• Tuesday , 19 November 2019

RIAI and DHPLG Joint Housing Conference


The National Housing Conference takes place on 20 and 21 May in Dublin Castle, jointly organised by the RIAI and the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government. 2019 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the first biennial National Housing Conference, which was held in the RDS in March 1969.

2040 Delivering the Vision for Housing is the theme of the 2019 National Housing Conference, exploring the positive influence of the National Planning Framework (NPF) on the future of sustainable housing in Ireland.

Keynote Speakers

The organisers have announced a line-up of Irish and international keynote speakers, addressing a range of topics prompted by the National Planning Framework (NPF), which will impact on the future form, design, location and delivery of private, affordable, and social housing in Ireland. The keynote speakers include Fergal MacCabe (FRIAI and FIPI); Paul Hogan (Senior Advisor DHPLG); Paul Karakusevic (Karakusevic Carson Architects, UK); Riëtte Oosthuizen (HTA Design LLP, UK); Gerard McCreanor (Maccreanor Lavington Architects, UK); Stephen Purcell (Future Analytics, Dublin); Philip Jackson (MRIAI, Urban Design Committee); Jo McCafferty (Levitt Bernstein Architects); Michael Ford Bradley (MRIAI, Copenhagen); John Moran (CEO, LDA).

Conference Programme
The full conference programme is available here.

RIAI Silver Medal for Housing
The RIAI Silver Medal for Housing is traditionally awarded at this conference. The RIAI Silver Medal for Housing is supported by Wienerberger.

RIAI and DHPLG Housing Exhibition
On view will be a specially curated Housing Exhibition of current housing projects by RIAI Members and Local Authorities, as well as a pop-Up RIAI Bookshop.

CPD Points
5.5 Structured CPD Points for Day 1, Monday 20 May
6.5 Structured CPD Points for Day 2, Tuesday 21 May

Conference Fees
Conference Fees have been set to cover costs and include for a light lunch and tea/coffee at the event each day.

Conference Dinner
There are a limited number of places available at the networking Conference Dinner to be held at Fallon & Byrne, Exchequer Street at 19:30 on Monday 20 May

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