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The Housing Forum National Conference 2019: "The Challenge of Change"

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Hilton London Wembley

Lakeside Way



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"The Challenge of Change"

The Housing Forum's 2019 National Conference will explore how the housing industry has risen to the challenge of increased demand and changing expectations - where quality outcomes and partnership working achieved success.
For over 20 years The Housing Forum has been associated with a commitment to quality and innovation in the affordable housing space. Our National Conference is our flagship event, attracted senior leaders from landlords, local authorities, contractors, developers, architects, consultants, manufacturers and suppliers.
The 2019 conference promises to be bigger and better than ever - taking place in the heart of Wembley Park, it will feature keynote speeches, breakout sessions, a walking tour of housing development and urban regeneration in the area and an evening drinks reception.

The conference will feature:

  • Plenary conference sessions
  • Breakout workshop session
  • An afternoon walking tour of housing development and urban regeneration in Wembley
  • Evening drinks reception

Topics include:

  • MMC
  • Quality and Safety
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Older Peoples Housing
  • Supplying the Supply Chain
  • Major Regeneration


09:15 Registration, coffee and networking

09:45 The Housing Forum - Raising Quality, Lifting Supply

Stephen Teagle, Chair, The Housing Forum

10:00 Keynote Presentations

The Challenge of Affordability

Lord Richard Best, OBE, DL, Chair, The Affordable Housing Commission

Tackling the Housing Crisis

Helen Evans, Chief Executive, Network Homes and Chair, Designate, G15

11:00 Refreshment Break and Exhibition Viewing

11:30 Breakout Session 1

A. Encouraging MMC in the residential sector

B. Community led development - why empowered communities deliver better places

C. Implementing Hackitt & Improving Quality

12:15 Breakout Session 2

D. The future of later living

E. How Strategic Partnerships will transform development programmes

F. Designing in a Distinctively Local way

13:00 Networking Lunch and Exhibition Viewing

13:45 Regeneration Feature - What the future holds

Councillor Damian White, Leader of London Borough of Havering
Guy Palmer Director of Regeneration, Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing
Scott Sanderson, Partner, PRP
Hakeen Osinaike, Operations Director, Housing, Brent Council

15:15 Wembley Park - You Think It's All Over- We’ve Only Just Begun!

Julian Tollast, Head of Master planning and Design, Quintain

15:30 Walking tour of Wembley Park

16:45 Drinks Reception

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