CPA Conference 2018 - Compulsory Purchase Association

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CPA National Conference 2018                     

Wednesday 11 July 2018
Registration 9.15; Start 10.00; Close 17.20 Followed by a drinks reception
Congress Centre, 28 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS

5 Hours 30 mins CPD

With the provision of infrastructure and housing at the top of the Government’s agenda, demand for the services of compulsory purchase and compensation practitioners continues to increase. HS2, Crossrail 2, Heathrow Terminal 5 and the Garden Villages/ Towns programmes currently grab the headlines, but across the country there are hundreds of projects that demand the skills of those with an understanding of how to implement and advise on CPO's.

The conference has a mix of topics covering law, practice and market activity sessions; specifically looking at:

  • What will the role of compulsory purchase be in meeting Housing Delivery?
  • What makes for good engagement where land is to be compulsorily acquired?
  • Should the compulsory purchase consent regime make a difference?
  • How can compulsory purchase be used successfully to deliver regeneration and can there be unintended consequences?

The Compulsory Purchase Association's National Conference seeks to brief members, non members and the professions on key issues and topics within the sector, providing valuable CPD for all those engaged in compulsory purchase and land compensation work. If you do CPO work, this is a must attend event for technical knowledge, updates and networking.

  • Vicky Fowler, CPA Chair and Partner, Gowlings WLG (UK) LLP
  • James Murray, Deputy Mayor, The Greater London Authority, Housing and Residential Development
  • Dan Knowles, LLB (Hons) PG Dip MRICS RICS Registered Valuer, Director, Sawyer Fielding Ltd
  • Colin Cottage BSc (Hons) MRICS IRRV, Glenny
  • Guy Roots QC, Barrister, Francis Taylor Building
  • Jonathan Stott MRICS, Vice Chair CPA and Managing Director, Gateley Hamer
  • Michael Eckett BSc (Hons) MRICS, HS2 Ltd
  • Hannah Griffin, Assistant Director, Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services, Ernst & Young
  • Jack Clitheroe, Manager, Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services, Ernst & Young
  • Emmanuel Pitman, Director, Compulsory Purchase, Savills
  • Clarke Vallance, Director, Compulsory Purchase, Savills
  • Mandy Watson, Project Manager - Property, Clyde Gateway
  • Charles Clarke, Principal Solicitor, Transport for London
  • Doug Lee, Development Planning Manager, Birmingham City Council
  • Anna Pickering, DCO and statutory Processes Team Leader, Highways England
  • Paul Astbury BSc(Hons) FRICS, Partner, Carter Jonas LLP

Welcome, introduction and round up of CPA activities by Conference Chairman
The delivery of housing and the role of compulsory purchase
The remit and emerging role of the Homes and Community Agency in housing delivery
Public Sector Land Acquisition Policies - risks and unintended consequence
    • The loss of secondary and tertiary industrial space
    • Value Inflation
    • The Protection of Communities
    • Risks for private sector development
Streamlining the assessment of compensation: a draft CPA protocol
Advanced payments
HS2 update
Market issues
    •     Real challenge of the skills shortage
    •     Time line for litigation is becoming longer
    •     20% of claims going to Tribunal, which is higher than other disputes
    •     There are impediments for local authorities to use ADR, so encouraging the more traditional litigation route
    •     Real challenges to relocation – no suitable land, and intransigence of schemes to be modified.
Simplified resolution procedures for small claims
Clyde Gateway – Glasgow regeneration – a case study
Last year the conference looked at Ottawa. A case study that focused on the city’s ambitious transport regeneration which unlocked land for prime development and added value to the city. This year the focus is on city renewal and cultural development in Glasgow, and how CPO was able to transform a significant part of the city. It will look at:
    •     What was needed?
    •     The regeneration plan
    •     Land assembly in action
    •     The build strategy
    •     Community engagement
    •     Regeneration in action
    •     City living
TfL good behaviours/early engagement protocol
    •     The launch of the protocol
Panel session: Consenting regimes and inconsistent approaches to engagement.
    •      Experience of engagement on hybrid bill, DCO, CPO and TWAO
    •      Approach on consultation, land strategy and engagement dependent on order type
    •      Expectation by acquiring and confirming authority dependant and claimants on order type
    •     Issues for claimants depending on order type
Legisation and Legal Update

Sponsors for the day

The CPA are pleased to announce Vero Consulting are sponsoring the AM & PM Refreshments

The CPA are pleased to announce VPS UK Ltd are sponsoring the conference lunch

The CPA are pleased to announce Ardent Management are sponsoring the post conference drinks

For details click here or Call 0118 987 3345

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