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Conferences and Events

2017 Programme of Events:

Our Programme of Events, organised by professional planners for professional planners, is being continuously updated with new information.  

Email the Regional Co-ordinator for more information and further details.

Proposed Events:

RTPI East of England AGM and Debate

30 March 2017, from 4.15pm Bury St Edmunds

Social evening/Regional Quiz

30 March 2017, from 6.30pm Bury St Edmunds

East of England APC Event, for Licentiates

24 April 2017, 6.00pm Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford

Basic Guidance on Planning Legislation, Language and Terms - An event for Planning Administrators, Technicians and Apprentices from both private and public sectors

May 2017 (date tbc) Cambridge

Urban Regeneration - How to Succeed

24 May 2017 Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford


April 2017 (date tbc) Location tbc

The Changing Planning Environment

Date tbc Location tbc

An Update Conference for Councillors on Planning Issues

Date tbc Location tbc

RTPI President's Visit to the East of England

13 & 14 July 2017 Various locations

Flooding and Coastal Defence

September 2017 (date tbc) Ipswich

Garden Communities/Major Development

11 October 2017 Weston Homes Community Stadium, Colchester

East of England Planning Law Update

10 November 2017 Downing College, Cambridge

Local Plans - Update

Date tbc Location tbc


If you would like to offer help in organising one of the above events, either by making a presentation or by offering a venue, please email the Regional Co-ordinator, Tina Palmer , as soon as possible. 

Contact and Bookings

Please email Tina Palmer if you require more details about an event or if you wish to reserve any places.

Quotes on the right confirm that Regional events are an excellent method of keeping up-to-date and networking.

"The whole programme was excellent. All of the speakers were interesting and entertaining and all of the content was very relevant"

"A very interesting conference with some very knowledgeable speakers - thank-you"

"A really informative and enjoyable conference"

Future Events:

Do you have a suggestion for a topic or venue? Email Tina Palmer with your ideas.


In order to keep the cost to a minimum for our events, where lunch is provided it will be in the form of a sandwich buffet.

There is a small additional charge for non-RTPI Members to attend our events.

A limited number of subsidised places are available for RTPI Regional Members. Contact Tina Palmer for further details.

Past Events

Find out more about past events by following the link.


Forthcoming events
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