Housing LIN Cymru Symposium - Newport

Event date

Presentation notes and slides


  • 09.30 Registration, refreshments & networking
  • 10.00 Welcome and purpose of the day - Jeremy Porteus, Managing Director, Housing LIN
  • 10.20 Session One: Support and specialist housing: A viable market
    • Darrell Smith, Housing Policy Manager, Department for Work and Pensions    
    • Will Atkinson, Policy Officer, Community Housing Cymru
    • Kath Palmer, Head of Learning Disability Transformation Programme, Welsh Government
  • 11.20 Questions & Answers
  • 11.30 Facilitated roundtable discussions
  • 12.15 Feedback (ie capturing who to influence?, what’s the impact? Where can we improve? Etc)
  • 12.45 Lunch and networking
  • 13.45 Session Two: Getting inspired. Housing with care models and provision – what’s the offer?
    • Ian Wilson, Senior Research Fellow, CRESR Sheffield Hallam Uni
    • David Williams, CEO, St Monica Trust on their inspiring Chocolate Quarter development (Keynsham)
  • 14.45 Facilitated roundtable discussions
  • 15.30 Feedback
  • 16.00 Next steps and close


Priorty will be given to Housing LIN members in Wales.

Booking terms

Important notice: this event 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. This is due to the Housing LIN's 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 this event is £150 plus VAT per head.