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EG’s UK Residential Summit makes it annual return on 16th November 2017 to Birmingham, bringing together leading residential experts to debate and analyse how the industry needs to work together to meet ambitious UK residential goals.
Book now to benefit from our exclusive early bird offer and join us as we discuss this and more, including the latest residential investment and development trends and just what the future holds for UK housing.
Topics to be covered on the agenda include:
  • Housing White Paper and ambitions for the UK
  • Increasing the housing supply through SME builders
  • Disruptive residential: Inspirational case studies
  • HS2 – Opportunities for residential


Who Should Attend?

  • Acquisitions Associates
  • Assistant Directors of Land & New Homes
  • Commercial Managers
  • Residential Porffolio Managers
  • Land and Residential Investment Managers
  • Regeneration Managers
  • Land Buyers
  • Investment Managers
  • Heads of Public Sector Partnerships
  • Heads of Commercial Property
  • Associate Directors
  • Business Development Directors
Agenda Overview

Thursday 16 November

Registration and networking
Chair’s opening remarks
Damian Wild, Editor, EG
Panel - What’s the problem with land?
  • Are Local Plans working?
  • Accessing the sites
  • Paying the right price
  • Building with Local Plans or outside – do you take the risk?
Kathryn Ventham, Partner, Barton Willmore
Ian MacLeod, Assistant Director Regeneration, Birmingham City Council
Peter George, Assistant Director – Regeneration and Planning, London Borough of Enfield
Owen Michaelson, Chief Executive, Harworth Group
Case Study - Extending Britain’s rental ladder
  • Where build to rent is up to in the region
  • Birmingham plans
  • Current challenges in the face of Brexit
Lee Savage, UK Development Director, Moda Living
Refreshment Break
Panel - Disruptive residential: Inspirational case studies
  • Modular housing and economies of scale
  • Is the privatisation of housing associations working?
  • Modern construction methods
Nick Cuff, Land Director, Pocket Living
Adam Willetts, Senior Development Manager, Urban Splash
Simon Underwood, Managing Director, Elements Europe
Lucy Mori, Development Manager, Didcot Garden Town
Ed Ellerington, National Acquisitions Director, Grainger plc
Kieran White, Managing Director, Vision Modular Systems
Panel - Proptech and people - what's the buzz really about?
  • How will Proptech impact the residential sector?
  • The proptech ecosystem and a tenant's journey
  • Property loops - what are they and how do they impact the customer
  • How technology will change the way residential property companies manage themselves and customer relationships?
Nick Katz, CEO, Acasa
Andy Brown, Chief Operating Officer, L&Q
Shaun Prime, COO, Go Native
Tom Caton, Chief Revenue Officer, AirDNA
Increasing the housing supply through SME builders
  • Overcoming barriers faced by SMEs
  • What can Government do to help?
Nicole Bremner, Director, East Eight Group
Panel - Reality check on PRS & BTR across the UK
  • The changing housing landscape and the need to consider alternative models of funding and development
  • What is the future for a strong, modernised and sustainable Private Rented Sector (PRS) 
  • PRS Framework
Jonathon Ivory, Managing Director, Atlas Residential
Jean-Marc Vandevivere, Chief Executive, Platform
Alex Greaves, Fund Manager, M&G Real Estate
Neil Young, CEO, Get Living
Graham Barnet, Chief Executive, Sigma Capital Group
Robin Norstrom, Director, Apsley House Capital plc
Co-Living: The next big thing?
  • What is co-living and who are the tenants?
  • Case study on The Collective Old Oak & how co-living create value for investor, developer and residents
Jill Xiaozhou Ju, Investment Director, The Collective
Panel - HS2: Can it fast-track high-speed housing delivery?
  • Allocation of public funds
  • Role of developers
  • Transport infrastructure as a catalyst for regional growth and prosperity
Simon Bedford, Partner – Development, Deloitte
Laura Shoaf, Managing Director, Transport for West Midlands
Jackie Sadek , Chief Executive/Chairwoman, UK Regeneration/Northern Gateway Development Zone - Cheshire
Tim Willis, Planning Partner, Shoosmiths
Close and drinks reception
Akshay Ruparelia
Managing Director
Graham Barnet
Chief Executive
Sigma Capital Group
Simon Bedford
Partner – Development
Nicole Bremner
East Eight Group
Andy Brown
Chief Operating Officer
Tom Caton
Chief Revenue Officer
Nick Cuff
Land Director
Pocket Living
Ed Ellerington
National Acquisitions Director
Grainger plc
Peter George
Assistant Director – Regeneration and Planning
London Borough of Enfield
Alex Greaves
Fund Manager
M&G Real Estate
Jonathon Ivory
Managing Director
Atlas Residential
Nick Katz
Ian MacLeod
Assistant Director - Planning and Regeneration
Birmingham City Council
Owen Michaelson
Chief Executive
Harworth Group
Lucy Mori
Development Manager
Didcot Garden Town
Robin Norstrom
Apsley House Capital plc
Shaun Prime
Go Native
Jackie Sadek
Chief Executive/Chairwoman
UK Regeneration/Northern Gateway Development Zone - Cheshire
Lee Savage
UK Development Director
Moda Living
Laura Shoaf
Managing Director
Transport for West Midlands
Simon Underwood
Managing Director
Elements Europe
Jean-Marc Vandevivere
Chief Executive
Kathryn Ventham
Barton Willmore
Adam Willetts
Senior Development Manager
Urban Splash
Tim Willis
Jill Xiaozhou Ju
Investment Director
The Collective
Neil Young
Get Living
Past Attendees Include
Group discounts are avaiilable, book 3 or 4 delegates for 5% off or 5 or more for 10% off


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