7th Annual (2018)

Planning for Infrastructure in Wales

Thursday 18 October 2018

7th Annual (2018)

Planning for Infrastructure in Wales

Overcoming planning challenges to successfully deliver new projects
Thursday 18 October 2018 Radisson Blu Hotel, Cardiff
Planning for Infrastructure in Wales will provide you with the latest updates and practical guidance on planning and delivering new infrastructure in Wales. With an all new agenda for 2018, this focused event will explore how to overcome the biggest challenges facing the delivery of new infrastructure, and with new planning policy under development, receive insight on how this could impact future infrastructure delivery.

Highlights of attending:

  • Receive the latest insight from the Welsh Government on proposed changes to the consenting regime in Wales and what this means for infrastructure development
  • Hear more on securing a grid connection and current capacity in Wales – including discussion on plans to improve capacity and the role of new technologies
  • Consider how to plan the infrastructure needed to support emerging technologies and innovations
  • Explore the available funding and support for new developments
  • 3+ hours of networking with senior Welsh planning professionals

Just some of the organisations that have attended previously:

Associated British Ports
Canal & River Trust
Carmarthenshire County Council
Countryside Renewables Capital
Design Commission for Wales
EDF Energy Renewables
Elgin Energy EsCo
ENGIE Renewables
Freedom Group
Horizon Nuclear Power
Isle of Anglesey Council

Lightsource Renewable Energy
Martifer Solar UK
Nathaniel Lichfield & Partners
National Assembly for Wales
National Grid
National Trust
Natural Power Consultants
Natural Resources Wales
Neoteric Infra UK
Newport City Council
Pembrokeshire County Council
Planning Inspectorate
Port of Milford Haven
REG Power Management
Renew Wales

RenewableUK Cymru
Shotwick Land
SP Energy Networks
Stag Energy
The Crown Estate
Tidal Lagoon Power
Welsh Government
Welsh Water

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

Register more than one attendee and receive a 15% discount

An informative conference, very good networking opportunities and sharing of knowledge and best practices.

Why should I attend?

Attend to hear the support for different types of infrastructure and practical guidance on how to overcome the barriers facing planning new infrastructure.

Understand how to respond to grid capacity constraints and the plans to support new connections, explore innovation and future infrastructure requirements – including how Wales can respond to become a market leader. Receive different perspectives from developers, local authorities and key stakeholders on how to plan for new infrastructure.

Good mix of key sector individuals consolidating recent changes and challenges for infrastructure in Wales.

Who will I meet?

The event brings together developers, local authorities and the wider planning community to network and explore how to deliver new infrastructure in Wales. 

Key industry players including:

  • Developers
  • Welsh Government
  • Natural Resources Wales
  • Local authorities
  • Planning and environmental consultants
  • Planning lawyers
  • Stakeholders and statutory consultees

Interested in sponsoring?

To find out more about sponsoring Planning for Infrastructure in Wales 2018, please click on the link below.

Good, high quality conference with excellent speakers and networking.

Expert and influential speakers.


Burges Salmon

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