This conference will look at both architects' and planners' experiences of the planning process and will explore how better collaboration can help improve design outcomes..
Dr. Jennifer Thomas, Head of the Built Environment at Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government and Andy Von Bradsky, Advisor MHCLG and Chairman of the Housing Forum, will set the scene, discuss policy and give their views on how as professionals we can best work together. Built environment professionals working in the region will discuss their experiences and provide case studies to debate.
Confirmed speakers include:
Dr Jennifer Thomas, Head of BE at Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Andy Von Bradsky, Advisor, MHCLG and Chairman of The Housing Forum, registered Design Council CABE Built Environment Expert and member of the Design Review panel for Design South East.
Richard Blyth, Head of Policy and Research, RTPI
Jamie Campbell, Bell Phillips Architects
Kirsty Paul, Growth and Strategy Team, Thurrock LA planners
Graham Thomas, Head of Planning Services and Chair of Essex Planning Officers Association.
Peter Dawson, Built Environment Manager and Design Champion, Place Services, Essex County Council
Stephen Kelly, Director of New Joint Planning Service, Cambridge City Council
Jonathan Brookes, Cambridge City, Principal Urban Designer
Mike Jamieson, Design Director, TateHindle
Jonathan Gimblett, Associate Director (Land and Planning) New Homes and Communities – Central Countryside Properties
Organised in association with RIBA and ARU Chelmsford.