We're pleased to present the programme for Smaller Housing Associations' Conference and Exhibition 2018. Explore the agenda below or download the brochure as a PDF.

9:00am

Registration, welcome and refreshments

9:15am

Out of sector insights - what can you take away from an innovator’s approach?

Duration: 45 minutes

10:00am

Chair’s welcome and introduction

Future-proofing your business: how to survive in uncertain times

Duration: 50 minutes

Speakers:

  • Joanne Martin

    Joanne Martin
    SHAL Housing

10:50am

Overcoming new and emerging governance and risk management challenges

Duration: 50 minutes

Speakers:

  • Chris Meskill
    Regulator of Social Housing

11:40am

Refreshments and networking

Duration: 25 minutes

12:05pm

Transformational partnerships and joint working for smaller housing associations

Duration: 40 minutes

Speakers:

  • Waqar Ahmed

    Waqar Ahmed
    L&Q

  • Oona Goldsworthy

    Oona Goldsworthy
    United Communities

12:45pm

Creating greater value for money

Duration: 30 minutes

1:15pm

The National Housing Federation’s offer to smaller housing associations

Duration: 15 minutes

Speakers:

  • Simon Nunn

    Simon Nunn
    National Housing Federation

1:30pm

Networking lunch

Duration: 1 hour

Meet Kate Henderson

Speakers:

  • Kate Henderson

    Kate Henderson
    National Housing Federation

2:30pm

Breakout sessions – please select one option

Diversity matters

Duration: 45 minutes

Speakers:

  • Raj Patel

    Raj Patel
    Housing Diversity Network

  • Olu Olanrewaju
    Inquilab

Developing relationships with local councillors

Duration: 45 minutes

Speakers:

  • Cllr Sem Moema

    Cllr Sem Moema
    Connect Communications

  • Cllr Carl Quilliam

    Cllr Carl Quilliam
    Metropolitan

  • Cllr Aisha Vance-Cuthbert

    Cllr Aisha Vance-Cuthbert
    One Housing

Unlocking your growth potential

Speakers:

  • John Walton

    John Walton
    Red Loft

3:15pm

Breakout sessions – please select one option

The future of supported housing

Duration: 45 minutes

Tenant and community engagement - how to do it well

Modern methods of construction

Duration: 45 minutes

4:00pm

Refreshments and networking

Duration: 25 minutes

4:25pm

The role for smaller housing associations in Creating our Future

Duration: 30 minutes

4:55pm

Chair’s closing remarks

Duration: 5 minutes

5:00pm

Networking drinks reception