Events

Changing Places: Planning, Place-shaping and Place-making in Northern Ireland Event

This is a key local government event for anyone focused on the future of planning, the environment or economic development in Northern Ireland.

 

 

Time

DRAFT AGENDA

Topic

 

Speaker

9.30

Registration, tea and coffee

 

10.00

Welcome to Enniskillen

Fermanagh & Omagh District Council

10.05

Welcome from NILGA and outline of the day

Cllr  Steven Corr, Chairperson, NILGA Place-shaping and Infrastructure Network

10.10

Keynote Address - Shaping NI: The role of the Department of  Infrastructure in delivering well-being through regional place-shaping activity (planning policy, roads infrastructure, flood mitigation)

Katrina Godfrey, Permanent Secretary DfI

10.40

Keynote address - Planning, Place shaping, Place making - New Civic Leadership: The power of place and the co-creation of public innovation

Robin Hambleton, University of the West of England, and Urban Answers

11.10 

A place for questions….

 

11.20

Tea, coffee and networking

 

 

Growing Places

 

11.45 

A place to live – The future of housing in Northern Ireland

Paddy Gray, Emeritus Professor of Housing - Ulster University

12.00

Thriving places – Local job creation and sustainability

Noelle McAloon, Enniskillen BID Manager

12.15

Growing places? Addressing the infrastructure deficit

Speaker Invited

12.30

A place for questions….

 

12.45

Lunch and networking

 

 

Green Places

 

1.30

Enjoyable Places – Building social capital/community use of public space

Adam Turkington, Seedhead Arts

1.45

Beautiful places – Caring for our environment

Ian Humphrey, Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful

2.00

Adaptable places – Building local resilience in a climate emergency

David Lindsay, Ards and North Down Borough Council

2.15

Greening Places – Derry City Council Green Infrastructure Plan (video)

Dr Christine Doherty, Derry City and Strabane District Council

2.35

A place for questions…

 

2.45

Tea, coffee and networking

 

 

Going Places

 

3.00

Connecting places - Transport planning

Peter Morrow, Aecom

3.15

Connecting business – The digital infrastructure to deliver economic success

Speaker Invited

3.30

Smart places – Smart cities and Innovation

Deborah Colville, Belfast City Council

3.45

Places to remember – Developing sustainable tourism, infrastructure

David Jackson, Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council 

4.00

A place for questions…

 

4.15

4.30

Conference round up

Close

Derek McCallan, NILGA CEO

For NI council officers and members, up to six free places are available per council, please contact your Democratic Services Team to register your interest.  All other partner and stakeholder bookings are charged at £60.00 for this full day event.  Places are limited, to avoid disappointment, you can book today using the following Eventbrite link -https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/nilga-changing-places-planning-place-shaping-and-place-making-in-ni-tickets-64728549835    If you require any further information please contact - events@nilga.org

EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITIES – LIMITED NUMBER AVAILABLE

Taking an exhibition stand enables you to display your service or promote your organisation to professionals and elected members in the public sector.  Each exhibition space will be in a prominent area close to the main conference room, refreshments and registration area.

 

Exhibition Package £420 (+vat) Includes 2 exhibitor delegate places.

 

Charities/Voluntary & Environmental Organisation Package £250 (+vat) (Registered Charities Only) - Includes 1 exhibitor delegate place.  

                                                                                        

What do I do now? In order to secure your participation in this conference, to develop valuable public sector contacts, have a stronger regional presence and deal directly with local government decision makers – contact NILGA without delay. 

Email: m.maher@nilga.org

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