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    CIH Eastern Conference 2013

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    Handbook

    Appraisal & Equal Opps Form

    Debrief paper

    Day 1 Presentations

    Keynote Session – The changing face of housing
    Gavin Smart, Director of Policy and Practice, CIH
    Terrie Alafat, Director of Housing Growth and Affordable Housing, DCLG
    Linda Bellos, Ex Leader of Lambeth Council

    Keynote Session: – Rethinking assets
    Jean Hunter, Chief Executive, South Cambs District Council
    Mick Leggett, Chief Executive, Cross Keys Homes

    Keynote Session – Ethics or profits, what are you in business for?
    Nigel Howlett, Chief Executive, Cambridge Housing Society
    Phillip Blond, Director, ResPublica

    Master Classes

    The impact of welfare reform on your business
    Sam Lister, Policy & Practice Officer, CIH

    Re-financing for local authorities
    Stephen Hills, Director of Housing, South Cambs District Council

    The future of affordable housing
    Trevor Baker, Research Manager, Cambridgeshire County Council
    Polly Jackson, Cambridgeshire County Council

    The case for social landlords to get involved in market rent
    Helen Collins, Director, Savills

    Day 2 Presentations

    Keynote Session: - Welfare reform, is it working?
    Polly Toynbee, British Journalist and Writer, Columnist for the Guardian
    Abigail Davies, Assistant Director of Policy & Practice, CIH

    Keynote Session: - Health, housing and well-being integration
    Domini Gunn, Director of Health and Well-Being, CIH
    Paula Broadbent, Retirement Solutions Director, Keepmoat

    Keynote Session: - How do we get to 250k homes? An interview with:
    David Orr, Chief Executive, NHF
    Paul Tennant, CIH President & Group Chief Executive, Orbit Group

    Master Classes

    How do you interact with customers digitally
    Tom Gaskin, Orbit Group East and South
    Tracey Kember, Orbit South resident

    Family intervention projects
    Dave Lockerman, Head of Housing Management, B3 Living
    Julia Wright, Intensive Support Worker, B3 Living

    Maintenance and asset management, top tips for procuring contracts
    Steve Tyree, Chief Executive, Eastern Procurement Consortium

    Using the private sector to meet housing need
    Darryl Durno, West Suffolk: Forest Heath District Council and St Edmundsbury Borough Council

    Development and growth in the region
    Naisha Polaine, HCA

    Supporting people landscape - what next?
    Mick Sanders, Head of Integrated Commissioning, Norwich CCG
    Sera Hall, Head of Integrated Commissioning, NHS Norfolk

    Planning reforms and housing viability
    Colin Wiles, Colin Wiles Consultancy

    Housing law update
    Gail Sykes, Head of Social Housing, Buckles Solicitors LLP

    Selective licensing in private rented sector housing
    Suzanne McBride, Heron Consulting Ltd

    Rural Housing Profiling Project
    Niki Hollingworth, Strategic Housing Manager, West Suffolk: Forest Heath District Council and St Edmundsbury Borough Council

    Day 3 Presentations

    Keynote Session: - Leadership and development
    Steve Stride, Vice President, CIH and Chief Executive, Poplar Harca
    Peter Bond, CIH rising star winner

    Master Classes

    Doing more for less
    Richard Brooks, Anthony Collins Solicitors
    Gareth Lewis, Watford Housing

    Putting customers first
    Mell Robinson, Colchester Borough Homes
    The benefits of engagement handouts
    Feedback notes

    Tenancy reform – getting it right
    Graham Cooper, Head of Housing Law, Greenwoods Solicitors

    Can lodgings meet a housing need?
    Trish Reed, Huntingdonshire District Council
    Joanne Davis, Huntingdonshire District Council

    Integrating housing, health and social care for older people; dispelling the myth!
    Tracey Cassidy, Supported Housing Manager, South Cambs District Council

    Social Enterprises, making them work commercially
    Angela Wheeler, Business Development Manager, London & South East, Ark Housing Consultancy

    Tenant Scrutiny in action – meet tenants from Norwich City Council
    Sandra Franklin, Tenant Involvement Manager, Norwich City Council
    Sarah Loads, Service Development Manager, Norwich City Council

    Repair services, how to work effectively with the customer
    Sarah Barrett, Head of Customer and Community, Mears

    Welfare reform, practical session
    Lynda Hayward, Assistant Benefit Manager, South Cambs District Council

    Tackling ASB
    Dave Lockerman, Head of Housing Management, B3 Living
    Kerry Clifford, Safer Communities Team Leader, B3 Living

     

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    Chartered membership

    Chartered membership is CIH’s most senior grade of membership and is a demonstration of your expertise, commitment and ethical standards. Find your path to chartered membership using one of our three new routes.