Programme Announced for Members Morning30 November 2018
This popular annual event for members provides an opportunity to reflect on progress in the sector over the past year and to catch up with colleagues from member organisations.
In particular we'll: consider the political landscape as the Brexit horizon moves ever closer, examine the possibilities offered by the Building in Quality collaboration between RIBA, CIOB and RICS and hear from member experts on the latest developments in sustainability and energy efficiency as we start to see the implications of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.
09.30 - Registration, coffee and networking
10.00 - 2019 a year of uncertainty
Andy Von Bradsky – Chairman, The Housing Forum and Architectural Advisor at MHCLG
10:20 - Sustainability in Focus
This session will consider how cleaner economic growth and the requirement to comply with carbon reduction goals poses challenges and opportunities for the sector.
2020: Preparing for Paris
Begonia Filgueria - Legal Director, Foot Anstey LLP
Low Carbon Social Housing: Laying the Foundations
Dr Terry Keech - Partner, calfordseaden LLP
11:00 - The Housing Forum in 2018
Michael Cleaver – Director, The Housing Forum
11:15 - Coffee Break
11:35 - Quality in Focus
This session will highlight the different initiatives aimed at improving the consistency of quality on construction projects and in particular introduce Building in Quality and the Quality Tracker proposed jointly by RIBA, CIOB and RICS.
Nigel Ostime – Delivery Director, Hawkins\Brown
Chis Langdon – Development and Investment Director, Engie
12:15 - The Housing Forum in 2019
Shelagh Grant – Chief Executive, The Housing Forum