Location: Manchester Central
Free Developers and Investors Forum, Specialist Workshops and Exhibition have been arranged to run alongside the Northern Regeneration Summit and Exhibition to be held in Manchester scheduled for Wednesday 22 and Thursday 23 October 2008. Now in its second year, the Summit and Exhibition not only provides a wealth of high profile speakers but also showcases the best opportunities for regeneration and development across the North of England. Delegates are encouraged to register at www.northernregeneration.com The Developers and Investors Forum, targeted at property investors, developers, housebuilders and housing associations and their advisors, provides an opportunity to hear from high profile speakers talking about issues such as ‘How do we Continue to Leaver Funding for Regeneration’ and ‘Developers and Housing Associations: Working Together to Sell Homes Profitably in a Downturn’ with speakers such as Argent’s David Patridge involved in the development of Manchester’s Piccadilly Pace, CTP St James’ David Topham which is developing schemes in Sheffield, Leeds and Wakefield and Professor Michael Parkinson’s DCLG, Director of European Institute of Urban Affairs at Liverpool John Moores University. The Workshop sessions are hosted by organisations including White Young Green on ‘the regeneration benefits in the energy sector’, Rochdale Development Agency on ‘maintaining momentum in a difficult market’ and RPS on ‘worklessness and addiction – a lesson from Glasgow’. These free to attend forums and workshops will be running throughout both days alongside the exhibition with exhibitors including Sunderland Arc, West Lakes Renaissance, Manchester City Council and Taylor Young. The Summit and Exhibition is supported by RICS, Barton Willmore, Central Salford URC, Northwest Regional Development Agency and Yorkshire Forward and EC Harris and endorsed by ippnorth, BURA, BPF, Community Alliance, IED, Social Enterprise Coalition, Urban Forum and The Northern Way. Full details of the forum and workshops are detailed below and further information regarding the summit can be found at www.northernregeneration.com.