Autumn Planning Conference 2022 – Delivering Housing and Best Practice

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Event Date: 07/10/2022
Event time: From: 9:15 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Grand Hotel, Malahide, Co. Dublin
Event type: Conference
CPD Points: 7
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Following a two-year absence, the Irish Planning Institute is delighted to announce that its one day Autumn Planning Conference will return on Friday 7th October 2022 in the Grand Hotel, Malahide. This year’s Autumn conference is on the theme of delivering housing and best practice.

Speakers confirmed include:

  • Mary Mac Mahon MIPI, IPI President
  • Darragh O’Brien TD, Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage
  • Paul Hogan FIPI, Chief Planner, Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage
  • Eileen Dennan, Project Manager, LGMA; Paula Hanlon, SEP, Westmeath County Council; Teresa Kiely, AO Planning, Tipperary County Council presenting on the rollout of ePlanning
  • Lorcan Sirr, Senior Lecturer, Technological University Dublin discussing Housing for All: One Year On
  • Paul Mitchell, Director, Mitchell | McDermott discussing development costs
  • Killian O’Sullivan, Researcher Analyst, Housing Agency; Jamie McGrath, Director, KPMG Future Analytics and
  • Deirdre Scully FIPI, Deputy City Planner, Dublin City Council on Evidence and Housing Need and Demand Assessment in Practice
  • Maria Woods MIPI, Senior Planner, Limerick City and County Council discussing the preparation and implementation of development plans
  • Leonora Mullett, Partner, Philip Lee on Material Contraventions of the Development plan
  • Malachy Bradley MIPI, Senior Planner, Fingal County Council and Tracy Armstrong, Managing Director, Armstrong Fenton Associates discussing LRD

Book Your Place

Booking is now open for this year’s conference.

Delegate package

Category Early Bird (now closed)  Full Rate (after Friday 16th September) Online livestream only
IPI Member* €250 €150
IPI Member* –  Student/Retired/Unwaged  €110 €75
RTPI Member** €250 €150
Non-member €425 €250

In-person rates include lunch and refreshments throughout the conference. Bookings are subject to our terms and conditions.

*Please note: Member rate only available to members whose subscriptions are up to date at time of booking. The member rate has been held at the same rate as the 2019 Autumn Conference. 

**Proof of RTPI membership must be provided at time of booking to avail of this rate.

Livestreaming bookings must be paid for in advance.

Members’ group discount: A 10% group discount is available when booking 5 or more in-person places at the Member rate. Please contact for details. This discount is only available for bookings made and paid for (or PO provided) ahead of the event.  

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  • Phone: +353 (0)1 8788630

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