Conference 2013 timetable

Monday 21 January

Tuesday 22 January

09.00
Registration
10.15
Plenary 1: Opening plenary: Dutch housing associations at risk
Speakers:
Professor Marja Elsinga , Professor in Housing Institutions & Governance, Delft University of Technology
11.30
Speakers
Andrew Lancaster , Partner, Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP
Speakers
Colin Kingshott , Head of Property and Development, Livin Housing
Wayne Harris, Executive Director of Homes and Assets, Livin Housing
Alan Small , Partnership Manager, Mears Group
Steve Osborne , Service Improvement Manager, Mears Group
Speakers
Karen Heaney , Director, Asset Management, Home Group
Speakers
John Richards , ManagingDirector, Thames Laboratories
13.45
Plenary 2: Managing assets, managing change
Speakers:
Rachel Fisher , Head of Homes & Land, National Housing Federation
14.45
Speakers
Andrew Millross , Partner, Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP
Speakers
Barry Patient , Director, Rand Associates
Dominic Higgins , Director, Rand Associates
Speakers
Clare Crothers , Head of Strategic Sourcing, The Radian Group
Peter Evans , Director of Technical Services, The Radian Group
Alan Long , Executive Director, Mears Group
Speakers
Tim Wilson , Director, Checkmate Housing
Jon Cross , Property Services Director, Hexagon HA
Nick Wood , Director, Checkmate Housing
Speakers
Martin Shaw , Previous Director of Property Services, Genesis HG
Rachel Cole , Head of Group Business Development, Climate Energy
16.45
Plenary 3: Sweating your assets: making the most of scenario planning in austere times
Speakers:
Simon Bamfield , Asset Investment Manager, Wolverhampton Homes
Shaun Aldis , Chief Executive, Wolverhampton Homes
Wayne Gethings , Director of Asset Management, The Wrekin Housing Trust
17.30
NHMF AGM
18.30
Pre-dinner drinks
20.00
NHMF Conference & Awards dinner

Wednesday 23 January

09.00
Registration
11.00
Speakers
David Miller , Director, Rand Associates
Andy Nickels , Head of Asset Management, Derwent Living
Craig Brierley , Director, Liberty Maintenance
Speakers
John Barnham , Head of Asset Management, Orbit Group
Speakers
Peter Thomas , DSO Manager, Monmouthshire Housing
Speakers
Caroline Duckworth , Senior Adviser - Climate Ready, Built Environment theme, Environment Agency
12.15
Speakers
Daniel Milnes , Partner & Head of Business Law, Forbes Solicitors
Jonathan Holden , Associate Solicitor, Employment Law, Forbes Solicitors
Speakers
Wayne Gales , Operations Director, South Liverpool Housing
14.00
Plenary 5: Question time: What green deal are you going to deliver?
Speakers:
Richard Lupo , Sustainability Consultant, Sustainable Homes
15.15
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

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