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GHA Conference- Defining & Delivering Good Homes

Date: 24 October 2013 Time: 09.15 - 17.15
Location: Senate House, University of London, London Cost: £160+VAT for PHT members; £175+VAT for non-members
This is the GHA's second annual conference and follows on from last year's successful event that considers all aspects of good homes.  Conference Themes First AM sessions - WHAT IS A GOOD HOME? -  from a Government, developer and designer point of view. Second AM sessions - ALTERNATE DELIVERY MODELS - The Route to Good Homes?  First PM sessions - Building capacity in the community to build good homes and great places. Second PM sessions - The sustainable and technical attributes of a good home - and how to get it right. GHA WHITE PAPER The GHA has commissioned a white paper on what needs to be done to create and stimulate the market for good homes - as a key part of our initiative to launch our good homes debate. This paper will be launched at the conference and it will include contributions from a number of GHA members setting out their experience in delivering good homes and how this experience can be applied to the wider housing market  Speakers: Lord Best,  David Levitt - Levitt Bernstein & Chair RIBA Housing Group Paul Finch - ArchitectureReview / Design Council,  Tony Woodward - Kingerlee Homes,   Ben Bolger - Princes' Foundation,  Martin Randall - BHCC,  Brian Baily - Baily Garner,   Paul Everall - LABC,  Mike Roberts - HAB Housing,   Patrick Devlin - Pollard Thomas Edwards Architects,  Jackie Sadek - UK Regeneration,   Stephen Hill - C2O Futureplanners,  Richard Gawthorpe - Beattie Passive Norse,   Stephanie Chettle - HCA,  Dave Chapman - Locality,  Jayne Hilditch - Thames Valley Housing,   Maja Luna Jorgensen - The Glass House,  David Waterhouse - CABE/Design Council,   Bill Gething - Sustainability & Architecture,  Ian Orme - BSRIA,   Neil May - Natural Building Technologies,  Steve Charter - GHA,   Isabel Carmona - ca Sustainable Architecture Chaired by: Pete Halsall, GHA Chair John Hocking, GHA Deputy Chair & Director Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust Conference objectives: To stimulate a debate about defining what a good home is.   To explore the perspectives of purchasers and tenants - as well as developers and housing associations - on what a good home is. To seek to stimulate demand for good homes through a public debate To focus on development models that enhance the prospects for delivery of good homes To raise the GHA's profile and establish it at the centre of the good homes arena Benefits of attending: Learn from experts and practioners on where the housing agenda is now headed and how the good homes agenda can be advanced Understand what alternate delivery models are, the opportunities they represent for your business and how you can generate new business from them as well as use them to deliver good homes Get up to speed on the latest research and innovation in housing Network with leading industry players active in the broader housing market and generate new business opportunities Booking To book a place contact Roger Southcott: Further information Good Homes Alliance website
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