7th Annual (2019)

Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects Forum

Tuesday 05 February - Wednesday 06 February 2019

7th Annual (2019)

Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects Forum

A practical guide to successfully obtaining and implementing a DCO: latest lessons and case studies on progressing through every stage of the process
Tue 05 - Wed 06 February 2019 Congress Centre, London
The Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects Forum is the leading event for major infrastructure professionals, bringing together over 200 attendees from promoters to local authorities, statutory consultees and the wider planning community, to share practical guidance, essential advice, and innovative ideas on how to complete the NSIP application process. With a completely new agenda for 2019, created following in-depth research with the industry, this unmissable event will offer invaluable advice on progressing through all stages of the regime – from pre-application, to examination and finally to successful implementation of development consent orders.

What's new for 2019?

 

  • Explore the importance of NPSs in supporting DCO applications, including a focus on the Airport NPS and what this means for new projects
  • Review how to implement effective programme management strategies with a focus on managing costs
  • Understand how flexibility can practically be delivered in your DCO
  • Consider how to conduct cumulative assessments and the impacts of recent case law affecting the Habitats Regulations Assessment
  • Hear the latest practical guidance and first hand experiences of those that have successfully completed the NSIP application process
  • Receive insight from stakeholders and statutory consultees on how to engage with them throughout the process

Just some of the key organisations that have attended previously:

Anglian Water
Bristol Airport
Cambridgeshire County Council
Carmarthenshire County Council
Cuadrilla Resources
DB Symmetry
Department for Transport
Ebbsfleet Development Corporation
Energyline
ENGIE Renewables
Environment Agency
EON
ESB
Gatwick Airport
Heathrow Airport
Highways England

Horizon Nuclear Power
innogy Renewables UK
London Luton Airport
Marine Management Organisation
National Farmers Union
National Grid
Natural England
Network Rail
NLWA
Norfolk County Council
North Somerset Council
NuGen
Ofgem
Ørsted Wind Power A/S
Port of Tilbury
RWE

ScottishPower Renewables
Somerset County Council
South Gloucestershire Council
South Northamptonshire Council
SP Energy Networks
Suffolk County Council
Sunderland & South Tyneside Councils
The Planning Inspectorate
Thurrock Borough Council
Tidal Lagoon Power
Tideway
Transport for London
Triton Knoll
Uniper
Welsh Government
Western Power Distribution

Download the full list of organisations that have attended previously here.

Register now and SAVE £50

Offer expires Friday 18th January 2019

A useful update on NSIP processes and practices for professionals within the industry.

Why should I attend?

Attend the forum, taking place over two days, to hear the latest policy guidance on the regime and receive practical first hand insight, from those that have completed the process, to take away and apply to make your project success.

Day 1 will provide updates on the latest and planned changes to national policy statements, exploring the policy support for NSIPs. The day will also provide you with practical insight on how to complete pre-application, considering topics including conducting environmental studies, designing consultation and engagement strategies, completing land acquisition and project management of your application.

Day 2 will consider how to approach and complete the examination stage. In addition, the day will explore the issue of how to build flexibility into your application, with a focus on how this can actually be achieved, including the latest case studies on how to deliver and implement your DCO.

Who will I meet?

  • Promoters
  • Planning Inspectorate
  • Planning consultants
  • Local authorities and statutory consultees
  • Environmental consultants
  • Architects
  • Planning lawyers and barristers

Very comprehensive with wide range of speakers in different disciplines.

Interested in sponsoring?

To find out more about sponsoring NSIPs 2019, please click on the link below.

10 years of NSIPs...

Following the Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects Forum on the 7th-8th February 2018, Ben Lewis, Infrastructure and Energy Director, and Tom Carpen, Infrastructure and Energy Associate from Barton Willmore look back at the conference and the key issues currently facing NSIPs.

An essential annual catch up on the world of NSIPs.

Sponsors

Burges Salmon
WSP
Freshwater
BDB Pitmans
LDA Design
Gateley Hamer
Counter Context
Barton Willmore

Exhibitors

MOLA Headland Infrastructure

Directions

28 Great Russell Street
London
WC1B 3LS