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Young Planners

The RTPI Young Planners' Networks provide a wide variety of activities and services at a national and regional level.

YP Chairs photo 2016

As a young planner you have access to CPD, lectures, social and networking events, all targeted at (and organised by) planners in the early stages of their career. It is the ideal way to build a strong network of colleagues and friends. You can also sign up to receive news and notifications of events through mailing lists and social networks.

Are you a Young Planner?

If you have less than ten years' post-qualification experience you are a "Young Planner". So, whatever age you are when you join the planning profession, you will not miss the chance to take advantage of the benefits and support offered. 

Join the Young Planners' Network here 

Young Planners' Networks near you - Get Involved!

There are Young Planners' Networks throughout the UK providing CPD and networking events.  View upcoming Young Planner Events or select your area below to find out more about the local Young Planners' network.

Young Planners' Annual Conference - save the date!

The 2018 event is being hosted by the East Midlands Young Planners, which will take place in Nottingham on 2-3 November at the Albert Hall. Please email if you wish to be added to the mailing list for updates. More information will be available in early 2018.

Young Planner of the Year

This award seeks out and acclaims the brightest young planners involved in the profession. Young Planner of the Year 2018 is Charlotte Morphet.


The RTPI LinkedIn account keeps you up to date and in touch with other Young Planners. Click here to join

Forthcoming events
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@RTPIPlanners : Did you miss this week's #PlanCon18? Then you missed out on a speech championing the power of planning from… 24/06/2018 - 04:35

@RTPIPlanners : Some communities, particularly those in rural areas, already feel councils are too remote/removed from their lives.… 24/06/2018 - 03:40

@RTPIPlanners : We looked at the management structure of 212 local authorities in UK and Ireland. The head of planning is absent fr… 24/06/2018 - 02:30