Conference Agenda

The conference agenda is below.

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8.30am Pre Conference Networking Session
  • Delegates arrive from 8:30am when an informal breakfast is provided, and a chance to network with other attendees, before the conference starts at 9:30am
9.30am Conference Session
  • Understanding how the Alternative Residential Markets are maturing as investment asset classes – how are they performing and where is the future growth? How are Student Housing, Build to Rent, Affordable Housing, Co Living & Retirement Living Assets performing and why is there so much potential growth? Where are the major opportunities?
  • Looking at Global Flows of Capital - why is there so much interest in these markets and how do we see this growing? Where is the money coming from and which sectors are of most interest?
  • How is the Student Housing Market maturing across the UK & Europe and why are we seeing so much transactional activity? Where are the next opportunity areas in this market?
  • How can the Resi Living Markets build more sustainably and retrofit existing properties?
  • Why should we now embrace MMC to meet lower carbon building targets? What is possible?
11.00am Coffee & Networking Breakout Session
11.45am Conference Session
  • Investing in the Alternative Living Sectors - why is ESG now at the heart of investment decisions?
  • How do investors see each of the 'Living' sectors and where do they see the biggest opportunities?
  • How can investors deliver an investment that has real, measurable social impact, and still achieves the required returns?
  • Are investors now more interested in these Alternative Sectors than the traditional property investment markets?
  • Where do investors see links between Student Housing, the Private Rented Sector & even Retirement Living?
  • Where are the big opportunity areas geographically?
  • Is the goal a Europe-wide, mixed asset portfolio?
  • Operational Residential Real Estate - how can we deliver top level customer service and a lower carbon footprint for our tenants?
  • Why is ESG & wellbeing now top of the agenda?
  • Understanding the Management Operation with Student & PRS and the similarities and differences - how are these evolving and what are the key factors?
  • Is flexibility, service and style now more important than price point?
  • Where do operators see links between Student Housing, Build to Rent & even Retirement Living?
1.15pm Networking Lunch Session for Speakers & Attendees
2.15pm Conference Session
  • Retirement Housing – Understanding who the consumers really are & where they want to live
  • Understanding those who are downsizing and looking to release equity from their current properties
  • Why do older people want to live in urban areas and what is the potential for this market?
  • What is required to deliver a successful Care offering for residents?
  • Have perceived investment and reputational risks now been overcome and where are we with Event Fees?
  • How might the market evolve over the next ten years?
  • What is the potential of a Retirement for Rent model?
  • How can we evolve a genuinely affordable retirement living model for the mass market?
  • The Growth in affordable housing sector investment - how can we provide a strong social impact investment, with ESG at it’s heart, and be part of the solution in delivering the housing the UK really needs?
  • Why is there growing private investment into Affordable Housing in the UK?
  • Where does investment in Affordable Housing sit in context with investment into other sectors?
  • What kind of potential is there for growth and where will it come from?
  • Where does the funding & investment come from and who is involved?
4.15pm The Alternative Resi Annual Drinks Reception for Speakers and Attendees