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20:20 Vision; the future of our town centres23/11/17

Organisation: RTPI
Date: 23/11/17
Time: 09.30 to 16.00
Speaker: To be confirm in due course
Venue: Centre for Life, Newcastle
Cost: From £99.00 plus VAT
Type: CPD Seminar
Contact: Kim Walker - kim.walker@rtpi.org.uk
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Day
Topic: Planning

The evolution of the UK’s town and city centres continues unabated, with a regular steam of new reports speculating on the future of the retail sector in particular.  In response, this event will focus upon the future of town centres, with perspectives from both the public and private sections.  It will include the latest analysis of retail and leisure trends and the economic importance of town centres in a post-BREXIT environment, together with worked examples of good practice.

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Drone Technology in the Construction Industry30/11/17

Organisation: ICE
Date: 30/11/17
Time: 13:00-14:00
Speaker: Matthew Greaves
Venue: Online
Cost: Free
Type: Lunch and Learn
Contact: jade.robson@ice.org.uk
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Day
Topic: Other

Drones regularly feature in the media – attracting negative publicity from a sensationalist press. This session aims to dismiss some of the myths surrounding drones and examine how they can be used to quickly, safely and accurately capture data.

 

The session will cover the legal issues surrounding the use of drones and examine some of the potential uses of drones and drone captured data in Civil Engineering.

 

Speaker: Matthew Greaves, Founder, Drones on Demand

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Fees: how to best calculate, negotiate and monitor07/12/17

Organisation: RIBA
Date: 07/12/17
Time: 14:00
Speaker: Stephen Brookhouse, University of Westminster
Venue: Gateshead Civic Centre
Cost: Non-member - £106.80 (£89 + VAT), Student member - £18 (£15 + VAT), Member - £74.40 (£62 + VAT)
Type: CPD
Contact: Kate Aldred - 0191 261 7441
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Day
Topic: Other

This seminar will explain how to put a fee proposal together, the basic principles of fee management, as well as providing guidance on how to monitor resources within the practice. The seminar will also elaborate on context of the RIBA appointment documents, and the importance of regular invoicing.

There will be interactive sessions and opportunities for you to ask questions and share experiences.

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Graduates and Students Christmas Quiz07/12/17

Organisation: ICE
Date: 07/12/17
Time: 19:00-22:00
Speaker: N/A
Venue: Union Rooms
Cost: free
Type: Networking
Contact: jade.robson@ice.org.uk
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Evening
Topic: Networking

The North East G&S committee welcome you to join us at the Union Rooms Newcastle for our annual Christmas quiz.

Defeat fellow colleagues and students in the general knowledge quiz. Which University teams will come out brightest and which company’s employees will make the grade? The quiz is open to all.

This is a great chance to meet other members in a social, non-formal setting. Quiz teams should have a maximum of 5 people. If you don’t have a team don’t worry just bring yourself and we will find you a team.

Prizes will be up for grabs for the winning team. There will be bonus points for the best team name, so get thinking.

All attendees will get a free drink and there will be food.

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CIHT (North East & Cumbria) – An Introduction To…Local, Regional and National Policy07/12/17

Organisation: CIHT
Date: 07/12/17
Time: 13.00
Speaker: Various
Venue: Arup, Forth Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 3PL
Cost: Free Entry
Type: CPD
Contact: northeastandcumbria@ciht.org.uk
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Day
Topic: Transport
Date: December 7th 2017
Time: 13:00
Venue: Arup, Forth Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 3PL
Cost: Free entry
This session, entitled, “In Introduction To National, Regional and Local Policy” will see representatives from Transport for the North, the North East Combined Authority and Tees Valley Combined Authority come together for a rare joint session discussing their work and the future for transport in the region.
All sessions are FREE to CIHT and TPS members. If you are not a member of either institution, please contact us to request attendance before booking a ticket.

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G&S Xmas Quiz07/12/17

Organisation: ICE G&S
Date: 07/12/17
Time: 17:45-20:00
Speaker: N/A
Venue: Union Rooms
Cost: Free
Type: Networking
Contact: jade.robson@ice.org.uk
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Evening
Topic: Networking

The North East G&S committee welcome you to join us at the Union Rooms Newcastle for our annual Christmas quiz.

Defeat fellow colleagues and students in the general knowledge quiz. Which University teams will come out brightest and which company’s employees will make the grade? The quiz is open to all.

This is a great chance to meet other members in a social, non-formal setting. Quiz teams should have a maximum of 5 people. If you don’t have a team don’t worry just bring yourself and we will find you a team.

