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RICS Planning and Development Conference

Exploring trends in planning and development to ensure you are up-to-date and able to make the best decisions for your clients.

Strategic debate, best practice examples and the latest updates to stay at the forefront of your profession

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Tue 25 Jun 2019
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Etc Venues, 200 Aldergate Street, London, EC1A 4HD
5.5 hours formal CPD
£240 + VAT


RICS Planning and Development Conference 2019 will explore innovative solutions designed to solve the biggest challenges the planning profession faces. This year’s event will celebrate best practice examples of planning excellence through local and global case studies. 

This year includes four breakout sessions, which will explore crucial topics in: the future of housing, land strategy, infrastructure and future planning and technologies. Furthermore, hear best practice examples from an international case study, alternative housing models, a local infrastructure development case study and streamlining technology towards a better planning system.

Several panel sessions will debate topical issues, including the NPPF and other policies in practice, emerging views on land value capture, the return of regional spatial plans and considering the future of our high streets and town centres.

Key updates on need to know high-level issues include the latest policies, viability in planning and a case law update.

Attend this conference to benefit from these high-level discussions, as well as ample networking opportunities with your peers in the industry. This event sold out last year - book today to ensure your place at this event.


  • Receive a policy update and how the National Planning Policy Framework revision has been applied in the sector
  • Case studies from a variety of perspectives (notably the developer’s perspective) due to feedback from last year’s event.
  • Crucial issues in the profession will be addressed included: the changing face of our high streets and town centres, technological impacts, solving the housing crisis and more.


To present the sessions, we have invited industry leading speakers, these will be announced shortly.

View the programme

Build your surveying network

You’ve told us that networking is an important part of your conference experience. So, we’ve set aside times in the day to give you a chance to network with like-minded professionals, including your peers and our expert panel of speakers. One of these is a two-course hot lunch while you connect with colleagues old and new.

As part of our conference exhibition, sector-specific exhibitors will introduce the latest products and services to you to add value to your business.


Group discounts

  • Book three or more places and get 10% off
  • Book five or more places and get 15% off
  • Book seven or more places and get 20% off

Only one discount available per booking. This cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer from RICS.

  • RICS Professionals £240 + VAT
  • Non-RICS Professionals £324 + VAT
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£240 + VAT