Driving innovation in social housing - A discovery learning day

Driving innovation in social housing - A discovery learning day

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Amazon Development Centre, 2-4 Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh

2-4 Waterloo Place



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Come join us for DINs first ever innovation day in Scotland hosted by Amazon at their Edinburgh business centre in the Donkey Kong room!

About this event

If you are interested in innovation and service transformation then this is your event. DIN is continuing to get back out and deliver in person events and this time we are delighted to be bringing our innovation caravan up to Scotland for a day of inspiration, insight and wonder.

With a great line up of speakers from the world of tech, business and innovation we aim to make this a superb learning experience. And what's even better is that it is free to attend!

We will have a mixture of thought leadership presentations, fireside chats and lightning pitches all aimed at accelerating your innovation journey in the social housing space.

Areas to be covered include:

  • Understanding how innovation really works
  • Learning from Amazon's culture of innovation
  • How do you deliver a digital transformation programme that works
  • How SMART are your homes
  • Innovation impact - how to build a social impact operation
  • Rethinking the customer experience
  • Lightning pitches from innovative start-ups and new providers

Our speakers include:

  • Simone Hume, Manager, Non Profits, Amazon Web Services
  • David McQuade, Chief Executive, Flagship Group
  • Susan Aktemel, Founder and CEO, Homes for Good
  • Mark Elliott, Director, CivTec
  • Caroline McKenna, CEO, Social Good Connect
  • Dane Ralston, CEO, iOpt
  • Bruce Walker, Cofounder and CEO, FutureX
  • Louis Daillencourt, Business Development Director, Novoville
  • Nicola Gallen, Business Development, Devolved Nations, Amazon
  • Gary Alison, Director of Property and Development, Loreburn HA

Attendance is free and DIN members can have up to 3 places. However we are limiting attendance to a max of 25 delegates to ensure maximum learning.