Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and join TIS, together with tenants and housing organisation professionals from across the country at the Westerwood Hotel and Resort for the TIS Annual Conference 2018: More than Housing.
From Friday 8 – Sunday 10 June, this hugely inspiring, 3-day event, can boast an array of innovative workshops, inspiring study tours, ample networking opportunities, and an excellent line up of sector leader speakers.
Housing is more than bricks and mortar. Join us as we explore the importance of hearing the tenant voice, the knock-on effect of welfare reform, significant community regeneration projects, key social care and health issues, pioneering digital technology initiatives, and the long-term impact of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.
Greatly anticipated highlights of the event programme include a panel session lead by Sir John Curtice, Professor of Politics, University of Strathclyde, innovation theatre delivered by Josh Littlejohn MBE, founder of Social Bite, and motivational plenary from Fiona McKenzie, Co-Founder of Centrestage Music Theatre, as they manifest the weekend’s theme of ‘More than Housing’.
The TIS National Excellence Awards 2018 will also take centre stage as landlords, tenants, residents, and community groups are recognised and honoured for demonstrating a commitment to making a difference within the Scottish social housing sector as part of the Gala Dinner evening.
Book your place to experience a fantastic, feel good, weekend. Complete the online form, call the TIS office on 0141 248 1242 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
This conference puts the most topical challenges we face in housing today under the microscope as we aim to help change social housing in Scotland for the better. Workshop topics include:
- Value for Money and Finance
Elaine Byrne, Scotland’s Housing Network
- Universal Credit: The impact on people and places
Jeremy Hewer, SFHA
- Dementia Pathways: Housing’s role in supporting people living with Dementia
Donna Milton, Arneil Johnstone
- Place Standard: How good is your place
Johnny Cadell, Architect & Design Scotland and Paul Wallace, Keep Scotland Beautiful
- The New Private Residential Tenancy: Understanding the changes
Michael Annandale, Moo Lets
- Housing Revenue Accounts
James Coutts, East Lothian Council
- Falkirk Wheel, Scottish Canals Boat Tour
- Dementia Friendly Home, BRE Innovation Park at Ravenscraig
- Anne McWhinnie, Alzheimer Scotland, Dementia Friends
- Josh Littlejohn MBE, Founder of Social Bite