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Not the Oxford Conference: The Sequel

Planning Back Better?

FRIDAY 17 SEPTEMBER 2021: 9.30am until 4pm

Online with Live Q&A and Networking

 

Our prestigious speakers will guide you through the dynamic issues facing the planning industry today, as follows: 

Friday 17th September 2021

09:30
Registration
09:50
Chair's Introduction

Chair’s Introduction: Robert Evans, Argent LLP

10:00
Planning Reform

Speaker: Joanna Averley, Chief Planner, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

 

10:25
Turning Everywhere into Somewhere: How can we plan for a happier and healthier future?

Speaker: Nicholas Boys Smith, Director, Create Streets

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10:50
Q&A Session chaired by Trudi Elliott CBE, The Planning Inspectorate
11:15
Coffee Break
11:30
Planning for Change: The role of Climate Change in Planning Law

This paper discusses the impact of climate change on planning law in light of recent case law as well as the impact of climate change on the development of planning law and policy in the UK and selected other jurisdictions

Speaker: Valerie Fogleman, Stevens & Bolton LLP; Professor of Law, Cardiff University School of Law and Politics

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11:55
Between sustainable development and the climate emergency : implications for policy making and planning practice

This paper reflects on how climate change and sustainability are weighed up and incorporated into local authority planning processes in the London Borough of Enfield.  It reflects on the current practice and limitations of plan making and decision taking in a climate emergency and makes recommendations for planning authorities as well as policy makers.

Speaker: Sarah Cary, Executive Director Place, Enfield Council

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12:20
Q&A Session chaired by Duncan Field, Town Legal LLP
12:45
Networking and lunch break
13:45
The environment bill: implications and impact

This paper reflects on the provisions of the Environment Bill and in particular the impact it will have on the law surrounding:

  • The new Office for Environmental Protection;
  • Air quality;
  • Waste and resource efficiency;
  • Water;
  • Biodiversity;
  • Conservation covenants;
  • The regulation of chemicals; and
  • The recall of products.

Speaker: Ruth Keating, Barrister, 39 Essex Chambers

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14:15
Case law update - business as usual

Insights into the important cases heard by the courts in 2020/2021

Speaker: Melissa Murphy, Barrister, Francis Taylor Building

 

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14:55
Q&A Session chaired by Rupert Warren QC, Landmark Chambers
15:20
Conference close

Chair: Robert Evans

15:25
Networking session

The JPLC committee reserve the right to vary the programme/speakers if circumstances dictate.

 

This online event is kindly sponsored by

Thomson Reuters
Sweet & Maxwell

Sweet & Maxwell planning law publications can be found here.

We would also like to thank Turley for their support and design help with the event.

Download the 2021 brochure

Download the 2021 brochure

Find out more about the 2021 conference by downloading the brochure in PDF format for more detailed information about the event.

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Not sure this conference is the right fit for you?

Take a look through the website to get a flavour of what you can expect. If you are still not sure, please contact us at lucinda@jplc.org or call 07879 228775 and we'll be happy to discuss the event with you and answer any questions.