Please see below for the 2018 agenda, giving you a taste of what's to come.
The 2019 agenda and speakers will be added here shortly.
Coming of Age
Jeremy Porteus, Director, Housing Learning and Development Network
Retirement living: Market overview
• Assessing the market opportunity for investors, developers and operators
• Lessons from other sectors – student, PRS
• Costs vs returns
• Partnerships potential
• Update on the JLL Housing with Care index
Anthony Oldfield, Director – Healthcare, Alternatives, JLL
Could retirement living be the next student accommodation?
At the moment only 7000 homes are being delivered annually according to the latest data by L&G, how do we build the momentum? What would it take to turn retirement living into a more mature asset class?
Keith Brooks, Chairman, Cast Consultancy
Robin Hughes, Chief Executive, Castle Retirement Living
Anna Sabine-Newlyn, Chief Executive, Meeting Place Communications
Andrew Ovey - Head of Healthcare AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets
There are many misconceptions about consumers – who they are and what they want from their retirement housing. This session explores the wants and needs of the population looking to make the move into new specialist housing:
David Craig, Head of market research, Data Energy
Dr Margaret Anne Wilde, Founder & CEO, ProMatura International
Jonathan Collie, Co-Founder, Age of No Retirement
John Galvin, Chief Executive, Elderly Accommodation Counsel
Catalina Hoffman, Founder & chairman, Hoffman Group
Maria Brenton, Senior Ambassador, Cohousing Trust
David Bridges, McCarthy & Stone’s Group Marketing & Customer Experience Director, will provide an insight into the company’s newly announced direction and strategy, highlighting how it will respond to the more challenging secondary housing market and the evolving needs of older people.
David Bridges, Group Marketing & Customer Experience Director, McCarthy & Stone
Shahi Islam will look to explain the funding programmes available to the sector to deliver older persons housing.
Shahi Islam,Head of Housing Programmes – Programmes and Policy, Homes England
How to navigate the planning minefield
Victoria Hills, Chief Executive, Royal Town Planning Institute
Retirement Living’s next top business model
The government has just proposed an exemption to retirement housing in its crackdown on ground rents, but controversy still surrounds their use and there is also widespread mistrust of event fees. How can the sector overcome these issues and what are the alternatives? What is the potential of the rental model?
Guy Montague-Jones, Deputy Editor, Property Week
Michael Voges, Executive Director, ARCO
Phil Bayliss, Head of Later Living, Legal & General Capital
Andrew Burgess, Managing Director, Churchill Retirement
John Roddy, Sector Specialist, Charterpoint Senior Living
This short showcase presents two distinct case studies of developments that recognise and understand how residents want to live, exploring how they have met their health and wellbeing needs through innovation and design.
Anne-Marie Nicholson, Senior Partner, PRP
Sonia Parol, Senior Associate Director – Head of Care and Residential
How to attract investment and funding
Whether you are a retirement living veteran or an entrepreneurial entrant, securing capital in your development is essential. This session will:
• Provide essential insight on the availability and cost of debt finance
• Explore the options for securing equity
• Analyse how different business models affect funding options
Philip Schmid, Director – Healthcare Investments, Alternatives, JLL
Richard Martin, Relationship Manager, Property Finance, Bank Leumi (UK)
Kevin Beime, Director, head of retirement, Octopus Healthcare
Honor Barratt, Managing director, Birchgrove
Drawing on experience from overseas where the market is more mature and different models of tenure are well established, the panel will explore:
- How demand is being met in each region
- The different operating models
- How new developments are meeting the health, social and wellbeing needs of residents and creating a community
- Top innovations that are shaping the future of retirement living accommodation
Victoria Wallace, Associate Director - Healthcare, Savills
Helen Jones, Chief Operations Officer - Amicala
Gavin Stein, CEO and founder, Elysian Residences
Panel of day's speakers
Our panel of experts will take questions from the audience and address queries and concerns – it’s your time to set the agenda!