The CPA National Conference 2021 - Compulsory Purchase Association

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The CPA National Conference 2021

When: Thursday 9th September
Location: Millennium Point, Birmingham
Timings: Registration: 9.15, Start: 9.45; Close: 16.30
CPD Hours: 4.30 Hours
Price: £270 + VAT. CPA Member Price: £190 + VAT, until the 26th July when using the discount code in marketing email.
The Compulsory Purchase Association's National Conference seeks to brief all (members and non members) who work with compulsory purchase and compensation. It covers a diverse range of issues, with different sessions focusing on law, practice and market activity. Large numbers attend from the CPA membership, non-members and CPO professionals. It is the premier networking event in the CPO calendar with a pre-eminent programme and set of speakers. If you do CPO work, this is a must attend event for technical knowledge, updates and networking.

The CPA National Conference 2021 is proud to announce this years sponsors:

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Afternoon Refreshments

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Drinks Reception

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Richard Asher FRICS, Savills (UK) Ltd, CPA Chair
Kelly Hillman, Homes England
Sean Bashforth, Quod
Ashley Kensington, St Joseph
Sue Bridge, Sue Bridge Consulting Ltd
David Holland, Squire Patton Boggs (UK) LLP
Martin Burns, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

Martin Rodger, Vice President of the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber)
Henriette Breukelaar, Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership
Nicola Henderson-Reid, High Speed 2 (HS2) Ltd
Paul Astbury BSc (Hons) FRICS, Carter Jonas LLP
Roger Hepher BA (Hons) FRICS MRTPI FRSA, HGH Consulting
Paul Arnett, Town Legal LLP
Isabella Tafur, Francis Taylor Building

Welcome, Introduction & Round up of CPA Activities by Conference Chair: Richard Asher

Keynote Address

Planning Reform - Delivering Housing: Using DCOs?
  • In or out? The pros and cons; is it a done deal?
  • Will it speed up housing delivery, or slow it down?
  • Will developers use it?
  • What is the view from the LPA perspective?

    • There remains a mandate from the Ministry of Justice, that parties in disputes should meaningfully engage and seek resolution before getting to the Court and Tribunal service. Is this happening?
    • Consequences of failing to do so
    • What steps should parties take to be seen to do so?
    • A broad review of ADR solutions available for the CPO world
    • General take up of ADR in the CPO/Planning world
    • The benefits of using ADR
    • Parliamentary review and proposals

    Tribunal News
    • How are the 2020 Practice Directions bedding down?
    • Costs
    • Document storage system
    • Embracing the experiences from virtual hearings. Are they here to stay in some form?

    Aspirations for the Regions: Policies to Actions
      • GBSLEP and its role in economic recovery and growth
      • The importance of Place in inclusive and sustainable growth
      • Developing places for future generations
      • Land assembly strategies
      • Case studies

              Case Study: HS2 Curzon Street Station, Birmingham
              • The challenges of devising and delivering a new station and the master plan for the HS2 terminal
              • The difficulties of incorporating plans into the 2013 Hybrid Bill authorisation process and bringing it to reality
              • From HS2 master planning to integration with the Birmingham City Council master plan
              • Budgeting and contractual dilemmas

              Training for CPO Surveyors

              The Prospective Changes in the Planning System - The Implications for CPO
              • How the CPO system (and CAADs) is currently functioning
              • The prospective changes in the planning system
              • How might these impact on CPO?

              Case Law Update

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