Workshop (14:10 - 15:40) Extend the Reach of Planning

Members & challenge participants share practical experience of adding value through new activities and raising credibility in the wider business. See how to optimise back office or field operations and engage stakeholders. With insight from 2106 Planning Hero, James Taylor, and other award winners.

James Taylor, Head of Resource Planning at RSA, Winner of the 2016 Planning Hero Award

Manager of one of the first planning teams to achieve Standards Accreditation, James promotes the importance of planning and is a role model for the planning community. He is always keen to encourage his teams to actively participate and contribute to the planning community via the innovation awards programme, site visits, standards benchmarking, challenge and university accredited training.