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ICSH AIB Biennial National Social Housing Conference 22-24 September 2021 Session Recordings

ICSH Biennial Social Housing Conference (sponsored by AIB): Social Housing 2021 – Delivering Housing for All

Session 1: Housing for All: The Road Ahead

Chair: Dr Aideen Hayden, Chairperson, Threshold
Darragh O’Brien, T.D., Minister for Housing, Local Government & Heritage
Seán O’Connor, Chief Executive, Tuath Housing
Pat Power, Director, Harcourt Developments
Thomas Gilligan, Director of Services Mayo County Council

Session 2: The Outlook for the Irish Housing Market

Chair: Aidan Culhane, Chief Executive, The Iveagh Trust
Gregorio de Castro, Deputy Head of Unit, European Commission
Pat O’Sullivan, Head of Real Estate Research, AIB
Marie Hunt, Executive Director, Research, CBRE
Enda McGuane, Managing Director, Winters Property Managament

Session 3: Public Housing – Scale, Delivery & Targets

Chair: Fiona Cormican, Director of New Business, Clúid Housing
Barry Quinlan, Assistant Secretary, Department of Housing, Local Government
and Heritage (DHLGH)
John Hannigan, Chief Executive Officer, Circle Voluntary Housing Association
Er. Dr. Johnny Wong, Group Director, Building & Research Institute, Housing &
Development Board, Singapore

Session 4: Regulation, Sustainability & Growth

Chair: Michael Hoey, Chairperson, HAIL
Susanna Lyons, Chief Executive Officer, Approved Housing Bodies Regulatory Authority (AHBRA)
Sharon Cosgrove, Chief Executive Officer, Oaklee Housing
Sarah Forster, Chief Executive Officer, The Good Economy

Session 5: Affordability Options for All

Chair: Karen Murphy, Director of Policy, ICSH
John Coleman, Chief Executive, Land Development Agency
Marc McGovern, Councillor and Former Mayor, Cambridge City Council, Massachusetts, USA
Brian O’Gorman, Chief Executive, Clúid Housing
Hugh Brennan, Chief Executive, Ó Cualann Cohousing Alliance

Session 6: Planning and Delivering Sustainable Neighbourhoods

Chair: Colette Kelleher, Independent Advisor
Bob Jordan, Chief Executive Officer, The Housing Agency
Tony Duggan, City Architect, Cork City Council
Ali Harvey, Programmes Manager, The Heritage Council of Ireland

Session 7: Innovation in Housing

Chair: Seán Moynihan, Chief Executive Officer, Alone
Carina Dantas, Chief Executive Officer, SHINE 2Europe, Portugal
Patrick Benn, Co-owner, Clenn Construction
Mary O’Sullivan, Boad Director, Cuan an Chláir

Session 8: Innovation in Addressing Special Needs Housing Needs

Chair: Mary Hayes, Director, Dublin Region Homeless Executive
Tom Conroy, Head of Finance and Company Secretary, Housing Finance Agency
Francis Doherty, Director of Housing Development, Peter McVerry Trust (PMVT)
Tina Donaghy, Director of Development, Fold Housing

Session 9: Future Proofing our Housing System

Chair: Sorcha Edwards, Secretary General, Housing Europe
Alison Gilliland, Lord Mayor of Dublin
John O’Connor, Chair Designate, Housing Commission
Declan Dunne, Chief Executive Officer, Respond
Sinéad Gibney, Chief Commissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission