Seminar: Landscape + Visual Impact Assessment

ILI Seminar November 2016

GLVIA 3: Guidelines for Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment 

  • Date: Thursday November 17th 2016
  • Time: 9.30am- 4pm
  • Location: Ashling Hotel Montpelier Suite, Dublin 2.

** Please note: This seminar is now fully booked. Contact us to join the waiting list. **

As the Guidelines for best practice in Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment evolve in line with new development, so the training needs of LVIA practitioners change over time.

In November 2016, ILI will run a one-day seminar with a specific focus on new revisions to the GLVIA, from 2013 to date. The seminar will address recent changes to the legal and regulatory frameworks in which LVIA operates, the application of the GLVIA to new and varied development types, and the use of GLVIA in the Irish context.


Who should attend? 

This seminar will be of great benefit to: Landscape Architects  Architects   Planning officers  Local Authority representatives  Heritage Management and Conservation professionals.



This seminar is now fully booked. To join the waiting list, please email



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Programme Outline:

Session 1: GLVIA3

The first session will be presented by Mary O’Connor, FLI & PIEMA (Practitioner of the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment) Associate Director at WYG.

Mary is a member of the LI Advisory Panel that guided the production of GLVIA3 and a member of the working group that produced the 2nd edition. She has given evidence to public inquiries into different forms of development, and has carried out LVIA for many kinds of development including residential, commercial, industrial, minerals, wind farms and other electricity generation, transmission infrastructure, highways and etc

This session will be based on an intensive study of the third edition of Guidelines for Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment 2013 (GLVIA3) – published by the Landscape Institute UK (LI) and the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) This is the latest edition and the first new version of the LIUK’s GLVIA in 11 years. This is also the first edition to reflect the ratification of the European Landscape Convention by the UK Government, and to take account of consequent changes in practice.
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Session 2: The Irish Context

The second session will focus on the application of the GLVIA to a selection of case studies in Ireland and Northern Ireland across a range of development types.

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