Placemaking Summit

17 JUNE 2015

Just Announced! Lord Kerslake, Former Head of the Civil Service, will be delivering the Summit's morning keynote address!

The inaugural Placemaking Summit is less than a week away! With over a hundred industry figures already attending, the room is filling up fast! But don't worry - you can still book your place !

Taking place on 17 June, the Summit provides a unique opportunity for place-makers from across the UK to delve into, and share solutions to, some of the biggest challenges currently encountered when creating better places.

Spanning from strategy to delivery, the CPD certified Placemaking Summit will bring together planners seeking wider perspectives on placemaking , developers after insights on how to create outstanding schemes, along with regeneration, housing and property professionals, urban designers, architects and landscape architects looking to discuss how an attractive and sustainable environment can be achieved in the long-term.

Join over 100 of your fellow place-makers and hear expert advice on:

  • Meeting your community's needs: from master planning and good quality design to delivering long-term placemaking

  • How the public and private sectors can work together to fund infrastructure and provide the places we really need

  • Sharing best practice from adaptable case studies and employing innovative ideas to create better places

Plus! The latest insights on what the future holds for place-makers post-election

Visit our agenda page to explore the most up-to-date summit programme.

Visit our speaker page to find out who you will be hearing from on the day.

Participate in topical debates as well as plenty of dedicated networking time in order to learn from and benchmark against your fellow professionals working to make places better.

Book your place now!
We have special rates for group bookings so bring your team!

Message From The Chair - Richard Garlick, Editor of Planning Magazine and PlacemakingResource

Richard Garlick "This event has been designed to provide an insight into the factors that, alongside planning, are key to delivering great places.

Delegates will hear expert presentations on town centre management, urban design, community involvement, funding and finance and affordable housing.

Planners seeking a wider perspective, as well as applicants seeking a greater understanding of what makes a scheme well-received, will find plenty of sessions that meet their information needs"

Our Expert Speaker Panel Includes...

Steve Quartermain Steve Quartermain
Chief Planner
Department for Communities and Local Government
Neil McCourt Neil McCourt
Retail Managing Director
Tesco Plc
Jane Briginshaw Jane Briginshaw
Head of Design and Sustainability
Homes & Communities Agency
Sir Edward Lister Greater London Authority
Chief of Staff and Deputy Mayor, Policy and Planning
Greater London Authority
Lindsey Richards Lindsey Richards
Head of Midlands South
Homes and Communities Agency
 Anna Strongman Anna Strongman
  Senior Projects Director
Robin Buckle Robin Buckle
Head of Urban Design
Transport For London

Thomas Bender Thomas Bender
  Lead Advisor for Design Review for Cabe
Design Council

Cllr Dafydd Williams Cllr Dafydd Williams
City of York Council
Tony Thompson DCLG
Deputy Head – Development Management Division
Department for Communities and Local Government

View the full speaker line-up >>


Event Partners

CED Natural Stone

Media Partners

British Property Federation

Plan Projects

Planning Events