Conference 2019 timetable

Monday 21 January

Tuesday 22 January

09.00
Registration
Hotel lobby
10.00
Welcome
10.15
11.00
Refreshments
Exhibition area
11.30
Speakers
Tav Sahota , Operations Support Manager, DW Support Services
Richard Stone , Operations Manager, MCP Property Services
David Miller , Director, Rand Associates
Sonya Russell , Head of New Business, AD Construction Group
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Melissa Pearce , Client Relationship Director, Wates
Speakers
Tom Gilbert , Head of Fire Safety, Lendlease
Speakers
Peter Long , Property Service Manager for Delivery, Basildon District Council
Speakers
Paul Jenkins , Director of Asset Management and Sustainability, Thirteen Group
Russell Thompson , Managing Director of Places Management, Places for People
Mark Arnold , Senior Sustainability Manager, Thirteen Group
Speakers
Clare Forshaw , Occupational Health & Hygiene Partner, Park Health & Safety Partnership
12.45
Lunch
Exhibition area
13.30
Plenary 2: Reducing the skills shortage by employing ex-servicemen
Speakers:
Bob Lisle , Business Development Manager, Sappers Network
14.30
Speakers
Steve Martin , Director of Technical, Electrical Contractors' Association (ECA)
Speakers
Malkit Sagoo , Director of Asset Management, Waterloo HG
Stewart Davison , Deputy Managing Director, DTL Creative
Speakers
Stuart Bell , National Residential Specification Manager, Mitsubishi Electric
Max Halliwell , Communications Manager, Mitsubishi Electric
Speakers
Helen Colwill, Electrician, Guinness Property
Liane Sheppard , Operations Director East & West, Sovereign
Dawn Anderson-Foster , Senior HR Manager, Guinness Property
Paul Griffin , Head of Responsive Repairs
Paul Roberts , Executive Director, Guinness Property
15.30
Refreshments
Exhibition area
15.45
Plenary 3: Homelessness? What's that got to do with me?
Speakers:
Julie Marsh , Director of Neighbourhood Management, South Liverpool Housing
17.00
NHMF AGM
Arden room
18.00
Group photos
York room
19.00
Pre-dinner drinks
Exhibition area
20.00
NHMF Conference and awards dinner
Queens room

Wednesday 23 January

09.00
Registration
Hotel lobby
10.00
Plenary 4: Lessons from Canada
Speakers:
Cliff Youdale , Chief Development Officer, Ottawa Community Housing Corporation
11.00
Refreshments
Exhibition area
11.30
Speakers
Jenny Neville , Divisional Director of Consulting, Pennington Choices
Lee Woods , Operations Director, Pennington Choices
Speakers
Greg Harris , Regional Director, Movvéo Ltd
Stephen Torrington , Regional Director, Movvéo Ltd
Speakers
Doug Mullen , Senior Associate, Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP
Andrew Millross , Partner, Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP
Speakers
Mike Turner , Executive Director, Ian Williams
Sian Pearce , Training & Development Manager, Ian Williams Ltd
Jo Down , Academy Officer, Ian Williams Ltd
12.45
Lunch
Exhibition area
13.30
Plenary 5: A new JV model for repairs and maintenance
Speakers:
Professor Paddy Gray , Professor Emeritus of Housing, University of Ulster
14.30
Speakers
Andrew Lancaster , Partner, Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP
Emma Riley , Associate, Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP
Speakers
Jenny Osbourne , Chief Executive, Tpas
Simon Davies , Head of Asset Development, Kier Group
Brent O’Halloran , Director of Asset Management, Hyde Housing
Chris Graham , Director, PML Group
Ross Green , Head of Business Development, South, Kier Services
Speakers
Nick Carlisle , Associate, Housing Consultancy, Savills
Cathy Osborn , Director, Housing Consultancy, Savills
Samantha Evans , Group Asset Manager, WM Housing
Speakers
John Gray , Partner, Head of Production Information, HTA Design
Richard Harral , Technical Director, Chartered Association of Building Engineers
Speakers
Claire Heyes , Chief Executive, Corgi
Keith Simpson , Consultant, Modular Innovation, National Housing Academy
Stephen Makowski , Chief Executive, National Housing Academy
Rob Bryan , Operations Director, Vantage Business Solutions
Greg Wheeler, Director, Savills
Ian Gregg , Executive Director of Asset Services, The Riverside Group
15.30
Plenary 6: Refreshments and panel debate: Brexit - what will it mean for me?
Speakers:
Professor Jonathan Linton , Chair in Operations and Technology Management, University of Sheffield
Neil Watts , Director of Service Delivery, Peabody Trust
Corné Koppelaar , International Housing Consultant, Global Habitat Housing
Paul Reader , Partnership Director, Morgan Sindall Property Services
16.30
Close

COVID safe events:

We are working closely with the venue to ensure the conference runs as safely as possible. Please take a moment to read the following guidelines prior to attending.

Day before

Even if you are not showing any symptoms or have previously had COVID please take a lateral flow test as late as possible before attending the conference - ideally within 12 hours. We would recommend everyone attending on day 2 completes a second test if possible.

On arrival

Please show your NHS COVID Pass to the reception team to confirm you have been vaccinated, have completed a negative lateral flow test, or are exempt.

During the conference

Face coverings must be worn in all communal areas unless you are seated or eating. Please maintain social distancing as far as possible and make use of the hand sanitizers situated throughout the venue.

Our mission statement

The centre of excellence for improving property performance

The NHMF is the leading body representing housing providers, committed to championing innovation to deliver excellence in maintenance and asset management