Belfast Telegraph

Conference to hear from NI Water chief

By Staff Reporter

Speakers including Northern Ireland Water chief executive Sara Venning are to address a major planning conference.

The Northern Ireland Local Government Association (Nilga) is hosting the Planning and Place-shaping Conference in Enniskillen on October 8.

It will bring together representatives from the worlds of local government, business, the environment and more.

Nilga said the event was aimed at "anyone interested in the future of planning, the environment and economic development in Northern Ireland".

A spokesman added: "It is expected to be a focal point in helping to shape and develop local government policy and informing how local councils can effectively lead future planning and infrastructure projects in Northern Ireland."

Other speakers at the conference include Katrina Godfrey, Permanent Secretary at the Department for Infrastructure, and Paddy Gray, professor of housing at Ulster University.

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