Training Listing

Workshops and conference presentationsBrief summaries with links to further information where available.
In order of completion, most recent first.

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Listed in date order, most recent first.


Pre-application community consultation: getting the benefits

17 January 2017

Tapestri, Swansea, Wales

Organised by:
Planning Aid Wales

Presentation:
Good practice approaches to pre-application consultation: a community perspective.

  see organiser’s website


Creating the Conditions for New Settlements in England

21-23 May 2013

St George’s House, Windsor Castle, UK

Organised by:
Building and Social Housing Foundation

Participant in a Consultation chaired by Lord Richard Best

Download report

 


Public Speech
21 April 2013
National Taiwan University

Organised by:
Taipei Urban Regeneration Office, Taipei City

Presentation:
Community Planning; Involving communities in planning


Planning Week
24 – 29 September 2012
City Gallery, Central Hong Kong

Hong Kong Institute of Planners

Conference keynote presentation:
Community Planning – involving communities in planning.

Seminar at the University of Hong Kong:
Community Planning Events: How to organise a successful one.

 


Urban Design Summer School
25 June 2012
Newhall Square, Birmingham, UK
MADE; a centre for place-making

Keynote presentation:
Design in the Age of Localism: how can we achieve better places through neighbourhood planning?

 


GreenAge 2nd International Symposium
26 April 2012
Istanbul, Turkey

Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University

Presentation:
Community Planning Events: How to organise a successful one


MSc in Sustainable Urban Development
10 November 2011
The Prince’s Foundation, Shoreditch, London

Oxford University and The Prince’s Foundation

Presentation:
Community Planning Events: How to organise a successful one


Innovations for a Low Carbon Future: Strategies & Visions
6 May 2011
Royal Maritime Club and St Georges Church, Portsea, Portsmouth

Centre for Creative Urban Regeneration, University of Portsmouth

Presentations:
Community Engagement Overview (Nick Wates)
Community Planning for Low Carbon Communities (Mike Gibson)

Charrette:
Developing a community engagement strategy for reducing carbon emissions in Portsea, Portsmouth

 


Community planning: involving local people in planning and design
8 February 2011
Town Hall, Oxford

Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire – Milton Keynes Design Network
(BOB-MK)

Presentation:
Community planning: principles and methods


Communication Strategies and Public Participation Techniques
20 January 2011
Old City Hall, Zagreb, Croatia

Civitas Elan

Presentation:
Community planning events – how to organise a successful one

Workshop:
Designing a successful citizen engagement event

 


GreenAge 1st International Symposium
6 to 8 December 2010
Istanbul, Turkey

Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University

Keynote Presentation:
Community Planning for Sustainable Development in England

 


‘Big society’ – working effectively with the community
29 September &
19 October 2010
London and Liverpool

Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE)

Presentation:
Approaches to community engagement – from strategy to delivery.


Creating Sustainable Communities
24 May 2010
Earthscan webinar (Earthcast)

With Wendy Sarkissian and Nabeel Hamdi

Presentation:
Community Planning Events: What, Why and How


Masterclass in Community Involvement
23 March, 29 April, 11 November, 14 December 2010

 

with Rudi.net
Better Bankside community space, London


Community participation in public spaces planning and creation
17 June 2009
Penzión Almada, Zvolen, Slovakia
Ekopolis Foundation

Presentation:
‘Community planning principles, methods and scenarios.’

Workshop:
Process planning session for Lanice Park

 


Launch of the Coastal Regeneration Research Centre
30 April 2009
University Centre, Hastings
University of Brighton

Presentation:
Community Planning in Hastings and Rother

 


Environmental Management
25 March 2009
University Centre, Hastings
University of Brighton

Presentation:
Community Planning

 


Remaking Places 2: Finding the right solutions to today’s economic social and environmental challenges
3 December 2008
76 Portland Place, London,
Resource for Urban Design Information (RUDI)

Presentation:
Empowering communities: Public involvement and neighbourhood planning

 


Congress on Participation: Citizenship at the heart of politics
4–6 June 2008
Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain

Basque Regional Government

Presentation:
Community Planning: Principles, Methods and Strategies

 


