BRINGING NETWORKING BACK TO YOUR WORK LIFE
Housing Digital Socials are monthly online events that are free to attend for social housing professionals and HD members, to hear insights from our expert speakers and network with others who share a similar role to yourself.
Places are limited to 30 per social to ensure all attendees get the chance to meet in the breakout rooms and introduce themselves to the group.
Welcome & Networking:
Introduction from Chair and networking in breakout rooms
Each attendee is invited to give a 60 second ‘elevator’ introduction – which can include a short brief about their role, company, challenges they’ve faced, plans for the future and any recent good news.
1 x public sector organisation will be invited to give a 10 minute presentation (including option of video or keynote presentation) followed by a short Q&A.
1 x private sector organisation will be invited to give a 10 minute presentation (including option of video or keynote presentation) followed by a short Q&A.
Networking & Close:
Attendees will have the opportunity to talk one-on-one in breakout rooms.
SELECT YOUR SOCIAL
DEVELOPMENT & PLANNING
KEYNOTE 1: Steve Eaves, Director of Regeneration - Platform Housing Group
What's the best thing to do with 3,300 underused garages? They can't all be houses, they can't all just be knocked down but they can postiviely contribute to environmental and social objectives.
Steve has devised a strategy, it's the UGLI (Underused Garages & Land Initiative) scheme with plenty of ideas using his experience in assets, development and regeneration.
KEYNOTE 2: Manuel Atkinson, Director - BTP Architects
A blueprint for future-proofing homes.
Manny will discuss how and why BTP has developed a blueprint for future proofing homes as a solution to historically poor quality, failing housing caused by two factors, density and design driven by low cost.