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Delivering Development – A multi-choice CPD Day

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 at 10:00AM - 4:30PM
Sandy Park Conference Centre, Exeter EX2 7NN, UK
RTPI South West

Limited places remaining! please contact for availability

This event will be a mix of practical “how to” sessions for both Development Management and Policy Planning from both a public and private perspective.

A programme will be available soon, but there will be 5 rooms running concurrently throughout the day. You will be able to choose 4 workshops sessions to attend from the options below.  This is a great opportunity to tailor the day to your CPD needs and preferences.

Final list of workshops are as follows:

  • Running the viability gauntlet workshop
    Mark Felgate, Director M.E.D. Planning and Associate at Three Dragon

  • The viability negotiation process

    Claire Giles, Surveyor at DVS - Property Services arm of the Valuation Office Agency
    Jim Cliffe, Planning Obligations Manager at Bristol City Council

  • Development Team Approach
    Mark Reynolds at BANES

  • How to kick start urban regeneration

    Chris Shephard, Head of Economic Development at Bournemouth Borough Council

  • Beyond Policy – An Alternative Approach to Good Design.
    Simon Gould at Mitchell Eley Gould

  • Making Local Authority DM services more commercial
    Anna Thompson, LABC Business Development Director

  • The interface between mainstream planning and minerals and waste
    Andy Hill, Principal Planning Officer - Minerals & Waste at Devon Country Council

  • The good, the bad, the ugly - Enforcement options and how to succeed at Appeal.
    Jon Drew, Enforcement Officer at Cornwall Council 
    Bridget Campbell, PINS

  • Writing Appeal Statements & Giving Evidence at Inquiries
    Mike Muston, Muston Planning

  • Writing Skills for Planners
    Rob Cowan, Urban Design Skills
  • Understanding and analysing retail impact assessments and applying the sequential test for retail development

    Matthew Morris, Director at GVA

  • How to Screen and Scope a development for Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
    Rufus Howard and Caroline Price at Royal HaskoningDHV

  • Basics of Habitats Regulations Assessment for Plans
    Dr. Riki Therivel, Director at Levett-Therivel
  • Workshop: Habitats Regulations Assessment screening for plans
    Dr. Riki Therivel, Director at Levett-Therivel
  • Avoiding the fudge: taking a consistent approach to applying the flood risk sequential and exception test
    Marcus Salmon, Environment Agency

  • Assessing Significant and Insignificant Harm to Heritage
    Simon Hickman, Historic England

  • Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment: What you need to know
    Melanie Croll CMLI– Landscape Officer at Devon County Council. Chair of the Devon Landscape Policy Group

  • Permitted development change of use.
    Using recent appeal decision letters for group discussion exercises, this workshop will look at contentious issues in prior approval applications for change of use of offices and agricultural buildings to dwellings.
    Graham Gover, Solicitor

  • Planning Obligations or Conditions This session will comprise an overview of the criteria for including planning requirements by condition or obligation. Delegates will workshop real life cases, and then see how Inspectors have decided the issues involved.
    Graham Gover, Solicitor

  • Current and Future Transport Planning Techniques
    Current and future transport planning techniques will cover the existing methods we, as transport planners, use to assess the impact of small and large scale development proposals. Using microsimulation we will demonstrate how evolving technology can be utilised to support future development schemes, both in transportation and the wider field.
    Mark Pearce AMCIHT, Consultant (Transportation) at Hydrock


How to book
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For multiple bookings accross the 2018 programme, you may download the booking form and email to

Exhibitor Opportunities
We now welcome exhibitors to showcase their firm, recent developments and to further engage with RTPI Members and professionals in planning. Please contact for further information.

0207 929 8190

RTPI Member £90 + VAT: £18.00 Places remaining : 0
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Non Member £110 + VAT: £22.00 Places remaining : 0
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Retired Member £41 + VAT: £8.20 Places remaining : 0
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Student £31 + VAT: £6.20 Places remaining : 0
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