Conference 2012 timetable

Monday 23 January

Tuesday 24 January

09.00
Registration
10.00
Plenary 1: Opening plenary
Speakers:
Professor Mike Riley , Director, School of Built Environment, Liverpool John Moores University
10.45
Refreshments
11.15
Speakers
Richard Woolfall , Director of Repairs Improvement and Performance, Your Housing Group
Speakers
Charles Phillips , Assistant Director, Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC)
Speakers
Joanne Kent-Smith , Senior Policy & Practice Officer, Chartered Institute of Housing
Steve Osborne , Service Improvement Manager, Mears Group
Speakers
Mike Turner , Executive Director, Ian Williams
Zane Poyner , Business Solutions Manager, Ian Williams Ltd
Mathew Baxter , Managing Director, echelon Consultancy
Julie Wittich , Head of Property Services, Bedfordshire Pilgrims HA
12.30
Lunch
13.15
Plenary 2: Maintenance - the options
Speakers:
Andrew Millross , Partner, Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP
14.15
Speakers
Alex Dixon , Director of Asset Management, Bromford Group
Speakers
Malcolm Mulheron , Director, Spirare
Steve Coleman , Director, Takeparts
Peter Brown , Operations Director, Takeparts
Wayne Gethings , Director of Asset Management, The Wrekin Housing Trust
Shaun Aldis , Chief Executive, Wolverhampton Homes
Speakers
Greg Birch , Director of Property Management, Shepherds Bush Housing Group
Helen Hawxwell , Employment Initiatives Manager, Willow Park HT
Ian Gregg , Director of Communities and Investment, Parkway Green Housing Trust
Robert Mannion , Head of Property Services, Willow Park HT
Victoria McDowell , Academy Manager, Willow Park HT
Mike Richmond , Operations Manager, Parkway Green Housing Trust
Speakers
Tony Newberry , Project Director, Sweett Group
15.15
Refreshments
15.45
Plenary 3: Low energy buildings in Europe
Speakers:
Chiel Boonstra , Managing Director, Trecodome
16.30
NHMF AGM
18.00
Pre-dinner drinks sponsored by Apollo Services Group
20.00
NHMF awards dinner

Wednesday 25 January

09.00
Registration
09.15
Speakers
Alison Brown , Director, Dharl Limited
Speakers
Mark Seaborn , Managing Director, Pennington Choices
Speakers
Dave Bailey , Marketing & Business Development Manager, Proludic Ltd
Mary Bennell , Consultant, Amaben
Colin McDermid , Senior Colour Designer, ICI Paints Akzonobel
Lisa Pilley , Senior Colour Designer, ICI Paints Akzonobel
10.30
Plenary 4: Can we deliver affordable warmth?
Speakers:
David Orr , Chief Executive, National Housing Federation
11.15
Refreshments
11.45
Speakers
Mark Robinson , Partner, Trowers & Hamlins
Dr David Mosey , Partner, Trowers & Hamlins
Speakers
Peter Rickaby , Principal Research Associate, UK Centre for Moisture in Buildings at UCL
Speakers
Anthony Morgan , Managing Director, Newform Energy Ltd
Karl Linder , NHMF Chair & Head of Asset Compliance, Anchor Hanover
John Kiely , Director, Savills
Speakers
Daniel Milnes , Partner & Head of Business Law, Forbes Solicitors
Shaun Aldis , Chief Executive, Wolverhampton Homes
Paul Reader , Partnership Director, Morgan Sindall Property Services
Paul Wenham , Director, Southern HG
12.50
Plenary 5: Building for the future
Speakers:
Liz Reason , Managing Director, Green Gauge Trust
13.30
Lunch and NHMF fringe sessions
15.00
Conference closes
Room Key Theme
Queens P Plenaries
Arden A Contract management and procurement
York B Compliance
Surrey C Asset management
Norfolk D New technology and innovation
Dorset E Skills shortage and worker health

"The best and most worthwhile event to meet up with the right contacts for us to build new relationships and maintain existing ones"

- Nigel Chapman, Business Development Manager

"Undoubtedly the best maintenance conference within the UK. The work of the NHMF and its committee together with support from M3 Housing must be highly commended."

- Steve Downing, Director and Quantity Surveyor

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