Programme Announced for Members Morning

30 November 2018

Members Morning


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



12:30 - Close