RTPI

RTPI

Description

The Institute represents the planning profession and its object, as stated in its Royal Charter, is "to advance the science and art of town planning in all aspects, including local, regional and national planning, for the benefit of the public". RTPI Conferences run seminars on a wide variety of subjects.

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  • Training
  • London
  • 1 Day

...to life • A picture tells a thousand words – making data visual 7 Effective writing • Tips for high impact writing • Packaging your report • Proofreading... Learn about: Report Writing... More


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  • London
  • 1 Day

...and sustainability appraisal • New regulations and new case law on Strategic Environmental Assessment, Environmental Impact Analysis and Sustainability... Learn about: Construction Law... More


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  • London
  • 1 Day

...of mechanisms to move people towards their desired outcome: here we explore techniques which persuade – and look at how and when to use them... Learn about: Persuasion Skills, Negotiation Skills, Influencing Skills... More


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  • Blended in London
  • 1 Day

...– how do I ensure that sustainability is fully integrated? Strategic Environmental Assessments and Sustainability Appraisal 9.00 Registration and coffee... Learn about: Environmental Quality, Environmental Conservation, Environmental Impact... More


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Teachers and trainers (30)

Adrian  Hewitt
Adrian Hewitt
Head of Metropolis Green

Adrian Hewitt heads up Metropolis Green, a company specialising in energy and sustainability strategies for both developers and local authorities. Previously, he had responsibility for developing and implementing a range of climate change planning policies at Merton – most notably the MertonRule. He has given talks on the key role municipalities can play in cutting CO2 through the use of progressive planning and low-carbon technologies at many conferences and universities.

Alastair   McIntosh
Alastair McIntosh
Writer and Lecturer

Alastair McIntosh is a writer, lecturer, social activist, broadcaster and campaigning academic. He has worked for 30 years in the field of human ecology - the study and participation in the relationships between the natural environment and the social environment.

Alex  Plant
Alex Plant
Chief Executive

Alex Plant took up the role of Chief Executive of Cambridgeshire Horizons in January 2008. Cambridgeshire Horizons was set up by the Cambridgeshire Local Authorities to drive forward the delivery of 47,500 new homes and £3.1bn of support infrastructure in the Cambridge sub-region by 2016.

Andrew   Warner
Andrew Warner
Chartered Surveyor

Andrew Warner qualified as a Chartered Surveyor whilst in private practice in 1972. He joined Montagu Evans in 1973 and became Partner with joint responsibility for the Planning and Development Projects Department in 1982 and established the practice of the Warner Partnership in 1985, which became Dalton Warner Davis in 1991. Andrew specialises in town planning and development advice, has considerable experience in planning negotiations and the Appeal process.

Cany  Ash
Cany Ash
Director

Cany Ash is a director of Ash Sakula Architects, founded in 1994, is an architectural practice that collaborates with other innovative consultants to develop new thinking in architecture and place making. Cany Ash has contributed to research in housing and education, she is an advisory group member to Building Futures, a RIBA Awards group jury member, a CABE Enabler and a Client Design Advisor.

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History

RTPI (Royal Town Planning Institute) is a dynamic organisation leading the way in the creation of places that work now and in the future.RTPI understands that, just as people develop places, places develop people. We are committed to the enhancement of our natural and human environment.Good planning combines an awareness and an ability to manage the competing pressures on our built environments and the very real effects on our space.Through its membership, the RTPI constantly seeks to create areas and places in which people want to live and work.The RTPI is governed by a General Assembly and an Executive Board. The General Assembly is responsible for the development of planning policy and practice. The Executive Board is responsible for managing the affairs of the RTPI as a chartered body and registered charity.

Advantages of studying here

RTPI offers the best training for the planning and built environment professional. Our customers rate our conferences as ‘excellent’ and regularly come back to us on a yearly basis. A season ticket scheme has been designed to help you maximise the amount of training you can squeeze out of your budget. It rewards companies that place importance in staff training and development, by offering discounts of up to 28%. Season tickets can be bought in blocks of 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 places on all the conferences and courses in this brochure excluding masterclasses, The Scottish Young Planners Conference and the QPA/RTPI Minerals Conference. You can mix and match the places and events, e.g. you can bookthree people onto one event or one person onto three events for the same discounted price. We have also included regional events being held during 2009, offering a range of personal management skills and the one day briefing conferences.

Areas of specialisation

The RTPI's specialist subject areas include:- Community planning- Development management- Development planning- Enforcement- Environment planning- Housing- Legal- Personal skills- Regeneration- Sustainable development- Transport- Urban design