The National Council for Housing and Planning and the Planning Officers Society have announced their first Positive Planning Conference. The conference will include workshops on affordable housing, urban renewal, planning obligations and rural regeneration. It will be held at the Cavendish Conference Centre in London W1 on 22 March. The price for members of the host organisations is £130 + VAT, non-members £170 + VAT. For details tel 020 7251 2363.