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National Housing Maintenance Forum

Setting the standard for maintaining assets


Tuesday 22 Jan 2008

9.00 to 10.00 Registration, refreshments and exhibition viewing
10.00 Plenary 1
The role of equality and diversity in delivering a better maintenance function.
Professor Richard Tomlins Director, Cohesia Ltd
Visiting Professor of Race and Diversity, Coventry University
11.15 Refreshments in exhibition areas
11.45 Choice of workshops:
1a Developing a regeneration strategy
Dr Martin Carey (Urban Hope)
John Denny (CE Chester & District HT)
1b 17th edition IEE electrical regulations
1c Launch of NHF SoR release 6
David Miller (Rand Associates)
1d Procurement efficiencies through consortia working
John Forde (Trowers & Hamlins) & NCA
Hilda Chagula (Davis Langdon Management Consultancy)
1e Stock rationalisation
Mervyn Jones, Director (Savills (L&P) Limited)
1f Providing services via Digital TV
Guy Giles (DigiTV, Kirklees Council)
13.00 Buffet lunch and exhibition viewing
14.00 Choice of workshops:
2a Waste Recycling as part of a wider CSR and Sustainability Agenda
Rod Sellers OBE (Chairman Seddon Group)
2b CDM in practice for Clients and Contractors
Paul Reeve, Health & Safety Advisor, (Electrical Contractors Association)
2c Promoting training initiatives
Neville Wells, (Whitefriars HG)
2d Dispute avoidance and resolution
Andrew Lancaster (Anthony Collins Solicitors)
2e Providing Digital TV in multi dweller units
Mark Rooney, Group Account Director, (PACE)
Handouts are not available
2f Energy performance certification
Arnout Andrews (ESD Energy for Sustainable Development)
15.15 Refreshments in exhibition areas
15.45 Plenary 2
Julie Fadden (CE South Liverpool HT)
17.15 Refreshments and exhibition viewing (closes at 6pm)
17.30 NHMF AGM chaired by Paul Wenham

Wednesday 23 Jan 2008

7.30 Breakfast in restaurant
9.00 Plenary 3
Janet Williams, (Audit Commission)
10.00 Choice of workshops:
3a Launch of the NHF publication "Involving residents in maintenance"
Tony Trott (ESI Consulting)
3b What makes a good client and good procurement?
Jane Nelson (Kiers)
3c Low carbon refurbishment & improvements for affordable housing
Paul Ciniglio MA, Sustainability & Innovation Manager – (Radian Group)
3d Fire Risk Assessment
Adrian Watson, (Watson & Wilde)
3e Appropriate insurance for floods and disasters Cancelled
Kirsten Watson, (Cunningham Lindsay)
3f How contractors can promote youth training
Chris Cheshire, Group Managing Director (The Kinetics Group Ltd)
11.00 Refreshments in exhibition area
11.30 Choice of workshops:
4a Qualifications for Housing Maintenance; Asset Management and Development
David Bramley (CIOB)
Laura Gregory (CIOB)
4b Asbestos management
Chris Bishop, (Silverdell)
4c How to deliver sustainable maintenance
Alison Mathias, Policy Advisor (Housing Corporation)
Andrew Tucker, London Climate Change Partnership Manager, Greater London Authority
4d Moving towards water neutrality - the role of the existing stock
Louise Every, Policy Advisor, Sustainable Development (Environment Agency)
4e A more responsive service using mobile working
Simone Lynn (APD)
4f Modern methods for managing voids
David Miller (Rand Associates)
12.30 Plenary 4
Jonathan Cox, Andrew Millross and John Fisher
13.30 Buffet lunch and exhibition viewing
14.15 Plenary 5
Sally Hancox (Gentoo)
Dave Piggett (Gentoo)
Close 16.00