CIH South East Conference & Exhibition 2014

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    Tuesday 4 March 2014 - Wednesday 6 March 2014


    Day One - Tuesday 4 March 2014

    Chair’s Keynote Address & Conference Welcome
    Martin Pearce, CIHSE Board Chair

    Keynote Main Session:

    Past Present and Future...

    Chair: Richard Kitson, Director, Richard Kitson Housing and Management Consulting
    Keith Exford, Group Chief Executive, Affinity Sutton and Chair of the G15 Group
    David Smith, Former editor of Economics Editor of The Sunday Times

    Policy Forums 1:

    Private rented sector - where are we now?

    Chair of session: Diana Maughan, CIHSE Board
    Andrew Stanford, Head of Private Rented Sector Taskforce, Department for Communities and Local Government
    Guy Burnett, Development Director, Thames Valley Housing

    Policy Forums 2:

    Affordable housing rents - how are they working in the current housing market?

    Chair of session: Alan Catterick, CIHSE Board
    Martin Reid, Head of Housing Strategy, Development and Private Sector Housing, Brighton and Hove City Council
    Helen Collins, Director, Savills Housing Consultancy

    Keynote Main Session:

    Is housing really at the centre of the UK’s political agenda?

    Chair of session: Grainia Long, Chief Executive, Chartered Institute of Housing
    The Rt Hon Ann Widdecombe DSG, Former MP and Minister of State, Journalist, author and broadcaster
    Councillor Bill Randall Chair of Housing and Lead Councillor on Communities, Brighton and Hove City Council

    Policy Forums 1:

    Resident led regulation and scrutiny

    Chair of session: Amy Cheswick, CIHSE Board
    Leslie Channon, Resident Scrutiny Panel, Cottsway Housing Association
    Sarah Barrett, Head of customer and community services, Mears Group

    Policy Forums 2:

    Developing the commercial skills you need to transform your organisation

    Chair of session: Elly Hoult, CIHSE Board
    Neil Hadden, Chief Executive, Genesis
    Paul Smith, Head of enterprise and intelligence, Aster Group

    Keynote Main Session:

    Community housing: models and options

    Chair of session: Chris Moquet, CIHSE Board
    Brenda Torpy, Chief Executive Officer, Champlain Housing Trust
    Catherine Harrington, National Co-ordinator, National CLT Network

    Day Two - Wednesday 5 March 2014

    Keynote Main Session:

    Welfare Reform – is it working?

    Chair of session: Anne Chapman, CIHSE Board
    Mark Rogers, Group Chief Executive, Circle Housing Group
    Kevin Dodd, Chief Executive, Wakefield and District Housing
    James Pickering, Welfare Reform Manager, Oxford City Council

    Policy Forums 1:

    Delivering housing in a digital world

    Chair of session: Peter Brooks, CIHSE Board
    Sara McGinley, Digital, On line and Social Media officer, Raven Housing Trust Limited
    Boris Worrall, Executive Director Futures, Orbit Group

    Policy Forums 2:

    The future of housing for an ageing population

    Chair of session: Alan Catterick, CIHSE Board
    Sue Adams, CEO of Care & Repair England and Chair of the Housing & Ageing Alliance
    Professor Andrew Kerslake, Emeritus Professor and Associate Director Institute of Public Care, Oxford Brookes University
    Angela Wheeler, Client manager for London and South East, Ark Housing Consultants

    Keynote Main Session:

    Panel discussion: Question time!

    Chair: Mark Easton, Home Editor, BBC
    Gavin Smart, Director of Policy and Practice, Chartered Institute of Housing
    Nick Cross, Head of Housing Services, Southampton City Council
    Steve Amos, Head of Social Housing, Education & Local Authority sectors, Barclays Bank
    Leslie Channon, Resident Scrutiny Panel, Cottsway Housing Association

    Policy Forums 1:

    Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and the challenges of welfare reform

    Chair of session: Anne Chapman, CIHSE Board
    Jack Moore, Equality Trainer
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    Jack Moore  handout 3
    Jack Moore  handout 4

    Policy Forums 2:

    Developing a link between health, housing and social care

    Chair of session: Karen Stannard, CIHSE Board
    Carl Petrokofsky, Specialist in Public Health, Public Health England
    Domini Gunn, Director Public Health & Vulnerable Communities, Chartered Institute of Housing

    Keynote Main Session:

    Governance & restructure

    Chair of session: Vivien Knibbs, CIHSE Board
    Alistair McIntosh, Chief Executive, HQN Limited
    Simon Fanshawe OBE, writer/broadcaster/consultant and Board member of Housing 21

    Day Three - Thursday 6 March 2014

    Keynote Main Session:

    A winning attitude

    Chair of session: Steve Stride, CIH Vice President
    Darren Campbell MBE

    Policy Forums 1:

    Housing law update

    Chair of session: Andrew Jenner FRICS, Partner, Jenner Jones
    Tim Crook, Senior Partner, Housing Law Services
    Dean Underwood, Barrister, Hardwicke

    Policy Forums 2:

    The people connection...Motivated and engaged employees can transform your business!

    Chair of session: Dave Redman, Managing Director, Mountjoy
    Liam O’Connell, Consultant/Speaker/Author/Coach

    Policy Forums 1:

    Future ready! Update on homelessness, allocations and issues effecting young people

    Chair of session: Tim Hammond, CIHSE Board
    Deborah Garvie, Senior Policy Officer, Shelter
    Peter Walters, Group Chief Executive, First Wessex

    Policy Forums 2:

    Anti social behaviour – tools and reforms

    Chair of session: Councillor Susan Wise, London Borough of Lewisham
    Tony Thomas, ASB Policy Crime and ASB reduction Unit, Home Office
    Chris Grose, Senior Consultant, ASB and Housing Services, CIH consultancy


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