Annual Planning Conference 2021 – Delivering Plan Led Development

Sunset view of water and town


Event Date:17/11/2021
Event time:From: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location:Clayton Whites Hotel, Wexford
Event type:Conference
CPD Points:15

The IPI is pleased to inform Members the Annual Conference will be taking place in Clayton Whites Hotel, Wexford on 17 – 19 November. We have a limited amount of places remaining for the Annual Planning Conference, please register as soon as possible.

Title Sponsor

Fáilte Ireland

Host Local Authority

Wexford County Council


Clayton Whites Hotel in Wexford

Conference Programme

Annual Planning Conference Programme

Conference Chair

Shane Coleman Newstalk

Confirmed Speakers

Minister Darragh O’Brien TD – Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage

Dr Conor Norton MIPI – President of Irish Planning Institute

Paul Hogan FIPI – Chief Planner at Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage

Claragh Mulhern MIPI – Senior Adviser at Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage

Tom Enright – Chief Executive at Wexford County Council

Dr Riette Oosthuizen – Partner at HTA Design Ltd

Dearbhla Lawson MIPI – Head of Strategic Planning at Land Development Agency

Orla Carroll – Director of Product Development at Fáilte Ireland

Nuala Gallagher – Director of Services: Planning, Environment and Placemaking at Limerick City and County Council

Fearghal Reidy – Director of Services: Strategic and Economic Development at Cork City Council

Brian Evans – City Urbanist at Glasgow City Council

Stewart Logan MIPI – Senior Adviser at Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage

Lisa Clifford – Principal Officer at Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage.

Conor McCabe – Principal Officer, Marine Planning Policy and Legislation at Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage

Kieran Kehoe – Director of Service at Waterford County Council

Deirdre Reilly – Acting Director of Service at Westmeath County Council

Cathaldus Hartin MIPI – Senior Planner at Westmeath County Council

Deirdre Scully FIPI – Deputy City Planner at Dublin City Council


IPI Member – €360

County Councillor/ Director of Services/ Local Authority CE – €360

Non Member – €600

Student Member / Unwaged Member / Retired Member – €120

Hotel Accommodation

Clayton Whites Hotel are offering IPI delegate’s a discounted rate of €90 per night for single occupancy. Please book by 19 October to avail of this discounted rate.  Please contact Clayton Whites Hotel directly on 0539122311 and ask for inhouse reservations or use the booking code PLAN181121 in the promotional code when booking via the website.

How to Book

To register for this event, please book online below, email or telephone 01 878 8630. Student, Retired and Unwaged members please contact to register.

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**IPI Members should first login to enable purchasing at the member rates.

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