Agenda

 

8.30: Conference opens for registration & networking


9.30: Welcome and chair's opening remarks

Carol Matthews - Homes for the North chair and CEO of Riverside Housing


9.45 - 10.15: Key note speaker

Lord Kerslake - UK 2070 Commission


10.15 - 11.00: Re-balancing the economy - Panel Discussion

Henri Murison - Director, Northern Powerhouse Partnership

Mike Emmerich -Director Metro Dynamics

Nigel Wilson -Group Chief Executive Officer, Gentoo

Ian Birch - CEBR


11.00 - 11.30: Refreshments, exhibition and networking


11.30 - 12.30: AM Breakout sessions - Brigante Suite

#1 Our Modular Homes in the North  

H4N Research -  MCC -Gateshead Innovation Village

Speakers:

Simon Williams - Home Group, Helen Spencer  - Great Places Housing Group

Tim Hall - Total Flow, Steve Coffey -  Torus Tony Woods  - CPC

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#2 Future Proofing Skills - Neville Suite

Construction apprenticeships

Speakers:

Jon Lord  - CEO Bolton at Home, Graham Curtis -  Incommunities, Sean Anstee - Telecom Group Lee Parkinson - Efficiency North, Carl Bairstow - Efficiency North,

Julie Deeley - Efficiency North

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12.30 - 1.30: Lunch, exhibition and networking


1.30 - 1.45: Key note speaker - Making the case for housing in the North

Kevin Hollinrake - MP for Thirsk and Malton and member of the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee


1.45 - 14.30: The Role of Housing in a Transformed North  - Panel Discussion

Bronwen Rapley - Chief Executive at Onward Homes

Paul Dennett - Salford City Mayor, GMCA Portfolio holder: Housing, Planning & Homelessness Danielle Gillespie - Director, Homes England

Charlotte Carpenter - Executive Director Business Growth and Development, Karbon Homes

Brenden Nevin - Director arc4


14.30 15.30: PM Breakout sessions 

#3 The Homes That We Live In - Brigante Suite

Regenerating our communities

Speakers:

Dave Proctor - Together Housing, Katie Teasdale - National Housing Federation,

Claire Tostevin - Rochdale Boroughwide Housing, Sharon Thomas - Thirteen Group,

Steve Collins - Rentplus

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#4 Sustainable Homes in the North - Neville Suite

Speakers:

Paul Dolan - CEO Accent Housing, Peter Jordan - Together Housing,

Patrick Berry - Together Energy   Gill Morris  - DevoConnect

Alastair Thorpe  - Switchee 

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15.30 16.00: Refreshments, exhibition and networking


16.00 16.30: Key note speaker

John Cridland - Chair, Transport for the North


16.30 16.45: Closing remarks

Carol Matthews & Nigel Wilson


16.45 18.00: VIP Networking drinks reception

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