June 29, 2016

08:45 - 18:45

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Speakers will include representatives of DCLG, the Planning Inspectorate, the

National Infrastructure Commission, the Welsh Government, DCO promoters
and local government.

The Programme for the Day 08:45 Registration 09:25 Welcome 09:30 Infrastructure, housing and growth: the view from Marsham Street and DCLG’s perspective 09:55 Review and update from PINS 10:25 Developments of National Significance and further reforms coming for Wales 10:50 The role and impact on NSIPs of the National Infrastructure Commission 11:15 Morning Coffee 11:40 Changing DCOs once made: the experience so far 12:05 Hearings: do Examining Authorities get it right? 12:30 Detail vs Flexibility: a particular NSIPs conundrum? 12:55 Hinckley Point C Connector DCO – reflections on the process 13:15 Lunch Kindly Sponsored by CMS Cameron McKenna LLP 14:05 How DCOs have developed - reflections from a former Examining Inspector 14:30 Highways England’s NSIPs programme 15:00 Compulsory purchase, temporary possession and land compensation reforms: impact on DCOs and on NSIPs 15:25 Promoting alternatives in a DCO: where are we now? 15:50 Afternoon Tea 16:15 Building an NSIP – did the DCO do the job? 16:40 Developing a Business and Commercial NSIP application: differences to ‘conventional’ NSIPs 17:05 Discharging DCO requirements: how’s it been going? 17:30 Drinks Reception Kindly Sponsored by GL Hearn - part of Capita Real Estate 18:45 Close Please click here to download programme and registration form. Now in its 5th year, our conference provides a forum for both promoters and those affected by NSIP proposals to discuss current issues and to exchange ideas. This event promises to be an extremely interesting and informative day with a highly topical agenda, an eminent speaker list and great networking opportunities. Be a part of the infrastructure planning community and join us for this event by signing up with your colleagues as soon as possible using our on-line form click here to book a place now


CONFERENCE FEES: VAT (*including free membership of NIPA for the year 16/17)

  • NIPA Members: £199 + VAT
  • Non-Members: £295 + VAT
  • Local Government,Non Governmental Organisations and Local Authorities: £205* +

Clifford Chance have once again offered us the use of their fantastic facilities for the
conference. We are also pleased to announce that the lunch will be
sponsored by CMS Cameron McKenna LLP and early evening reception by GL Hearn - part of Capita Real Estate.




HOW TO BOOK (1) Please click here to download the full programme and registration form. (2) Or you can book on line now by completing the on-line registration form here. (3) Or email Please state name, address and which fee you require (member, non member or local authority/local government/NGO). Confirmation and an invoice will be emailed - you can pay by cheque, bacs or call 020 7489 7628 and pay by credit** or debit card. We look forward to seeing you and your colleagues at this important event.


Clifford Chance

10 Upper Bank Street, London, E14 5JJ