Vision 2020: Housing LIN Annual Conference & Exhibition

All provisional bookings have now been taken for this event and will be allocated shortly. 

Vision 2020: New approaches to housing and ageing
#HLINconf20 (opens new window) #Vision2020 (opens new window)

PROGRAMME OF THE DAY

  • 08.45    Registration, refreshments and exhibition
  • 09.20    Chair’s welcome: Jeremy Porteus, Chief Executive Officer, Housing LIN @HousingLIN (opens new window)
  • 09.30    KEYNOTE ADDRESSES: Shaping Communities, Supporting People and Transforming Places
    • Designing in connectivity to shape our places and spaces for improved wellbeingRachael Cooper, Professor of Design Management and Policy, Lancaster University ~ @RachelFDCooper
    • Homes made for everyone: A forecast for accessible housing?Sheron Carter, Chief Executive Officer, Habinteg Housing Association ~@CarterSheron
    • The Wigan Deal:  A 2030 vision for our communities and servicesStuart Cowley, NW ADASS Chair and Director of Adult Social Care and Health ~ @WiganCouncil
    • Q&A
  • 11.00  Refreshments, exhibition and networking
  • 11.30  SYMPOSIA 1-6 (see details under Workshops)
  • 12.45  Lunch, exhibition and networking
  • 13.45  SYMPOSIA A-F (see details under Workshops)
  • 15.00  Refreshment, exhibition and networking
  • 15.30  Afternoon Chair – Jeremy Porteus, Chief Executive Officer, Housing LIN @HousingLIN (opens new window)
  • KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Inclusive Leadership, Empowering Change and Shared Learning
    • Reimaging retirement housing for a new generation Will Bax, Chief Executive Officer, Retirement Living Group @RetirementPW
    • Leadership qualities in a brave new world of housing and care Shaks Ghosh, Chief Executive Officer, Clore Leadership @CloreLeadership
    • Q&A
  • 16.50  Closing Remarks
  • 17.00  Conference close 

Terms & conditions

Important notice: the conference is provided free of charge to those registered in advance to attend and who subsequently attend. However, we reserve the right to charge those who register and subsequently fail to attend for the full cost of a conference place. This is due to the LIN incurring irrecoverable costs based on numbers of those registered in advance to attend. Non-attenders will be invoiced and pursued for payment. By registering you unreservedly accept these terms and conditions. The cost of the 2020 conference for non-attenders is £300 plus VAT per head.

*Provisional bookings

All bookings are provisional in the first instance. Provisional bookings are allocated on a first come, first served basis. Once all provisional places have been booked, you will receive an email from the Housing LIN to advise you whether or not your place to attend this year’s conference is confirmed.

Directions and Parking

Walking: etc.venues Manchester is 8 mins walk from Manchester Piccadilly Station and 16 mins walk from Manchester Victoria Station. Walking directions can be found here (opens new window).

Parking: The venue has agreed rates at the following NCP Car Parks:

  • Manchester Chorlton Street, Manchester, M1 3FY;
  • Manchester Piccadilly Gardens, Chatham Street, Manchester, M1 3AY; and (also known as the City)
  • Manchester Piccadilly Plaza, New York Street, Manchester, M1 4AJ (underneath City Tower)

Discount: Discounted rate of £10.00 for up to 9 hours of parking or £12.00 for up to 24 hours of parking (the “Discounted Rate”) any stay over 24 hours will be charged at the standard tariff (which is subject to change from time to time) in the Car Park. Delegates will need to validate their tickets at the 8th floor reception, payment is taken at the pay points within the respective car parks. Unfortunately, etc.venues cannot facilitate any payment on-site.

Public Transport: The main transport hub for Metrolink trams and buses, Piccadilly Gardens, is 2 mins walk from the venue. 

Futher info can be found here (opens new window).

Workshops

Each Symposia will include a presentation from each speaker followed by a panel debate.

1. Smart Leadership – transforming services

This Symposia session will shine the spotlight on the importance of creative leadership and the key ingredients required to enable service transformation

Chair: Clare Skidmore, Strategic Lead – Influencing and Networks, Housing LIN ~ @SkidmoreClare

Speakers:

2. Smarter Living: innovative intergenerational housing models

This Symposia session will help better understand the value of intergenerational approaches in housing and the wider community 

Chair: Gita Prasad, Housing LIN Eastern Chair

Speakers:

  • Smarter Living - Sue Rugg, Regional Director, Faithful + Gould @fgouldconnect
  • Supported Independent Living - Communal and intergenerational living in the Netherlands and Denmark - Gita Prasad, Eastern Regional Chair, Housing LIN and Strategic Commissioner at NHS Clinical Commissioning Group~ @GitaDreams (opens new window)
  • New and not so new opportunities in intergenerational housing - Stephen Burke, Director, United for All Ages ~ @united4allages (opens new window)

