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14-16 September 2018
New College Oxford



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A Scottish perspective on community participation in planning and other issues - by Kate Houghton, RTPI

26 September 2017

While rooted in English case law and policy, the Joint Planning and Law Conference in Oxford last week had plenty for me to take away and ruminate on in the context of the Scottish system. The latter is currently undergoing a major review, with a Planning Bill due to be published before the year is out.

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After Dinner Speeches

23 October 2014

The Saturday after-dinner speech at the Oxford conference is often an opportunity for some well-honed humour around planning and legal themes.

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Please read our blogs page - we have a new blog from this year's conference

26 September 2017

A Scottish perspective on community participation in planning and other issues by Kate Houghton RTPI

2017 Podcasts now available on-line

26 September 2017

Watch podcasts from this year's event here: If you missed this year's conference why don't you put the date in your diary for next year 14 -16 September 2018.


One of the best planning law conferences in the annual calendar - you can always expect speakers who are both erudite and entertaining, professional organisation and an unparalleled opportunity to network in the bar and disco!

Principal Solicitor, Environment Agency

The Oxford Planning Conference is an excellent opportunity to keep up, both with the new developments and thinking in a rapidly changing world and also with old friends and colleagues. It is a winning combination of education and sociability which I always make it a point to try not to miss.

Barrister, No 5 Chambers

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