Public Participation in Strategic Decision-making
3–4 December 2007
Expo Centre, Sofia, Bulgaria

Aarhus Convention Workshop organised by:
the Austrian Government

Presentation:
Community Planning: Aylesham Masterplan, UK

 


Placemaking and the Public
8 May 2007
77 Cowcross Street, London

Organised by:
Resource for Urban Design Information (RUDI)

Presentation:
Community Planning: Principles, Methods and Strategies

 


Tools for Engaging Communities; the market place event
31 January 2007
Welcome Trust Genome Campus, Cambridge

Organised by:
Inspire East

Presentation:
Community planning strategies

Workshop:
Community planning

 


Le Vie Della Partecipazione (The Routes to Participation)
19 May 2006
International Seminar, Florence, Italy

Organised by:
Regione Toscana to assist with preparing new legislation on public participation.

Presentation:
Techniques of participation in the projects of urban regeneration in Great Britain

 


Local Transport – engaging local communities
18 May 2006
Thistle Hotel, Charing Cross, London

Organised by:
Landor Conferences

Presentation:
Shaping a community involvement strategy

 


Planning with Communities
9 March 2006
Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford, Essex
Organised by: RTPI East of England and East of England Planning Aid

Presentation:
Community Planning; an overview

Workshop:
Design your own community planning strategy

   see photogallery 


RTPI Planning Aid Strategic Awayday
25 November 2005
 Guildhall, Winchester
Organised by: the Royal Town Planning Institute to help planning aid practitioners and core staff plan the future of the service.

Role:
Facilitator

   see photogallery 


The Politics of Place
11 October 2005
 Shoreditch, London
Organised by: The Prince’s Foundation, London

Presentation:
Community planning; The range of methods available and when to use them

 


Come to the Table! Finding a recipe for successful community engagement
27 July 2005
Cornwall College, Cambourne, Cornwall.

Organised by:
CABE Design Action

Presentation:
The range of techniques available and when to use them

   see photogallery 


Urban health by design
4 May 2005
Liverpool City Hall

Organised by:
Bearhunt for Liverpool Healthy City.

Presentation:
How people can shape their cities, towns and villages
in any part of the world.

 


Community Involvement; a practical approach
6 April 2005
Hamilton House, London

Organised by:
the Royal Town Planning Institute.

Presentation:
Engagement methods for master planning.

 


Community Challenge Conference
2-4 March 2005
Denman College, Oxford

Organised by:
National Federation of Women’s Institutes

Workshops (2):
The secrets of community planning.

 


Outside the Lines; making community planning real
15 February 2005
Hotel Cladhan, Falkirk, Scotland

Organised by:
the Equality Network

Keynote speech:
An overview of the principles and methods of community planning.

 


Planning for Vital Communities; Making the connections
18 January 2005
Lancaster University, Lancashire

Organised by:
The Countryside Agency

Presentation:

Introduction to community planning.

 


Community Planning
3 November 2004
Centre for the Magic Arts, London

Organised by:
the Royal Town Planning Institute

Presentation:
Community involvement in master planning.

 


Introduction to Social Impact Assessment

15 June 2004

Holborn, London

Organised by:
WSP imc on behalf of WSP Environmental

Presentation:
An introduction to effective community consultation.

   see photogallery


Planeamiento Communitario
20, 21 May 2004
Casa de la Cultura, Tacoronte, Tenerife, Spain

Organised by:
the Instituto Canario de Animacion Social (ICAS)

Presentation:
Community Planning.

   see photogallery


Participation Cymru Community Planning training course

11 May 2004

Cardiff, Wales

Organised by:
Wales Council for Voluntary Action

Role:
Trainer

   see photogallery


Hastings Local Strategic Partnership Awayday
4 March 2004
Powdermill Hotel, Battle

Organised by:
the Hastings Local Strategic Partnership

Role:
Co-facilitator

   see photogallery


The Community Planning Seminar

15 November 2003

Invicta Grammar School, Maidstone, Kent

Organised by:
Maidstone Borough Council with Maidstone Local Strategic Partnership, the Maidstone Urban Forum, British Trust for Conservation Volunteers, Kent Rural Community Council and Communities Together

Role:
Facilitator

   see photogallery


Vermont Workshops
19-23 May 2003
Various locations in Vermont, USA.

