The Sixth Annual Spatial Planning Graduate Network Forum
“TAKING STEPS TOWARDS WALKABLE NEIGHBOURHOODS”
Date: Wednesday 9th December 6PM – 8PM
Venue: St Laurence’s Chapel, DIT Grangegorman Campus
The 2015 Annual Forum of the Spatial Planning Graduate Network deals with the practical problems of promoting permeability and creating healthy, walkable neighbourhoods in existing urban and suburban areas. Forum speakers include: –
Keynote speaker, David Clements, Land Use and Transport Planner with the National Transport Authority, on the NTA’s recently published best practice guide on providing for permeability in existing urban areas: “Permeability in Existing Urban Areas: Best Practice Guide” (NTA, 2015).
Joseph Corr, Planning Consultant and MSc Spatial Planning Graduate, on the day-to-day impact of poor permeability on citizens and communities.
Dara Carroll, Project Manager and Associate Director with MCO Projects, on successfully collaborating with communities where there are barriers to achieving walkability.
This is our first time holding the Forum at DIT’s award-winning new Grangegorman campus and a tea/coffee/mulled wine reception will be available at registration. For directions to the Grangegorman Campus go to: http://www.dit.ie/
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Students & unwaged €5 / SPGN members €10 / Non-SPGN members €20. This event is eligible for 2 IPI CPD credits. Certificates of attendance available to all registrants.
Forum Programme – Wednesday 9th December 6pm – 8pm
6.00 – 6.15 Registration and Tea / Coffee / Mulled Wine Reception
6.15 – 6.20 Welcome by David O’Connor, Chairperson of the Spatial Planning Graduate Network
6.20 – 6.50 Keynote address, David Clements, Land Use and Transport Planner with the National Transport Authority
NTA’s Best Practice Guide on Providing for Permeability in Existing Urban Areas
6.50 – 7.10 Joseph Corr, Planning Consultant and member of the Spatial Planning Graduate Network Committee
Perceptions and Impacts of Permeability on Communities
7.10 – 7.30 Dara Carroll, Project Manager and Associate Director with MCO Projects
Successfully Collaborating to Achieve Permeability
7.30 – 7.50 Panel Discussion
7.50 – 8.00 Conclusion
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Students & unwaged €5 / SPGN members €10 / Non-SPGN members €20. This event is eligible for 2 IPI CPD credits, certificates of attendance available to all registrants.
The Spatial Planning Graduate Network is a community of planners who have graduated from the Dublin Institute of Technology’s M.Sc. in Spatial Planning. The Graduate Network provides opportunities for graduates to meet and keep up-to-date on planning practice, issues and developments. The Network runs CPD sessions and organises Forums on topical areas which need debate.