Key Cities Housing Conference

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Housing 2070 – meeting Britain’s future housing challenges.

The Lowry, Salford. Monday 25th November

As housing challenges grow across the UK’s cities, The Key Cities Group – an alliance of mid-size cities across England and wales - is hosting a major conference around how we can respond to deliver a long term sustainable future of quality housing for places across the UK.

The full day conference will include:

09:30 Registration and breakfast

10:00 Welcome and introduction - Cllr Paul Dennett, Mayor of Salford

10:10 Introduction from Key Cities - Cllr Michael Mordey, Deputy Chair of Key Cities

10:20 Panel discussion – Is our housing system broken?

Panel members:-

  • Charlotte Morgan, Researcher, New Local Government Network (NLGN)
  • Antony Lockley, Assistant Chief Executive, Blackpool Council
  • Richard Blyth, Head of Policy and Practice, Royal Town Planning Institute
  • Elena Magrini, Education, Employment and Skills Analyst, Centre for Cities
  • Yvonne McDermott, Executive Director, Growth, Partnership and Business, Mosscare Housing Development

11:20 Tomorrow’s housing today, including:-

  • 21st century council housing – introduced by Cllr Waters, Leader, Norwich Council - David Mikhail, Mikhail Riches Architects, Cllr Gail Harris, Portfolio holder for Housing at Norwich Council and Andrew Turnbull, Senior Development Officer, Norwich Council.
  • Fair housing futures - Roli Barker, Shelter, Fair Housing Futures Project

12:00 New developments in housing,including:-

  • Presentation by ‘Energy House’ - Professor Will Swan, Director Energy House Laboratories.
  • New housing technologies - Cllr Alan Jarrett, Leader of Medway Council

13:00 Lunch

13:45 Tomorrow’s housing today - Vincent Goodstadt, UK2070 Commission

14:15 Long term housing strategy

14:45 Tea and coffee break

15:00 Panel discussion – How do places respond to new technologies and old challenges?

Panel members:-

  • Cllr Gail Harris, Deputy Leader of Norwich Council, Housing Portfolio Holder
  • Cllr Kieron Wilson, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council, Housing Portfolio Holder
  • Roli Barker, Shelter, Fair Housing Futures Project
  • Professor Phil Brown, Chair of the Housing Studies Association
  • Leigh Pearce, Chief Executive, Nationwide Foundation
  • Stephen Wild, Managing Director, Peel Group
  • Paul Chatterton, Lilac Housing Project and Our Future Leeds

16:15 What now for Key Cities? - Cllr John Merry, Deputy Mayor of Salford Council – Key Cities housing portfolio holder

16:30 Conference closes

Attendance is free, but places are limited. For more details and for any queries please contact keycities@wakefield.gov.uk.


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