Organised by:
the Preservation Trust of Vermont

Four workshops facilitated and one conference
presentation on community planning

See photogallery of Planners workshop
See photogallery of Brookfield Awayday
See photogallery of Charlotte Reconnaissance
See photogallery of Bristol workshop


Planning for the Future – the value of community engagement for practitioners
30 January 2003
Central Library, Peterborough

Organised by:
the RTPI East of England and The Countryside Agency

Presentation:
The Community Planning Handbook and town design statements.

 


Building the homes of tomorrow; sustainable development in Kent
28 May 2002
County Hall, Maidstone, Kent

Organized by:
Construction Industry Environmental Forum & Kent Design

Presentation:
Involving communities in planning and design.

 


Implementing the Aarhus Convention in Slovenia
28 March 2002
Hotel Slon, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Expert round table

Organized by:
the Regional Environmental Centre for
Central and Eastern Europe.

Presentation:
Public participation in planning; an introduction.

 


Community Participation Methods
27 February 2002
National Institute of Social Work

Organised by:
The Community Development Foundation

Facilitator of session:
Priorities for the UK

 


The Urban Renaissance? Making it happen
22-23 November 2001
The Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel, Bristol

The second annual Bristol Planning Law
and Policy conference.

Organised by:
King Sturge and University of the West of England.

Workshop sessions:
Community involvement in urban renaissance.

 


Action for Market Towns Annual Convention
21 & 22 September 2001
Liskeard, Cornwall

Organised by:
Action for Market Towns with The Countryside Agency

Presentation:
Introduction to community planning

Practical community planning workshop facilitated:
The future of Liskeard Cattle Market

 


Market towns – a new focus
4 July 2001
Millennium Grandstand, Newmarket, East Anglia

Organised by:
Action for Market Towns with
East of England Development Agency

Workshop sessions (2):
Involving the community

 


Special Lecture – Community Planning 
6 Feb 2001
Faculty of Design, Kingston University

Organised by:
Kingston University

 


Community
Planning
Seminar

8 December 2000 (and repeated
10 December 2002)

Wolfson College, Cambridge, UK

Organized by:
University of Cambridge Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment course

Presentation:
Community Planning


Community Involvement Techniques

24 November 2000

Preston Town Hall, Preston, Lancashire

Organized by:
Civic Trust Regeneration Unit as part of a Building Better Communities in Lancashire ‘Improving Partnership Practices’ workshop programme. Facilitator; Alexandra Rook.

Presentation:
Tools and techniques for participation

 


Action Planning Seminar

7 May 1999

Prague, Czech Republic

Organized by:
Environment Partnership for Central Europe

Presentation:
Action Planning

 


Communities in Action
14 November 1998
Abbey Conference Centre, Southbank University, London

The 1998 National Planning Aid Conference

Organized by:
the Royal Town Planning Institute

Workshop:
Participation Techniques

 


Work in Process; Recycling Connecticut’s Communities and Related Research
24 October 1996
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Organised by:
Yale Urban Design Workshop

Presentation:

Action Planning; a process that works

 


Action Planning; a process that works

30 September 1996

The Canterbury Environment Centre, Kent

Organised by:
Kent Architecture Centre

Presentation:
Action Planning; a process that works

 


Community Works; The Participation Seminars
29 August 1996
Edinburgh, Scotland

Organised by:
The Community Government Exchange

Training workshop:
Action Planning

 


Town Revitalisation with Public Participation
29 March 1995
Tokyo, Japan

Organised by:
the Japan Construction Training Centre,
Ministry of Construction, Government of Japan

Lecture and seminar
followed by seminar in Osaka on 1st April

 


Architecture for Everybody: How; When; Why European Salaried Architects Congress

24–28 June 1988

Szczecin and Tuczno, Poland

Organised by:
the European Salaried Architects Group

UK Speaker:
Community Architecture

 


Remaking Cities

2–5 March 1988

Pittsburgh, USA

Organised by:
The American Institute of Architects

Plenary speaker:
Community architecture

 

 

 

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