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    CIH Annual Conference & Exhibition in the Eastern Region 2011

    8-10 November 2011

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    Day 1 - Tuesday 8 November

    Keynote session - National and Regional Housing Perspective Update
    Chaired by Alistair McIntosh, Chief Executive, HQN
    Abi Davis, Interim Director of Policy and Practice, CIH
    Terrie Alafat, Director of Housing Growth and Affordable Housing, DCLG
    Terry Fuller, Executive Director for East and South East, HCA
    Cecilia Tredget, Director, Improvement East

    Keynote session - New financing models
    Steve Partridge, Director of Financial Development Services, CIH consultancy

    Tenancy strategies, is there any point?
    Suzanne McBride, Heron Consulting Ltd
    Carole Herries, St Edmundsbury Borough Council

    Revisions to regulatory frameworks
    Andrew Dench, TSA

    Good governance, achieving excellence with your board
    Dr Angus Kennedy OBE, Community Regeneration Partnership
    Sarah Wren, Chair of the Board, Howard Cottage Housing Association

    Making good use of Local Enterprise Partnerships
    Chris Starkie, Lead, New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership Transition Team

    Is Big Society the answer?
    Phillip Blond, Director of ResPublica

    The state of our economy
    Paul Mason, Economics Editor, Newsnight

     

    Day 2 - Wednesday 9 November

    Keynote session - Welfare reforms, what is it going to mean for tenants and landlords?
    Chaired by Alistair McIntosh, Chief Executive, HQN
    Nigel Long, Head of Policy, TPAS
    Duncan Shrubsole, Director of Policy & External Affairs, Crisis
    Sam Lister, Policy Officer, CIH
    Adrian Pateman, Housing Benefit Strategy, DWP

    Customer Insight
    Claire Higgins, Director of Operations, Cross Key Homes
    Sam McGrady, Deputy Chief Executive, HouseMark

    Rural Housing and the Community
    Jeremy Hill, Regional Director, CPRE East of England
    Louise Wilby,Rural Housing Enabler, Suffolk ACRE

    Tenant Scrutiny, co-regulation in practice
    Cora Carter, Chair of TAROE
    Simone Russell, Director of Operations, Welwyn Hatfield Community Housing Trust

    Localism and the Big Society
    Colin Wiles, Colin Wiles Consulting

    A busy year in housing law, are you up to date?
    Gail Sykes, Head of Housing Law, Buckles Solicitors LLP

    Welfare reform, impact on homelessness
    Katharine Sacks-Jones, Crisis

    Making best use of existing housing stock
    David Clayton, Head of MBUS, CIH
    Stephanie Toghill, MBUS Advisor, CIH

    Its retrofit, Jim, but not as we know it!
    John Barnham, Head of Sustainable Investment, Orbit East

    Allocations and affordable rents
    Diane Foley, Housing Options Manager, Colchester Borough Council

    Development in difficult times
    Julian Foster, Director of Resources, Cross Keys Homes
    David Keeling, Executive Director, BPHA

    Dealing with today's legal obstacles
    Jan Luba QC, Garden Court Chambers

     

    Day 3 - Thursday 10 November
    Specialist and Supported Housing Day

    Keynote session - What is the future for health, housing and social care?
    Domini Gunn-Peim, Director of Public Health & Vulnerable Communities CIH consultancy
    Cathy Mitchell, Director of Integrated Commissioning, NHS Cambridgeshire PCT

    Welfare reform and the potential impact on the most vulnerable
    Graham Cooper, Associate Director, Greenwoods Solicitors
    Kate Webb, Policy Officer, Shelter

    Mental Health Issues
    Rachel Everitt, Project Manager Cambridge Street & Mental Health Outreach Team, CRI (Crime Reduction Initiatives)

    Breaking the mould, older people issues
    Caroline Hawkings, NHF

    Social impact bond funding
    Janette Powell, Social Finance

    Tackling Worklessness
    David Leeves, Head of Community Sustainability, Orbit East

    Dealing with domestic violence in housing
    Ippo Panteloudakis, Helplines Manager, RESPECT

    Supporting People in a time of pressure
    Sarah Davis, CIH

    Young people and homelessness
    Val Keen, Depaul UK

     

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