Explore the agenda for Diversity, Equality and Inclusion in Housing below or download it as a PDF.

8:30am

Registration and refreshments

9:15am

Women in housing breakfast briefing

Speaker:

  • Ria Bailes
    One Housing

Icebreaker: get to know each other

10:00am

Chair’s welcome and introduction

10:10am

Panel discussion: The state of diversity, equality and inclusion in post-Brexit Britain

10:50am

Showing leadership on diversity and inclusion

Speakers:

  • Kate Henderson

    Kate Henderson
    National Housing Federation

  • Raj Patel

    Raj Patel
    Housing Diversity Network

11:10am

Networking break and TED screening: The power of introverts by Susan Cain

11:40am

Panel discussion: The value of inclusive communities for a socially and economically strong society

Speaker:

  • Penny Hobman
    Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

12:15pm

Panel discussion: The role a diverse workforce has in promoting trust with residents

Speakers:

  • Fayann Simpson

    Fayann Simpson
    L&Q

  • Shaun Scantlebury
    EY People Advisory Services

  • Fiona Deal
    Network Homes

12:50pm

Networking lunch

1:00pm

Lunch and learn: #MeToo: Tackling sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace

1:50pm

Changemaker breakouts - a safe and creative environment to experiment with solutions to overcome challenges facing your organisation and the sector

Group A: Attract, develop and retain a more diverse workforce

Speaker:

  • Helen Giles
    St Mungo’s

Group B: Improving the visibility of residents in society

Speaker:

  • Fuad Mahamed
    ACH

Group C: Best practice in supporting mental health in the workplace

Speaker:

  • Faye McGuinness
    Mind

2:40pm

Changemaker breakouts

Group D: Building inclusive Boards

Speaker:

  • Tahir Idris
    Together Housing Group

Group E: Preventing domestic abuse

Speaker:

  • Guddy Burnet
    Peabody

Group F: Improving trans visibility and inclusivity

Speaker:

  • Lucy Malarkey
    Gentoo

3:30pm

Networking break and TED screening: How to get serious about diversity and inclusion in the workplace by Janet Stoval

3:50pm

BME Housing: looking into the next decade

Speaker:

  • Kalyani Gandhi-Rhodes
    Oxfam

4:30pm

Panel discussion: Embracing diversity of thought to drive innovation and efficiency

Speakers:

  • John Glenton
    Riverside

  • Colette McKune MBE
    ForViva

5:00pm

Chair’s closing remarks