Social Housing Annual Conference
The Social Housing Annual Conference will take place on 5 December 2018, and is the sector’s leading one day conference providing delegates with an opportunity to debate, discuss and grapple with the latest strategic challenges that are facing the sector.
This top-level networking and knowledge-sharing event showcases practical examples and case studies in the conference sessions. It’s the sector’s only one-day conference, bringing together more than 400 chief executives and finance directors to debate, discuss and grapple with the latest strategic challenges.
Due to continued growth, the sector’s largest one-day conference for senior leaders across the housing sector has relocated to a larger venue and will now take place after the Budget, ensuring that the content is even more timely and relevant.
New features for 2018 will include a stream focusing on the rise of equity in the sector, while still continuing to deliver an environment for informed debate and discussion of the latest best practice and thinking around the latest strategic issues.
This years themes included:
- The current and future political and economic environment
- Strategic partnerships to deliver more homes, at pace and scale
- Business transformation: doing more with less
- New models of funding and investment
- Regulatory update
- Are we prepared for another crash?
- The rise of equity investors in the sector
- Development models
- Land and viability
Speakers at this year’s conference include:
Waqar Ahmed, group finance director, L&Q
David Cowans, group chief executive, Places for People