8th Annual (2019)

Successfully Planning for Infrastructure in Wales

Thursday 24 October 2019

8th Annual (2019)

Successfully Planning for Infrastructure in Wales

Impacts of changing policy and practical guidance on the development of new infrastructure
Thursday 24 October 2019 Radisson Blu Hotel, Cardiff
With a brand new agenda, this year’s conference will provide you with the most up to date information on how to successfully plan and deliver new infrastructure in Wales. With the emergence of new policies including the National Development Framework (NDF) and the Planning Policy Wales Edition 10 (PPW10), this event will provide you with the latest updates on the impacts that these policies will have on infrastructure planning, as well as address how to overcome the biggest barriers currently facing the delivery of new infrastructure. Attend to receive the latest practical guidance and learn how to avoid costly delays to your scheme.

Highlights of attending:

  • Hear the latest update on the impact of the National Development Framework (NDF) on infrastructure planning and development, and explore the associated timelines for adopting the NDF
  • Explore what the aims and objectives of the National Infrastructure Commission for Wales are and what it means for future development
  • Take away practical key lessons learnt and common challenges and pitfalls developers face and apply these to your project 
  • Discover what the UK’s new net-zero target mean for carbon budgets and the impacts on future infrastructure development
  • Understand how the barriers which face the delivery of new infrastructure can be overcome to make Wales an industry leader

Some of the organisations who you will meet at the event:

Association for Consultancy and Engineering
Barton Willmore
Bruton Knowles
Burges Salmon
Carmarthenshire County Council
Carter Jonas
Curtins Consulting
ENGIE Renewables
Fulcrum Infrastructure Management

innogy Renewables UK
Isle of Anglesey County Council
Mott MacDonald
National Infrastructure Commission for Wales
Natural Power Consultants
Natural Resources Wales
New Power
Planning Inspectorate
Principal Consenting
RenewableUK Cymru

RTPI Cymru
RWE Generation
ScottishPower Renewables
South Wales Chamber of Commerce
SP Energy Networks
Stag Energy
Stride Treglown
The Planning Inspectorate
Voltalia UK
Western Power Distribution

Three planning experts provide insight on overcoming the barriers to planning and delivering new schemes in Wales

Ahead of Successfully Planning for Infrastructure in Wales on 24th October in Cardiff, three experts deliver their insight on overcoming common planning challenges, meeting the carbon budget and the impact of the NDF.

Very informative across many sectors and stakeholders

Register more than one attendee and receive a 15% discount.

Why should I attend?

Attend to receive the latest updates on emerging policies in Wales and what challenges and opportunities these present for the planning and delivery of new infrastructure.

The event will address all the key issues and challenges associated with planning and delivering infrastructure in Wales. Attend to take away the latest insights on overcoming grid capacity constraints, consider what the UK’s new net-zero targets mean for the carbon budget including how Wales can meet these targets and the infrastructure needed to do this.

Discover what steps need to be taken to enable infrastructure delivery to help make Wales a more prosperous region, with talks from developers, local authorities and key stakeholders.

Who will I meet?

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

A very diverse subject matter delivery, very interesting

Interested in sponsoring?

To find out more about sponsoring Successfully Planning for Infrastructure in Wales 2019, please click the link below


Burges Salmon
Barton Willmore

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