08:00 Registration and networking

08:55 Chair’s opening remarks
Damian Wild, Editor, EG

09:00 Keynote Presentation: London’s Housing Plan
• The 5 priorities of the Mayor’s draft London Housing Strategy
• Plan to tackle the residential crisis
James Murray, Deputy Mayor-Housing and Residential Development, Greater London Authority

09:20 Presentation: Market Overview
• The future of London residential: Is the housing market that bad?
• Residential outlook: six trends for 2018
• Investment opportunities in regional residential, build to rent and for cash buyers
Lawrence Bowles, Research Analyst, Savills
Katy Warrick, Head of London Residential Research, Savills

09:40 Presentation: How lessons from Crossrail can improve future delivery?
• Capturing land value
• Realisation of planning gain from new development, which is an indirect benefit provided to landowners
• Lessons for Crossrail 2
William Jackson, Consultant, Crossrail 2

10:00 Refreshment break

10:20 Collaborators Q&A: What does the public want from the residential developers?
• Questions from the public which will be filmed beforehand and put forward to the panel
• These questions will cover the residential scenario, current developments and challenges facing the real estate industry
Emma Cariaga, Head of Operations-Canada Water, British Land
Jennie Daly, Group Operations Director, Taylor Wimpey
Killian Hurley, Chief Executive, Mount Anvil
Finn Williams, Co-Founder and Chief Executive, Public Practice
James Hyman, Partner – Head of residential agency, Cluttons

11.05 Panel Discussion: Residential Landscape - transferable lessons from other countries
• Lessons derived from other countries that can be key driving forces for both policy and practice
• Other country’s models on investing, funding and social housing
• Role of state authorities, local communities and non-governmental organisations, that London cad adopt
Stephanie Barbabosa, Head-build to rent, Lendlease
Jonathan Clarke, Principal & Global Sector Leader, Woods Bagot
Michela Hancock, Senior Director-Development, Greystar Europe Holdings
Ed Turner, Senior Lecturer-Politics, Aston University

11.50 Collaborators Panel: An honest conversation about affordable housing
• Social Housing Green Paper
• How can council housing be reallocated if affordability threshold is crossed?
• Is collaboration the answer to affordable housing?
Mel Barrett, Chief Executive, Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council
Jo Davis, National Head of Planning, GVA
Janice Morphet, Visiting Professor, University College London
Anita Rivera, Head of Planning, Mishcon de Reya LLP

12:35 Lunch

13:35 Panel: Applying lessons from other sectors to BTR
• BTR: so much more than a roof over your head
• Branding BTR
• Key takeaways from student housing, hotels, and more
John Badman, Director, CallisonRTKL
Mark Bladon, Co-head of origination- Structured property finance, Investec
Angus Dodd, Chief Executive, Quintain
Jonathan Ivory, Managing Director, Atlas Residential
Katherine Rodgers, Director of Development, Grosvenor Britain & Ireland

14:20 Panel: Is there a design solution to London’s housing crisis?
• A new generation of ultra-basic “naked” homes
• Modular micro-homes
• Pre-fabricated and offsite manufactured homes
• Modern methods of construction
Cany Ash, Partner, Ash Sakula Architects
Irene Craik, Director, Levitt Bernstein
Glenn Howells, Director, Glenn Howells Architects
Ian Fletcher, Director, BPF

15.05 How technology is impacting the industry?
Gordon Ingram, Director, VU.CITY and Senior Partner, GIA
Jason Hawthorne, Director, VU.CITY and Managing Director, Wagstaffs

15:15 Panel: What will the London residential landscape look like in 5 years’ time?
• What do investors want to see?
• Where is the residential land going to come from?
• Use of robots and VR
Andrew Boyd, Partner-Residential Investment & Development, Allsop
Anna Clarke, Associate Director, RSM Economic Consulting
Nick Cuff, Land Director, Pocket Living
Jason Hawthorne, Director, VU.CITY and Managing Director, Wagstaffs

16:00 Close and drinks reception

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