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 have attended the event previously:

Barton Willmore
Burges Salmon
Bruton Knowles
Cardiff Council
Carmarthenshire County Council
Cenin Renewables
EDF Energy Renewables
Elgin Energy EsCo
ENGIE Renewables
Isle of Anglesey County Council
LDA Design

Lightsource Renewable Energy
Mott MacDonald
National Assembly for Wales
National Grid
Natural Power Consultants
Natural Resources Wales
Njord Energy
New Power
Pembrokeshire County Council
Planning Inspectorate
Pinsent Masons
RenewableUK Cymru
RSK Environment
RWE Generation

RPS Consultancy Services
SP Energy Networks
Stag Energy
SLR Consulting
Stuart Michael Associates
Waterman Infrastructure & Environment Ltd
Welsh Government
West Somerset Council
Western Power Distribution

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

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