3. Smart design for living well

This Symposia session will focus on innovations in designing age-friendly housing that best promotes independence and feelings of community

Chair: Louise Drew, Head of Real Estate, Shakespeare Martineau ~ @LouiseDrewLaw (opens new window) @SHMALaw (opens new window)

Speakers:

  • Wendy Griffin, Main Board Director, Nicol Thomas 
  • Radically Accessible Wildly Engaging places to live - Carly Dickson, Architectural designer and researcher ~ @carly_dickson (opens new window)_
  • Healthy ageing in the community in a vulnerable neighborhood. Mercado Habitado: study case and project in Usera, Madrid (Spain) - Elisa Pozo Menéndez, Architect and Urban Planner, PhD Research Student at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid ~ @MayoresUSERA (opens new window)

4. Smart Adaptations for ageing well

This Symposia session will showcase innovative, cutting edge approaches to deliver smarter home adaptations to meet the grand housing challenge on ageing

Chair: Yvonne Castle, CEO, Johnnie Johnson Housing ~ @yvonnecastle @JJHousingTrust

Speakers:

5. Smarter aspirations – It’s about me

This Symposia session will explore latest thinking on new models of aspirational service delivery and care that contribute to greater independence

Chair: Kris Peach, Director of Extra Care, Housing 21 @KrisHC21

Speakers:

6. Smart ideas: utilising technology and innovative solutions

This Symposia session will examine the potential for smart homes and mobilising new technologies in a connected world to support healthy ageing and wellbeing

Chair: Ian Copeman, Principal Consultant: New Business Lead, Housing LIN @HLINConsult

Speakers:

  • Home is where the smart is: ageing well using proactive technology - James Champion, UK & Ireland Business Development Director, Tunstall Healthcare ~ @TunstallHealth (opens new window)
  • Transforming services for Stockport - Jennifer Boswell, Carecall Concierge Manager, Stockport Homes ~ @carecallmonitor (opens new window)and Aimee Teare, Senior Project Officer, Stockport Council ~ @StockportMBC (opens new window)
  • The Supporting Adult Social Care Innovation Project: Priority areas for innovation and reflections on experiences of innovating in housing with care - Juliette Malley, Assistant Professorial Research Fellow, London School of Economics ~ @JulietteMalley (opens new window)

A. Smart Leadership – Future Leaders

This Symposia session will shine the spotlight on the importance of creative leadership and the key ingredients required to enable service transformation

Chair: Clare Skidmore, Strategic Lead – Influencing and Networks, Housing LIN ~ @SkidmoreClare

Speakers:

B. Smarter Living: innovative intergenerational housing models

This Symposia session will help better understand the value of intergenerational approaches in housing and the wider community 

Chair: Gita Prasad, Eastern Housing LIN Chair

Speakers:

  • A collaborative journey towards an age-friendly, urban community - Nigel Saunders, Director, Pozzoni ~ @Pozzoni_Arch (opens new window)
  • Multigenerational Cohousing the Joys and Challenges - a personal view - Jan Chadwick, Resident of Marmalade Lane
  • Building community connection through intergenerational volunteering - Charlotte Whittacker, Co-founder, InCommon ~ @incommonlondon (opens new window)

C. Smart design for living well

This Symposia session will focus on innovations in designing age-friendly housing that best promotes independence and feelings of community

Chair: Anne-Marie Nicholson, Senior Partner, PRP ~ @PRP_News

Speakers:

  • Reimagining later living designAnne-Marie Nicholson, Senior Partner, PRP ~ @PRP_News
  • Dan Oliver, Willmott Dixon
  • Partner of Willmott Dixon (tbc)

D. Smart Adaptations for ageing well

This Symposia session will showcase innovative, cutting edge approaches to deliver smarter home adaptations to meet the grand challenge on ageing

Chair: Ed Warner, Founder & CEO, Motionspot ~ @motionEd (opens new window)

Speakers:

E. Smarter aspirations – it’s about me

This Symposia session will explore latest thinking on new models of aspirational service delivery and care that contribute to greater independence

Chair: Shirley Hall, Head of Innovation and Wellbeing, ExtraCare Charitable Trust  

Speakers:

F. Smart ideas: utilising technology and innovative solutions

This Symposia session will examine the potential for smart homes and mobilising new technologies in a connected world to better support healthy ageing and wellbeing

Chair: Susan Kay, Executive Director, Dunhill Medical Trust ~ @dunhillmedical (opens new window)

Speakers:

  • Can smart homes meet the needs of our ageing population: The challenges of implementation - Dr Gemma Burgess, Acting Director, Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research, University of Cambridge ~ @CCHPR1
  • Utilising Technology to Deliver Integrated Health and Housing Initiatives In the Home -Johnathan Drake, Service Director for Salix Living and Business Development, Salix ~ @SalfordStories @SalixHomes 
  • Joe McLoughlin, Head of Astraline and Innovation, Astraline ~ @TECSDirector @_Astraline