EN:ACE 2021 Building for Future Generations

Conference Programme


Join the debate with our best line up yet of industry leaders and policy makers over 3 mornings from Tuesday 22 June to Thursday 24 June

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DAY ONE: Tuesday 22 June

Economic recovery after Covid-19 - the social and economic benefits of council housing

08.30 Virtual exhibition hall opens

09.30 Welcome to the event  BBC TV presenter Paulette Edwards, Efficiency North Independent Chair and Efficiency North Chief Executive Lee Parkinson

10.00 Building for future generations: the Council Housing Crisis and role that Council Housing provision can play in economic recovery TV presenter, architect, writer and campaigner George Clarke

10.30 Build Back Responsibly - How business can play a leading role in building back society and the economy post Covid-19 Catherine Sermon, Campaigns & Content Director, Business in the Community

11.00 Homes at the heart of the northern economy - what registered providers of social housing are doing to build back responsibly Nigel Wilson, Chair, Homes for the North, Chief Executive, Gentoo

11.30 Beyond 2020 - Efficiency North's offer for a brighter, greener future Efficiency North Chief Executive Lee Parkinson

12.00 Q&A Panel Discussion hosted by Paulette Edwards with the morning's speakers and Esh Construction Chief Executive Andy Radcliffe

12.30 Exhibition and networking

13.00 CLOSE

 

DAY TWO: Wednesday 23 June

Economic recovery after Covid-19 - addressing rising unemployment

08.30 Virtual exhibition hall opens

09.30 Welcome to the morning BBC Radio Sheffield presenter Paulette Edwards, Efficiency North Independent Chair and Efficiency North Chief Executive Lee Parkinson

10.00 A view from Westminster - the role that employment plays in the economic recovery - Policy maker to be announced

10.30 DWP Kickstart and other initiatives - Geraint Williams,  Kickstart Operations & Engagement Lead at The Department for Work & Pensions

11.00 Beyond 2020 - Efficiency North's offer for a brighter, greener future Efficiency North Chief Executive Lee Parkinson

11.30 Q&A Panel Discussion with the morning's speakers hosted by Paulette Edwards with the morning's speakers and Esh Construction Director of Corporate Affairs Darush Dodds

12.00 Social Value Awards 2021  Recognising the achievements of the Trade Apprentice of the Year, Technical Apprentice of the Year and Highest Achiever of the Year. We're also introducing a new award this year in memory of Humber Construction Hub apprentice Ashley Winks, who lost his battle with a rare form of cancer in January.  Hosted by Paulette Edwards and Efficiency North Independent Chair

12.30  Exhibition and networking

13.00 CLOSE

 

DAY THREE: Thursday 24 June

Achieving net zero carbon retrofit

08.30 Virtual exhibition hall opens

09.30 Welcome to the morning BBC Radio Sheffield presenter Paulette Edwards, Efficiency North Independent Chair and Efficiency North Chief Executive Lee Parkinson

09.50 Data is everything: defining appropriate targets and retrofit pathways PAS2035 speaker to be confirmed

10.10 Best Practice Case Study: Thirteen Group's activity and learning on Fabric Thirteen Group Head of Technical Mark Arnold

10.30 Grid capacity, infrastructure changes, demand side response issues and impact on the housing sector and end users Northern Power Networks speaker to be announced

10.50 Funding & financing considerations - the policy landscape and forthcoming sectoral funding via BEIS BEIS Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund Project Director, Matt Harrison

11.10 Energy efficient green design for the future - TV presenter, architect, writer and campaigner George Clarke

11.40 How Efficiency North is addressing members' green need at speed - Efficiency North Head of Membership Development Carl Bairstow

12.00 Q&A Panel Discussion hosted by Paulette Edwards with the morning's speakers and Esh Construction Pre Construction Director Alistair Gill

12.30 Closing comments Efficiency North Independent Chair

13.00 CLOSE