenges. Pat Hayes, Executive Director, Regeneration and Housing, London Borough of Ealing
10:15
Questions and discussion
10:35
Legal Update What have been the key issues emerging from cases over the past year? Richard Ground QC, Cornerstone Barristers
11:15
Questions and discussion
11:30
Conference close


Programme timings are meant as a guide line and are subject to change. A final programme with timings will be included in your joining instructions on registration.


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Few things in life are certain. The only pleasurable one is the Oxford Joint Planning Law Conference. Every September I always know that I will come away from the weekend having experienced (1) really top quality presentations by leaders in the planning field and which have been subjected to peer review in a way that really doesn't happen elsewhere (2) the opportunity to socialise with the majority of those in the planning and planning law professions at all levels in a completely non-hierarchic...

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