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RTPI South West

We provide a range of services for our members in the South West. As well as offering affordable seminars and events for professional development, we arrange social events, keep you up to date through newsletters and provide local information and networking opportunities.

Dates to note:

30 June 2017 - South West Annual Dinner. Now on sale

July - Nominations open to join the RMB and RAC. Contact

6&7 July 2017 - RTPI Presidents Visit to the South West region

October/November 2017 - 2018 Conference Programme Launched

3 November 2017 - South West Special Business General MeetingThis takes place during the conference. RTPI Members are welcome to attend the SBGM element for free. Please register attendance to

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2016 Annual Review - now availble to read.

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Conference Programme

2017 Conference Event Programme - See more

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Forthcoming events:

Development Management - LAST FEW PLACES
Thursday, 22 June 2017 at 9:30AM - 4:00PM
Plymouth University
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RTPI SW Networking Evening in Tewkesbury
Thursday, 29 June 2017 at 5:30PM
Tewkesbury Borough Council, Tewkesbury GL20 5TT, UK
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Securing Good Design - FULLY BOOKED
Wednesday, 19 July 2017 at 9:30AM - 4:00PM
Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy
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Tourism and Heritage
Thursday, 28 September 2017 at 6:00PM - Saturday, 30 September 2017 at 12:00PM
St Pierre Park Hotel, Rohais, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 1FD
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Becoming Chartered: Licentiate Assessment of Professional Competence (L-APC) Workshop (includes session for Mentors & Employers)
Wednesday, 04 October 2017 at 6:00PM - 8:00PM
PSQA102, Portland Square Building, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
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Development Management
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 at 9:30AM - 4:00PM
Burges Salmon offices, One Glass Wharf, Bristol, BS2 0ZX, UK
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and Special Business General Meeting
Friday, 03 November 2017 at 9:30AM - 4:00PM
Somerset County Cricket Club, The County Ground, Taunton, TA1 1JT, UK
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@RTPISouthWest : Jon Drew @CornwallCouncil takes us through Enforcement Pitfalls, Solutions & Expectations #RTPIcpd 22/06/2017 - 02:55

@RTPISouthWest : Bridget Campbell @PINSgov discusses how to get Enforcement Notices right! 22/06/2017 - 02:24

@RTPISouthWest : Impressed with @plymouthuni use of compostable plates at today's conference. 22/06/2017 - 01:06

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