Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects Forum

Latest insight on how to successfully gain DCO approval – a practical guide on completing pre-application, examination and progress to NSIP delivery

5 Feb 2020 to 6 Feb 202002/05/2020 08:45am 02/06/2020 05:30pm Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects Forum The NSIPs Forum is your essential update and guide on major infrastructure planning. Attend to receive the latest insight, forward thinking and case studies to help you successfully complete pre-application and create an application, progress to examination and onto implementation and delivery of your project. America Square, Cavendish Venues One, 17 America Square, Crosswall, London EC3N 2LB Europe/London public

08.45 - 17.35

America Square, Cavendish Venues One, 17 America Square, Crosswall, London EC3N 2LB

The NSIPs Forum (5-6 February, London) is your essential update and guide on major infrastructure planning. Attend to receive the latest insight, forward thinking and case studies to help you successfully complete pre-application and create an application, progress to examination and onto implementation and delivery of your project. Over 200 major infrastructure professionals will attend over both days to hear practical guidance on all aspects of NSIP planning and insight on how to overcome some of the biggest challenges currently facing the process.

Highlights of attending: 

  • Understand the impact of aging NPS on projects and explore how to successfully embed case making into your application
  • Examine the key environmental considerations faced during project development including biodiversity net gain, habitat assessment regulations and reducing carbon emissions
  • Explore what changes can be made during examination and to DCOs once consent has been granted
  • Take away practical guidance on all aspects of pre-application and how to complete examination
  • Receive insight on how to deliver your DCO and progress your project to construction
  • 6+ hours of networking with major infrastructure professionals including promoters, local authorities, statutory consultees and the wider planning community

Speaker List:

  • Jenny Preece Deputy Director, Planning Infrastructure Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government 
  • Simone Wilding Head of Major Casework The Planning Inspectorate
  • Dr Pauleen Lane Group Manager, National Infrastructure The Planning Inspectorate
  • Julian Carolan Project Manager, Consents – UK Development Ørsted
  • Julia Bolton Project Manager ScottishPower Renewables
  • Anna Pickering Regional Investment Programme (RIP), Development Consent Orders/Statutory Process Highways England 
  • Andrew Goodchild Lead Planner HPC EDF
  • Nick Johnson Project Manager Stag Energy
  • Judith Sykes Member National Infrastructure Commission Design Group; Director Expedition
  • Dianne James Planning Manager (Tideway) London Borough of Wandsworth/ London Borough of Richmond
  • Deborah Hall Principal Adviser – Major Infrastructure Development Natural England
  • Michael Humphries QC Francis Taylor Building
  • Clare Hennessey Infrastructure Planning Director WSP
  • Liz Dunn Partner Burges Salmon
  • Richard Marsh Partner BDB Pitmans
  • Tom Henderson Partner BDB Pitmans
  • Ben Lewis Infrastructure and Energy Director Barton Willmore 
  • Lucy Wood Director Barton Willmore
  • Emily Marshall Associate Director Counter Context
  • Nick Hilton Technical Director Wood
  • Simon Mole Partner Carter Jonas
  • Gideon Amos OBE National Planning Adviser GL Hearn

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Use the BPF discount code for 10% off the original ticket price: 394BFP

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