Human skills are an intrinsic factor for professional and personal success. But despite this, they are often overlooked in continuing professional development. We’ve created this #LICPD day to give a crucial skills-boost to everyone, in all disciplines and at all levels of seniority.

Join us at thestudio in Birmingham on 9 October 2019 to build on these much-needed talents in 21st-century practice.

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Why attend this #LICPD day?

LI CPD days are a great way for LI members and other landscape professionals to develop their professional knowledge and expertise. The cost of attendance includes lunch, refreshments and networking opportunities.

Attend in person

Attending an LI CPD day in person is the best way to benefit from a full learning and networking experience.

  • Choose from over 12 expert-led sessions.
  • Enjoy a tailored learning experience.
  • Take part in group discussions, interactive sessions, demonstrations and site visits.
  • Over 2 hours of dedicated networking time.
  • Complimentary invitation to the Diversity and Inclusion drinks reception taking place after the event.

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Can’t make it on the day? The live stream is a cost-effective way of getting limited access to the event.

  • 6 hours of content (morning free, afternoon paid).
  • Pre-scheduled sessions from select speakers.
  • Access content from wherever you are on the day.

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With lots of interactive sessions scheduled, including an outdoor community engagement workshop, a diversity and inclusion panel debate and group brainstorm of a road map for change, you won’t want to miss the opportunity to get hands-on in person!

Speakers announced!

We have a fantastic roster of experts slated for this event, joining us from a wide range of disciplines and professional backgrounds.

Shireen Chambers, Institute of Chartered Foresters

Drawing on her experience as CEO for the Institute of Chartered Foresters, Shireen will talk through the technical skill, strategic thinking and knowledge needed to become an effective landscape leader.


Romy Rawlings, Vestre

Romy will address gender inequality within the broader built environment sector and unpack the bigger picture for the future of working women in the UK. This session will mirror a lecture presented to the House of Lords last year.


Diana Chrouch, Chrouch Consulting

Diana Chrouch is an award-winning Diversity and Inclusion specialist. She’ll be teaching delegates how to build their brand toolkit, stand out, get noticed and become the ‘go-to’ landscape professional for that dream project.


Tom Parsons, Jacobs

Tom will look at resilience, balance and wellbeing within the workplace, and how to create a company culture that champions the welfare of staff. He’ll draw upon his unique background in high-performance sport.

… and many more to be announced!

Expand your skill set:

Level up your leadership skills: tackle inequality and bias through targeted initiatives, learn the keys of organisational wellbeing, and implement effective team working

Keep stakeholders on side: Learn about top-tier engagement planning, analysis, objective-setting, methodology and assessment

Master powerful human-centred marketing: Identify your clients’ needs, handle conflicts, stand out from the competition and retain customer loyalty

Community engagement with meaning: Empower local people to transform their environment, turning community ideas into fundable propositions

Lead positive change: Understand the different universal influencers of behaviour and identify and avoid ethical issues

Build your brand: Maximise your reputation, sharpen your image and attract the right networks

Network like a pro: Harness the power of face-to-face and social media networking to generate the opportunities that will take your career to the next level

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