MacKay Hannah

Planning in Scotland: Delivering a 360 Degree Planning System


0845-0935 Registration and Refreshments 
0935-0940 Chair's Opening Remarks
Niall Stuart, Director, Hutcheson Associates
Session One: A 360˚Planning System in Purpose and Practice - I
0940-1000 Keynote Address
John McNairney, Chief Planner, Scottish Government
1000-1020 Outcome Focused - Balancing Process and Delivery
Stefano Smith FRTPI, Director of Planning, Peter Brett Associates
PeterBrettLLP StefanoSmith15
1020-1040 Delivering the Resourcing and Skills to Power-Up Planning
Craig McLaren, Director of Scotland and Ireland, Royal Town Planning Institute
RTPIScotland  RTPIIreland
1040-1100 Question and Answer Session
1100-1120 Refreshment Break
Session Two: 360˚Planning System in Purpose and Practice - II
1120-1140 Giving Development Planning Primacy
Karen Hamilton, Partner and Head of Transport Group, Brodies
1140-1200 Planning's Corporate Role  in Achieving Holistic Policy Outcomes
Pam Ewen, Senior Manager (Planning), Fife Council
1200-1220 Joined Up Delivery
Jonathan Guthrie, Director of Strategic Public Partnerships, Robertson Group 
1220-1300 Panel on The White Paper and Discussion

  • Local Government - Pam Ewen, Senior Manager (Planning), Fife Council
  • Development - Donald Anderson, Director, Playfair Scotland
  • Communities Petra Biberbach, Chief Executive, PAS
    PAS_Tweets Biberbach
  • Legal - Karen Hamilton, Partner and Head of Transport Group, Brodies
1300-1345 Lunch 
1345-1350 Chair's Welcome Back
Session Three: Planning Scale - Big Enough to Really Matter, Small Enough to be Hands On
1350-1410 Collaborative Planning for Social and Economic Infrastructure
Graham Ross, Board Member, Architecture and Design Scotland and Director, Austin Smith Lord
ArcDesSco   UrbScotland
1410-1430 Increasing Public Participation
Petra Biberbach, Chief Executive, PAS
PAS_Tweets  Biberbach
1430-1450 Planning with Foresight: Delivering Now and Preparing for the Future
Irene Beautyman, Planning for Place Programme Manager, Improvement Service
ImprovService  IreneBeautyman
1450-1510 Driving Growth and Sustainable Development
Nikola Miller, Principal Planning Advisor, Homes for Scotland
H_F_S  NikolaMiller
1510-1530 Question and Answer Session
1530-1535 Chair's Closing Remarks

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Professor Duncan MacLennan was very engaging and easy to listen to and I found Ewan Fraser's energy efficiency talk interesting. I also enjoyed Graeme Brown's insights into subsidies. Delegate feedback form, Housing 2015

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