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What’s happening at SFHA Development Conference?

17 March, Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh.

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This year’s SFHA Development Conference will focus on three projects that received funding through the Social Housing and Green Infrastructure Fund in early 2019: Meadowbank, Queensland Court and North Maryhill.

Ivan Clark from Scottish Natural Heritage will introduce the projects, this will be followed by speakers who will discuss each project, and the session will finish with time for questions. As well as hearing about the innovative work carried out through each project, delegates will also be able to access practical advice regarding how to develop in a similar way from experts and peers.

The conference workshops will look at subjects, including delivering high quality, affordable homes with minimal carbon emissions which will be led by Nick Ribbons from Zero Waste Scotland; building with nature with Dr Gemma Jerome; and create better greenspaces for nature and residents and save money, which will be led by Dr Philip Sterling from the Butterfly Conservation.

The conference will close with a panel discussion on green infrastructure and its opportunities and barriers. The panel will comprise include Ivan Clark, Lorna Wilson from SFHA, and Heather Chapple from Architecture and Design Scotland.

The Development Conference is taking place at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh on 17 March. The event is followed by the Procurement Conference on 18 March.  

The delegate fees for both events start at £229 for SFHA members (£319 for non-members), which includes attendance, lunch and all refreshments.   

When you book to attend both conferences, the cost is just £395 – a saving of £63.    

If you book three places, you can bring a colleague for free.   

For more information, or to book your place at the conference, please visit the ‘what’s on’ section of the SFHA website.

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