Prizes will be up for grabs for the winning team. There will be bonus points for the best team name, so get thinking.

All attendees will get a free drink and there will be food.

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CIHT (North East & Cumbria) – An Introduction To…Planning, Environmental & Health & Safety Laws in Highways13/12/17

Organisation: CIHT
Date: 13/12/17
Time: 13.00
Speaker: Various
Venue: Ward Hadaway,Sandgate House, 102 Quayside, NE1 3DX
Cost: Free Entry
Type: CPD
Contact: northeastandcumbria@ciht.org.uk
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Day
Topic: Legal

Date: December 13th 2017
Time: 13:00
Venue: Ward Hadaway,Sandgate House, 102 Quayside, NE1 3DX
Cost: Free entry

The Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation, North East & Cumbria Region, alongside the Transport Planning Society, are pleased to announce the “An Introduction To…” seminar series.

This session, entitled, “In Introduction To Planning, Environmental and H&S Laws” will see Neil Robson, Partner from Ward Hadaway discuss the complexities of the UK planning system.

All sessions are FREE to CIHT and TPS members. If you are not a member of either institution, please contact us to request attendance before booking a ticket.

To register your attendance, please visit; https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/an-introduction-to-planning-environmental-and-hs-laws-tickets-36997699114?aff=erelpanelorg

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CIHT (North East & Cumbria) – An Introduction To…Maintenance and Asset Management01/01/18

Organisation: CIHT
Date: 01/01/18
Time: 13.00
Speaker: Various
Venue: WSP, Amber Court, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE4 7YQ
Cost: Free Entry
Type: CPD
Contact: northeastandcumbria@ciht.org.uk
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Day
Topic: Site-Operations

Date: January 1st 2017
Time: 13:00
Venue: WSP, Amber Court, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE4 7YQ
Cost: Free entry

The Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation, North East & Cumbria Region, alongside the Transport Planning Society, are pleased to announce the “An Introduction To…” seminar series.

Aimed at those wishing to achieve TPP, CEng, IEng or EngTech qualifications, or following the TPS Professional Development Scheme, this series has been created with the assistance of reviewers within both CIHT and TPS. In addition, it is accredited CPD time, and offers an overview of all the core competencies you require an “Awareness” of.

They will run every month and be repeated annually to allow members to tailor the sessions to suit their own requirements, interests and commitments. The presenters have all been handpicked for their expertise in their subject, and will be available after each session for further questions and to assist members with their pursuits.

This session, entitled, “In Introduction To Maintenance and Asset Management” will see representatives from WSP discuss thier “Future Ready – Managing our Network Resiliance” programme. More details can be found here: http://www.wsp-pb.com/en/Who-we-are/In-the-media/News/2015/A-FIRST-DIGITAL-EDITION-FOR-NETWORKS-RESILIENCE-ISSUE/

More details of the event, and the “Introduction To…” series is available on the CIHT website: http://www.ciht.org.uk/neandc

All sessions are FREE to CIHT and TPS members. If you are not a member of either institution, please contact us to request attendance before booking a ticket.

To register your attendance, please visit; https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/an-introduction-to-maintenance-and-asset-management-tickets-36997576748?aff=erelpanelorg

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Development Management and Enforcement05/02/18

Organisation: RTPI
Date: 05/02/18
Time: 09.30 to 16.00
Speaker: To be confirm in due course
Venue: To be confirmed in due course
Cost: From £99.00 plus VAT
Type: CPD Seminar
Contact: Kim Walker - kim.walker@rtpi.org.uk
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Day
Topic: Planning

As many new Local Plans and Core Strategies move towards formal adoption the focus now turns to implementation.  This seminar will explore the current issues and best practice associated with the Development Management process with an half day session devoted to the issues relating to specifically to Enforcement.

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How do we get ther? Planning and Transportation28/02/18

Organisation: RTPI
Date: 28/02/18
Time: 09.30 to 16.00
Speaker: To be confirmed in due course
Venue: To be confirmed in due course
Cost: From £99.00 plus VAT
Type: CPD Seminar
Contact: Kim Walker - kim.walker@rtpi.org.uk
Region: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Time of Day: Day
Topic: Planning

Planning and transportation are intrinsically linked in the delivery of sustainable developments.  This event will consider the importance of considering transportation in plan making and decision taking within the planning process.  It will consider how strategic transport infrastructure should integrate and contribute to sustainable spatial planning, good practice in preparing local transport policies, how transport impact should be assessed, and how to plan to promote and engender modal shift.  The event will be of interest to planners, transport professionals, and developers with an interest in the transport planning.

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