Essential professional knowledge for landscape professionals: inclusive design, natural capital, urban trees and more

Monday 27 March
Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ

BIM, CDM, inclusive design, natural capital accounting, soil specification, urban planting … landscape is a diverse and multidisciplinary profession and there is a wide array of key skills and specialisms that can be indispensable for any practitioner.

Back by popular demand, LI CPD days are an excellent and affordable way for LI members and landscape-related professionals to develop their professional knowledge and expertise. These all-day events offer delegates the opportunity to attend a variety of expert-led sessions, covering a wide range of subjects.

The cost of attendance includes lunch, refreshments and networking opportunities. Registration opens at 9 am for a 9.30am start, and the event closes at 5 pm.

Book your place here.


Over the day, delegates will have the opportunity to attend up to five CPD sessions. Click here to download a full timetable, including details of the sessions and speakers (.pdf).

  • Accounting for Natural Capital, with Ece Ozdemiroglu, Founding Director of eftec
  • The Benefits of Clay Paving, with Nick Rudham, National Sales Manager at Wienerberger UK
  • CDM 2015 for Designers, with Colin Moore CMLI, consultant and member of the LI’s Technical Committee
  • Design for play: how to create playful landscapes, with Adam White, Director of Davies White Ltd
  • Design to destination: The journey of Kings Cross Square in materials and milestones, with Mathew Haslam, Managing Director at Hardscape, Asil Besim, Group Technical Manager at Hardscape, and Stephen Hadley, Associate at Stanton Williams Architects
  • How to Engage in BIM Projects, with Mike Shilton, Product Director at Keysoft Solutions and chair of the LI’s BIM Group
  • Inclusive Design of the Public Realm, with David McKenna, Associate Director of IBI Group and chair of LI’s Inclusive Design working group
  • A Scandinavian approach to street furniture, with Romy Rawlings CMLI, UK Business Development Manager for Vestre
  • Soils: Specification and Sustainable Use, with Dr David Hackett, Technical Director of Biora Ltd
  • Thinking Outside the Tree Pit – What Sustainable Urban Tree Planting Really Looks Like, with Martin Gammie, Director of Consulting with Trees
  • Valuing and Building the Case for Urban Trees, with Dr Kieron J. Doick, Head of the Urban Forest Research Group at the Centre for Sustainable Forestry and Climate Change

Click here for the full timetable and session summaries (.pdf).

Booking sessions and tickets

Delegates can choose up to five individual sessions across the morning and afternoon. You will need to indicate your preferences for individual sessions when you place your booking, so please be sure to read the timetable and session summaries before completing the form.

Please note that when making your booking, you must choose a first, second and third preference for each time slot. In the event that your favoured session becomes over-subscribed, we will place you on a waiting list and offer you your second or third choice in the meantime. We recommend that you book early to avoid disappointment!

Have you already booked your ticket, but not yet indicated your session preferences? Please email your choice to .

Members who book before midnight on Wednesday 22 March qualify for our early bird discount. For more information, click the booking link below.

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